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President Suluhu pays tribute to Genocide victims

This Monday 2nd August 2021, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan who is on a two-day state visit, visited the Kigali Genocide memorial centre and paid respect to the victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

While at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi which she toured on   during her first of the two-day state visit noted that Rwanda faced a ‘sad and pity story’, during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, . 

"This was sad and a pity story," she added, "I wish it was a story, just to find out it was a reality." 

According to President Suluhu, African leaders should realise the division of communities is not a way to go. 

"God bless them all and allow them to rest in peace," she asserted.

Earlier in the day, President Suluhu and her counterpart, President Paul Kagame had held one-on-one talks followed by bilateral discussions which culminated in the signing of four bilateral agreements.