Dr. Vuningoma’s funeral is scheduled for January 25th, 2020. His body will be collected from King Faisal Hospital where he passed on at 8:30 A.M.
A memorial service will be held at his home in Kacyiru at 11:00 P.M, funeral mass from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M at Giporoso, Remera Anglican Church while his burial and committal service will be held at Rusororo at 4:00 P.M.
Dr. Vuningoma was a veteran linguist and a Rwandan culture enthusiast. He obtained a Ph.D. in African Studies at France’s University of Nice in 1989, a Master of Arts Degree from Université de Bordeaux III in 1982 and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Makerere University in Uganda in 1974. After his doctorate studies, he served as a lecturer at Kigali Independent Institute (KIE) in African Studies and later on as Vice-Rector in charge of Academics.
He also served as editor-in-chief at The New Times.
On January 18th, 2018, Dr. Vuningoma was appointed member of Media High Council (MHC).