David Dusabirane

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David Dusabirane is a freelance journalist based in Rwanda. His work has appeared in different publications, including The New Times, Inyarwanda, and Voices of Youth. In his free time, he reads classics, poems, and short stories. David hails from Rwanda and is a future Brown University alumnus.

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A Top Entrepreneur Envisions a Cashless Economy in Rwanda

Patrick Buchana has a vision: He wants to see Rwanda become a cashless economy, where people pay for services with the swipe of a card, rather than carrying around cash. But unlike most dreamers, Buchana has already put part of his plan in motion. He is the founder and CEO of AC Group (formerly AirClerk Ltd), a software development company that...


‘I Knew a Solution Had to Come From Me’ Says Founder of Patient-Focused NGO

Many of us spend decades searching for our life purpose. But Isabelle Akamariza is among the lucky few who discovered hers at an early age. Happily married and mother of one, Isabelle envisions a future where she remains at the helm of Solid’Africa, an organization she started in 2011 to provide food, personal products, and...


U.S. Luxury Brand Brings Jobs to Rwanda

U.S. luxury brand Kate Spade & Company made a name for itself with chic purses. It expanded to playful accessories and brightly colored clothing. Then, it introduced bedding and fragrances. Now, the retailer is branching out to Rwanda with its newest, and — we think — most inspiring avenue yet: creating a socially responsible supply chain...


BBA’s Frankie Joe on Building a Triple Career in Music, Modelling, and Movies

Most of us can barely handle one career, but Frank Rukundo (known as Frankie Joe to his fans) manages three — and successfully at that. The single father is a musician, a model, and an actor. He’s also the first Rwandan to compete on the continent’s most-watched reality show, Big Brother Africa (BBA). Somewhere along the way,...