Rwanda

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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Ban Ki-moon The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic – opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins. I have just returned from a visit to the country...
By IAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official mourning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide. On April 6, 1994, Hutu extremist leaders in government, their political supporters and organized militiamen coordinated a systematic killing spree...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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(IPS) – Claudine Umuhoza’s son turned 19 this Apr. 1. And while he may be one of at least thousands of children who were conceived during the Rwandan genocide, he’s not officially classified as a survivor of it. But his mother is. Claudine Umuhoza a survivor of Rwanda’s genoci...
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population was triggered by the Interhamwe militia of the Habyarimana government in the wak...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By John Prendergast Twenty years after Rwanda’s horrors, there are signs of hope for a more effective international response to future genocides—but only if we recognize the evolution in genocidal tactics. Exactly 20 years ago, the sitting government in Rwanda commenced a genocide against minority Tu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Alex Ntung It was the middle of the night when we arrived in Kigali and the first thing that struck me about this war-devastated city was the continual yapping and barking of dogs. There were more strays than usual because so many had lost their owners; unfed, they wandered around fighting with ea...