Kagame makes appointments and changes within RDF

By IGIHE
On 3 September 2019 at 10:11

The President of the Republic Paul Kagame and the Commander in Chief of the Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) yesterday made changes in RDF where Maj Gen Emmanuel Bayingana has been appointed as the Air Force Chief of Staff.

Maj Gen Bayingana has replaced Maj. Gen. Charles Karamba who was previously appointed Rwanda’s ambassador to Tanzania.

Bayingana has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zigama Credit and Savings Society (CSS). He is also the former Vice Chairman of the National Itorero Commission.

The statement from the Ministry of Defense (MINADEF) reads that President Kagame also appointed Brig-Gen Vincent Nyakarundi was appointed as the Head of Defence Intelligence and Col Andrew Nyamvumba as the head of Defence Research and Development at the Ministry of Defence.

Nyakarundi, who was Rwanda’s first-ever military attaché to the United Nations (UN) in New York, replaced Col Andrew Nyamvumba.
Appointments are to take immediate effect as per MINADEF statement.

Maj Gen Emmanuel Bayingana has been appointed as the Air Force Chief of Staff.
Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi was appointed as the Head of Defence Intelligence
Col Andrew Nyamvumba as the head of Defence Research and Development at the Ministry of Defence.

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