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DGPR will not Participate in the Upcoming Parliamentary Elections.

The newly registered Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, wishes to inform the general public that, it will not be able to participate in the September 2013 parliamentary elections.

The party finds it not possible to have all the necessary requirements for the upcoming parliamentary elections, given the set deadline to submit the list of candidates.

DGPR will prepare for the local elections in 2016 and the presidential elections in 2017.


Done at Kigali, 12th August 2013

Dr.Frank Habineza

President, Democratic Green Party of Rwanda


Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has officially been Registered.

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is pleased to inform all its party members, well-wishers, members of the media and the general public that it has finally received its registration certificate from Rwanda Governance Board, today, 9th August 2013.

This is a very important step forward in the democratisation process of Rwanda. The struggle to get the party registered has taken four years. The Party was officially launched on 14th August 2009 and journey has been very tough.


Party Communique: Official Request for Registration as a Political Party Submitted

We are pleased to inform all party members, members of the media and the general public, that today, 26th July 2013 at 12:03 PM, we finally submitted to Rwanda Governance Board the official request to register the  Democratic Green Party of Rwanda as a political party in the Republic of Rwanda.


Rwanda Democratic Green Party's founding Congress was a Great Success


The Founding Congress of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda which took place on 21st June 2013, was a great success.

The Congress had over 1000 delegates from the 30 districts of Rwanda. All the districts had more than the 5 people required by law.

The Congress approved the party constitution, Internal rules and regulation and the Central Executive Committee.

Members signed on several party documents infront-of the Public Notary.


Permission Granted by Gasabo District to hold Party Founding Congress

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda wishes to inform party members, the general public and the media fraternity, that it has finally received the permission to hold its founding congress from Gasabo District.

We had submitted a new request to the District Mayor on 5th June 2013, explaining measures taken to move the party registration process forward.

The Party’s founding congress shall take place on Friday, 21st June 2013 in the ‘Salle Polyvallente la Verdana-Kimironko’, ex-Casabonita, 50 metres past Kibagabaga Road before Kimironko prison.



North African Greens Federation Established and Other Important Achievements

The representatives of North African Green Parties from Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco who met in Cairo-Egypt from 6th -9th June 2013, unanimously decided to establish the North African Greens Federation (NAGF).

The Headquarters of this regional federation shall be located in Cairo-Egypt and the secretariat shall be hosted by the Egyptian Green Party.

Elected Executive Committee


Press Release: Opposition Party Registration Becoming Impossible in Rwanda

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda wishes to inform the general public and members of the media that, it’s evidently becoming more impossible to have an opposition party get registered in Rwanda.


Clarifications on Mr.Mugisha Alexis and New Request to Hold Party Founding Congress

Today, we submitted a new letter to the Mayor of Gasabo District, clarifying matters concerning Mr.Mugisha Alexis and requesting a new permision  to hold a the party's founding congress. 


H.W the Mayor

Gasabo District



Dear Sir,



Press Release: New Obstacles in Party Registration and Mayors Response

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has received a response from the Mayor of Gasabo District, Kigali City, regarding the request submitted on 22nd April, to hold its official founding congress on 10th May 2013.


The Mayor, says that he received another letter from someone called Mugisha Alexis, requesting to hold a similar congress of the same party but on a different date and different venue.


The Mayor, has therefore, requested us to sort out issues in our Party that are causing confusion before seeking permission to hold the founding congress!



DGPR has Submitted New Request to Hold Founding Congress

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, has today, 22nd April 2013, submitted an official letter requesting the Mayor of Gasabo District to grant it permision to hold the party's founding congress on 10th May 2013.

The previous request was submitted in September 2012 but a response was not availed in time and the congress was called off, two days before the event.That Congress had been scheduled for 16th November 2012.

The Mayor later informed party leaders that investigations in security concerns were still going on and that was the reason for the non-response.