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Eugene Kwibuka

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 and foreign newspapers or websites, a consultant producer of radio magazines and TV documentaries, as well as a coacher for fellow journalists. His articles have been published in Canada’s Ottawa Citizen, the Globe and Mail, and the Montreal Gazette, as well as on the UK-based Panos London and Rwanda News Agency websites. He is currently in Ottawa, Canada, where he pursues a Master of Journalism degree at Carleton University.

Eugene has been published in Svenska FN-förbundet (Swedish).

Journalism by Eugene Kwibuka

From poacher to gamekeeper


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?


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.