Social & culture

The Nyabingi Cult

In the Northern peripheral areas we do not find the Ryangombe cult but the Nyabingi cult. Gravel mentions that the Nyabingi cult spread from the North to Gisaka in the East shortly after the advent of the Europeans (1 9…
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Social & culture

Rights In Cattle

Parallel to the system of land tenure with its competing lineage and government spheres of interest, we find in Rwanda a complex of rights and obligations in cattle which similarly differ in the context of individual and government control. In…
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Social & culture

Rights In Land

Cultivation and cattle-rearing formed the basis of the Rwanda subsistence economy. Rights in land related to both cultivation and grazing. While pasture rights excluded cultivation, cultivation rights did not exclude grazing on farmland after the harvest. Maquet and S Nayigiziki…
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