Daily Archives: February 11, 2013

Rwanda cannot afford another war of “liberation.”

Picture - Genocide archive Rwanda

Picture – Genocide archive Rwanda

Historically, and in many parts of the world, social and political changes have been achieved, through violent and devastating wars. Peaceful societal transformations have most of the time, if not always, been slow and rare in humankind’s evolution.

In the case of Rwanda, particularly in its recent past, the majority

Hunted Rwandan refugees in DRC in 1997

Hunted Rwandan refugees in DRC in 1997

among the millions of people who managed to survive the 90/94 civil war remembers painfully that period. As we know, it ended with the Rwandan genocide and RPF’s leadership led by President Paul Kagame taking over political power in the country.  Continue reading