Colonisation

Independence Day: Did Rwanda really gain independence on July 1, 1962?

Antoine Mugesera was a 20-year-old student in 1962. He is among those who, on July 1, 1962, witnessed the Belgian flag being lowered and the Rwandan flag hoisted as a signal of the end to the Belgian rule. The day has since been known as Independence Day to mark the end of the Belgian colonial...

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 12:26am

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