Kigali Memorial Centre opens

The Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre announced their opening on Tuesday as the first research and postgraduate teaching institute for Genocide prevention.

The study program will be open to undergraduates and postgraduates studying all aspects of human rights and conflict prevention, running both teaching seminars and giving access to primary research resources for doctorate and masters students, the centre said in a statement.

Craig Cowbrough from the Centre told RNA separately that it is expected the new centre will be operational by the end of February next year.

The center sits on a site where 258,000 victims of the Rwandan genocide are buried, and will include the histories of some 38,000 survivors and their families. You can find their website at

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