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What MDC Violence! Zanu-PF Is Home to the Godfathers of Genocide

What MDC Violence! Zanu-PF Is Home to the Godfathers of Genocide

FROM independence, the nationalist government did not intend to hand over power to any other organisation that was not Zanu PF. One of the major occupations of the government in the 1980s was the creation of a one-party state. The earliest signs of opposition were the continued existence of ZAPU and then the formation of […]

More Evidence Pins France On 1994 Rwanda Genocide

More Evidence Pins France On 1994 Rwanda Genocide

Recent reports in the French media have been awash with damning evidence about France’s complicity in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. New revelations have, among others, shone a spotlight on a French bank, BNP Paribas, which is being sued for financing the Genocide as well as top French officials for issuing re-armament orders for […]

Genocide – Child Born Out of Rape, Mother Recollects the Painful Journey to Healing

Genocide – Child Born Out of Rape, Mother Recollects the Painful Journey to Healing

We arrived at her home located in Kimironko, a Kigali suburb, around 2pm on Wednesday, last week. Due to the delicate nature of the assignment, we were in company of a counsellor from a local organisation called Survivors Fund (SURF). When we arrived, we could not readily tell if it was a home or a […]

Does Declassified Documents Pin France On Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi

Does Declassified Documents Pin France On Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi

It has been 23 years since the start of the Genocide against the Tutsi. Pope Francis this year begged forgiveness for the Church’s role in the Rwandan tragedy, nineteen years after then US President Bill Clinton’s apology. But France, accused of complicity in the Genocide, refuses to apologise, often slamming Rwandans for distorting history. However, […]

Beware Genocide, East African Community Warned

Beware Genocide, East African Community Warned

The East African Community (EAC) citizens have been advised to be on the look out for symptoms of looming genocide and take the preventive measures. Arusha Regional Commissioner Mrisho Gambo said the region should learn from the horrific killings that took place in Rwanda in 1994 during which nearly one million people got killed. “The […]

South Africa to Appear Before ICC Over Failure to Arrest Sudan’s Al-Bashir

South Africa to Appear Before ICC Over Failure to Arrest Sudan’s Al-Bashir

South Africa is set to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) next week Friday to “account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an African Union summit in the country in June 2015”. Al-Bashir was wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes committed in Sudan’s […]

Namibia demands $30 billion for German colonial rule genocide

Namibia demands $30 billion for German colonial rule genocide

NY Attorney Kenneth McCallion (L), defending the Namibian tribes and Herero chief Vekuii Rukoro speak at a news conference on March 16, 2017 in New York. The two men discussed a hearing regarding a Namibian indigenous people’s lawsuit against Germany. Namibia is to launch a $30 billion lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial […]

Rwanda Begins Conservation of Artifact of Genocide Victims

Rwanda Begins Conservation of Artifact of Genocide Victims

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has begun conserving clothing worn by Genocide victims. With the help of nearly $87,000 from the US Embassy’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, CNLG this week started preserving clothing worn by Genocide victims at the Nyamata Genocide memorial in Bugesera District. The grant was given to Nyamata […]

South Sudan not facing ‘genocide’, but violence is constant

South Sudan not facing ‘genocide’, but violence is constant

On New Year’s day, I boarded an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Entebbe, Uganda. Formally dressed members of the South Sudanese diaspora crowded the propeller plane alongside businessmen from Uganda, Kenya and South India. We were headed to Juba, the capital of South Sudan, on one of three different flights that leaves for the country every […]

Genocide Suspect Vincent Murekezi Faces More Charges

Genocide Suspect Vincent Murekezi Faces More Charges

A Malawian court on Friday established additional charges against Vincent Murekezi, a Rwandan who faces extradition to Rwanda to face charges pertaining to his role in 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Appearing before a Malawian principal magistrate in the capital Lilongwe for an extradition trial, it emerged that the suspect, had fraudulently acquired Malawian citizenship, […]

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