Politics

How Ikaramu Founder Norbert Butare Is Promoting Education Amid a Crisis

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread in Rwanda, the country went into total lockdown. This meant students couldn’t go to school. Norbert Butare, a twenty-one-year-old Rwandan international student, realized the gap in the Rwandan education spectrum. He founded Ikaramu, which gives young writers, bloggers, and future authors a platform to write about their social, political, or economic perspectives in different ways. The young visionary worked on the Ikaramu for two months before organizing a team of young Rwandans to help him run the platform, making sure it is user-friendly and helpful to all stakeholders. Ikaramu is a direct translation of the

How Did Other Countries Combat Coronavirus?

Combat Coronavirus – New Zealand Taiwan, Australia, Singapore, Jordan, and the Republic of Georgia is getting on the finish line against the coronavirus. Good news, these countries were able to “flatten the curve” and swoop the threats. But what made them win over this deadly virus? The success includes including preexisting health systems, bureaucratic agility, and early preparation to prevent unlikely circumstances.   Other countries have argued that they ever-ready to fight with the pandemic, but no progress at all. However, Germany has combined with the failure of other autocratic countries and learned the lesson. Indeed, the crisis arose in part because autocratic China leaving the world in toll and in

Basic Education Is Now Finally Signed as Constitutional Right

Finally, the federal appeals court has sought attention and made a constitutional right to an opportunity to send every child to school as one of their basic rights. The good news was officially aired when the Supreme Court decided on April 23 in a case involving the Detroit public school system that finally answers the intriguing question.  However the constitution states the right to access of education for all state courts that interpret these rights in different melody. With this notion, in Michigan, children are only guaranteed the ability attend to a public school without quality. Way back 2016, lawyers

Comedian John Oliver Emphasizes How White Supremacist in Policy Started

Comedian John Oliver made his point of the importance of tracing the origin of racist violence, specifically “white supremacist” in policymaking. Currently, he is working on his HBO show June 7 that tackles the racist violence of modern U.S. policing to its white supremacy origins wherein the preservation of power takes a toll. Dating back a few decades where injustices against the black community were more vicious and violent were used as a tool to preserve White power.  “It’s important to understand how deeply policing in this country is entangled with white supremacy,” he said during the 30-minute segment.  Oliver’s Last

A Throwback of Black Vote and the Supreme Court

Black Vote – On March 7, 1965, is a date to remember as the 54-mile march happened in a church in Selma towards the state capital of Montgomery. People gathered together and led by two black men: John Lewis, the 25-year-old son of an Alabama sharecropper, and Hosea Williams, who had a master’s degree in chemistry who had wounded in World War II. Finally the government has made something. On March 15, President Lyndon Johnson appeared before a special joint session of Congress and told the assembled senators and representatives: “The harsh fact is that in many places in this

How Real Leader Faces Coronavirus

Coronavirus – The pandemic has revealed a near total collapse of federal leadership. The battle against the coronavirus is still on the ground and countries around the globe rely on their elected leaders. Some have successfully lowered the case but some countries are having difficulty getting rid-off with it.  The worst is yet to come as many states are lifting lockdown orders, amidst the erupted protest all over the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they recently estimated that the death rate will rise to nearly 3,000 people per day by June 1. The Institute for Health Metrics

Supreme Court on Anti-Discrimination Law against LGBTQIA+

LGBTQIA – Discrimination works both ways in society and in the workplace. Inclusivity is also rampant in the workplace and we may not give attention too much on this but we have to. We cannot tell when it will gonna last but one thing’s for sure that the USA is on the go to eradicate this pressing issue especially the LGBTQIA+ community. It is indeed a big step forward, and one that I hope compels companies that continue to discriminate to change their ways. The law will give more justice to the victims of discrimination.   On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled