Author of Missionaries and the Colonial State in Rwanda and Burundi (Routledge 2022); In Search of Rwanda's Génocidaires (2014); co-author Sam Rainsy We Didn't Start the Fire Cambodia (2013).
"A brilliant addition to the existing knowledge of the subject" - David Himbara, Rwandan professor of international development, based in Toronto, Canada.
Cambodia's long-time opposition leader and former finance minister Sam Rainsy is committed to establishing democracy in his homeland. This is the story of life until 2013. Shortly after this book was published, hundreds of thousands of people in Phnom Penh came out to greet him as he returned to Cambodia from exile in France. The government has since forced him out of the country and banned the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party. That remains the case in 2022.
France supported the Rwandan government which lost the war that culminated in the genocide of 1994. Many of the leading genocide suspects have lived quietly in France ever since. Twenty years later, the first French trial took place.
In Search of Rwanda's Génocidaires is an attempt at objectivity rather than advocacy. Accusers and accused state their case as they seek common points of reference in the world's most polarized controversy.
Western microfinance investors worried about over-indebtedness in Cambodia are losing the ability to shape the practices of an industry whose rapid growth they helped to foster.
Rwanda’s tolerance of gold smuggling is undermining the free-trade potential of the East African Community (EAC), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) finance minister Nicolas Kazadi tells The Africa Report.
DRC’s gold and coltan resources mean that Rwanda has “preferred working on the black” and has “allowed criminal enterprises” to operate these trades, Kazadi says on the sidelines of the Africa Financial Industry Summit in Lomé, Togo, on 29 November.
Ever-higher Nigerian interest rates will do little to reduce inflation without broader policy changes, economists say.
The central bank on 24 January raised its benchmark lending rate to 17.5%. Interest rates alone will not be enough to get inflation under control, and “wider policy changes will be needed,” says Razia Khan, head of research for Africa and Middle East at Standard Chartered.
Symbion Power CEO Paul Hinks plans to use air freight to overcome logistical challenges and get his company’s hydro-power projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) off the ground.
The timetable for a final investment decision (FID) by UTM Offshore on Nigeria’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project has slipped again to the fourth quarter of 2023, CEO Julius Rone tells the Africa Report.
The European Union and the UK need to end sanctions against Zimbabwe and invest in the country’s potential as a lithium refiner, Premier African Minerals CEO George Roach tells The Africa Report.
Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals plans to restart exploration for copper and nickel in Zambia as the administration of President Hakainde Hichilema raises confidence in the business environment, CEO Tristan Pascall tells The Africa Report.
Rawbank, the largest domestic bank in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is considering lending to artisanal and small-scale miners (ASMs), CEO Mustafa Rawji tells The Africa Report.
Prospects for a copper-mining joint venture which would mark Anglo American’s return to Zambia after 20 years have been lifted by the reopening of the country’s mining cadastre office.
The office’s work has been disrupted since closure in February with the mines ministry saying the previous granting of licenses had been tainted by corruption. The office reopened on October 19 and will start accepting new license applications from November 21.
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