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People hold candles as they attend a night vigil and prayer at the Amahoro Stadium as part of the 25th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide, in Kigali, Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. – Rwanda on April 7, 2019 began 100 days of mourning for more than 800,000 people slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world, a quarter of a century on from the day it began. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)

Rwanda calls for unity as genocide commemoration mourning week ends

Rwanda’s National Consultative Forum of Political Organisations on Saturday called on Rwandan politicians to promote unity of Rwandans at a ceremony to close one-week mourning.

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