Kagame appoints new education, ICT ministers

By John Mbaraga
On 6 December 2017 at 08:08

President Paul Kagame has appointed Dr. Eugene Mutimura new Minister of Education and Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa, the Minister of Information, Technology and Communications (MITEC).

According to the statement released by the Office of the Prime Minister, President Kagame also appointed Olivier Kayumba, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) replacing Antoine Ruvebana.

Also appointed is Francis Musoni, the new Secretary General for Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC), replacing Henriette Umulisa.

Mutimura who had been the African Centers of Excellence Project coordinator replaces Dr. Papias Musafiri Malimba who had been on the post since June 2015.

New MITEC Minister Rurangirwa had been the Integrated Financial Management Information and System (IFMIS) Project Coordinator at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. He replaces Jean Philbert Nsengimana who had been the Minister since 2011.

The two replaced ministers have been dropped from the cabinet.

Dr. Papias Musafiri Malimba and Jean Philbert Nsengimana

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