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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DGPR sets Conditions for Participating in 2017 Presidential Elections

DGPR Leaders The Political Bureau of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, during its meeting on 5th March 2016 in Kigali, decided that it will not participate in the upcoming Presidential elections, if the Government of Rwanda does not respond to its demands for political and electoral reforms.  DGPR submitted its petition to the Rwandan Parliament on 10th February 2016, but till now, it has received no response. The opposition Party also decided that it will make a people’s peaceful match and visit to the Rwandan Parliament soon in order…

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Rwanda Supreme Court hearing on Constitutional Change Regarding Lifting of Presidential Term Limits has commenced.

Before the Supreme Court Judges Rwanda’s Supreme Court has today, the 29th of July 2015, started hearing, the petition against the change of the Rwandan Constitution, especially Article 101, regarding lifting of Presidential term limits, filed by the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda. The Court process, started with the acceptance of the Amicus Curiae, filled by the Centre for Human Rights-Rwanda. The State advocates prayed to Court not to accept this Amicus Curiae, that, its petition was aimed at supporting the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and had nothing new….

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Rwanda’s Supreme Court postpones Green Party case

Dr. Frank Habineza, the only opposition figure in Rwanda against the third term and possible constitutional change The Rwandan Supreme Court has agreed to postpone the Green Party v the government of Rwanda case to allow the plaintiff time to find a lawyer. The court was scheduled to hear the case Wednesday July 8 but Frank Habineza, President of the Democratic Green Party requested more time as he tries to get a lawyer in the high profile case where he is suing the government to block a possible alteration to the…

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DGPR Calls upon Rwandan Authorities to Expedite Investigations in the Missing of it’s National Organising Secretary.

Missing Jean Damascen Munyeshyaka   Press Release: The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda calls upon all concerned authorities in the Republic of Rwanda to expedite investigations into the continued disappearance of it’s National Organising Secretary, Mr.Jean Damascene Munyeshyaka, who went missing on 27th June. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is very concerned and worried that two weeks later, there is no trace of life or death of Mr.Jean Damscene Munyeshyaka. The police investigations seem to be moving very slow. DGPR’s President and Munyeshaka’s wife reported the case at Nyamata…

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DGPR’s President re-elected to Chair the African Greens Federation

Press Release The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is pleased to inform members of the media and the general public that it’s President, Dr.Frank HABINEZA has been re-elected to Chair the African Greens Federation for the next four years (2014-2018). This vote of confidence took place at the African Greens Congress in Antananarivo-Madagascar, from 20th -21st June 2014. The Congress brought together 17 political parties from across Africa. The African Greens Federation has its headquarters in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Dr.Frank Habineza was first elected in 2010, when DGPR was still…

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End of year message: 2013 was a year of great accomplishments.

Posted 30 December, 2013    As we come to the end of 2013, we would like to take this moment to thank all our party members, supporters, media fraternity, human rights advocates, diplomatic missions, Government of Rwanda, friends of Rwanda and the international Greens family, for the support rendered in the great accomplishments the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda achieved during 2013. This year was both challenging and successful; the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, finally got official registration on 9th August 2013, after having struggled for four years. The…

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Rwanda opposition party to sit out vote after late registration

Rwanda’s Democratic Green Party said on Monday it will sit out September’s parliamentary election after the electoral commission took three years to register it, finally doing so just days before the deadline. Analysts say President Paul Kagame has a well-documented record of blocking, threatening or infiltrating rival parties to stifle even nascent political opposition, and that the belated registration of the Democratic Green Party can hardly be seen as a real opening of the democratic space. Most other parties are allied to Kagame’s Rwandan Patriotic Front, which holds four in…

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Rwandan Opposition Leader Receives Doctoral Degree from Bethel College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2013 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 Rwandan Patriotic Front, where most of its…

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Politician missing in Rwanda….again

By Jennifer Fierberg The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has announced the mysterious disappearance of their Communication Secretary Oustazi Omar Leo. In a statement on his Facebook page Frank Habineza, President of the Democratic Green Party, made the following statement: “We have been searching for our communication secretary, Oustazi Omar Leo since Friday last week (19/1), while I was out of the country, but yesterday (25/1) when I came back, I called his phone and he answered. We fixed an appointment (to meet) but he did not turn up and…

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