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Launching AGF Secretariat in Burkina
The African Greens Federation (AGF) registered a lot of success during 2012. This was a year where most of the African Greens dreams were able to come true.During 2012, AGF in collaboration with the Global Greens Coordination and other partners were able to hold the Third Global Greens Congress in Dakar, Senegal between March and April 2012. This congress was a turning point for the Greens of the world.AGF was also able to successfully hold its second Congress in Dakar, between 28th and 29th... Read more
Frank Habineza
 The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda wishes to inform all Rwandans, members of the media and the international community, that it has cancelled it’s planned founding congress of 16th November 2012.We had submitted an official request to Gasabo District, Kigali, City, on 25th September 2012 to have the congress on 16th November.We shall submit a new request early next year. Done at Kigali, 12th November 2012 Frank HabinezaFounding President   Read more
New Executive Committee
On 13th September 2012, at Hotel Umubano ( Ex-Novotel), we had a press conference and re-launched the activities of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda.We presented our political program and the new interim executive committee. We plan to have our founding congress in November.We also stated that our immediate plan will be to request the registration of our party and prepare for the September 2013 parliamentary elections.New Interim Executive Committee: Democratic Green Party of... Read more
Commonwealth meeting in  Dar es Salaam,Tanzania, May 2012,seated in the middle are:Ghana’s Ex-President Jerry Rawlings,Commonwealth’s Deputy Secretary General,Ms.Masire Mwamba,Uganda’s Minister of Information,Hon.Ruhakana Rugunda and other dignitaries from Uganda,Tanzania,Kenya,Rwanda, Zambia,Sychelles,Ghana,Kenya,Nigeria and UK
Media Release: Third Anniversary–Resuming Political Activities Inside the Country.On the occasion of the third anniversary of  the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, we take on the opportunity to inform all party members, well-wishers and the general public that we have re-committed ourselves to resume political activities inside the country. The party leader, Frank Habineza, who has been away in Sweden, since August 2010 will be back early September to spearhead the process of registering the... Read more
Lancement officielle du Siège
 Après plusieurs années de lutte, les écologistes et verts d’Afrique sont reconnus sous la dénomination « Fédération des Verts d’Afrique » en abrégée FEVA. La structure continentale a désormais son siège implanté à Ouagadougou au Burkina Faso.  Le quartier général de cette union et son bureau exécutif présidé par le Rwandais Frank HABINEZA a été présenté à la presse le 21 juillet.  Les faits remontent en avril 2010 à Kampala en Ouganda où s’était tenu le congrès constitutif de la Fédération des... Read more
Andre Kagwa Rwisereka at the Green Party Congress
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, calls upon Rwandan authorities to re-open investigations into the death of its Ex-Vice President, Andre Kagwa Rwisereka, who disappeared on 13th July 2010 and found decapitated the next day.Today, marks two years, after that gruesome murder and the perpetrators of that crime have not yet been brought to justice.The National Public Prosecution Authority announced in October 2011, that, they did not have enough evidence to pursue the case and thus decided to... Read more
AGF members in Dakar
 African Greens Federation is now Legally Registered I have a great pleasure to announce the official registration of the African Greens Federation ( AGF)/ La Federation des Verts Africains ( FEVA), which was done  yesterday, the, 29th of June 2012 in, Ouagadougou,  Burkina Faso. We are grateful to our First Vice President, Mr.Adama Sere, who has worked tirelessly to make this registration process a success, thanks also goes to our host-party leadership, (Rassemblement Des Ecologistes du... Read more
Global Greens in Dakar
International Green delegates from 70 countries met in Dakar, Senegal, 29th March - 1st April, for the first ever Global Green Congress held in Africa (www.dakar2012.org) and tackled issues such as solidarity, democracy, biodiversity, climate change, and the future of the Global Greens parties. This Global Greens gathering was preceded by the 2nd African Greens Congress on 28th and 29th March 2012, which was supported by Green Forum Sweden and the 3rd Global Young Greens Congress, from 27th-... Read more
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The President of African Greens Federation, Frank Habineza, warmly welcomes you all to the 3rd Global Greens Congress in Senegal. This will be the first one to be held in Africa. Other details can be found from: www.dakar2012.org, www.africangreens.org and www.globalgreens.org Read more
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has learned with great sadness the news of the deaths and causalities of the recent grenade attack in Kigali on 3rd January 2012.We are very shocked that this is the second grenade attack falling near our party offices in Remera-Kigali. The last one was thrown just 100 metres away and this recent one has also been close.Several of our members in Remera-Kimironko, which also happens to be the home area of the Party President, Frank Habineza, are now... Read more
Friends of Rwandan Greens (FoRG) express their disappointment that CHOGM ruled out the recommendation of the Eminent Persons Group to set up a Human Rights Commissioner."We are saddened that despite the almost unanimous support of the Commonwealth civil society and particular nations – including Australia – CHOGM could not reach consensus to appoint a Human Rights Commissioner," said Frank Habineza, President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda."It appears that despite the grandiose... Read more
The President of the Opposition Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Frank Habineza has travelled to Australia to share with the Commonwealth family what is happening in Rwanda, because in his own country he cannot speak out. Mr Habineza's Party Vice-President was murdered in suspicious circumstances before the 2010 election."For Rwanda's sake, the Heads of State must support the Eminent Persons Group recommendations this weekend to ensure that the Commonwealth can speak out when its values... Read more
Australia and other Commonwealth Governments naively believed admission to the Commonwealth would support Rwanda's path to democracy, but human rights abuses have continued and worsened, President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Frank Habineza, and Australian Greens Leader, Bob Brown, warned today."The Commonwealth should take action or risk Rwanda becoming another Zimbabwe. Without swift action, the calls will become louder to suspend the Commonwealth's newest member," Senator... Read more
Friends of Rwandan Greens (FoRG) call upon the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia, to prevail on the Government of Rwanda and ensure that democracy and human rights are upheld and end the political impasse in the country.''Rwanda was permitted to join the Commonwealth in 2009 despite serious concerns being expressed by the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda," said Frank Habineza, President, Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, speaking from Sweden.The concern that... Read more
Frank Habineza's Acceptance Speech :African leader in Innovation & Sustainability Award from Pilot InternationalRepresentative of the Office of President Republic of Uganda, Representative Office of Vice President, Republic of Gambia, Hon. Ministers, Hon. Presidential Advisors, Excellences, President and CEO Pilot International, Members of the Award Committee, Distinguished Ladies and GentlemenFirst of all, I wish to recognize all the people to whom an especial reference is due and... Read more
Pilot International, A Global Private-sector driven organization based in Uganda, whose purpose is to promote global sustainable development for the benefit of humanity and the Planet, has announced 3 Global icons in innovation and sustainability as the winners of the 2011 Global Pilot Awards.Frank Habineza, the President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and President of the African Greens Federation emerged as the winner of the "African leader in Innovation & Sustainability... Read more
On the occasion of the second anniversary of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, a global network of concerned citizens launches Friends of Rwandan Greens (FoRG) in Australia.FoRG is aimed at supporting democracy in Rwanda and the right of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda to campaign as an opposition party without fear of violence or repression.FoRG has been launched on 15th August 2011, also in time to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth,... Read more
One Year Later : Our Slain Vice President Andre Kagwa RWISEREKA's Killers Have Not Faced Justice.Today July 13th 2011, marks one year since our slain First Vice President Andre Kagwa RWISEREKA, went missing and his body found decapitated the next day, in Butare, Rwanda.One year later, no one has been brought to justice. The prosecution Authority stated that, it had insufficient evidence to press any charges.We call upon the Rwandan Government to expedite the investigations and bring to... Read more
Solidarity with the international Greens, especially the Greens in Rwanda and Africa was one of the key milestones achieved from the just concluded Swedish Green Party National Congress held in Karlstad. The Congress attended by over 1000 delegates also elected new Party Leaders (Spokespersons) : Parliamentarians : Åsa Romson (female) and Gustav Fridolin (male).'We need new rules on arms exports that create transparency and prevent the use of bribes, even the weapons supporters in... Read more

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