Prime Minister of Rwanda

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Rwanda
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Incumbent
Anastase Murekezi

since 24 July 2014
Appointer Paul Kagame,
as President of Rwanda
Inaugural holder Grégoire Kayibanda
Formation 28 January 1961
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This is a list of Prime Ministers of Rwanda since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Rwanda in 1961, to the present day.

A total of ten people have served as Prime Minister of Rwanda.

Prime Ministers of Rwanda[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Colour key
(for political parties)

Republic of Rwanda (part of Ruanda-Urundi)[edit]

Prime Minister Term of office Political party
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Ethnicity Took office Left office Duration
1 No image.png Grégoire Kayibanda
(1924–1976)
Hutu 28 January 1961 1 July 1962 1 year, 154 days Party of the Hutu Emancipation Movement

Republic of Rwanda (independent country)[edit]

Prime Minister Term of office Political party
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Ethnicity Took office Left office Duration
Post Abolished (1 July 1962 – 12 October 1991)
2 No image.png Sylvestre Nsanzimana
(b. 1936)
Hutu 12 October 1991 2 April 1992 173 days National Republican Movement for Democracy and Development
3 No image.png Dismas Nsengiyaremye
(b. 1945)
Hutu 2 April 1992 18 July 1993 1 year, 107 days Republican Democratic Movement
4 Agathe Uwilingiyimana
(1953–1994)
Hutu 18 July 1993 7 April 1994
(Assassinated)
263 days Republican Democratic Movement
5 No image.png Jean Kambanda
(b. 1955)
Hutu 9 April 1994 19 July 1994[1] 101 days Republican Democratic Movement
6 Twagiramungu Faustin.jpg Faustin Twagiramungu
(b. 1945)
Hutu 19 July 1994 31 August 1995 1 year, 43 days Republican Democratic Movement
7 No image.png Pierre-Célestin Rwigema
(b. 1953)
Hutu 31 August 1995 8 March 2000 4 years, 190 days Republican Democratic Movement
8 No image.png Bernard Makuza
(b. 1961)
Hutu 8 March 2000 7 October 2011 11 years, 213 days Republican Democratic Movement /
Independent
9 Pierre Damien Habumuremyi.jpg Pierre Habumuremyi
(b. 1961)
Hutu 7 October 2011 24 July 2014 2 years, 290 days Rwandan Patriotic Front
10 No image.png Anastase Murekezi
(b. 1952)
Hutu 24 July 2014 Incumbent 314 days Social Democratic Party

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Fled the country at the end of the Rwandan Genocide

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