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Ben Sehene

kigali, Rwanda


Benjamin Sehene is a Canadian writer, born in Kigali, Rwanda in 1959, of Tutsi parents. At the age of four his family was forced to flee into exile. He grew up and went to school in Uganda. In 1984 he immigrated to Canada where he started writing in 1988.In 1994, he was living in Paris, France when the genocide begun in Rwanda.And he undertook a journey back to the country of his birth in the midst of the genocide and civil war about which he was to write his monumental book called:Rwanda: The Ethnic Trap.

Interests: Reading, Internet, travel and gastronomy

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • Le Piège Ethnique(the etnic trap)