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 continues to torture political opponents

RWANDA : THE LATEST EPISODE IN THE PSHYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL TORTURE OF FDU-INKINGI LEADERSHIP Mrs. VICTOIRE INGABIRE AND SIBOMANA SYLIVAIN AUGUST 12, 2015   PRESS RELEASE   In our earlier press release of the 28th July 2015 we informed you of the harsh conditions that the prison authorities had imposed on FDU-Inkingi Chair Mrs Victoire Ingabire. The conditions included denying her access to her lawyer who is representing her in her appeal to the African Human and People Rights Court.Despite the fact that the government was quite aware of the representation and had…

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What Will Likely Become The Ugliest “Non-Political” Fight In Post-Kagame Rwanda?

(Editors note: The following article was written by Dr. David Himbara in January of 2013, A Rwanda native, Mr. Himbara spent a total of six years working for President Paul Kagame: from 2006 to 2010 as the head of strategy and policy in the Office of the President and from 2000 to 2002 as the principal private secretary to the president. He has worked on numerous development projects thoughout the world and is a published author. Dr. Himbara is working on a new book currently.) My readers often ask me all…

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Military Purges in Rwanda Expose Cracks in Kagame Regime

Rwandan President Paul Kagame speaking at the London Summit on Family Planning, July 11, 2012 (U.K. Department for International Development photo).   Last month, three high-ranking Rwandan military figures close to President Paul Kagame were arrested and charged with so-called crimes against state security. The military purgeshave fueled fears of a political crisis for Kagame with dissension among the ranks of his party and backers in the army. Although officers have been arrested in the past and former Kagame supporters have fled the country and openly opposed him, last month’s detentions…

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The Untold Stories: America celebrates Kagame day not Rwandan Day.

Kagame posing for a photo with a young person As Europe continues to be a hostile ground for President Kagame,he  has decided to crisscross the United States of America almost every moth preaching the gospel of lies concerning what he calls the economic success, reconciliation and shamelessly democracy .Together with his wife, the Kagame’s have been giving lectures to their admirers in some parts of United States were some people have little or no knowledge  on the atrocities against humanity  of the remaining Pinochet(Kagame) on the African Continent. Mrs Jeannette Kagame in her…

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Nyamwasa Verdict: “The attempted murder was politically motivated”

The Judge stated in court that the attempted murder of Nyamwasa was politically motivated and emanated from a group of people in Rwanda. By: Jennifer Fierberg In the case of the attempted assassination attempt on Kayumba Nyamwasa in 2010, the court has announced its decision today.  The six men plead not guilty to the charge of attempted murder for shooting of Rwandan Army General Nyamwasa.  The court reached the following verdicts:  The Tanzanian who shot ‪Nyamwasa  found guilty of attempted murder, along with three accomplices Alleged mastermind of Nyamwasa’s attempted…

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The Rwandan Opposition Still Own Worst Enemy

For two years in a row, the government of Rwanda the President in particular, has been a lot in the news for the wrong reasons.  His visit to Chicago on 11th June, 2011,  did not go as planned –it was interrupted with deafening protests by Rwandan, Congolese and other African nationals living across North America and others who came from as far as Europe who flew to Chicago to take part in denouncing President Kagame as an assassin.  This is in reference to shooting down a presidential Falcon Jet on…

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Rwanda: The Three Mistakes of Paul Kagame

President Paul KagameOn January 1, 2014, the media reported the murder in Johannesburg, South Africa, of Colonel Patrick Karegeya, a Rwandan once close to Paul Kagame (Rwanda’s President) and former Head of Foreign Intelligence Services of his country before being an outcast for becoming a fierce political opponent of a regime he had helped to establish in Rwanda.

With the maturity and political experience that 20 years in power should have brought them, one would have expected the highest officials of the Rwandan State – failing to express their condolences to the family of the deceased – to exercise caution in order not to court speculations that the murder of Mr. Karegeya by strangulation was hatched by Kagame himself. Instead, in a concert of delirious statements, senior government officials, without restraint, engaged in a pitiful and chilling communication campaign.

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RWANDAN POLITICAL PARTIES IN DIASPORA SET UP A MONITORING COMMITTEE FOR JOINT IMPLEMENTATION OF THEIR PROJECT IN THE HOME COUNTRY.

    PDP-RDI JOINT PRESS RELEASERwandan political parties in diaspora set up a monitoring committee for joint implementation of their project in the home country.   Paris, March 10, 2013__ The People’s Defence Pact [PDP-IMANZI] and The Rwandan Dream Initiative [RDI-RWANDA RWIZA] political parties jointly held a meeting in Paris on Sunday March 10, 2013 with a view to assessing the progress in preparations for their joint activities within Rwanda. After an overview of the many issues of a political, economic and socio-cultural character facing Rwanda, both parties expressed satisfaction at…

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Until the lions can tell their stories, tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter

African Expectations by Mafoya Dossoumon

Book Review

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW

If you are looking for fresh new ideas from an emerging energetic leader look no further than African Expectations by Mafoya Dossoumon.

Mr. Dossoumon describes his book, “African Expectations” as a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues hinder Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.

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