Kagame’s Rwanda is planning a national network of ‘drone ports’. No, really

by Rashmee

Posted on November 1, 2015


When I visited Kigali a few years ago, it was obvious that President Paul Kagame had, to put it politely, a tremendous hold on his country. This is hardly a contentious statement but if further proof were needed, how about the October 29 vote in the lower house of Rwanda’s parliament to allow Mr Kagame … Continue reading “Kagame’s Rwanda is planning a national network of ‘drone ports’. No, really”

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Drones and UN peacekeeping?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 16, 2013


The excellent Baobab offers prescient insight into the way things might change in the United Nation’s “vast and unwieldy peacekeeping  operations”. UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon, it seems, has asked the Security Council to approve the use of drones over eastern Congo. International opinion, as always, is mixed with the Chinese and Russians reluctant and Rwanda … Continue reading “Drones and UN peacekeeping?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK