Meet The Hirwa Group

After meeting up with our guide, Patience, I met the other members of our group. It was a collection of doctors, lawyers, and psychiatrists from Germany who had come to Rwanda to help train professionals there in dealing with a multitude of issues including post-traumatic stress resulting from the genocide. Since I do not speak […]


The Joy of Music, But Ode to Joy?

There is and always has been some great music coming out of Africa.  But Beethoven and Bach? As I was waiting for the closing ceremonies of the Olympics to get started I decided to watch 60 Minutes.  The show always has some very interesting stories and is a good place to discover things that you […]