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President of Rwanda


Paul KagamePaul Kagame

Date of Birth: 23 October 1957
Birth Place: Ruhango, Rwanda
Political Party: Rwandan Patriotic Front
Arrival in Power: 24 March 2000
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: NA

Biography:


Paul Kagame was born in Ruhango, Rwanda, in 1957. He is the current President of Rwanda. Before becoming the President of Rwanda he was the leader of the RPF or Rwandan Patriotic Front, the group who fought on behalf of the Tutsi's during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and eventually stopped the slaughter and took power. Paul Kagame started his military career as a child soldier. He became President of Rwanda for the first time in 2000, he was re-elected in 2003, and in 2010. However, he has won all the elections by over 90% of the votes and in the last election the opposition parties were banned from participating.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Kagame

Updated on: December 28, 2011

 

 

Prime Minister of Rwanda


Bernard Makuza

Date of Birth: 1961
Birth Place: NA
Political Party: Independent
Arrival in Power: 8 March 2000
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Bernard Makuza was born in 1961. He is the current Prime Minister of Rwanda. Before becoming prime minister he served as Rwanda's ambassador to Burundi and Germany. He was named prime minister on March 8th 2000.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Makuza

Updated on: December 28, 2011