Kwibohora25: Seven heads of state to grace Rwanda’s Liberation Day

By IGIHE
On 3 July 2019 at 11:28

Rwanda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has announced that seven heads of states have already confirmed their attendance of the 25th anniversary of Rwanda’s Liberation Kwibohora25 to be celebrated on 4th July 2019 at Amahoro Stadium.

Heads of States who have already confirmed include the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé; Namibia President Hage Geingob and his wife; the President of Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadéra; the President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed; Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa; Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his wife as well as the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio.

It will also be graced by Nigeria Vice President , Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Tanzania Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa and the second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for EAC Affairs in Uganda, Dr. Ali Kirunda Kivenjija among other Foreign Affairs Ministers from Africa.

Rwanda will be marking 25 years after RPF Inkotanyi soldiers liberated the country from bad leadership which had deprived hundreds of Rwandans of their rights leading some of them to fleeing the country and the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Apart from dethroning bad leadership, the liberation struggle also stopped genocide.

25 years after liberation, Rwanda has made tremendous progress along the resilience journey and has earned international repute from wounds of genocide to become a role model with good leadership under the championship of President Paul Kagame.

Over the 25 years journey, new infrastructures were set up, roads were constructed and expanded electricity to rural areas among other activities promoting social wellbeing and economic transformation.

Different activities are were held in preparation of Kwibohora25 including sessions explaining history of the liberation struggle that started in 1990 paving the way for inclusive development of the country.

Different activities were held in preparation of Kwibohora25 including sessions explaining history of the liberation struggle that started in 1990

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