The plane crashed into the presidential palace and the BBC reported heavy fighting at the crash site as the news spread. No one has ever been brought to trial for the crime, even though Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo became vast killing grounds in its aftermath. Both assassinated presidents were of the Hutu ethnicity, and the Hutu population panicked, imagining their own doom; some began to slaughter their Tutsi neighbors in what turned into a bloodbath broadcast by global news networks. Much of the coverage depicted Hutu people as inherently bloodthirsty, subhuman, demonic killers—a cruel, racist stereotype that survives to this day.
History of Rwanda Modern human settlement of what is now Rwanda dates from, at the latest, the last glacial periodeither in the Neolithic period around BC, or in the long humid period which followed, up to around BC.
The Belgians also simplified and centralised the power structure,  and introduced large-scale projects in education, health, public works, and agricultural supervision, including new crops and improved agricultural techniques to try to reduce the incidence of famine.
While it had previously been possible for particularly wealthy Hutu to become honorary Tutsi, the identity cards prevented any further movement between the classes. Hutu activists began killing Tutsi and destroying their houses,  forcing more thanpeople to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
Rwanda was separated from Burundi and gained independence on 1 July which is commemorated as Independence Day, a national holiday. Pro-Hutu discrimination continued, but there was greater economic prosperity and a reduced amount of violence against Tutsi.
Over the course of approximately days, around Tutsi and politically moderate Hutu were killed in well-planned attacks on the orders of the interim government.
Kagame subsequently won elections in and  although human rights organisations have criticised these elections as being "marked by increasing political repression and a crackdown on free speech". Article 54 states that "political organizations are prohibited from basing themselves on race, ethnic group, tribe, clan, region, sex, religion or any other division which may give rise to discrimination".
It makes legislation and is empowered by the constitution to oversee the activities of the President and the Cabinet. Twenty-four of these seats are reserved for women, elected through a joint assembly of local government officials; another three seats are reserved for youth and disabled members; the remaining 53 are elected by universal suffrage under a proportional representation system.
Senators serve eight-year terms. The RPF is seen as a Tutsi-dominated party but receives support from across the country, and is credited with ensuring continued peace, stability, and economic growth.
Diplomatic relations with France were suspended in following the indictment of Rwandan officials by a French judge,  and despite their restoration inas of [update] relations between the countries remain strained.
Inthe United Nations released a report accusing the Rwandan army of committing wide scale human rights violations and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the First and Second Congo Warscharges denied by the Rwandan government. Provinces of Rwanda and Districts of Rwanda Provinces of Rwanda Rwanda has been governed by a strict hierarchy since precolonial times.
The "Rwanda Decentralisation Strategic Framework" developed by the Ministry of Local Government assigns to provinces the responsibility for "coordinating governance issues in the Province, as well as monitoring and evaluation".
They are divided into sectors, which are responsible for the delivery of public services as mandated by the districts. The previous structure of twelve provinces associated with the largest cities was replaced with five provinces based primarily on geography.
The Nyabarongo-Kagera eventually drains into Lake Victoriaand its source in Nyungwe Forest is a contender for the as-yet undetermined overall source of the Nile. These are separated by two dry seasons: According to a report by the Strategic Foresight Group, change in climate has reduced the number of rainy days experienced during a year, but has also caused an increase in frequency of torrential rains.For one thing, he wants to make Rwanda a center for business in Africa.
But, as the BBC's Peter Greste reports from Kenya, Rwanda's economic success has not been without controversy. May 28, · Africa Business Report. 'I can make better doors here in Rwanda' Zimbabwe's struggling timber industry. The drone school really taking off.
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