History of Rwanda
Rwanda attained its independence in 1962 from the Belgium. Rwanda was formed as a republic governed by the majority MDR-Pamehutu, this had gained complete control of the country’s politics. The Tutsi guerilla invasion to Rwanda from Burundi took place in 1963, just a year after granting Rwanda independence. As a result, over 14000 people lost their lives. The country’s historic event that is remembered is the 1994 Rwandan genocide between the Hutu and Tutsi where nearly a million lives were lost. A deep insight into this terrific event can be explored while on a tour in the genocide memorial centers in Rwanda including Kigali genocide center.