Prime Minister of Rwanda

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Rwanda
Coat of arms of Rwanda.svg
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Incumbent
Édouard Ngirente

since 30 August 2017
Appointer Paul Kagame,
as President of Rwanda
Inaugural holder Grégoire Kayibanda
Formation 28 January 1961

This article lists the prime ministers of Rwanda since the formation of the post in 1961 (during the Rwandan Revolution), to the present day. A total of eleven people have served in the post. The current prime minister of Rwanda is Édouard Ngirente, who took office on 30 August 2017.[1]

Key

Political parties
Other factions

List of officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Ethnic group Political party President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Rwanda (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 No image.png Grégoire Kayibanda
(1924–1976)
28 January 1961 1 July 1962 1 year, 154 days [[]] Parmehutu Mbonyumutwa
Himself
Republic of Rwanda (independent country)
Post abolished (1 July 1962 – 12 October 1991)
2 No image.png Sylvestre Nsanzimana
(1936–1999)
12 October 1991 2 April 1992 173 days MRND Habyarimana
3 No image.png Dismas Nsengiyaremye
(born 1945)
2 April 1992 18 July 1993 1 year, 107 days MDR Habyarimana
4 No image.png Agathe Uwilingiyimana
(1953–1994)
18 July 1993 7 April 1994
(assassinated.)
[a]
263 days MDR Habyarimana
5 No image.png Jean Kambanda
(born 1955)
9 April 1994 19 July 1994
(ousted.)
[b]
101 days MDR Sindikubwabo
6 Twagiramungu Faustin.jpg Faustin Twagiramungu
(born 1945)
19 July 1994 31 August 1995 1 year, 43 days MDR Bizimungu
7 No image.png Pierre-Célestin Rwigema
(born 1953)
31 August 1995 8 March 2000 4 years, 190 days MDR Bizimungu
8 Bernard Makuza.JPG Bernard Makuza
(born 1961)
8 March 2000 7 October 2011 11 years, 213 days MDR /
Independent
Bizimungu
Kagame
9 Pierre Damien Habumuremyi.jpg Pierre Habumuremyi
(born 1961)
7 October 2011 24 July 2014 2 years, 290 days RPF Kagame
10 Anastase-Murekezi.jpg Anastase Murekezi
(born 1952)
24 July 2014 30 August 2017 3 years, 37 days PSD Kagame
11 Tourism, development and peace - The story of Rwanda (41565511561).jpg Édouard Ngirente
(born 1973)
30 August 2017 Incumbent 3 years, 223 days PSD Kagame

See also

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