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NBA Star Joakim Noah pays tribute to victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi 

On 29th August, NBA Star Joakim Noah visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi and learn more about the history of the genocide.   Joakim Noah began his visit by laying a wreath at the burial place where 250,000 victims of the Genocide are laid to [...]

2023-09-29T09:09:43+01:00August 30th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

Madagascar President honours victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi

On 11th August, Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi. President Rajoelina began his visit by laying a wreath at the burial place where 250,000 victims of the genocide are laid to rest. Together with his delegation, he observed a [...]

2023-08-23T19:36:43+01:00August 12th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

Dallaire returns to Kigali Genocide Memorial

Roméo Dallaire – UN Force Commander during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi – returned to the Kigali Genocide Memorial on 11th August during his latest visit to the country. Accompanied by his wife Marie-Claude Michaud, Dallaire once again toured the Memorial’s exhibitions and paid respects to the victims of the genocide at mass graves [...]

2023-08-23T18:47:53+01:00August 12th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

President of Congo-Brazzaville pays tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

On 21st July, the Aegis Trust welcomed President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo to the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and learn more about the history of Genocide. In honour of all victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, [...]

2023-08-04T06:05:24+01:00July 25th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

Kevin Hart visits the Kigali Genocide Memorial

On 19th July, American comedian and actor Kevin Hart visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay his respects to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi. Hart laid a wreath at the burial place where 250,000 victims of the genocide are laid to rest. He was guided through the memorial’s exhibitions by manager Dieudonné [...]

2023-08-04T05:59:39+01:00July 24th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

“Let us stand for peace”: Ugandan PM at the Kigali Genocide Memorial

On 18th July, Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, Prime Minister of Uganda, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi and learn more about the history of the Genocide. Hon. Nabbanja began her visit by laying a wreath at the burial place where 250,000 victims of the Genocide [...]

2023-08-04T05:47:38+01:00July 19th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

Faith over Fear: Kigali Genocide Memorial hosts 9th edition of Ubumuntu Arts Festival

From 14th to 16th July, the Kigali Genocide Memorial hosted the 9th edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival under the theme ‘Believe: Faith over Fear’. Ubumuntu, meaning ‘Humanity’ in Kinyarwanda, embodies the essence of the festival. Through specially curated theatre, music and contemporary dance performances, artists from over 18 countries gathered at the Memorial Amphitheatre [...]

2023-08-18T08:38:13+01:00July 18th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

President of Hungary ‘deeply touched’ by Kigali Genocide Memorial visit

On 16th July, Hungary’s President Katalin Novák visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The tour began with a laying of wreaths on the burial place where 250,000 victims of the genocide are laid to rest. President Novák was then guided through the museum, [...]

2023-08-04T05:33:34+01:00July 17th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

Malala Yousafzai: educate about genocides so we don’t repeat history

On 15th July, the Aegis Trust hosted education activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Starting her visit with a short film detailing the Memorial’s history and its significance to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Malala then laid a wreath at the burial place where 250,000 [...]

2023-08-04T05:27:28+01:00July 16th, 2023|Memorial|0 Comments

Zambia’s President Hichilema visits Kigali Genocide Memorial

At the Kigali Genocide Memorial on 21 June 2023, President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Hakainde Hichilema together with his delegation of public and private sector officials paid respects to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi. The tour began with a laying of wreaths at mass graves where 250,000 victims of the [...]

2023-06-27T14:02:49+01:00June 22nd, 2023|Memorial, Uncategorised|0 Comments