Ideas, Stories, and Profiles

Our top authors

Gilbert Rwabigwi

Social entrepreneur, leader of Youth Literacy Organisation (YouLI) and founding editor of The Kigalian.

Brian Gatera

Commentator with interest in media and development, and social media editor.

Parfait Mutimura

Real-time economy and capital markets columnist, founder and managing partner of Elevenheimer, an investment management and advisory firm.

Christian Ituze

Freelance writer, writing about technology and society.

Gratia Bamurange

Gratia is a writer who is passionate about creative expression, music, and entertainment.

Israel Bimpe

Team Lead, National Implementation at Zipline. Former President of the International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation.

Beatrice Mahoro

A lover of coffee, words, and illustrations, Beatrice reads the news over breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nicky D. Uwase

Social entrepreneur, author, and podcaster.

Ntare Rwabugiri

Writer, atheist, and technology enthusiast.

Natasha Nishimwe

Working to promote early literacy and children's right to read, Natasha is an avid reader, an amateur photographer.

Natasha Umutoni

Co-founder of Acacia Book Café and avid reader.

Lucy Mbabazi

Public policy enthusiast with particular interest in driving cashless for inclusive growth and social development.

Malik S. Lizinde

Designer and marketer, specialising in space and product.

Dioscore Shikama

Entrepreneur, tech evangelist, founder of Go, Ltd.

Serge Uwimana

Blogger, storyteller, and author of children's books.

Gloria Iribagiza

Freelance journalist and writer interested in people and society.

Florent M. Hirwa

Storyteller, writer, and learning essayist who used to be addicted to novels.

Alice Uzanyinyana

Writer and storyteller.

Dolph Banza

Creative director and professional illustrator. Oh – and a science enthusiast.

Hope Azeda

Founder and Director at Mashirika Performing Arts and Media Company.

Celèste Impundu

Celeste enjoys reading and writing about life, people, culture, art, music and fun. Loves coffee, with vanilla cookies, if you ask.

Claude Migisha

Technologist and co-founder of Tumenye, a civic technology organisation.

Barrett Nash

Co-founder and CEO of CanGo (formerly SafeMotos), first mover ride-hailing, on-demand in Kigali and Kinshasa.

Lee Crawfurd

Policy Researcher. Former government advisor.

Daniel Usim

Born and raised in Lagos, I'm a Nigerian currently interning with a Kigali-based publisher.

Clement Uwajeneza

Technology entrepreneur, blockchain and crypto-economy enthusiast, and director of Angela Kigali hub.