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NIGERIA POLITICS: Oby Ezekwesili to Nigerians: ‘Disrupt the Status Quo’ Or Nigeria Would End Up Like Rwanda Because of Our Political, Economic Crisis

NIGERIA POLITICS: Oby Ezekwesili to Nigerians: ‘Disrupt the Status Quo’ Or Nigeria Would End Up Like Rwanda Because of Our Political, Economic Crisis

Former Minister of Education and Convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Group, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili said, “For Nigeria to survive, it must overthrow the existing order especially the 57-year-old political class and entrenched pattern. We can’t continue to allow a few people who have hijacked our government to decide our fate, the citizens must rise to disrupt the status quo. A well constituted non-partisan group of intellectuals must help Nigeria fight this war because it cannot be a war fought without knowledge. We need a conversation of economic structure, inequality and governance that comes from the people. Its time to interrogate the dreams of the founding fathers, we must think differently. How long will it take for Nigeria to lift 100 million out of poverty when China used only 30 years to lift 700 million out of poverty. Its time for the citizens to organise a collective action that can produce results. Today, our literacy level is still 59 per cent while Rwanda has progressed to 72 per cent within two decades since the genocide.”

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RWANDA POLITICS: Kagame, Mpayimana, Habineza Presidential Election Campaigns Take Center Satge

RWANDA POLITICS: Kagame, Mpayimana, Habineza Presidential Election Campaigns Take Center Satge

President Kagame, the flag bearer for the ruling RPF-Inkotanyi, will launch his campaign in Southern Province’s Ruhango District today.

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RWANDA POLITICS: Diane Shima Rwigara Disqualified From Election

RWANDA POLITICS: Diane Shima Rwigara Disqualified From Election

Diane Shima Rwigara, a 35-year-old accountant, was one of three candidates left off the list, and the only woman.

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RWANDA POLITICS: Parliament Passes Cyber Security Bill

RWANDA POLITICS: Parliament Passes Cyber Security Bill

In December the same year, the draft law was returned to parliament following President Paul Kagame’s request that it’s revised further to include articles, mostly concerning national security.

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RWANDA POLITICS: Frank Habineza Elected to Oppose Kagame in August Election

RWANDA POLITICS: Frank Habineza Elected to Oppose Kagame in August Election

“He (Kagame) has more money. He has been in power for 20 years. They have companies. We are not scared of that,” Frank Habineza added.

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RWANDA POLITICS: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Buried At Home After Years in Exile

RWANDA POLITICS: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Buried At Home After Years in Exile

Relatives of King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa have also rejected a declaration by a courtier last week that his successor should be the king’s nephew, who now lives in a modest house in England.

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RWANDA POLITICS: Tribunal Charges Jean Claude Seyoboka Over Genocide

RWANDA POLITICS: Tribunal Charges Jean Claude Seyoboka Over Genocide

Jean Claude Seyoboka is also accused of leading an attack that killed two politicians, Theoneste Gafaranga and Andre Kameya, who opposed the genocide.

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RWANDA: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Biography And Profile

RWANDA: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Biography And Profile

King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa was born on June 29th, 1936 at Kamembe in south west Rwanda. Read King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Biography and Profile.

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RWANDA: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Passes Away

RWANDA: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Passes Away

Born Jean-Baptiste Ndahindurwa, King Kigeli came to power in 1959 and was forced to leave the country after clashing with the Belgian colonial power.

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RWANDA: 3 Women To Join Kagame’s African Union Reform Team

RWANDA: 3 Women To Join Kagame’s African Union Reform Team

The AU is expected to wean itself of donor dependency by 2018. President Kagame was tasked with leading efforts to reform the AU into a self-reliant body.

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BENIN: Africans Visiting Benin No Longer Need Visas

BENIN: Africans Visiting Benin No Longer Need Visas

“Learning from Rwanda, I have decided that Benin will no longer require visas for other Africans,” Benin’s president Patrice Talon said.

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RWANDA: Paul Kagame Biography And Profile

RWANDA: Paul Kagame Biography And Profile

Paul Kagame was born in Gitarama Prefecture, Rwanda, in October 1957. Read Paul Kagame Biography And Profile.

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RWANDA: From Hatred To Reconciliation

The Catholic church and its journal Kinyamateka, the country’s first periodical, are now seen as playing a vital role in the creation of racist ideology.

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RWANDA: Ignace Murwanashyaka Sentenced 13 Years By German Court For Abetting War Crimes

RWANDA: Ignace Murwanashyaka Sentenced 13 Years By German Court For Abetting War Crimes

Rwandan Justice Minister Johnston Bussingye cautiously welcomed Monday’s sentences. “It is a good step but it is a very small step.

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Muhammadu Buhari Receives New Ambassadors To Nigeria

The new ambassadors are – Mr. Andrezj Dycha of Poland, Mr. Stanislas Kamanzi of Rwanda and Mr. Stephane De Loeckeras of Belgium. Read more.

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