Raissa on Victoire, Rwanda, and the Netherlands


KPFA Weekend News, 03.31.2012  ​Raissa Ujeneza, daughter of imprisoned Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire, on her mother's challenge to Rwanda's genocide ideology statutes.



Rwandan President Paul Kagame on "some lady," Victoire Ingabiré Umuhoza

In Kigali, at a ceremony memorializing the 16th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide, on 04.07.2010, Paul Kagame referred to opposition presidential candidate Victoire Ingabiré Umuhoza as "some lady," refusing to say her name. In the same speech, which was supposed to honor a million Rwandans who lost their lives to the violence concluding Rwanda's four year, 1990- 1994 civil war, Kagame spoke to his fury with any Rwandans who would dare to seriously run against him in this year's presidential election, saying that "if they want a fight, we will give them a fight they will never forget.

UK and US finance Central African wars; eight million Africans die

KPFA Radio News report, 03.21.2010.

DR Congo is probably the worst affected in Africa by direct or indirect violence of Europeans & imperialists.Some 12 million killed by King Leopold II of Belgium & some 6 million since the 1990ies just because the mineral wealth of that country.USA ,UK & also France are extremely destructive in Africa,in particular

using their puppets in the region like Yoweri Museveni of Uganda,Paul Kagame of Rwanda & Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia.Always the worst dictators in Africa are supported by the west,WHY ? usi

KPFA News: Rwandan Police in Haiti, 03.15.2010

The Rwanda New Times reported, on 03.11.2010, that 140 Rwandan Police are undertaking special training to serve as peacekeepers in Haiti. I reported this story for the San Francisco Bay View, National Black Newspaper, on 03.12.2010,, and on KPFA Radio News on 03.15.2010. This is the KPFA Radio News report

Rwanda: correspondent Godwin Agaba blames government for Kigali bombings and seeks asylum

On Thursday, March 4th, two days after Senator Russ Feingold, Chair of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Africa, called for the opening of political space in Rwanda, grenades exploded again in Kigali, with 16 people hurt, some critically. The Feingold Statement on the Fragility of Democracy in Africa was read into the Congressional Record and released to the public on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010, as tension continued to increase in the run up to this year's Rwandan presidential election, with polls scheduled for August 9th, and opposition parties still struggling to convene, register, campaign, and avoid arrest. Rwandan correspondent Godwin Agaba says that the Kagame government is staging the bombings to frighten the population and create an excuse to arrest its enemies.

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