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Rwandan Literature

This is a list of the Rwandan Literature that I have in my possession. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all Rwandan Writers

Rupert Bazambanza

Tugire Ubumwe Let’s Unite! Teaching Lessons from the Rwanda Genocide (Graphic Novel available online)

Interview (2006) available online

Interview (2007) available online

Profile in French available online

“Graphic Content” Interpretations of the Rwandan Genocide through the Graphic Novel by Jessica Silva (essay available online)

Immaculée Ilibagiza

Led by Faith (Memoir)

Immaculée Ilibagiza’s Website

Interview with 60 Minutes (Transcript and Video available online)

Emmanuel Kolini

Rethinking Life: What the Church Can Learn from Africa (Memoir with Peter Holmes)

Statement available online

Interview (2003) available online

Video Interview (2007) available online

Interview (2010) available online

Profile available online

Scholastique Mukasonga

La femme aux pieds nus (Novel)

Scholastique Mukasonga’s Blog

Esther Mujawayo

SurVivantes (Memoir written with Souad Belhaddad)

AVEGA (Website of the Rwandan Widows of the Genocide Association founded by Esther Mujawayo)

Alice Musabende

Why Libya and not Rwanda? (Article available online)

Rwanda Survivors’ Smile Says It All (Article available online)

Video Interview (2011) available online

Interview (2009) available online

Interview (2008) available online

Louise Mushikiwabo

Rwanda Means The Universe (Memoir written with Jack Kramer)

Africa Needs Responsible Reporting (Article available online)

Myths on Rwandan Media (Article available online)

Speech available online

Speech (Video available online)

Interview (2010) available online

Video Interview (2011) available online

Profile available online

Profile in French available online

Jean-Marie Vianney Rurangwa

Why I Write (Article available online)

Writing Drama Today (Article available online)

Excerpt from the play The Survivor’s Son available online

Audio Interview (2008) in French available online

Profile in French available online

Paul Rusesabagina

An Ordinary Man (Memoir written with Tom Zoellner)

Darfur: In Sudan the world ignores Rwanda’s lessons (Op-Ed available online)

Audio Interview with NPR available online

Joseph Sebarenzi

God Sleeps in Rwanda (Memoir with Laura Ann Mullane) Excerpt available online

Rwanda: Heeding History’s Lessons Before It’s Too Late (Article available online)

Interview available online

Video Interview (2009) available online

Profile available online

Joseph Sebarenzi’s Website

Marie Beatrice Umutesi

Surviving the Slaughter: The ordeal of a Rwandan refugee in Zaire (Memoir)

Interview (2002) available online

Interview (2009) available online

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  1. NZAYISENA J.NEPO said, on April 10, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    We need to know much about rwandan literature.


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