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Rwanda Makes Fresh Appeal to UN To Track Genocide Fugitives

Rwanda Makes Fresh Appeal to UN To Track Genocide Fugitives

Rwandans in Kenya during a walk to rememberRwanda has once again made an appeal to United Nations to “kindly” help track genocide fugitives currently roaming across different capitals around the world to face justice. “As we remember the victims, kindly look at these indictments…look at the credibility of the…

Kwibuka24: Threatened to Be Shot if She Delivered; Her Child Turns 24

Kwibuka24: Threatened to Be Shot if She Delivered; Her Child Turns 24

In August 1993, Clemence Nyirabanze, now 56 from Rambura sector, Nyabihu district went to see a Doctor for consultations and she was informed that she was pregnant. Little did she know that she would go through struggle she had never experienced while giving birth to her previous 5 children. Before…

PSF Raise Rwf700M for Genocide Survivors’ Housing

PSF Raise Rwf700M for Genocide Survivors’ Housing

The Private Sector Federation (PSF) has raised Rwf704 million for construction of 32 houses for vulnerable Genocide survivors. Groundbreaking for construction of the houses is scheduled on Thursday, April 12th in Rugerero sector, Rubavu district. The houses – two in one will be completed at a tune of Rwf22 million…

Police Investigating the Death of a Genocide Survivor in Gasabo

Police Investigating the Death of a Genocide Survivor in Gasabo

The Police are investigating the death of a Genocide Survivor who was found on lying lifeless on the roadside on April, 6th in Rutunga Sector, Gasabo District. According to reports from Rutunga, Prudencienne Mukampfizi 58, was discovered on the evening of April 6th, a day before Kwibuka24 commemoration week commencement…

Commemoration Movie Screenings Start Today

Commemoration Movie Screenings Start Today

Six locally produced Genocide documentaries will start screening today at Serena Hotel, as part of the 24th commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi. The public screening will run today evening at 18hrs 30pm, through April 14th when the official Genocide commemoration week ends. The documentaries feature Rwandan actors and re…

Police Arrest Man Threatening to Kill Genocide Survivors

Police Arrest Man Threatening to Kill Genocide Survivors

Police has arrested a 35-year-old man in Ngoma district, Eastern Province who threatened to kill Genocide survivors with a machete. According to Police Spokesperson, Commissioner of Police Theos Badege, Francois Nsengiyumva was arrested after a tip-off from local leaders and citizens. On Friday April 6th, a day…

Kwibuka24: Minute of Silence at Commonwealth Games

Kwibuka24: Minute of Silence at Commonwealth Games

Tens of thousands of people attending the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia held a minute of silence to honor victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi as Rwanda starts the 24th commemoration Week. Before Rwanda Beach Volleyball team composed of Denyse Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga stood off the sand pitch…

Messages from Around the World  as Rwanda Commemorates

Messages from Around the World  as Rwanda Commemorates

UN Secretary-General Antonio GuterresCountless messages from different dignitaries and friends of Rwanda continue to pour in, as Rwandans mourn over one million people killed during the Genocide against Tutsi. A research commissioned by local government Ministry in 2000 pointed out that an approximate 1,074,017 were killed in…

President Kagame Lights the Flame of Hope As Rwanda Begins Kwibuka24

President Kagame Lights the Flame of Hope As Rwanda Begins Kwibuka24

President Paul Kagame led Rwandans in commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi where and emphasised that remembering the victims will never stop. Twenty four years have gone since Rwanda lost over one million Tutsi in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. But for President Kagame, “It is like remembering just…

Rwandans Across the Country Converge at Commemoration Sites for Kwibuka24

Rwandans Across the Country Converge at Commemoration Sites for Kwibuka24

Rwandans at home, in the diaspora, friends of Rwanda and international organizations have come together to pay tribute to the over a million Tutsi that were killed during the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. Between April 7th and July 3rd, 1994 more than one million Tutsi were killed in a Genocide…