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Victoire Ingabire survives a car accident in Kigali

by Ambrose Nzeyimana
on Wednesday, August 11, 2010.

Victoire Ingabire, a Rwandan opposition leader, just survived a car accident a moment ago, a day after a Rwandan minister claimed ‘if Victoire Ingabire dies in a car accident, don’t blame the government.’

It’s 8.30 pm London time. Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, the leader of FDU-Inkingi has just escaped an attempt of murder in Kigali a moment ago.

‘Victoire Ingabire has just survived a car accident a few minutes ago,’ says her friend.

Someone who couldn’t believe the news questioned the source:’really? a few minutes from now precisely 38 the friend said that if Ingabire died it would have been by car accident and now it happens! How accurate is that?’

Another interlocutor in their conversation wonders about a report in the news saying that if Ingabire was to have a car accident people would maybe question that it wasn’t an accident. The surprise is only that what was predicted, this time it is not an accident but should now be considered as premeditated murder. The timing of the report and the accident appear suspect. You win elections and keep on silencing the critical voices.

‘She just told me. I am only confirming the news. Those involved are injured, but people in her car are not. The car is a bit damaged. It just happened near her home,’ reports Ingabire’s friend.

At the question from someone who asked if there was any collision Ingabire’s friend explained that they knocked her car from behind.

This is interesting and scary. Mrs Victoire Ingabire, a Rwandan opposition leader, just survived a car accident a moment ago, a day after a Rwandan minister claimed ‘if Victoire Ingabire dies in a car accident, don’t blame the government.’

Can the celebrations of the elections’ victory continue? Will the endorsements of the elect President continue?

On the contrary of James Bond movies where villains are brought down, in Rwanda the community international is celebrating them.

Ambrose Nzeyimana
Africanist and Human rights activist

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1 comment

1 manyamuala { 08.13.10 at 3:55 pm }

This assassination method has been employed former British colonies including Kenya where political opponents used to be eliminated by either plane or auto crashes. When this occurs, the death is blamed on the accident. Very convenient!
Daniel Arap Moi of Kenya used poison which took months to kill administered to his political adversaries! The political adversaries would be flown abroad for treatment only to die there on arrival!

Rwanda is flooded with so many assassins posing as friendly NGOs and foreign corporate mercenaries (private securities). Congolese resources are vital to these foreign corporations that they will leave nothing to chance. They will obtain the Congolese resources by hook or crook. Because of Kagame has allowed himself to be the fall guy, his close association with these freelancers has given them the opportunity to do practically anything in Rwanda and surrounding countries! Any crime committed by them will be shouldered by Mr. Kagame or those Rwandans closed to him. Kagame may have bitten more than he can chew when he allowed the extension of Rwandan genocide to Democratic Republic of Congo! You all remember how/why Laurent Kabila was assassinated by his own body guard!!!
As long as African ruling dictators choose to view their poor unarmed Africans as problems worth waging war against, Africa is in serious trouble and this trouble is self inflicted by willing black souls like Paul Kagame and the killing mafia surrounding him

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