Judith Uwizeye

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Judith Uwizeye
Born (1979-08-20) August 20, 1979 (age 39)
Residence Kigali, Rwanda
Nationality Rwandan
Citizenship Rwandan
Alma mater National University of Rwanda
(Bachelor of Laws)
University of Groningen
(Master’s Degree in International Economics and Business Law)
Occupation Lawyer, Academic & Politician
Years active 2006 — present
Known for Academics, Politics
Title Cabinet Minister in the Office of the President, in the Cabinet of Rwanda
Spouse(s) Manase Ntihinyurwa

Judith Uwizeye is a lawyer, academic and politician in Rwanda, who has served as the Cabinet Minister in the Office of the President, since 31 August 2017.[1] From July 2014 until August 2017, she served as the cabinet minister of public service and labour in the Cabinet of Rwanda.[2][3]


She was born in Rwanda, on 20 August 1979.[2] She obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Rwanda in 2006. She then proceeded to the University of Groningen in the Netherlands where she graduated with a Master's degree in International Economics and Business Law.[2][3]


In 2006, Uwizeye began teaching in the faculty of law at the then National University of Rwanda, in Huye.[2] The institution has since merged with other public higher institutions of learning to become University of Rwanda. At the time of her ministerial appointment in 2014, she had risen to the rank of Associate Professor, in international economics and business law.[2][3]


Judith Uwizeye is married to Manase Ntihinyurwa, a customs officer with the Rwanda Revenue Authority, and together are the parents of two young children.[2]

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  1. ^ Kimenyi, Felly (31 August 2017). "Rwanda gets new Cabinet, who is in?". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Umutesi, Doreen (31 July 2014). "Meet the new female faces in cabinet". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Jean Baptiste Micomyiza (24 July 2014). "CASS staff Member becomes Minister in the New Cabinet". Kigali: University of Rwanda, College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS). Retrieved 31 August 2017.

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