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Kinyinya: Genocide committed against Tutsi whose Scars remain alive

It was this Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Kinyinya Sector Gasabo District, at the closing of the commemoration week of the Genocide committed against the Tutsis in 1994, an elderly woman also survivor of the Genocide was heard screaming "Imana Irababaye, Imana irababaye, Imana irababaye "translated to English" God is sad, God is sad, God is sad”.

Peacedu wants a Post-Genocide Generation with a Critical Thinking

In the era of social media and modern ways of information sharing, it is a necessity to be able to digest every message received and proof-check where possible to avoid misinformed decisions as well as misleading content. Based on how Genocide ideology was spread and how all around propagandas reached even to very small citizens in...

VIDEO: Educating Post-Genocide Generation for NEVER AGAIN to Genocide

Rwanda wants a united Generation, responsible for their dignity, the dignity of the country and a Generation who refer to the history of the past in order to shape their own better future and even for the future Generations to follow. This was announced by young trainees at Peace Education Initiative Rwanda (Peacedu) which is a non-governmental organization engaged...

France and Genocide: This is what Rwanda wants from experts appointed by Macron

Rwanda wants a group of experts assigned to probe the role of France in the Genocide committed against the Tutsi to be a group of real experts rather than being a group of amateurs. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday after meeting representative of Ibuka France appointed a panel of experts to probe France’s actions in Rwanda during...

Rwanda launches 100 Days of Genocide Commemoration with Flame of Hope

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, First Lady Jeannette Kagame, EU and AU Commissions Chairpersons have launched the 100 Days of Commemorating the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi by lighting the Flame of Hope at Kigali Genocide Memorial. President Kagame and Jeannette Kagame were joined by Heads of State & Government from Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Djibouti, Niger, Belgium,...

Kwibuka25: I was 6, Twenty-five years later I remember!

Twenty-five years later, we remember what we know, what we have lived through and yet the consequence that we are experiencing today. It is our duty to remember and not to forget to avoid recurrence of the Tragedy in our very Own Rwanda and Elsewhere in the World. We remember the 1994 Genocide...

French MP born in Kigali will represent Macron at the Commemoration of the Genocide Against the Tutsi

TOPAFRICANEWS has learned that a French Member of Parliament born in Kigali will represent Macron at the Commemoration of the Genocide Against the Tutsi He should be, after Nicolas Sarkozy, the second French president to visit Kigali since the genocide. But Emmanuel Macron invited by Paul Kagame, choses not...

Genocide: Rwandans struggle with trauma twenty five years on

Twenty five years since the 1994 genocide against Tutsis, Rwandan citizens continue to struggle with trauma with the latest report by the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide showing that the issue is not exclusive to survivors alone. The Executive Secretary of CNLG, Jean-Damascene Bizimana, told The New Times in an exclusive interview...

Kwibuka25: Over 25 heads of state expected

At least 27 Heads of State and Government from Africa and beyond are expected to join Rwandans during the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Among those invited include East African Community leaders and heads of Regional Economic Communities from Africa. According to the State Minister of Foreign Affairs...

Macron officially invited to Kigali for 25th commemorations of Genocide against Tutsi

According to information reaching Jeunne Afrique, Emmanuel Macron was officially invited to the 25th commemorations of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi on April 7 in Kigali. Paris has not yet communicated its response but this invitation marks a decisive step in the rapprochement between France and Rwanda after the election of Emmanuel Macron.

High-level ministerial meeting on refugees in the Great Lakes Region

As of October 2018, over 11 million people are uprooted in the Great Lakes region due to armed conflicts and insecurity. This number is composed of 7.2 million internally displaced persons and 4.4 million refugees and asylum seekers originating from Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Second Batch of Burundian Soldiers leaves Somalia

In Somalia, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is continuing its withdrawal plan. Last December, the African Union asked the Burundian authorities to withdraw a thousand soldiers from its contingent in Somalia. In Gitega, the new administrative capital of Burundi, the Government continues to protest but in...

How IBYISHIMO’s Journalist plunged into the suspicious trap of spreading Divisionism

It started the days before the Miss Rwanda 2019 final competition which took place on Saturday 26th January 2019. An Evangelist Niyibizi Steven was heard in a video shared through the social media saying that "If Mwiseneza Josiane does not win the Miss Rwanda crown, then the one who will win will be called"...

Prime Minister’s speech at the official opening of the 24th Interpol African Regional Conference

Here is the speech delivered by Rwanda's Prime Minister Dr. Edouard Ngirente during the opening of the 24th Interpol African Regional Conference on 5th February, 2019 Honourable Ministers, here present Prof. Jürgen Stock, Secretary General of INTERPOL, His Excellency John Mwangemo, High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya to Rwanda, and...

Minister Sezibera Underscores Africa’s history of mercenaries

Rwanda's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Richard Sezibera has underscored Africa’s history of mercenaries, saying they have “presented a grave threat to the independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity of Member States”. Dr. Sezibera was speaking on behalf of President Paul Kagame at the UN Security Council High-Level Presidential Debate...

34 U.N. workers killed in ‘malicious attacks’

Feb. 2 (UPI) — At least 34 U.N. workers and associated personnel died in malicious attacks in 2018, less than half the number killed in 2017, a U.N. report released Friday said. The Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union report said 26 peacekeepers and eight...

Central African Republic, 14 armed groups reach peace deal

A peace deal has been reached between the Central African Republic government and 14 armed groups after their first-ever direct dialogue aimed at ending years of conflict, the United Nations and African Union announced on Saturday. Details of the deal were not immediately available. Talks began Jan. 24 in Sudan's capital, Khartoum. "I am...

A Message of Gen. Kabarebe that still makes sense today

Seven years ago, Former Rwandan Minister of Defense who is the current Advisor of President Kagame on Security matters assured that FDLR rebels can’t resist even an hour on Rwandan territory adding that rebels cannot succeed in capturing Rwanda. The Former Defence Minister General James Kabarebe was giving a detailed explanation of the events that...

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