Samuel Ishimwe was reared on a diet of 1980s action thrillers and Hollywood B-movies. Growing up in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, a bucolic city of jacaranda trees and terraced hills, he dreamed of becoming a filmmaker and working with the larger-than-life stars he saw on TV: action heroes including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Claude van Damme who swaggered across the screen, guns blazing. By Christopher Vourlias

Rwanda is becoming a Pan-African centre of learning with conducive atmosphere for centers of excellence. By NEF

Samedi dernier, le chanteur et poète Gaël Faye a investi la grande salle de l’Astrolabe pour un concert qui affichait complet. Pendant deux heures, les spectateurs ont pu découvrir le monde de cet artiste touchant, qui allie le rap à la poésie. Et qui transforme un concert à Orléans en voyage au Burundi.Par Mag'Centre

Since the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, Rwanda has made considerable progress towards gender equality, now ranking fifth in the world on the Global Gender Gap Index. By MENAFN

Spectators watch from a mosque minaret to try to get a better view of the Durbar festival parade in Zaria, Nigeria September 14, 2016. Picture taken September 14, 2016. Par Komi Kazeem

Une femme, africaine, réalisatrice d’un film sur l’amour noir et lesbien sélectionné à Cannes : du jamais vu ! Découvrez qui se cache derrière Rafiki, le film retenu dans la catégorie Un certain regard. Par Eva Sauphie

It may sound improbable but only 4% of countries have achieved gender parity in tertiary education. But, unlike primary education, there tend to be more females than males enrolling in higher education institutions with the exception of sub-Saharan Africa. By GEM Report

By Emma CLARK Recommended limits for safe alcohol consumption are too high in many developed countries and should be lowered to save lives, a study suggested Friday. By AFP Wired World