Kagame: Rwanda is a family. That is why we still exist, despite all we have gone through


President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame says Rwanda is a family again after 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

During his speech on 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, Kagame said Rwanda became a family, once again adding there is nothing with power to turn  Rwandans against each other.

“Rwanda is a family. That is why we still exist, despite all we have gone through,” adding “In 1994, there was no hope, only darkness. Nothing has the power to turn Rwandans against each other, ever again. This history will not repeat. That is our firm commitment.”

“Looking at Rwanda today, it is clear that God has come back home to stay.To survivors, I say thank you. Your resilience and bravery represent the triumph of the Rwandan character in its purest form.” He noted

The yesterday event was attended also by friends of Rwanda all over the world, heads of states and governments among other diplomats who observed a moment of silence to honour victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

In his remarks at the opening of the 100 days mourning; President Paul Kagame also thanked guests for joining Rwanda to pay homage to genocide victims and their contribution to healing and rebuilding of the country. He also thanked Rwandans, who joined hands to rebuild the country from the dark past observing that genocide won’t happen again.



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