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NATIONAL POLITICAL PLATFORM PreambleWe, the founding members of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda require the Government of Rwanda to operate within the limits set forth in the Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda. As Green Democrats, we believe:Non-violence and peaceful means of conflict resolution are the best solutions to national problems. Social Justice and equal opportunity while focusing on personal and social responsibility guarantees a better future. We believe in consulting... Read more
Democratic Green Party of Rwanda's new song. It was unveiled on 29th August 2013 at the party headquaters during the flag raising ceremony. Read more
DGPR Raises Party Flag
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has today the 29th of August 2013 raised its party flag, at its main office in Kigali, Rwanda.This flag raising ceremony takes place, three weeks after getting official recognition by the Rwandan Government. This event is of great significance to the party since it marks the beginning of political activities in the Republic of Rwanda. Future activities of the party shall include: setting up of structures at different administrative levels of the country,... Read more
SG Receives the Registration Certificate from RGB Executive Secretary
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 2013Dr.Frank HabinezaPresident,... Read more
DGPR's Registration Certificate
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. We would like to... Read more
DGPR's founding congress
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.This come after having Successfully held the Party's founding congress on 21st June 2013. In accordance with the Organic Law Governing Political Organizations and Politicians: N° 10/2013/0L of 11/07/2013... Read more
DGPR's Founding Congress
PARTY COMMUNIQUEThe 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.The official request to register the party shall be... Read more
DGPR past press conference
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... Read more
Speaker of Shoura Assembly giving a prize
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 CommitteePresident, Dr.Mohamed Awad,  Egyptian Green PartyVice President, Ms.Fatima Alaoui, Morrocan Green PartySecretary General, Mr... Read more
Dr.Frank Habineza
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.DGPR’s tenth request was submitted on 6th May 2012 to the Mayor of Gasabo District. It was also an official response to the Mayor’s letter dated 3rd May, where we had clearly stated that, the party had no issues to sort out with Mr.Mugisha Alexis, since he had voluntarily resigned from the party on... Read more
DGPR Congress of 30th October 2009
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 MayorGasabo DistrictKIGALI-RWANDA Dear Sir,         Re: Clarifications on Mr.Mugisha Alexis and New Request to Hold Party Founding Congress... Read more
Dr.Frank Habineza
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... Read more
Dr.Frank Habineza
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... Read more
Dr.Frank Habineza, recieving the Doctorate
On 15th March 2013, Dr.Frank Habineza, Founding President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, recieved a Honorary Doctorate of Humanities, from Bethel College, Mishiwaka, Indiana, USA.The degree was presented in honor of his work in promoting democratic reforms and human rights in Rwanda and across Africa.Dr.Habineza, is also the President of the African Greens Federation- a coalition of green political parties and political movements across Africa, with headquaters in Ougadougou, Burkina... Read more
Frank Habineza
Frank Habineza, founder and president of the Opposition Democratic Green Party of Rwanda will receive an honorary Doctoral Degree from Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana, USA, during a campus ceremony at 10:00 am Friday, March 15, 2013. The degree is presented in honor of Mr. Habineza’s work in promoting democratic reforms and human rights in Rwanda and across Africa.The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda was officially launched in August 2009 as an alternative to President Paul Kagame’s Ruling... Read more
The consultative meeting of the Executive Committee of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda held both on 1st and 2nd February 2013, resolved to relieve Mr.Omar Leo, from his duties as the party’s communication secretary, due to his irresponsible behaviour largely displayed in his oral and written communications, especially in the social media. As a member of the party and a citizen aspiring for a public office, integrity must be unquestionable and credentials unimpeachable. Matters relating to... Read more
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