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Gender equality in Rwanda from the grassroots up

05/30/2012 | Didier Bikorimana

Farmers with the fruit trees they have been given by the organisation SDA (Service au Developpement des Association) - Dieter Telemans | Panos Pictures

Women are rebuilding Rwanda from the grassroots to the highest tiers of parliament. Local journalist Didier speaks to grassroots leaders, university academics, schoolgirls and charity leaders to find out what has changed since 1994 and how they see their future.

Linking southern journalists

02/10/2011 | Panos London

The focus of this project is to increase the availability of original, high-quality articles and broadcasts about life in developing countries written by local journalists.

From poacher to gamekeeper

06/04/2010 | Eugene Kwibuka

In Rwanda a conservationist realised that the only way to stop poachers would be to offer them an alternative to poaching. So he helped them to become gamekeepers.

Rwanda: Expanding the tax bracket – how low can you go?

11/23/2009 | Eugene Kwibuka

Rwanda is hoping to raise enough money through taxes so that it is no longer dependent on foreign aid. But integrating the country's informal sector into the tax system is proving difficult, and is causing some people working in the sector to struggle with the new policies.

Women of the house

04/12/2005 | Panos London

Rwanda, a country traumatised by its genocide, now has the highest proportion of female MPs in the world. Okao Joel Tema asked Rwandan women whether they have made a difference. 

The right to heal

10/06/2004 | Panos London

Many of the women raped during the 1994 Rwandan genocide are now living with HIV/AIDS. Survivors' groups are now calling for them to be given international priority for antiretroviral drugs.  

Unsung heroes of the genocide

03/25/2004 | Panos London

During the 1994 genocide hundreds of Rwandans risked their lives by hiding people. What leads people to make such a brave choice? Rupert Cook goes to Rwanda to find out. 

Eugene Kwibuka

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

Eugene Kwibuka is a 25-year old Rwandan freelance journalist. Having formerly reported news and current affairs for about four years with The New Times and Radio Salus in Rwanda, he remains engaged in the production of different pieces of journalism on a freelance basis. His work includes writing feature stories for publication in both Rwandan…

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