The appointments have been announced through a statement released by Prime Minister, Dr. Edouard Ngirente.
Dr. Didas Kayihura has been serving as the Rector of the Institute of Legal Practice and Development in Rwanda.
He once served as the Acting Principal of University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS), (2016-2017). He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law at The National University of Rwanda (UNR), (2007-2009).
Dr. Kayihura holds a PhD from Utrecht University in 2015. He also has a Master’s Degree in International Business Law from Utrecht University (2006) and Bachelor’s Degree from the National University of Rwanda.
Among others, he is a member of the Rwandan Kigali Bar Association (KBA), the East African Law Society (EALS), and the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC).
Dr. Kayihura has been also serving as the Chairperson of Kigali City Council since 2021. He had been the Vice Chairperson since 2019.
Meanwhile, Dr. Raymond Ndikumana has been also working at the university of Rwanda (UR).
He once served as a coordinator of Swedish project which provides funding to the UR among others.