RICA recently paid tribute to those who lost their lives in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis. The leadership, faculty, and students visited the Ntarama Genocide Memorial and later held Kwibuka29 Commemoration on the RICA campus. The event was graced by the presence of Mutabazi Rich, Mayor of Bugesera District, and Ollegkar from MINUBUMWE.
The commemoration was held in honor of the victims of the genocide, which claimed the lives of an estimated 800,000 Rwandans, mainly Tutsis and moderate Hutus. The event was also an opportunity to reflect on the tragedy and to remember the importance of unity and reconciliation in the country.
The Ntarama Genocide Memorial is one of the many memorials in Rwanda that serves as a reminder of the atrocities committed during the genocide. The memorial is located in the Bugesera District and is home to the remains of over 5,000 victims of the genocide.
The Kwibuka29 Commemoration on the RICA campus was a solemn event that included speeches, prayers, and a candle-lighting ceremony. The event was attended by students, faculty, and members of the local community. The presence of Mutabazi Rich and Ollegkar from MINUBUMWE was a testament to the importance of the event and the commitment of the government to remember the victims of the genocide.
The commemoration was also an opportunity to highlight the importance of education and the role it plays in promoting unity and reconciliation in Rwanda. RICA is one of the many institutions in the country that is committed to promoting education and fostering a culture of peace and reconciliation.
The Kwibuka29 Commemoration on the RICA campus was a powerful reminder of the importance of remembering the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis. The event was a testament to the resilience of the Rwandan people and their commitment to building a better future.