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Rwanda genocide survivor's 'tale' wins NSW Premier's History Award

Noel Zihabamwe and James Roy Source: SBS/Gode Migerano

The New South Wales Premiers History Awards were given out on Friday 2 September 2016 at the launch of History Week in Sydney. It was a gathering that celebrated the significant achievement of Australian historians.One of the works that won a top prize was a 'fictional' story on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The book - One Thousand Hills - is co-authored by Rwanda-born Noel Zihabamwe and British-born James Roy.Gode Migerano of SBS Radio's Swahili Program was at the presentation.  

A former Rwandan has won a literary prize for his work on the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

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