2012 in Review on WordPress

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get that many views.

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Published in: on December 31, 2012 at 5:20 pm  Leave a Comment  

TV S/Feature – A Search for Sight

A short feature on Tacienne, a 75 year old woman living in eastern Rwanda. Her ‘search for sight’ is difficult to understand yet impossible to ignore.

Published in: on May 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm  Leave a Comment  

Rwanda Photo Highlights

Election Fever: Aug 2010

Reporting in front of President Kagame & 100,000 RPF supporters


Tour of Duty: Aug 2010

Welcoming home the Rwandan Defence Forces after 9 months of service in Darfur


High Speed Hook Up: Sept 2010

Following fibre optic progress along the Rwandan countryside


Inauguration Day: Sept 6, 2010

President Kagame is sworn in for his 2nd term in office




Tourism Take Over: Oct 2010

Tourism becomes the leading foreign exchange earner in Rwanda







Give Me Gorillazzzz!






Canopy Walk Launch

Published in: on January 28, 2011 at 9:36 pm  Leave a Comment  

TV Feature – Tourism Take Over

Podcast 18 – MAA

A few weeks ago, people around the globe celebrated world tourism day. Here in Rwanda, the party continued, as tourism earnings are on the rise. Molly Thomas jumped on the tour bus to find out what’s making money, and more so, foreigners happy in Rwanda.

Published in: on October 27, 2010 at 7:36 pm  Leave a Comment  

TV S/Feature – Painting a Different Picture

Podcast 17 – MAA

If you drive through Kacyiru, Kigali it’s hard to miss. Plastered with crazy shapes and colourful mural, Ivuka Arts clearly stands out in the residential neighbourhood. The project is self-funded through the sale of its art, but as Molly Thomas reports, the sales are only a minor part of the expressive experience.

Published in: on October 27, 2010 at 7:24 pm  Leave a Comment  

TV S/Feature – Canadian Tunes on Rwandan Soil

Podcast 16 – MAA

One village in the southern province had quite the party yesterday. With performers from halfway across the world — residents of Rugalika got a front row seat to a private concert. As Molly Thomas reports, the musicians weren’t the only ones getting their dance on.

Published in: on October 4, 2010 at 7:55 am  Leave a Comment  

TV S/Feature – Step up to Sidewalk if You Dare

Podcast 15 – MAA

If you decide to walk home today, it’s likely the worst stop on your way. In a country with officers at every stop, one intersection goes relatively uncontrolled. The stripes are recognizable but the message is not clear. Molly Thomas steps up to the sidewalk.

Published in: on September 27, 2010 at 12:01 pm  Leave a Comment  

TV Feature – High Speed Hook Up

Podcast 14 – MAA

It’s a continuous chord that’s being strung across the country. Rwanda is months away from fibre optic technology. But as Molly Thomas reports, few seem to understand what exactly that means.

Published in: on September 27, 2010 at 9:21 am  Leave a Comment  

TV – Swearing In for the 2nd Time

Podcast 13 – MAA

As President Kagame takes his Presidential oath for a 2nd term, it’s always a race for the public to get the best seat. With a stadium that seats under 40,000 it’s difficult to find a soft spot for everyone. Molly Thomas went out in the sun to see how the masses made out.

Published in: on September 21, 2010 at 7:58 am  Leave a Comment  

TV – Back in Business

Podcast 12 – MAA

Just law year, Rwanda made history when it came to business, almost slicing its economic reform ranking in half! Today, the official award was presented with constructive criticism for surging forward. Molly Thomas reports.

Published in: on August 25, 2010 at 12:17 pm  Comments (1)