Le peuple de Karyenda

Le peuple de Karyenda

La région des grands-lacs a toujours été un carrefour d’échanges et un lieu de rencontres de peuplements anciens. Véritable zone de transit migratoire, cette région a accueilli plusieurs groupes issus de quatre grandes familles linguistiques: central soudanique,...
Little Burundi

Little Burundi

Ottawa, Gatineau, Gatineau Outaouais… I love the sound of Outaouais. In fact, for the purpose of this post, let’s call the Ottawa/Gatineau area “Outaouais”. Sasa rero, I’ve never seen as many Burundians in one place (outside Burundi) as I...
Mama

Mama

She was a smart student, and not because all parents say they were. I actually stumbled upon some of her high school transcripts one day, and they were spotless. I was pleasantly surprised (not to say that I expected her to be dumb or anything). She could have become...
Real Friendship, tout simplement

Real Friendship, tout simplement

Dear Natacha, I read your story and felt like I should give a try answering a few of your questions, or enlightening you on some of your confusions. Before I start, please understand that I’m only speaking from my own experiences. It is also a few minutes past 2AM. If...
Mere Irony

Mere Irony

Today a clown burned the city / And the people ran for their lives In flames. Smoke. Black-Red ashes. / A city in ruins, is it still a city? In a dark night silence echoes: / A people in fear, is it still a people? Triumphant the clown laughed / And the people mourned...
Chronicles of a Burundian savage: Intro.

Chronicles of a Burundian savage: Intro.

Based on a true story. Strong language included. 18+ My name is Pablo. I’m a creep on social media; the guy that always leaves thirsty comments on your girl’s posts on Instagram, and DMs her on Snapchat… Yeah that’s me. Pablo is not my real name of course. But...