Matt Ozug

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30 years ago, this Rwandan woman saved a dozen neighbors from the genocide

Friday, April 12, 2024

Josephine Dusabimana's story of being a helper, though those she helped worried for her safety. A Hutu, she was nearby when soldiers burned Tuti houses — and people needed rescue.


Rwanda's president is lauded for transforming the country. But he's also criticized

Friday, April 12, 2024

Rwanda has experienced considerable economic growth in the 30 years since the genocide. But some critics say it's come at the cost of certain freedoms.


In Rwanda, a new sound blends rap beats with traditional music

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Loud Sound Studios is home to two of Rwanda's up-and-coming hip-hop acts: Pro-Zed and Kenny K-Shot.


The balance between tourism and conservation at a Rwandan national park

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda was hard hit by the violence of the country's genocide. For a time, the park floundered — but it's now flourishing.


Basketball takes hold in Rwanda, a country dominated by soccer

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Basketball is gaining popularity in Rwanda. We chat with a few players and fans to learn why.


Rwanda's youth have grown in genocide's shadow. Here are their hopes for the future

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

Three Rwandans under the age of 25 — Ornella Ineza, Kelvin Rwihimba, and Crispin Iradukunda — reflect on what it's like to grow up in a country that's been shaped by a genocide.


Remembrance and reconciliation, 30 years after the Rwandan genocide began

Monday, April 08, 2024

It's been 30 years since the Rwandan genocide began in 1994. In some places today, survivors of the genocide live side-by-side with perpetrators, so-called reconciliation villages.


Violence in eastern Congo has displaced millions of people. Some end up at this camp

Monday, April 01, 2024

The Nkamira Transit Camp is home to more than 6,000 refugees fleeing violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The decades-long conflict is a legacy of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.


A preview of NPR's reporting from Rwanda as it nears 30 years since genocide

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Thirty years ago, Rwanda experienced one of the worst genocides of the 20th century. NPR's Juana Summers reports from Rwanda about how the country has changed in the years since.


Meet Molly Lewis, professional whistler

Thursday, March 07, 2024

Molly Lewis is a professional whistler with a new album out. You may have also heard her work on the Barbie movie.


Remembering Henry Fambrough, the last original member of The Spinners

Thursday, February 08, 2024

We remember Henry Fambrough, the last original member of the R&B group The Spinners, who died this week. He was 85.


Kamala Harris is stepping up to address gun violence for 2024

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Vice President Harris is taking a more front-and-center role on addressing gun violence, a key issue for young voters in 2024.


Who is Jerod Mayo, the new head coach for the New England Patriots?

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Jerod Mayo is the new head coach of the New England Patriots, who replaces Bill Belichick after 24 seasons. Who is he? We speak to reporter Shalise Manza Young about Mayo's new role.


Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta weighs in on Secretary Austin

Monday, January 08, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Obama's Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta about why it took the Pentagon three days to tell the White House that Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was hospitalized.


This year's annual 'All Things Considered' holiday cocktail interview is alcohol free

Friday, December 29, 2023

Non-alcoholic spirit sales grew more than 100% in the last year. So for the annual All Things Considered holiday cocktail interview, we're visiting a completely alcohol-free bar in D.C.


U.S. ambassador to the UN talks about why the U.S. obtained from new Gaza resolution

Friday, December 22, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas Greenfield about the situation in Gaza and the UN resolution


Here are the 25 top viewed Wikipedia articles of 2023

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

The publicly-edited online encyclopedia Wikipedia raked in more than 84 billion views this year. The Wikimedia Foundation gas released a breakdown of those numbers.


Skip the lines and save some money with Buy Nothing Day

Friday, November 24, 2023

It's Black Friday — one of the biggest days for retail spending, when companies slash prices to get us to buy more stuff. If you're tired of this annual exercise in consumption, meet Buy Nothin Day.


Before dying, she made a fund to cancel others' medical debt — now $60 million worth

Thursday, November 23, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Andrew Gregory about his late wife, Casey McIntyre, and the medical debt cancellation fund she set up before she died earlier in November of ovarian cancer.


Wisconsin crowns the brandy old fashioned as the official state cocktail

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Lawmakers in Wisconsin have passed a resolution declaring the state's official cocktail: the brandy old fashioned.