Prime Minister of Rwanda

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Rwanda
Coat of arms of Rwanda.svg
Anastase-Murekezi.jpg
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 article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Rwanda

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Rwanda since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Rwanda in 1961 (during the Rwandan Revolution), to the present day.

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

The current Prime Minister of Rwanda is Anastase Murekezi, since 24 July 2014.

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions

Prime Ministers of Rwanda[edit]

Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office
Republic of Rwanda (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 Grégoire Kayibanda
(1924–1976)
No image.png 28 January 1961 1 July 1962 Hutu Parmehutu Mbonyumutwa
Himself
Republic of Rwanda (independent country)
Post abolished (1 July 1962 – 12 October 1991)
1 Sylvestre Nsanzimana
(1936–)
No image.png 12 October 1991 2 April 1992 Hutu MRND Habyarimana
2 Dismas Nsengiyaremye
(1945–)
No image.png 2 April 1992 18 July 1993 Hutu MDR Habyarimana
3 Agathe Uwilingiyimana
(1953–1994)
No image.png 18 July 1993 7 April 1994
(assassinated.)
Hutu MDR Habyarimana
5 Jean Kambanda
(1955–)
No image.png 9 April 1994 19 July 1994
(ousted.)[1]
Hutu MDR Sindikubwabo
6 Faustin Twagiramungu
(1945–)
Twagiramungu Faustin.jpg 19 July 1994 31 August 1995 Hutu MDR Bizimungu
7 Pierre-Célestin Rwigema
(1953–)
No image.png 31 August 1995 8 March 2000 Hutu MDR Bizimungu
8 Bernard Makuza
(1961–)
No image.png 8 March 2000 7 August 2011 Hutu MDR /
Independent
Bizimungu
Kagame
9 Pierre Habumuremyi
(1961–)
Pierre Damien Habumuremyi.jpg 7 October 2011 24 July 2014 Hutu RPF Kagame
10 Anastase Murekezi
(1952–)
Anastase-Murekezi.jpg 24 July 2014 Incumbent Hutu PSD Kagame

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Fled to Zaire at the end of the Rwandan Civil War and the Rwandan genocide

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