Gregory Warner http://wuwm.com en How Rwanda's Only Ice Cream Shop Challenges Cultural Taboos http://wuwm.com/post/how-rwandas-only-ice-cream-shop-challenges-cultural-taboos Rwanda has a warm climate, and the people love milk. You'd think ice cream would be an easy sell.<p>But mention ice cream to Chantal Kabatesi, and she rubs her jaw like she's at the dentist with a toothache. When she first tasted ice cream at the age of 35 "it was like eating hailstones," the kind that fall on her childhood village once or twice a year.<p>"I thought, 'Oh no, what are we serving to our customers? Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:35:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 28885 at http://wuwm.com How Rwanda's Only Ice Cream Shop Challenges Cultural Taboos Theater Group Gets Generations Talking About Rwandan Genocide http://wuwm.com/post/theater-groups-gets-generations-talking-about-rwandan-genocide Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.<p>Twenty years ago, a genocide was carried out in Rwanda. Almost a million people were murdered, mostly members of the minority Tutsi population. We've been looking, this week, at how that country has changed since then. Today, more than half of Rwanda's population is under the age of 20. They have no memory of that searing event. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:40:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 28755 at http://wuwm.com Remembering Rwandans Who Followed Their Conscience http://wuwm.com/post/remembering-rwandans-who-followed-their-conscience Olive Mukankusi lives in a two-room house with mud walls and a dirt floor in a village called Igati, in eastern Rwanda's Rwamagana province. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:33:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 28720 at http://wuwm.com Remembering Rwandans Who Followed Their Conscience Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide http://wuwm.com/post/rwanda-honors-dead-celebrates-progress-20-years-after-genocide After a minute of silence at noon, Monday's remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide began with testimony from a survivor.<p>The screaming started soon after.<p>In the crowd of 30,000 gathered in Amahoro stadium in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, first this person then that began to wail and thrash. Men in yellow vests took them to a special room of mattresses in the stadium basement.<p>In general, Rwandan culture discourages such outward displays of grief. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:54:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 28643 at http://wuwm.com Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide Ceremonies Commemorate 20 Years Since Rwanda Genocide http://wuwm.com/post/ceremonies-commemorate-20-years-rwanda-genocide The ethnic slaughter killed nearly a million people. The massacre was born of years of tension between the majority Hutu and minority Tutsi. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:15:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 28584 at http://wuwm.com