Kwibuka

Rwandans in Turkey commemorate Genocide virtually

Rwandans in Turkey were joined by friends of Rwanda to mark the 26th  commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi. The commemoration took place on Thursday, April 9th, in Ankara, Turkey. The event was held virtually due to the pandemic of COVID-19. Turkey has recorded over...

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:06pm

Elderly Genocide survivors reflect on their lives, share tips for young people

In 2015, elderly survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi whose entire families were wiped out were brought together in Iminganzima hostels in different parts of the country. They were dubbed "Intwaza" wich can translate to one who perseveres.  At the Impinganzima...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 3:26pm

Kwibuka 26: Rwandans, friends of Rwanda send messages of comfort

Each year on April 7, Rwanda begins 100 days of commemorating the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi that claimed lives of over one million victims. As previously announced by the National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide (CNLG), this time most commemoration programmes were held virtually...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 1:34pm

UN boss Guterres mourns Genocide victims

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres had joined Rwanda in marking the 26th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. On Tuesday, April 7, Rwanda commenced a 100-day-long period of commemorating Genocide against the Tutsi in which over a million innocent lives...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:51pm

Preparations for Genocide commemoration to proceed despite coronavirus outbreak

Preparations for this year’s 26th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi are underway across the country despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak  According to Jean Damascene Bizimana, CNLG’s Executive director, nothing will halt the preparation process ...

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 5:17pm

ITANGAZO RYA CYAMUNARA

Published : December 24, 2019 KUWA 27/12/2019 SAA MUNANI ZAMANYWA (14:00 PM ) HAZASUBUKURWA KU NSHURO YA KABIRI CYAMUNARA UPI No: 2/04/14/01/2405

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 9:09am

ITANGAZO RYA CYAMUNARA

Published : December 24, 2019 KUWA 27/12/2019 SAA MUNANI ZAMANYWA (14:00 PM ) HAZASUBUKURWA KU NSHURO YA KABIRI CYAMUNARA UPI No: 2/04/14/01/2405

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 8:45am

Rwandan scholars to get more scientific knowledge on preserving Genocide memory

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG), in partnership with the Mémorial de la Shoah, the Holocaust Museum in Paris, France has organised a training series on the Holocaust (Shoah) and the 1994 Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi. The three-day training commenced this...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:58am

Kwibuka25: Northern Province honours slain teachers, students

Northern Province yesterday commemorated teachers and students from the province who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The commemoration events happened simultaneously in all the five districts that make up Northern Province with pupils, students, teachers as well as local...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 9:28am

How the Gisimba Memorial Centre came to be

Tucked away on a sharp bend off the main tarmac road from Nyakabanda Sector offices, in the Nyamirambo suburb of Kigali, Gisimba Memorial Centre looks pretty ordinary both from outside and inside. But, as the saying goes, looks can be deceptive. The story of its 33-year lifespan, at some point,...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 9:25am

Genocide widows to benefit from new loan guarantees

The National Association of Genocide Widows (AVEGA) and Urwego Opportunity Bank have put together a scheme to help widows of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Karongi District to access cheap loans. Over 400 households are set to benefit from a loan guarantee through the Survivors Fund (SURF...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 9:25am

Kwibuka 25: Diaspora commemorates

Rwandans and friends of Rwanda across the world held events for the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The events sought to, among other things, pay tribute to survivors and victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, combat genocide ideology, call for justice and...

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 3:24pm

FEATURED: PwC pays tribute to Genocide survivors

The staff members of PricewaterhouseCoopers Rwanda Limited (PwC Rwanda) visited Kamonyi Memorial Center and paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries with over 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance,...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 12:07pm

[FEATURED] BBOXX Rwanda Ltd commemorates

BBOXX Rwanda last week paid tribute to Tutsi victims laid to rest at Nyanza Genocide Memorial and donated support to Genocide survivors in Busasamana Sector, Nyanza District, Southern Province, as part of the on-going 100 days of Commemoration activities which will run until July 4. During the...

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:37am

Survivors hail Belgium House vote to outlaw Genocide denial

Genocide survivors have welcomed Belgian parliament’s vote to broaden the country’s law that punishes genocide denial to include the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Thursday’s endorsement by the country’s Chamber of Deputies came a fortnight after Belgian Prime...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:52am

Swedish court upholds life sentence for Genocide convict Rukeratabaro

The Court of Appeal in Sweden on Monday upheld the life sentence of Theodore Rukeratabaro, alias Tabaro, 50, who was last June handed a life sentence by a district court after being convicted for a role in the genocide against the Tutsi. He immediately appealed against the decision and the appeal...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:51am

Kwibuka25: Agric sector workers pay tribute to slain employees

Workers of different national agriculture institutions who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were remembered on Saturday. In an event organised in Rubona sector in Huye District, Rwanda Agriculture Board, the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, and the National...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:49am

UK to hand over archive on Genocide to Rwanda

The United Kingdom has said it will soon hand over to Rwanda archives they have in their possession related to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. This was announced Monday by the UK Minister for Africa, Harriet Baldwin, at a conference in London on reflection on the Genocide against the...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:48am

New Zealand Prime Minister pays tribute to genocide victims

New Zealand Prime Minister JacindaArdern on Saturday called on leaders the world over to remember as well as commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi if humanity is to prevent repetition of such cruelty anywhere. Ardern said this as members of the Rwandan community in her country, and...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:45am

Kwibuka25: KCB Bank Rwanda commemorates

KCB Bank Rwanda staff and management on Thursday April 18th 2019 joined Rwandans and friends of Rwanda to commemorate 25 years after the Genocide against the Tutsi which left the country devastated and shattered. The commemoration event took place at Nyanza Genocide Memorial Center in Kicukiro...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 8:06am