Rwandan Refugees Begin Departure From Mozambique

Rwandan Refugees Begin Departure From Mozambique (News Central TV)

After nearly three decades since fleeing the 1994 genocide, a group of Rwandan refugees in Mozambique has begun their journey home.

In the 100 days between April and June 1994, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were killed. Millions more others were forced to flee to neighbouring countries.

According to Mozambican authorities, there are approximately 3,000 Rwandan refugees in the nation.

Many of them now believe that the circumstances that prompted them to flee their homeland have improved.

The Rwandan government is assisting in the reintegration of refugees. The repatriation is voluntary, and 19 refugees will be taken home this week.

Miyonsenoa Domoties, one of the refugees, said she was confident in Rwanda’s peace and was coming home after eight years in Mozambique.

Your Friends Also Read:  OPEC Daily Oil Basket Price Now $90.46 Per Barrel

“We chose to flee to Mozambique. But after some time, good information arrived indicating that there was peace in Rwanda, so we have decided to go home,” she said.

The genocide was sparked by the death of the Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, when his plane was shot down above Kigali airport on April 6, 1994.

Meanwhile, on March 39, News Central reported that the Rwandan Government evacuated 120 migrants from Libya.


All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.
Your Friends Also Read:  Terrorists Gun Down Zamfara Gubernatorial Aspirant

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Total
0
Shares

Leave a Reply

Previous Article

Rwandan Court Upholds 25-year Sentence For 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero

Next Article
Zenith Bank: Nigerian Bourse Drops 0.33 Per Cent

Nigerian Bourse Drops 0.33 Per Cent

Related Posts
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App