Kwibuka Flame continues UK tour

The Kwibuka (remembrance) Flame was last week in Town Hall, Beeston, on its journey across the United Kingdom as part of the activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tusti in Rwanda.
The Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Iris White (C) receives the flame. Courtesy
The Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Iris White (C) receives the flame. Courtesy

The Kwibuka (remembrance) Flame was last week in Town Hall, Beeston, on its journey across the United Kingdom as part of the activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tusti in Rwanda.

Amdani Juma, the chairman of the Rwandan community in Nottingham and a survivor of the genocide visited the Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Iris White, with the Flame as part activities to mark Kwibuka20.

The Flame of remembrance was lit in London in January and is travelling the UK, passing through Oxford, Reading, Coventry, before reaching Nottingham.

The torch has since continued its journey onto Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Scotland before finally arriving in Birmingham on 12th April.

 

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