Kinyarwanda: Muraho. Good day. Guten Tag. Bonjour.

Polite Greeting in Kinyarwanda, which means: are you still alive? How have you been doing? Are you healthy? It is said as a question, so you raise the voice at the end of the word. Muharo comes from the verb “kubaho”

Kinyarwanda: Muraho. Good day. Guten Tag. Bonjour.

Polite Greeting in Kinyarwanda, which means: are you still alive? How have you been doing? Are you healthy? It is said as a question, so you raise the voice at the end of the word. Muharo comes from the verb “kubaho”

Kinyarwanda – language of the people

Denyse Umuneza, 34 years old, from Kigali born in Kicukiro, Kinyarwanda teacher, translator and interpreting between French, English and Kinyarwanda, mother of three daughters. While in Germany the whole educative system is in German, often even at the highest levels

Kinyarwanda – language of the people

Denyse Umuneza, 34 years old, from Kigali born in Kicukiro, Kinyarwanda teacher, translator and interpreting between French, English and Kinyarwanda, mother of three daughters. While in Germany the whole educative system is in German, often even at the highest levels

What is your greatest struggle right now? (Uganda)

Jamir Musenze Jamal, 35 English: The kind of struggle I’m facing right now is about how to make a living and pursuing career goals at the same time. I’m an artist, a husband and a father of two. Having stayed

What is your greatest struggle right now? (Uganda)

Jamir Musenze Jamal, 35 English: The kind of struggle I’m facing right now is about how to make a living and pursuing career goals at the same time. I’m an artist, a husband and a father of two. Having stayed

What is your greatest struggle right now? (Tanzania)

Augustine Malija, 27, Auditor English: Switching careers. I am intrigued in working as a development practitioner/researcher. Provided the realities of Tanzania’s labour market, little room is left for me to easily become whom I want. One major factor comes into

What is your greatest struggle right now? (Tanzania)

Augustine Malija, 27, Auditor English: Switching careers. I am intrigued in working as a development practitioner/researcher. Provided the realities of Tanzania’s labour market, little room is left for me to easily become whom I want. One major factor comes into

What is your greatest struggle right now? (Rwanda)

Mugisha Ramadhan, 22, Animator at Root Foundation Rwanda English: The greatest struggle I had in my life was when my father passed away. I was in high school in S4 where getting school fees was a big challenge for me.

What is your greatest struggle right now? (Rwanda)

Mugisha Ramadhan, 22, Animator at Root Foundation Rwanda English: The greatest struggle I had in my life was when my father passed away. I was in high school in S4 where getting school fees was a big challenge for me.

If you were president right now, what would you change? (Kenya)

Alfred Nthale a.k.a. Yabadoo, 27, musician (Red Acapella) English: If I was the president. Wow, this comes with a lot of responsibilities and lots of work to do for this nation that is crumpling because of bad and poor governances.

If you were president right now, what would you change? (Kenya)

Alfred Nthale a.k.a. Yabadoo, 27, musician (Red Acapella) English: If I was the president. Wow, this comes with a lot of responsibilities and lots of work to do for this nation that is crumpling because of bad and poor governances.

If you were president right now, what would you change? (Tanzania)

Tara, 6 years old, from Tanzania English: If I were a president I would do things differently, like telling people to have parties every Sunday to Wednesday and I would tell the people to have fun dancing in the party,

If you were president right now, what would you change? (Tanzania)

Tara, 6 years old, from Tanzania English: If I were a president I would do things differently, like telling people to have parties every Sunday to Wednesday and I would tell the people to have fun dancing in the party,

If you were president right now, what would you change? (Ethiopia)

Bethel Solomon, 13, Student at Andinet International School English: If I were president of my country Ethiopia right now, at this moment, I would want, given the situation in our country right now, the ethnic politics going on and the

If you were president right now, what would you change? (Ethiopia)

Bethel Solomon, 13, Student at Andinet International School English: If I were president of my country Ethiopia right now, at this moment, I would want, given the situation in our country right now, the ethnic politics going on and the

What is your favourite childhood memory? (Uganda)

Twinomujuni Polyne, 21, student at Makerere University English: When I was young I usually fell sick. There was this clinic my parents used to take me to but because I feared injections so much the nurse had always to first

What is your favourite childhood memory? (Uganda)

Twinomujuni Polyne, 21, student at Makerere University English: When I was young I usually fell sick. There was this clinic my parents used to take me to but because I feared injections so much the nurse had always to first

Kinyarwanda: Ikibazo – Question/Problem – Frage/Problem

English:Ikibazo means question and problem in Kinyarwanda, because everybody who has a question also has a problem.Nta kibazo is Kinyarwanda for „no problem“ and there is also a song about it. German:Ikibazo heißt auf Kinyarwanda Frage und Problem, denn wer

Kinyarwanda: Ikibazo – Question/Problem – Frage/Problem

English:Ikibazo means question and problem in Kinyarwanda, because everybody who has a question also has a problem.Nta kibazo is Kinyarwanda for „no problem“ and there is also a song about it. German:Ikibazo heißt auf Kinyarwanda Frage und Problem, denn wer

What is your favourite childhood memory? (Rwanda)

Mike, 22, student of  information technology and photography English: When I was 7 years old I thought that babies can be bought at the supermarket. At that time, I only had two brothers and really wanted a younger sister. So

What is your favourite childhood memory? (Rwanda)

Mike, 22, student of  information technology and photography English: When I was 7 years old I thought that babies can be bought at the supermarket. At that time, I only had two brothers and really wanted a younger sister. So

What is your favourite childhood memory? (Kenya)

Kevin Munene, 22, Online Writer English: I was almost five when my brother was born. My sister was going on seven or eight. I don’t have any other memories from this time but I remember well the week we spent

What is your favourite childhood memory? (Kenya)

Kevin Munene, 22, Online Writer English: I was almost five when my brother was born. My sister was going on seven or eight. I don’t have any other memories from this time but I remember well the week we spent

What is your job and what do you like about it? (Rwanda)

Mars Emmanuella Uwizeye, German teacher at the Goethe Institute English: My name is Mars Emmanuella Uwizeye. I live in Kigali and I work at the Goethe Institute there. I am a German teacher and I am still quite new in

What is your job and what do you like about it? (Rwanda)

Mars Emmanuella Uwizeye, German teacher at the Goethe Institute English: My name is Mars Emmanuella Uwizeye. I live in Kigali and I work at the Goethe Institute there. I am a German teacher and I am still quite new in

What is your job and what do you like about it? (Ethiopia)

Metasebia Tesfaye, 37, Kingdom Come International Church Administrator and Journalist English: I work for the Kingdom Come International Church and my specific job is that I’m the administrator of the church and at the same time I’m a minister, I

What is your job and what do you like about it? (Ethiopia)

Metasebia Tesfaye, 37, Kingdom Come International Church Administrator and Journalist English: I work for the Kingdom Come International Church and my specific job is that I’m the administrator of the church and at the same time I’m a minister, I

What is your job and what do you like about it? (Tanzania)

David Msia, Artist English: My name is David Msia, and I’m an artist, as an actor, voice actor, fine artist (drawing and painting), poet, and a beginner photographer. They are a number of things I love about being an artist,

What is your job and what do you like about it? (Tanzania)

David Msia, Artist English: My name is David Msia, and I’m an artist, as an actor, voice actor, fine artist (drawing and painting), poet, and a beginner photographer. They are a number of things I love about being an artist,

Kinyarwanda: proverb

Kinyarwanda: Ijisho rja mukuru ntirizinduka riba ryagiye kureba. English: The eye of an adult not only wakes up early, it stays open and contemplates. French: L’oeil d’un adulte ne se lève pas seulement tôt, il reste ouvert (ou il regarde).

Kinyarwanda: proverb

Kinyarwanda: Ijisho rja mukuru ntirizinduka riba ryagiye kureba. English: The eye of an adult not only wakes up early, it stays open and contemplates. French: L’oeil d’un adulte ne se lève pas seulement tôt, il reste ouvert (ou il regarde).