Mt. Sabyinyo, a dormant volcano in the Virunga mastif which stretches across three national borders: Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photograph: Danielle Allyn.

Introducing a new series exploring the international community’s relationship with Rwanda. “It may seem strange…

Introducing a new series exploring the international community’s relationship with Rwanda. “It may seem strange to you here, but all over the world there were people like me sitting in…

Eugenie, Pelagie's sister-in-law, sits outside the family home

Eurocentric narratives frequently divide African history into three periods: pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial. Rwanda, a…

Eurocentric narratives frequently divide African history into three periods: pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial. Rwanda, a small mountainous nation in Africa’s Great Lakes region, made the transition from “colonial” to “postcolonial”…