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BBC HARDtalk: Peaceful transfer of power needed in Rwanda

The Chairman of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Dr.Frank Habineza, had an Interview on the BBC HARDtalk program on 2nd December 2015.The Interview was conducted by Ms.Zeinab Badawi, it covered a wide range of issues in Rwanda and one of the main messages was the respect of term limits, which will ensure peaceful transifer of power, which has not been witnesed in the last 100 years.

The program can be followed from the following links:


Keep it below 2°C: Presidents of Green parties worldwide launch joint proposals on climate change

Two days before the Climate Summit in Paris, 40 presidents of Green parties from all continents launch a powerful call for action. With a joint statement to 'keep it below 2°C’ (the IPCC target for limiting climate change) and one concrete and workable proposal per green party, the presidents want to put the climate summit and its challenges in the spotlight.


Le Rwanda a besoin d’une alternance politique dans la paix- Interview avec Jambo News

Jambo News basé en Belgique, a eu l'occasion d'interviewer le président du Parti démocratique vert du Rwanda sur de nombreuses questions concernant le parti et le pays. Ces questions concernent le changement de la constitution, Victoire Ingabire, Gen.Karenzi Karake, l'exil en Suède, etc.


Green party iranenga ibyo kwemeza kuvugurura itegeko nshinga

Ishyaka Democratic Green Party of Rwanda (DGPR) ntiryishimiye ibyavuye mu matora ya Sena k’umushinga w’ivugurura ry’itegeko nshinga rya Repubulika y’u Rwanda kubera ko ntacyo Sena yahinduye ku ngingo y’172.

Ibi bibaye nyuma yaho  kuwa kabiri, taliki ya 17/11/2015, inteko Ishinga amategeko umutwe wa Senat yemeje umushinga w’ivugurura ry’itegeko nshinga ikaba itaragize icyo ihindura ku ngingo y’172.


Rwanda Constitution’s Article 172 is a Contradiction of Article 101: DGPR will conduct a no change Campaign

Kigali (17/11/2015): The Rwandan Senate has today finalised the revision of the constitution and adopted to keep two term limits, but left the contradicting Article 172, which allows a transitional term of seven years, before Article 101 could be implemented.  

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, finds this Article 172 a key challenge to peaceful transfer of power and sustainable peace and security. DGPR will therefore conduct a no change campaign when the referendum is confirmed.


Rwanda Green Democrats with Global Greens in Paris COP21

Greens are part of the global movement building momentum for a safe climate. Rwanda Green Democrats will be in the global climate marches on 27-29 November, the weekend before COP21 begins. We will be at COP21 in Paris.  DGPR President, will be a key speaker  in the Global Greens webinar (online seminar) where Greens will come together and discuss what we are doing to tackle climate change.

Speakers will include:


Parliament Votes to Maintain Term Limits in the Constitution but Introduces an Inconsistent Article 172

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda takes note of today's (29/10/2015) vote by the Rwandan Parliament on the draft constitution and especially on Article 101, regarding term limits. It’s good that the Parliament took notice of our request and accepted to reduce the term limits from 7 years to 5 years and also to maintain the term limits.


Umwanzuro wa nyuma wu Rukiko rw'Ikirenga mu rubanza DGPR yarezemo Leta yu Rwanda

Umwanzuro wa nyuma wu Rukiko rw'ikirenga mu rubanza Ishyaka Democratic Green Party of Rwanda ryarezemo Leta yu Rwanda, nkuko rwasomwe kuwa 8/10/2015.



DGPR Successfully Trained Political Bureau Members on Participatory Democracy, Human Rights, Elections and demands Government Action.

On Saturday, 17th October 2015, the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, successfully trained its political bureau members on participatory democracy, human rights and elections at Hotel Le Printemps in Kigali.

Rwanda Supreme Court Rules to Change the Constitution: DGPR will hold a No Change Campaign

Today, the 8th of October 2015, Rwanda’s Supreme Court, chaired by the Chief Justice, Prof.Sam RUGEGE, ruled in favour of changing the constitution in the case submitted by the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, vs the Government of Rwanda, regarding the non-lifting of Presidential Term Limits from the Constitution.

According to Article 98 of the Rwandan Constitution, the President of the Republic is the Guardian of the Constitution and guarantor of national unity.