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In Rwanda
The first country to control the Ruanda-Urundi territory, as it was known at the time, was Germany, from the 1890's to 1916. In 1916, Belgium seized control of the area during WWI. Ruanda-Urundi became independent from Belgium in 1962, and Ruanda-Urundi became two seperate countries, Rwanda and Burundi, on July 1 of that year.

Source: Longman, Timothy. "Rwanda." World Book Student. World Book, 2012. Web. 30 Apr. 2012.
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Does Rwanda have refugees?

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Who started the Rwanda?

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How does the film Hotel Rwanda begin?

\n. \nWhen the Belgians had control, they appointed the Tutsis to have power over the Hutu. That segregation led to the build up of anger and conflict. When the Beligians left, the Tutsis lost power and the Hutus took revenge on them by starting mass genocide.

What is the capital of Rwanda?

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Where is Rwanda?

Rwanda is a small country in the eastern part of the continent of Africa.. In Central Africa, it borders Uganda, Congo, Burundi, and Tanzania

Who is the President of Rwanda?

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What is the reason for Rwanda genocide in 1994?

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What is Hotel Rwanda about?

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Why did the genocide occur in Rwanda?

There were two different ethnic groups, the Hutu and the Tutsi. TheTutsis were in command for a very long period of time. When thepresident of Rwanda died the Hutus decided to rebel against theTutsi and kill all of them, resulting in a genocide.

Who ruled Rwanda?

Rwanda was ruled by Tutsi kings up until it became a German colonyin 1899 when it became a nation of indirect rule. After the RwandanGenocide ended in 1994, President Pasteur Bizimungu came intopower, followed by Paul Kagame.

Who were the victims and aggressors of Rwanda?

It was and remains far more then two rival groups, the Hutu and the Tutsi trying for control in a vacumn left by Belgian withdrawal. The Tutsi were the first to suffer actual genocide. The Hutu had suffered for years under Tutsi domination and Belgium was slow to respond and may have shown a degree (MORE)

What is the Currency of Rwanda?

The national currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan Franc. Its approx.725 francs to 1 American Dollar (currently subject to change).

What is Rwanda like?

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What is the type of economical control by Rwanda?

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Who imperialized Rwanda?

Rwanda was first a German colony. In the early 1900s, it became a Belgian colony. Rwanda gained its independence from Belgium in the early 1960s.

Why is there genocide in Rwanda?

It mainly had to do with political power. The Hutus wanted more political power. At the time a Tutsis was president of Rwanda. The Hutus were willing to do anything to get that power. Even killing their neighbor's, friends, or even family. They were willing to kill anyone who got in their way, or tr (MORE)

Why did were people forced to migrate from Rwanda?

why did were people forced to migrate from Rwanda? people are forced to migrate from Rwanda to get rid of the war that is coming to the and because they wat to be safe some of the people migrated in Rwanda and some of them get in the war and start shoting people.

Who did Rwanda target?

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Why was there a civil war in Rwanda?

Rwanda, while under Dutch control, was an established colonial state. A minority group, the "Tutsis", were given special status and privileges over the majority ethnic group, the "Hutus", by the Dutch colonial powers in exchange for collaboration. Many Tutsis abused their position and repressed the (MORE)

Who colonized Rwanda and when?

Rwanda has previously been colonised by Germany, who first arrived to Rwanda in 1897 and took control over it soon after. In 1989, Belgium seized Rwanda from Germany in 1916 after the defeat of Germany in World War I.

How many wars have happened in Rwanda?

Too many... Rwanda has been a part of civil and tribal warfare since we first began to keep track of such things. It is impossible, however, to give you an accurrate number.

Why did geniocide happened in Rwanda?

•The Hutus and the Tutsi have been fighting for years over who should lead and who should follow. This conflicting relationship started when Belguim colonized there in 1916. They gave the people identity cards classifying people by their ethnicity. The belgesregarded the Tutsis as superior to t (MORE)

When did genocid in Rwanda start?

The conflicts that lead up to the genocide started in 1916 between the Hutus and the Tutsis. One thing lead to another and things got worse over time, leading to the genocide which officially started in August 1993 after the assassination of their president Juvenal Habyarima.

What effect does AIDS have on the economy of Rwanda?

It can lessen the tourism economy in Rwanda because the people who depend their livelihood on tourist visiting the place will be more affected like, hotels , planes and many other establishments. Half of the country's economy is depending on tourist. People travel to enjoy and to relax. They need to (MORE)

Who was involved with the Rwanda genocide?

The Hutus were told to kill the Tutsi population by the Hutus controlling Rwanadan radio,and the Hutus take up 84% of the Rwanda Pop., and the Tutsis only 14%. So the Tutsis didn't really stand a chance

What languages are spoken in Kigali Rwanda?

Kigali City is the capital of Rwanda where the official languages are Kinyarwanda, French, and English. Those languages, along with Swahili and any of the other regional languages may be heard in Kigali since it is the capital city.

Is Rwanda in Uganda?

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Who won the genocide in Rwanda?

Nobody won the genocide, as genocide is not a war per se, but rather a crime against humanity where everyone involved loses.

What are the names of the characters in Hotel Rwanda?

Don Cheadle. as Paul Rusesabagina. Sophie Okonedo. as Tatiana Rusesabagina. Nick Nolte. as Colonel Oliver (based on Roméo Dallaire). Joaquin Phoenix. as Jack Daglish. Fana Mokoena. as General Augustin Bizimungu. Cara Seymour. as Pat Archer. Jean Reno. as Sabena Airlines President Mr. (MORE)

Is the genocide in Rwanda still happening?

Well, some think that the genocide in Rwanda is still happening though down in their hearts/thoughts it is. i am saying that genocide in Rwanda is not happening... though its kind of confusing but it's not. :)

What is the Interhamwey in Rwanda?

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Who discovered Rwanda?

rwanad was discover by german soldoirs during the time of hictor the body of the dead jews were laid to rest there

Why was Rwanda Colonized?

Just as with the rest of the African continent, it was colonized by the European powers for the purpose of empire (money, expansion of global influence, to "civilize" the "dark continent"). I believe Rwanda's cash crop was coffee... Germany ruled Rwanda until WW1, then the territory was handed over (MORE)

Is Rwanda capitalist?

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Where is Rwanda on the map?

Rwanda is a country in Western Africa. It is near the Great Lakes, and Rwanda is bordered by Congo, Uganda, Burundi, and Tanzania. It is also close to Ethiopia.

What foreign country once controlled Rwanda?

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