Rwanda President Paul Kagame lit a remembrance flame at a memorial on Sunday in the capital city of Kigali to kick off 100 days of mourning to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, according to the BBC. Kagame, who led the rebel force that eventually ended the genocide, opened a memorial that includes skulls and personal effects of the mostly minority Tutsis who died at the hands of Hutu extremists. Kagame lit a flame at the site where some 250,000 victims are buried. It will burn for 100 days, which is how long it took to kill 800,000 victims. Kagame has led the country since the end of the genocide. He won a third term in 2017 with 98.63 percent of the vote.
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