Home News Burundi flag at full mast despite genocide memorial Sunday April 15 2018 Speaker of Rwanda’s lower chamber of deputies Donatile Mukabalisa lights a bonfire during genocide commemoration activities in Kicukiro District on April 12, 2018. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NMG In Summary Although Rwanda and Burundi share the same ethnic composition and speak a similar language, their governments have consistently been at loggerheads.The political impasse has undermined cross-border trade relations between the two countries. Advertisement By IVAN R. MUGISHA More by this Author By KABONA ESIARA More by this Author Related Stories Sun Apr 15 08:55:00 EAT 2018 Genocide denial will not change historical facts -lawmaker Rwanda's Senate president says there are many people attempting to deny what happened. Advertisement In the headlines Looking back at the Kagame year at AU As head of reform team since 2016, his goal has been to wean the AU off donor funding. Economic trouble in Tanzania? Let in the army Magufuli says the army is being deployed to defend the nation in its economic war. Karamoja: Uganda's tourism frontier Media council sues Tanzania govt over press freedom Ethiopia misses decent toilet target EU: Tanzanian govt pressure on envoy forced his recall How Kenyan police let in Somalia's Shabaab bombers Are refugees in EA welcome or not?