Magufuli Central Africa Decision Makers 

ICC in hot water again with African Leaders over its Probe of Burundi

(AGV):Tanzania President is Furious over ICC’s Meddling in Burundi. A statement from the office of Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the court’s decision “compromised efforts” of an East African Community (EAC) committee “charged with seeking a resolution to the Burundi conflict.” The committee is led by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa. Ugandan President Museveni on Saturday accused the ICC of “interfering in the efforts of the EAC.” He currenty heads the EAC, a regional bloc made up of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and South…

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Cameroon 

Cameroon: Arrested protestors forced to pay 60 USD bribe to be released

At least 500 people remain detained in overcrowded detention facilities following mass arbitrary arrests in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon, and many wounded protestors fled hospitals to avoid arrest, Amnesty International said today. Those detained were arrested following protests in dozens of towns in North-West and South-West Cameroon on 1 October, in which more than 20 people were unlawfully shot dead by security forces. “This mass arrest of protestors, most of whom were acting peacefully, is not only a violation of human rights, but is also likely to be counter-productive,”…

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Dr.Frank Habineza Central Africa Rwanda 

Rwanda Elections: Statement by Frank Habineza, After the Presidential Elections

On behalf of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and on my own behalf, I would like to thank every Rwandan who voted for me. You demonstrated much love for our manifesto and you believed just like me, that there could be some improvements and changes on what has been done in this country. You all have given me more courage and confidence to continue a more democratic struggle for our beautiful country. I also wish to take on this opportunity to thank the national congress of the Democratic Green…

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Anti Balaka fighters at Bangui´s estate PK9 Central Africa Central African Republic 

Central African Republic spirals into new crisis

Three years after armed groups in the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire agreement, more than one million people are displaced. “The number of families uprooted from their homes has increased to a level we have not witnessed since the peak of the conflict in 2014,” warned Eric Batonon, Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). More than 100,000 people have fled their homes in the Central African Republic since April, due to renewed fighting in several parts of the country. Over 534,000 people are now displaced within the…

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Dr.Frank Habineza Central Africa Rwanda 

Dr.Frank Habineza confirmed by Electoral Commission as Rwandan Presidential Candidate

The National Electoral Commission has today the 7th of July 2017 confirmed Dr. Frank Habineza as a presidential candidate in the Rwandan presidential elections, representing the opposition Democratic Green Party of Rwanda. This is a big milestone achieved after struggling for eight years towards democratic change. This will be the first election where the ruling party will compete with an opposition party since the country was returned to democratic rule in 2003. Please follow and like us:

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Dr.Frank Habineza Central Africa Rwanda 

Frank Habineza has joined the uphill battle to dethrone longtime ruler Paul Kagame

Dr. Frank Habineza leader of The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, has submitted all credentials for Presidential candidacy to the National Electoral Commission, today, the 12th of June 2017 according to an announcement made available to the Africa Global Village by the party spokes Person. According to the Rwandan constitution and all electoral laws and instructions, the requirement for competing for the Presidency require that the persons Confirmation of Rwandan nationality, document or Letter confirming single citizenship(To Rwanda), verifiable Birth Certificate, Certificate of criminal record, proving that the candidate has…

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Diane Shima Rwigara Central Africa Rwanda 

Nude photos of Diane Shima Rwigara threaten to derail her bid to unsit Incumbant Paul Kagame

35-year-old Diane Shima Rwigara is about to find out how hard running for President of Rwanda can be. On Friday, May 5, 2017, the nude photos of Rwanda’s leading female presidential candidate leaked on the Internet. As we went to press, there are no strong leads on how the pictures surfaced online but there are whispers that it was a job from her ‘enemies’- the ruling party. The gist from Rwanda is that the attempt to smear Rwigara’s image have so far backfired. The nude photos are said to have…

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh Central Africa US 

Gambia: Massive US visa refusals as a result of Trump’s immigration Policies

A family member got refused a visa to the US this week even though they had close to a million dalasis and have traveled extensively in the past. They currently even hold a UK visa, which is  due to expire in 2022. After enquiries, her daughter was told by someone working at the embassy that there is currently a restricted quota placed on the Gambia hence the numerous refusals. I wanted to ask if you are aware of this, as I know last year the State Department said the visa…

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kayumba-Nyamwasa Central Africa Rwanda 

Democratic Green Party of Rwanda Strongly Condemns Gen.Kayumba Nyamwasa’s False Statements

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda condemns in the strongest terms possible the careless false statements of the exiled Gen.Kayumba Nyamwasa in his case at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights in Arusha(ACHPR), where he discredited DGPR’s case at the Rwandan Supreme Court in 2015, regarding the change of the constitution, thinking that it would give him an upper hand at the ACHPR. Please follow and like us:

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Central Africa Rwanda 

DGPR Congress Confirmed Rwanda Presidential Candidate and Political Program

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is pleased to inform the general public that, on Sunday, 19th March 2017, it held it’s first national congress and confirmed Dr.Frank Habineza as the party’s flag bearer in the upcoming presidential elections planned for 3-4th August 2017. The congress had party representatives from all the thirty districts and four provinces plus the city of Kigali. Each district and province is represented by six executive committee members and five advisors. All members of the Central Executive Committee, National Executive Committee and the political bureau…

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