Prime Minister of Rwanda

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Rwanda
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Incumbent
Édouard Ngirente

since 30 August 2017
AppointerPaul Kagame,
as President of Rwanda
Inaugural holderGrégoire Kayibanda
Formation28 January 1961
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Rwanda

This article lists the prime ministers of Rwanda since the formation of the post in 1961 (during the Rwandan Revolution), to the present day. A total of eleven people have served in the post. The current Prime Minister of Rwanda is Édouard Ngirente, who took office on 30 August 2017.[1]

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions

List[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Ethnic group Political party President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Rwanda (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 No image.png Grégoire Kayibanda
(1924–1976)
28 January 1961 1 July 1962 1 year, 154 days Hutu Parmehutu Mbonyumutwa
Himself
Republic of Rwanda (independent country)
Post abolished (1 July 1962 – 12 October 1991)
2 No image.png Sylvestre Nsanzimana
(1936–1999)
12 October 1991 2 April 1992 173 days Hutu MRND Habyarimana
3 No image.png Dismas Nsengiyaremye
(1945–)
2 April 1992 18 July 1993 1 year, 107 days Hutu MDR Habyarimana
4 No image.png Agathe Uwilingiyimana
(1953–1994)
18 July 1993 7 April 1994
(assassinated.)[a]
263 days Hutu MDR Habyarimana
5 No image.png Jean Kambanda
(1955–)
9 April 1994 19 July 1994
(ousted.)[b]
101 days Hutu MDR Sindikubwabo
6 Twagiramungu Faustin.jpg Faustin Twagiramungu
(1945–)
19 July 1994 31 August 1995 1 year, 43 days Hutu MDR Bizimungu
7 No image.png Pierre-Célestin Rwigema
(1953–)
31 August 1995 8 March 2000 4 years, 190 days Hutu MDR Bizimungu
8 Bernard Makuza.JPG Bernard Makuza
(1961–)
8 March 2000 7 October 2011 11 years, 213 days Hutu MDR /
Independent
Bizimungu
Kagame
9 Pierre Damien Habumuremyi.jpg Pierre Habumuremyi
(1961–)
7 October 2011 24 July 2014 2 years, 290 days Hutu RPF Kagame
10 Anastase-Murekezi.jpg Anastase Murekezi
(1952–)
24 July 2014 30 August 2017 3 years, 37 days Hutu PSD Kagame
11 Tourism, development and peace - The story of Rwanda (41565511561).jpg Édouard Ngirente
(1973–)
30 August 2017 Incumbent 2 years, 143 days PSD Kagame

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Assassinated during initial events of the Rwandan genocide.
  2. ^ Fled to Zaire at the end of the Rwandan Civil War and the Rwandan genocide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rwanda, Government of (2017-08-30). "In reference to the Rwandan Constitution as amended to date, President #Kagame has appointed Edouard Ngirente as the new Prime Minister.pic.twitter.com/7cICRR7b9a". @RwandaGov. Retrieved 2017-08-30.

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