By A. Happy Umwagarwa
“No Matter What People Tell You, Words And Ideas Can Change The World.” – Robin Williams
These are just my craziest ideas. Maybe somebody, somewhere, shall find them useful.
Below are my recent essays.
Nobody can eliminate another person from life because life is a whole and is for eternity. I dwell in you. You dwell in me for eternity. Therefore, even when I will have left your physical reach, I will continue to dwell in you and all living beings in this thing we call the world.
I grew up in one of the busiest neighborhoods of Kigali, a place known as 40, where Biryogo shakes hands with Nyamirambo. A large number of our neighbors were foreigners.
“So, here you are, too foreign for home, too foreign for here, and never enough for both,” are the words of the Nigerian poet, Ijeoma Umebinyuo. This is what was on my mind as I reflected on how elites in my country, Rwanda, and other African countries, live as if we...