James Musoni

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James Musoni
Born Rwanda
Residence Kigali, Rwanda
Nationality Rwandan
Citizenship Rwandan
Alma mater Makerere University
(Bachelor of Commerce)
Newport International University
(Master of Business Administration)
Harvard Kennedy School
(Certificate in Public Finance Management)[1]
Occupation Politician
Years active 2000 — present
Known for Politics

James Musoni is a Rwandan politician, who served as the cabinet minister of Infrastructure from 24 July 2014 until 6 April 2018.[1]

Background and education[edit]

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, awarded by Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Newport International University, in Los Angeles. His Certificate in Public Finance Management was obtained from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.[2]


From 2000 until 2001, James Musoni served as the Deputy Commissioner General of Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA). He was then promoted to Commissioner General of Rwanda Revenue Authority, serving in that capacity from 2001 until 2005.[2]

He was appointed to the Rwandan cabinet for the first time on 8 June 2005, as State minister for Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, Tourism and Cooperatives, serving in that capacity until 2006.[3] He was then appointed Minister of Finance and Economic Planning from 2006 until 2009.[2] He was then promoted to full Cabinet minister in the same ministry on 20 August 2005, where he served for about eight months before he transferred to the Ministry of Finance as cabinet minister serving there from 2006 until 2009. He then served as the Minister of Local Government from 2009 until 2014.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Jean de la Croix (6 April 2018). "Minister James Musoni Dropped In Mini Cabinet Reshuffle". Kigali: Kt Press). Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d Mininfra (24 July 2014). "James Musoni's Biography". Kigali: Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure (Mininfra). Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  3. ^ New Times Reporter (16 August 2007). "CID questions James Musoni". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 6 September 2017.

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