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Genocide survivors demand for ‘International Trust Fund’

Genocide survivors demand for ‘International Trust Fund’

IBUKA – the umbrella grouping of Genocide survivors associations is piling pressure on the Rwandan government to put its weight behind a global fund to support the survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi. The grouping wants what it has already branded as an ‘International Trust Fund for Survivors’. The chair of IBUKA says the […]

Rwanda commits to carbon free, climate change resilience

Rwanda has committed to carbon free and climate change resilient economy by 2050, a move that cements its current efforts towards promoting green growth. Minister of Natural resources, Vicent Biruta said that the government has placed environment and climate change in key priorities in its development agenda through strong polices as well as investing in […]

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What Kagame Thinks About UK Exit From European Union

The United Kingdom has been party to the European coalitions for nearly 50 years. But in a referendum vote last week, on whether to remain or leave the 28-nation bloc – the ‘Leave’ won with 51.9 percent. The vote had been a key promise of the current UK premier David Cameron. While addressing a gathering […]

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Kagame: Rwanda Will Never Be Branded ‘Small Failed Nation’ Again

Rwanda has set its bar high and will never be the same again as it was 22 years ago when the country slipped into a genocide against Tutsi that left the country entirely destroyed. President Paul Kagame told more than 2000 youths at Petit Stade  that the world called Rwanda a ‘small failed state’ after it […]

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Rwandans in Netherlands Commemorate Genocide Against Tutsi

Rwandans in cooperation with the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague organized the 22nd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Organised under the theme ‘Fighting Genocide Denial”, the event was attended by more than 100 participants including; students, professors, teachers, friends of Rwanda, Rwandan nationals living in the Netherlands and many others. […]

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Rwanda Security Chiefs Dismiss ‘Western Interference’

Rwanda has condemned foreign interference in Africa’s security matters which is seen as aimed at exploiting the continent. This declaration was made Thursday during a Senior Command and Staff Course Symposium on Peace, Security and Justice. “Foreign Interference in Africa is much easier than before simply because Africans handed themselves in for exploitation,” Gen. James […]

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MasterCard Commits $85 million to Projects in Rwanda

The MasterCard foundation has committed more than $85 million to various projects in Rwanda set to benefit projects in the fields of financial inclusion, education and economic opportunities for the youth. The announcement came after a delegation of the board members of the organization met President Paul Kagame at village Urugwiro in Kigali today. The chairman of the foundation […]

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How RPF Soldiers Rescued 2000 Tutsi at Saint Paul Centre

Gilbert Masengo survived the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. When the killings started on April 7, he fled from his parents home and sought refuge at Saint Paul Centre just a kilometer away. When the news spread that the plane carrying president Juvenal Habyarimana had been shot down on April 7, Masengo panicked after interahamwe murdered 20 girls […]

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: We are satisfied with July Kigali AU Summit preparations so far

President Kagame yesterday met with Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of African Union Commission country ahead of the 27th AU Summit which will be held in Kigali from July. President Kagame received Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union, who has been visiting the country ahead of the 27th AU Summit which will be held in Kigali […]

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Suspect involved in murder in Uganda deported back home

  Rwanda National Police, on June 15, deported a Ugandan man wanted in his country in connection with murder. Musa Ariho Vimbi was handed over to Uganda Police Force at Gatuna border post. Vimbi, who hails from the south western district of Kabale, allegedly killed his brother last month apparently over family disputes, before fleeing […]

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