The Commonwealth prides itself on the post-colonial dividend

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2022


Consider the attendees of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda.…

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Commonwealth signals that it’s not a club of ex-British colonials

by Rashmee

Posted on June 23, 2022


The Commonwealth has emerged for its first summit since the pandemic firing on all cylinders. …

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Our man in Kigali (and Gitega)

by Rashmee

Posted on June 22, 2022


There may be many things to say about the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) …

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From Spain to Australia, world sees Trump as he is. A man who could incite another Rwanda

by Rashmee

Posted on August 7, 2019


Donald Trump’s media-whisperer, Kellyanne Conway, has been doing the rounds to explain that it’s racist …

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Rwanda, DRC etc are all beset by PLEP, the Pakistan Low Expectations Phenomenon

by Rashmee

Posted on August 7, 2017


Roughly 17 African heads of state have either already rolled back or are in the …

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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 …

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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