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Kagame meets young Rwandans to plan for next 25 years

President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame has met over 3000 young Rwandans as part of his “Meet the President” series. Wednesday’s meeting took place at the Rusororo based Intare Conference Arena and was also broadcast to thoe not able to be at the Arena. The gathering was aimed at providing the opportunity for Kagamae to engage with the young generation on the national aspirations for the next 25 years. Inspired by the country’s Vision 2050, Kagame encouraged the youth to be self-driven to consolidate the gains the country has made over…

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Rwanda to host global business forum on AfCFTA

Rwanda is set to host a major investment forum on August 9 with focus being placed on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and how to attract Foreign Direct Investments. The forum is dubbed the Golden Business Forum and is set to host over 600 investors and delegates from across the world. Set to take place at Rwanda’s Radisson Blu and Convention Center it will seek to connect Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to the rest of the world. Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) is the organizing body.…

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Rwanda shuts border with DR Congo over Ebola outbreak

Rwanda has now closed its border with DR Congo as it makes efforts to prevent any spread of Ebola into its territory. This closure is coming after at least two people died from the virus in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, near the Rwandan border. DR Congo’s presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi. A statement from the Congolese presidency said “The Congolese authorities deplore this decision, which runs counter to the advice of the WHO (World Health…

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MTN expands data penetration in Rwanda

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI – MTN Rwanda is intensifying strategies to drive data penetration in the East African country. follows the launch of a three-month long Internet Fest (iFest) focusing on promoting data services to both current and potential data users. Speaking at the launch of the campaign at Remera Taxi Park in Kigali, Chief Marketing Officer, Richard Acheampong, said MTN’s objective is to drive data penetration to the masses by offering enjoyable customer experience and value. “As part of our vision of delivering a bold, new…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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