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Rwandan genocide survivor Denise Uwimana to speak in Minneapolis

In 1994 over the span of one hundred days nearly one million members of the Tutsi minority group lost their lives to genocide in...

Women make progress in politics, but glass ceiling remains unbreakable

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a creature of the U.N.’s 193 member states and who serves at their will and pleasure, did not hesitate to fault...

Rwandan Ambassador pays homage to past and present

April marked the start of Kwibuka 20 events to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda. The word “kwibuka” means to...

Registration for Rwanda and Tanzania Ambassadors’ visits to Minnesota now open

Registration for two key Africa focused events in May in the Twin Cities is now open. Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda and Ambassador Liberata...

UN marks launch of ‘Kwibuka 20’ in remembrance of Rwanda genocide

Ahead of the twentieth anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today honoured the launch of “Kwibuka 20,” a series of events...