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Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire


Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire is a Rwandan politician. She is the Chairperson of the United Democratic Forces. She is also a candidate in Rwanda's 2010 presidential elections.

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Created: 6th Jul 2010
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Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire
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Date of Birth: Oct/3/1968
Place of Origin: Rwanda

Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire was born in Rwanda, but has been living in the Netherlands since the 1990s.

In the Netherlands, Ingabire was actively involved in politics,specifically that of the Rwandan politial opposition in exile. Ingabire returned to Rwanda in January 2010.

Ingabire joined the Republican Rally for Democracy (RDR) in Rwanda in 1997. She was appointed the president of the Netherlands branch in 1998 and later was named the President of the RDR at an international level (2001).

In 2003, Ingabire was appointed as President of the Union of Rwandan Democratic Forces, an affiliate of RDR.

Ingabire was officially elected as the presidental  candidate under the Unified Democratic Forces (FDU)-Inkingu party. Rwanda's elections will be held in August 2010.


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