Gen Kazura new CDS, Gen Ibingira back to Reserve Force

By IGIHE
On 5 November 2019 at 12:23

President Paul Kagame and the Commander in Chief of Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) has made changes in the top leadership of RDF replacing the former Chief Defense Staff (CDS), Gen Patrick Nyamvumba by Gen Jean Bosco Kazura

The changes were announced yesterday with new forces in the command of RDF.
Gen Fred Ibingira has also been returned to his previous functions as the Reserve Force Chief of Staff.

Kagame coincidently promoted Gen Maj Jean Bosco Kazura to the rank of General and appointed him CDS.

Gen Fred Ibingira returned to Reserve Force Chief, the position he assumed between 2010 and 2018. He was subsequently replaced by Gen Maj Aloys Muganga and Lieutenant General Jacques Musemakweli.

Yesterday’s changes saw Lieutenant General Jacques Musemakweli, the previous Reserve Force Chief appointed RDF Inspector General.

Gen Maj Innocent Kabandana has been appointed Deputy Reserve Force Chief.

Brig Gen Didas Ndahiro has been appointed the Commandant of RDF Command Staff College in Nyakinama while Brig Gen Ephrem Rurangwa was appointed the Commandant of Rwanda Military Academy.

Colonel James Ruzibiza was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General and appointed the Commander of Engineering Brigade.

Colonel Karusisi Ruki has been promoted to Brigadier General and appointed Commander of Special Forces Operations Force while Colonel Joseph Karegire has been appointed Chief J3 (Operations and Training).

Among others, Colonel Faustin Kalisa has been appointed Chief J1 (Personnel), Colonel Adolphe Simbizi appointed Chief J4 (Logistics), Colonel Jean Paul Karangwa was appointed Commander of Military Police, Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Karuretwa is promoted to Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Kanombayire is promoted to Colonel and appointed Second in Command of Special Operations Force , Lieutenant Colonel Jules Rwirangira is promoted to Colonel and appointed the Commander of Artllery Division.

Lieutenant Colonel Lausanne Ingabire is appointed Chief J9 (Civil-military relations) while Major Regis Rwagasana Sankara was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.

Among others, Major Regis Rwagasana Sankara has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Gen Jean Bosco Kazura is the new Chief Defense Staff (CDS)
Gen Fred Ibingira returned to Reserve Force Chief
Lt Colonel Lausanne Ingabire is appointed Chief J9 (Civil-military relations)
Gen Maj Jean Bosco Kazura was promotedto the rank of General and was appointed CDS
Colonel Karusisi Ruki has been promoted to Brigadier General and appointed Commander of Special Forces Operations Force
Colonel Joseph Karegire has been appointed Chief J3 (Operations and Training).
Colonel James Ruzibiza was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General and appointed the Commander of Engineering Brigade.

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