Rwanda; Jeremy Solomons talks to Matthew Hill Part 1

Jeremy Solomons – Talks to Matthew Hill

Jeremy Solomons – In his own words

The ITC is proud to bring you an interview with one of the most popular and influential interculturalists, facilitators and writers.

Jeremy has lived, studied and worked in France, Germany, Hong Kong (and China), Israel, Italy, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. Born in Manchester, England – home of the Industrial Revolution and Manchester United – Jeremy holds an MA in French from Oxford. As well as speaking mother-tongue English, he has been fluent in French, German, Italian and US American, and proficient in Spanish and Texan!

He moved to Rwanda in 2019 – In this interview he talks to us about

his Personal cross-cultural adaptation after 27 years in the USA,

why he moved away from the USA – The drama of Trump, the appeal of the new, his first impressions and false impressions of his newly adopted country, what life is like, the fact that he is a white male, and, his thought on the issues facing Rwanda and how his work intertwines with the needs of the local population.

You may contact Jeremy at;

36 KG 2 Ave., Kigali, Rwanda – +250/781555577 –


Rwanda – Jeremy Solomons Talks to Matthew Hill

Part 3

Resource List for Rwanda

Prepared by Jeremy Solomons, Maurice Kwizerimana and others in 2019

  1. Movies/TV/Videos
  • Black Earth Rising 2018 (very powerful Netflix faction series; view with caution)
  • The Widow – 2019
  • Rwanda – 2018
  • The Day God Walked Away – 2009
  • 7 Days in Kigali – 2014 (Prime Video)
  • Raindrops Over Rwanda – 2018 (Prime Video)
  • CoExist – 2014 (Prime Video)
  • Sweet Dreams (The Story of Ingoma Nshya – Rwanda’s first women’s drumming troupe) (Prime Video)
  • Let The Devil Sleep: Rwanda 20 Years After The Genocide – 2014 (YouTube)

and please avoid:

  • Hotel Rwanda – 2004 (banned in Rwanda and NOT recommended)
  • Rwanda: The Untold Story – 2014 (banned in Rwanda and NOT recommended)
  1. Books
  • Shake Hands with the Devil – Romeo Dallaire (ex UN Leader) – Da Capo, 2004
  • We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will be Killed with our Families – Philip Gourevitch – Picador, 1998-2015

·      Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey – Fergal Keane – Penguin, 1997

  • Rwanda Women Rising – Swanee Hunt – Duke University Press, 2017

·      Forgiveness Makes You Free – Fr. Ubald Rugirangoga – Ave Maria, 2019

·      Cockroaches – Scholastique Mukasonga – Archipelago, 2016

  • No Greater Love – Tharcisse Seminega – GM&A Publishing, 2019a
  • A Thousand Hills – Stephen Kinzer – Wiley 2008
  • Left to Tell – Immaculee Ilibagiza – Hay House – 2006-2014
  1. Articles
  1. Organisations
  1. News