Rwanda Essay Topics

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda describes the rivalry between two ethnic groups, the Hutus and the Tutsis. Both groups shared the same language, culture, territory, customs and beliefs but had different physical features and belonged to different ‘classes’. On the 6th of April 1994, the Presidents of Rwanda and Burundi were killed when their plane was shelled by… View Article

Hotel Rwanda: The Movie

The Hutu’s and Tutsi’s once lived in harmony in Central Africa. They lived as one group until the Germans sold the country to Belgium in 1916. Independence changed everything for the two denominations; the Belgians chose the Tutsi’s to lead the country because they were similar to Europeans, and the Hutu’s as farmers and other… View Article

The Drawing of Nation State Boundaries in Rwanda

The drawing of Nation State boundaries in Sub-Saharan Africa didn’t take tribes, religious or regional groups into account. This consequently led to the mistreatment of some groups by others, which eventually led to the majority of reasons causing civil war and strife. These drastic events stopped economic growth and perpetuated 3rd world poverty. The European… View Article

Rwanda and Yugoslavia Genocide

The genocide in Rwanda and Yugoslavia in the 1990s resulted in massive murders to the population. Both genocides were similar in many ways. Both were caused by tensions between ethnic groups, and received little help from the world. Although both genocides had similar causes the consequences came out of it was different. The genocide in… View Article