Rwanda buries remains of nearly 85,000 genocide victims

5 May 2019; DW: In a ceremony in Kigali on Saturday, the remains of 84,437 people murdered in the Rwandan genocide were laid to rest at the Nyanza Genocide Memorial.

The burial came a month after the country commemorated the 25th anniversary of the massacre. The newly found victims were among more than 800,000 people, mostly belonging to the Tutsi minority ethnic group, who were massacred over 100 days by Hutu extremists and militia forces bent on eradicating them.

Macron orders probe into France's role in Rwanda genocide

5 Apr 2019; DW: French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday announced the creation of a commission tasked with investigating France's role in the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

The presidency tapped several historians and researchers for the commission, saying they "will be tasked with consulting all France's archives relating to the genocide … in order to analyze the role and engagement of France during that period."

China a sincere partner for African countries: Rwandan experts

KIGALI, July 25 (Xinhua) -- China remains a sincere partner for most of African countries, Rwandan experts told Xinhua in recent interviews.

China and Rwanda enjoy a long history of friendship and fruitful cooperation in various sectors such as business, health, education, tourism, infrastructure, said Ismael Buchanan, Dean of the School of Economics and Governance at the University of Rwanda.

Chinese president arrives in Rwanda for state visit

KIGALI, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Sunday for a state visit to Rwanda, the first by a Chinese head of state to the African country.

Upon their arrival, Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, were warmly received by Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his wife Jeannette Kagame.

At the airport, a group of local people in colorful clothes with distinctive ethnic features performed dances and beat drums to greet the honored Chinese guests.

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