Why Rwanda doesn’t celebrate its Independence Day

On July 1, Rwanda marked 60 years of independence from Belgium. However, unlike other African countries that celebrate with pomp and festivities, Independence Day in Rwanda is a somewhat muted affair. On¬†Rwanda’s¬†Independence Day and a public holiday, no national celebrations are being held to mark the occasion. Instead, the Rwandan government rolls that event together with Liberation … Continue reading Why Rwanda doesn’t celebrate its Independence Day