Paul Kagame

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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Rwandans have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the mass slaughter that convulsed their nation in 1994 and left a legacy of civil strife that is only now giving way to peace and development. IDEN WETHERELL Participants in the killings now live in peace alongside each other. Headed by Preside...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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Patrick Gathara is a strategic communications consultant, writer, and award-winning political cartoonist based in Nairobi. By launching a campaign against ethnic Somalis, the Kenyan government perpetuates a dangerous policy of exclusion. Speaking recently during the commemoration of the 20th annivers...
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Apr 9th, 2014
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The welcoming of two former members of the RPF and current opponents to Kagame is believed to be the true and accurate reason Kagame shunned France from the commemoration ceremonies… Kagame and UN Chief Ban ki Moon (WASHINGTON DC) – In a surprising turn of events, President Paul Kagame of...
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Apr 9th, 2014
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  by Ann Garrison WBAI AfrobeatRadio spoke to Professor Charles Kambanda, a former member of the Rwandan Patriotic Front, on April 9, during the first week of Rwanda’s 17-year commemoration of the 1994 genocide. A 2008 press release on the official website of the Rwanda government confirmed Prof...
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Apr 8th, 2014
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20 years ago the 1994 Rwandan genocide started. In just 100 days some 800,000 to a million people were killed. The world stood by, the international community did literally nothing. The phrase “never again” coined after the Holocaust got an empty phrase. Although, very ironically, Rwanda was on the U...
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Michel Chossudovsky/ Anjan Sundaram The civil war in Rwanda was a brutal struggle for political power between the Hutu-led Habyarimana government supported by France and the Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) backed financially and militarily by Washington. Ethnic rivalries were used deliberately in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both. Now this woman and man work together on a group for genocide survivors. By: Jason Straziuso The Associated Press, Published on Sun Apr 06 2014 NYAMATA, RWANDA—She lost her baby daughter and ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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On April 6, 1994, a plane carrying Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana was shot down by unidentified assailants. The next day, the killings began. Over the next three months, as the international community stood by, an estimated one million Rwandans—Tutsis and moderate Hutus—were systematically sla...
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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By Omar McDoom Rwanda’s genocide, twenty years ago this month, symbolizes the zenith of ethnic violence in Africa and international indifference toward it.   How did this defining event change our world?  It is true that mass atrocity is still not a ghost of the past and international inaction in the...
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Feb 6th, 2014
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by Judi Rever Joel Mutabazi, a former presidential bodyguard facing terrorism charges in Rwanda, is a shadow of his former self. “He’s like a skeleton,” said his emotionally frayed wife Gloria Kayitesi in an interview, commenting on pictures of him splashed on the Internet. Shackled and abased, Mutab...