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International Day of Reflection on 1994 Rwanda Genocide

The International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwandan genocide is observed every year on 7th of April in memory of the victims of the genocide in Rwanda. The 1994 genocide is considered the hallmark example of violence that was ignored by the international community. In 994, around 800,000 Tutsis were slaughtered in Rwanda in ..


Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan passes away

Kofi Annan (80), the former UN secretary-general and a Ghanaian diplomat, has passed away in Switzerland on August 18, 2018. He served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006. Mr Annan was the first black African to become UN secretary-general. He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to ..