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The Leadership of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, in its Executive Committee meeting of 5th May 2010, has replaced the vacant position of the Secretary General and re-organized the Executive Committee membership.The new Secretary General, Ms. Didacienne KANGEYO is a former member of Social Democratic Party (PSD), she worked at the Party Headquarters, as a National Permanent Secretary, for 6 years, since 2002-2008.Her brother NGANGO Felician, was a founder member and former First Vice... Read more
We, members of the Executive Committee of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, strongly condemn the statements made to different media houses by Mr.Charles KABANDA, Mr.Vincent NSHIMIRIMANA and Ms. Jean Marie Vianey KANTENGWA, who defected from the party on 22 April 2010.We strongly condemn their statements, due to the following reasons :1. The allegations made to the Founding President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Mr.Frank HABINEZA, that he made statements they don’t agree with... Read more
On the 24th March, 2010 the interim leaders of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda held a meeting with the representatives of the Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC), discussing issues related to the registration of The Green Party. The democratic Green party of Rwanda (in-formation) was represented by Mr.Frank HABINEZA, Founder and Interim President and Mr.Charles KABANDA, Interim Secretary General, while the Ministry of Local Government was represented by Mr.Fred MUFURUKI, Director of... Read more
None, kuwa gatatu, taliki ya 24/03/2010, abayobozi b’Ishyaka Riharanira Demokarasi no Kurengera ibidukikije (Democratic Green Party of Rwanda) ar ibo Bwana Frank HABINEZA (Umuyobozi mukuru w’agateganyo) na Bwana Charles KABANDA (Umunyamabanga mukuru w’agateganyo) bahuye n’Intumwa za Minisiteri y’Ubutegetsi bw’Igihugu, Amajyambere Rusange n’Imibereho myiza y’Abaturage (MINALOC) aribo Bwana Fred MUFURUKI (Umuyobozi ushinzwe imiyoborere myiza na Bwana Oswald BURASANZWE (Umuyobozi ushinzwe... Read more
AFRICAN GREENS FEDERATIONReport of the African Greens congress15th-19th April, 2010, KAMPALA UGANDAApril 15th 2010Ugandan Greens congress : The Final result was the election of the National Executive Committee, of the already registered, Ecological Party of Uganda (EPU), headed by Mr.Charles Lwanga Baale. This also marked the final implementation of the MoU signed between NAPO/National People’s Organization and UGM/ Uganda Green Movement, that established the Ecological Party of Uganda. Mr.... Read more
The Permanent Consultative Council of Opposition Parties in Rwanda which brings together : The United Democratic Forces–Inkingi, The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Le Parti Social IMBERAKURI, is strongly disturbed with the warning Letter issued by the Minister of Local Government, Mr. James MUSONI, yesterday, 25th February 2010 to politicians and politicians to be in Rwanda. The Hon. Minister is flogging a dead horse, what he is saying is common knowledge. We are law abiding citizens and are... Read more
In our endeavour to strengthen the democratic process in Rwanda, to bring the current regime to accept the right of every Rwandan citizen to enjoy his/her full political rights, to allow Rwandans make a choice between different political programmes and to choose a leader who will have convinced them that his political programme is viable and will deliver on its manifesto ; In view of the many barriers, both legal and administrative, that the regime has put in place to prevent political parties... Read more
FRANK HABINEZA B.P. 6334 Kigali, Tel : 078 85 630 39, Email : 25th February 2010 The Minister of Internal Security KIGALI, RWANDA Dear Sir, Re : Security Threat to My Life, Requesting for Protection. I would like to take this opportunity to draw your kind attention to very disturbing events that have in the recent past surrounded my daily life as the Chairman of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda (DGPR), a party that, as you very well know, is yet to be... Read more
Frank Habineza, who was physically threatened by an unknown person while at a Kigali Hotel known as Le Printemps admits having received this information but says he does not believe that this Government can do such a thing “I do not believe that RF can stoop so low by killing a person just simply because he/she has different views, but from what aim hearing anything is possible” UMUSESO NEWSPAPER No.396.of 22nd -01 March 2010 BAD PLANS HABINEZA TO BE KILLED IN 60 DAYS Translation of some text... Read more
Désireux de renforcer l’essor démocratique de notre pays, de faire reconnaître le droit pour nos compatriotes d’exercer pleinement leurs droits politiques, de pouvoir confronter les différents projets de société afin de porter au pouvoir le parti politique et la personnalité qui aura pu les convaincre de la pertinence et de l’efficacité de son projet, Devant les nombreux obstacles administratifs et judiciaires dressés par le pouvoir en place afin d’empêcher les partis politiques de se faire... Read more
On Thursday 4th February 2010, around 15 30 hrs at Hotel Leprentemps in Kimironko, Kigali City, i was intimidated and threatened by an un-known man, whom I suspected to be a security operative. I had gone to the hotel to met a colleague : Jean Paul MUDAHERANWA aka. Sunday. When I arrived, I observed the presence of two other men. One of them left in about 10 minutes. Shortly thereafter, the unknown man who had remained behind, well dressed, presumed to be in his late thirties, brown and tall,... Read more
In Copenhagen the over-riding impression was chaos ! People queuing for hours outside in the freezing cold, and deadlocked talks inside. The conference failed on several fronts. Negotiations to protect the climate under the formal UN framework produced no meaningful result. Talks will continue through 2010 to the next Conference of Parties (COP16) in December 2010 in Mexico. The last minute ‘Copenhagen Accord’ was negotiated mainly between the Heads of State of China and the US, with... Read more
On 19th January 2010, Rwandan Journalists from the Private media convened in order to elect two members amongst themselves to represent them to the National High Media Council-a government agency that has taken over most duties of the Ministry of Information. The Media Council answers to the Ministry of Information, with the role to monitor and regulate the media sector. The council is composed of nine members. The government appoints the executive secretary plus other three council members,... Read more
As the Copenhagen COP enters its second week, the Global Greens today called for an honest climate agreement, based on science not tricky accounting. The Global Greens are concerned that rich nations are building loopholes into the agreement to give the appearance of strong targets without the reality. Land-use and forestry in particular are being used as let-out clauses to avoid actual emission reductions, according to the Global Greens Coordination, which includes representatives from Asia... Read more
Meeting between Mrs. Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, Chairperson of the United Democratic Forces (UDF-Inkingi) and Mr. Frank Habineza, Chairperson of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda On this 7th day of December 2009, the Chairperson of the UDF-INKINGI, Mrs. Victoire INGABIRE UMUHOZA and the Chairperson of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Mr. Frank HABINEZA met in The Hague, Netherlands, and jointly examined some of the fundamental problems affecting Rwanda in general and the forthcoming... Read more
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda would like to inform, the media, international community, Representatives of foreign diplomatic missions and Embassies in Rwanda and the general public that the Government of Rwanda has continued to do actions which are against democratic principles and human rights. According to what happened on 30th October 2009 in Kigali at St Paul, in our party Congress aimed at approving the party constitution, we faced extra-ordinary circumstances where by our members... Read more
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, would like to bring to the attention of the public the malicious reports of some media houses in Rwanda. The party would like to point out that some people believed to be state agents have since, 30th October 2009, subjected our members to all forms of harassment, intimidation and illegal arrest. Read the whole press release.  Read more
APA-Kigali (Rwanda) The newly formed Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is threatening to challenge Rwanda’s democracy which describes as not allowing political pluralism but operating a directed political activity. The interim President of the DGPR Frank Habineza flanked by the party’s Secretary General told APA in Kigali on Friday that there had been lack of democracy in Rwanda since monarchical time and the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) was only blind-folding the world with imaginary... Read more
New "political party" in Rwanda (17.08.09) Click links below to read various articles about the launching of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, as reported by other media Interim president Frank Habineza says free and independent media needed to report rampant human rights abuses   New "political party" in Rwanda (17.08.09) Exclussive : New political party born “to counter RPF” Bamwe mu Bahoze muri FPR Inkotanyi, Bashinze Ishyaka ryabo Rwandan Green Party blocked from meeting by... Read more