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Rwanda celebrates RPF/RPA 20th liberation anniversaryPublish Date: Jul 04, 2014
Rwanda celebrates RPF/RPA 20th liberation anniversary
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Rwanda president and host. Paul Kagame gives a speech at the celebrations
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By Vision Reporter

Rwanda on Friday celebrated the RPF/RPA 20th anniversary of the liberation struggle.

Rwanda president Paul Kagame hosted east African heads of state led by East African Community chairman, Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta among other high profile dignitaries. President Museveni was also in attendance.

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(l-r) Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya); Slava Kiir (South Sudan), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda) and host, Rwanda's Paul Kagame

Host Paul Kagame explains something to other heasd of state

A dancer entertaining guests at Amahoro stadium

East Afrcan heads of state admire the monument at Rwanda Parliament commemorating the Campaign Against Genocide museum

 

(Left-right) Ethiopian Foreign Affairs minister Tedros Adhanom; Salva Kiir (Sudan) Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Paul Kagame and wife Jeanne (Rwanda) Uhuru Kinyata (Kenya) and Burundi first Vice President Prosper Mbazombaza and wife after the unveiling of the monument at Rwanda Parliament commemorating the Campaign Against Genocide museum

Urukereza cultural group entertaining guests with Itore dance at Amahoro Stadium

Rwanda Defence Forces Chief Gen. Patrick Nyanvumba and IGP Emmanuel Gasana

RDF officers saluting during the celebrations

Urukereza cultural group entertaining guests with Itore dance at Amahoro Stadium

Urukereza cultural group entertaining guests with Itore dance at Amahoro Stadium

Urukereza cultural group entertaining guests with Itore dance at Amahoro Stadium

Urukereza cultural group entertaining guests with Itore dance at Amahoro Stadium

 

People thronged the stadium to mark the celebrations

EAC Speaker Margaret Zziwa (3rd left) in attendance

 

Uganda foreign affairs minister and newly elected President of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Sam Kutesa (right) in attendance

 

 

 

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