Therence Sinunguruza

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Therence Sinunguruza (born 2 August 1959) is a Burundian Tutsi politician and active member of Union for National Progress (UPRONA), currently serving as First Vice President in charge of political, administrative and security matters. Previously he was a Member of Parliament from 2005 to 2010 and Sinunguruza is known to have held different ministerial positions including Minister of Institutional Reforms from 1994 to 1996, Minister of Justice from 1997 to 2001 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2001 to 2005.[1] He was also the Burundi Ambassador to the United Nations from 1993 to 1994. After President Pierre Nkurunziza was reelected for a second term in 2010, Sinunguruza was appointed 1st Vice President in the Nkurunziza regime. Therence Sinunguruza is known to be multilingual and a big fan of basketball. He is married to Odette Ndikumagenge and father of four children.