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France's policy in Rwanda between 1990 and 1994, led by an "ideologically blind" president and his entourage, was "bankrupt" and bears "overwhelming" responsibilities in the genocide of the Tutsi, according to a scathing report by historians handed over to Emmanuel Macron on Friday. This report affirms that France "remained blind in the face of the preparation" for the genocide and bears "heavy and overwhelming responsibilities" in this tragedy, which left at least 800,000 dead, mainly Tutsi. </p><div> <p>Decryption in our journal of <span><span><span><span><span>Raymond KEVORKIAN</span></span></span></span></span><strong><span><span><span><span><span>,</span></span></span></span></span></strong> <span><span><span><span><span>member of the commission, emeritus research director at the University of Paris 8.</span></span></span></span></span>
Also in the summary, lex-secretary general of the presidency of Côte d’Ivoire Patrick Achi, interim head of government since March 8, was confirmed as Prime Minister on Friday by President Alassane Ouattara, the presidency announced.
The fourth edition of the circus festival lands in the Ivorian capital until Sunday March 28. While the cultural sector has been hit hard by the Covid crisis, the slogan of this new edition is “resist”. Resist by continuing to bring culture to life, resist by promoting the artists of the continent. This is the most important circus festival in West Africa which this year will highlight jugglers from Burkina Faso, trapeze artists from Guinea and acrobats from Ivory Coast. Watch this report by Thaïs Brouck.
Make way for literature in the Journal of Africa. It is our pleasure to welcome an exceptional young author whose brilliant debut novel has been widely acclaimed by critics. The novel tells the story of a quest for identity of a young Romanian and Congolese mixed race. It’s written like a dark novel, melancholy but luminous, which speaks of love, filiation, motherhood, interbreeding, politics served by a magnificent language.
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