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Rwandans and Rwanda  
   

Rwandans and Rwanda

Two kids standing in front of a map of their country, at a school in Nyamata
A million individual acts of murder

October 2nd 2007
After visiting Rwanda, it is almost impossible to believe that this is the very country which tore itself apart just 13 years ago. I arrived here with images of machetes, bullet-ridden corpses, intertribal warfare, and societal breakdown - instead, I arrived in an efficient and orderly country, where the people are quick with a smile and a greeting, and harmonious living is the order of the ... read more
Africa » Rwanda » Ville de Kigali » Kigali

Rwandan Flag In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. T... ... read more
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