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PROMOTION OF RWANDA DEFENCE FORCE OFFICERS AND OTHER RANKS

Kigali, 11 January 2018

1. His Excellency the President and Commander in Chief of Rwanda Defence Force has promoted RDF Officers and approved the promotion of Other Ranks as follows:

a. From Lieutenant General to General – 1

(1) Fred IBINGIRA

b. From Major General to Lieutenant General – 1

(1) Jacques MUSEMAKWELI

c. From Brigadier General to Major General – 12

(1) Charles KARAMBA

(2) Eric MUROKORE

(3) Emmy RUVUSHA

(4) Emmanuel BAYINGANA

(5) Joseph NZABAMWITA

(6) Andrew KAGAME

(7) Charles RUDAKUBANA

(8) Aloys MUGANGA

(9) Ferdinand SAFARI

(10) Albert MURASIRA

(11) Jean Jacques Laurent MUPENZI

(12) Innocent KABANDANA

d. From Colonel to Brigadier General – 6

(1) John Bosco NGIRUWONSANGA

(2) John Bosco RUTIKANGA

(3) Vincent NYAKARUNDI

(4) Francis MUTIGANDA

(5) Fred MUZIRAGUHARARA

(6) Willy RWAGASANA

e. From Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel - 14

f. From Major to Lieutenant Colonel - 68

g. From Captain to Major - 79 

h. From Lieutenant to Captain – 11

i. From Second Lieutenant to Lieutenant – 457

2. A number of Non-Commissioned Officers were also promoted in their respective categories.

3. Congratulations to all those who have been promoted. 

 

                                                          I MUNYENGANGO 

                                                          Lt Col

                                                          Defence and Military Spokesperson


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