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VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, ATTENDS 25TH NATIONAL COMMEMORATION OF THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE IN KIGALI. 7th APRIL, 2019.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed Nigeria for Kigali to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate as a Special Guest in the ceremonies marking 25th National Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide.
The Ambassador of Rwanda to Nigeria, Stanislas Kamanzi, has called for support of the francophone countries and the international community on its commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 against the Tutsi ethnic group, on April 7.
At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul Kagame said on Friday.
Fighting has broken out in South Sudan two days after the warring sides signed what the government called a "final final" peace agreement to end the civil war. Each side blames the other for the attacks.
The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed as wicked and unfounded the conclusion by a media house that President Muhammadu Buhari is sympathetic to the activities of violent herdsmen.
South Sudan’s warring leaders have agreed to share power once again in the latest effort to end a five-year civil war, officials announced yesterday, days after the United States said it was “skeptical” the two men whose rivalry has killed tens of thousands could lead the way to peace.
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammed, on Tuesday said Fake News does not only threaten the peace of the nation, but its corporate existence.
A cease-fire has begun at midnight in South Sudan as a weary nation wonders whether this latest attempt to end a five-year civil war will hold.
The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals is tracking and prosecuting the fugitives involved in the Rwandan genocide, in which no fewer than 800,000 people were slaughtered, Judge Theodor Meron, President of the mechanism said.
South Sudan's government on Wednesday lashed out at the United States after the Trump administration threatened to cut off hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid amid the country's grinding civil war, calling the US "a real obstacle" toward achieving peace.
Local Authorities and residents have found remains of about 120 victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide buried in a mass grave on the outskirts of the capital Kigali, survivors’ association said.
The Federal Government on Friday cautioned against “willful flouting of broadcast code, lack of professionalism and outright irresponsibility’’ by the nation’s broadcast media.
Police have charged Rwandan opposition leader Diane Rwigara, who was detained at the weekend along with her mother and sister, with "offenses to state security and forgery," according to a statement issued Monday.
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