The Tutsi or Abatutsi are Nilo-Hamitic but Bantu-speaking people living in the Central African countries of Rwanda, Burundi, and the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The word Banyamulenge ("Ba-nya-mulenge") can be divided into parts.
The prefix "banya" means "people"; "Mulenge" is the name of a region near the city of Bakavu.
"People used to be Tutsi or Hutu, depending on the proximity to the king.
If you were close to the king, you owned wealth, you owned a lot of cattle, you are a Tutsi.
In fact, German`s in particular saw Tutsis like themselves and were against copulation between Tutsis, whom they saw as superior race, and the Hutus, who were inferior to them.