Ministry of Defence (Rwanda)
The Rwandan Ministry of Defence (Kinyarwanda: Minisiteri y'Ingabo; French: Ministère de la Défense) is in charge of the Rwanda Defence Force. The Minister of Defence is responsible for the conduct and implementation of defence programmes. The current Minister of Defence is Gen. James Kabarebe since 2010. Lt.-Col. Innocent Gashugi is Permanent Secretary. Gen. Patrick Nyamvumba is Chief of Defence Staff.
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List of Ministers of Defence
|No.||Name||Took office||Left office||Years served||President
|1||Calliope Mulindahabi||1962||1965||3||Grégoire Kayibanda|
|3||Maj.-Gen. Augustin Ndindiliyimana||1991||1992||1|
|6||Maj.-Gen. Paul Kagame||1994||2000||6||Pasteur Bizimungu|
|7||Brig.-Gen. Emmanuel Habyarimana||2000||2002||2||Paul Kagame|
|8||Gen. Marcel Gatsinzi||2002||2010||8|
|9||Gen. James Kabarebe||2010||incumbent||5|
Source: Ministry of Defence, Republic of Rwanda. 
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