By: Jennifer Fierberg Olivier Nduhungirehe’s true nature has been exposed. (Photo: L-The late Patrick Karegeya, R- Olivier Nduhungirehe) (WASHINGTON, DC) – Hostile exchanges erupted earlier this week between the Rwandan Permanent Representative to the United Nations and his former friends as compromising confidences appeared in the social media networks. A series of Olivier Nduhungirehe’s emails that were written between the 2003 and 2005 reveal how the newly hired Hutu official was in a very awkward positionamong Tutsi fellows of whom he said « They hate me ». Mr. Nduhungirehe indicated…Read More
The family of a former Rwandan intelligence chief found dead in a Johannesburg hotel held a memorial service for the ex-spymaster turned critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame.
Patrick Karegeya’s family and colleagues in an opposition coalition accuse Kagame of ordering his assassination. A week ago, Rwanda’s foreign minister said her government had no sympathy for the slain former spy chief. He had a falling out with the country’s president. Rwanda’s prime minister also warned at the time that betraying one’s country brought consequences.Read More
By: Jennifer Fierberg Kigali working hard to divide and confuse the opposition The murder of Patrick Karegyea of the Rwandan National Congress (RNC) has left the political opposition as well as Rwandans in the diaspora who support them raw yet determined. His murder continues to be investigated by the South African Police who have refused to comment on an open investigation. Back in Rwanda President Kagame and his political leaders have had a lot to say about the death of Karegeya both in the press and on social media outlets.…Read More
By: Jennifer Fierberg The Director General of the National Security Service in Rwanda, Emmanuel Karenzi Karake has been placed under arrest in an undisclosed facility in Rwanda. Sources held in Rwanda state he was arrested due to frequent and high volume of unexplained phone traffic between him the slain Patrick Karegeya. Lieutenant General Karenzi Karake joined the RPF in the mid 1980’s after serving in the National Resistance Army in Uganda. He fought for the RPF under President Paul Kagame during the 1994 genocide and served during peacekeeping missions in…Read More
Mr. Douglas E. Coe The Fellowship 1271 Washington Avenue San Leandro,CA 94577 USA 28th December, 2013 Dear Mr. Coe, Re: Ending the Crisis in Rwanda and the Great Lakes Region through Dialogue On behalf of the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) I am writing to inform you that the current situation in Rwanda is one of those that ought to be of the greatest and urgent concern to those in the international community who have genuine concern about international peace and security in general and in the Great Lakes region of…Read More
On January 1st 2014, the body of a Rwandan opposition leader Patrick Karegeya, was found in Michelangelo Towers Hotel (Johannesburg, South Africa), strangled to death with a rope and towels. The prime suspect is a known Rwandan national believed to be in collaboration with senior officers of the Rwandan National Intelligence and Security Services. On 13 July 2010, the beheaded body of the Vice President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, the late André Kagwa Rwisereka, was found in a wetland near Butare city in Rwanda. “This is the…Read More
Johannesburg – By the time the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, Leah Karegeya knew something was wrong. There was no message from her husband to welcome in 2014 and her increasingly frantic calls to him remained unanswered.
“We skyped and talked every single day,” said the US-based Leah of her relationship with her husband, Colonel Patrick Karegeya, Rwanda’s former spy chief, who had been living in exile in South Africa since 2007.Read More
JOHANNESBURG – According to an AP report, a Rwandan man was reportedly being sought Friday by South African police in the death of former Rwandan spymaster Patrick Karegeya, whose body was discovered in a plush Johannesburg hotel on New Year’s Day.
According to the opposition Rwandan National Congress coalition and the local New Age newspaper, the man was the last person to be seen with Karegeya. However, police would neither confirm nor deny it, saying they were chasing several leads.Read More
PRETORIA, South Africa — The death of a former Rwandan spy chief in South Africa has renewed opposition claims that Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame, is orchestrating the killings of political dissidents – allegations denied by the Rwandan government.
Patrick Karegeya, the 53-year-old former head of Rwanda’s foreign intelligence service, was found dead on New Year’s Day on the bed in his room at the upscale Michelangelo Towers hotel in Johannesburg, according to South African police, who have launched a murder investigation.Read More
The Rwandan opposition is deeply saddened to announce the assassination of Colonel Patrick Karegeya today in Johannesburg, South Africa. His body was found in a Hotel where he went for a meeting. The South African authorities are investigating the murder.
Colonel Patrick Karegeya was a key figure in the Rwandan opposition and a founding member of the Rwanda National Congress. Rwandan opposition key figures have been a target in South Africa and other parts of the world. We all remember our colleague General Kayumba Nyamwasa who survived two assassination attempts in Johannesburg on June 18, 2010 and June 20, 2010. Investigations have found overwhelming evidence of the involvement of Rwandan Intelligence operatives in those attempts.Read More