Why was Rwanda Colonized?

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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 to Belgium, then independence from Belgium in the 1960s.
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Who started the Rwanda?

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Who is the President of Rwanda?

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What is the reason for Rwanda genocide in 1994?

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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?

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How do they do colonics?

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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?

Rwanda is a sovereign state in central and east Africa, located afew degrees south of the equator. The land is dominated bymountains in the west and savanna to the east, with many lakesthroughout. Rwanda has two rainy seasons and two dry seasons eachyear.

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.

What can a colon do?

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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?

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Who did Rwanda target?

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Why was there a civil war in Rwanda?

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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.

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Is Rwanda in Uganda?

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What is the Interhamwey in Rwanda?

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Colonization refers to a state whereby a microorganism is found in a person without causing a disease.