Though a national holiday in Rwanda, citizens celebrate it as a muted affair since it takes place only three days before Liberation Day, which is seen as a more suitable day for celebration. It was a pleasure to meet Makeda Mahadeo, one of Rwanda’s most beautiful and recognised media personalities. She is a film producer, DJ, anchor, judge and more to come. The Commonwealth’s 56 member countries have a combined population of 2.5 billion people, of... “Embrace the fear that comes with leadership. And you will meet amazing people in your journey to help and guide you.” It was wonderful to hear Femada Shamam, CEO of The Association for the Aged (TAFTA) in the session called Women in Leadership: Beyond Numbers at the... In the days leading up to the event, the streets are decorated with the beautiful and bright colours of the Seychelles flag and fairy lights are hung from lamp posts. On the day itself, people celebrate by going on picnics or having BBQ with friends and families in... This holiday pays tribute to the eight pioneering Bermudans who have made significant contributions to their society. They are honoured with the National Hero designation and tribute concerts and public events are held in their memory. As a tribute to the Constitution- the supreme law of the island nation- the public holiday includes a parade in Stade Linite which is attended by the president and high-level government officials as well as a flag ceremony.