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Rwakazina elected Kigali Mayor

Written by: Administrator
Friday, May 25th, 2018, 11:33

Marie-Chantal Rwakazina,45, has won by a landslide to become a new Mayor of the City of Kigali in now the second by-election held during this term. Rwakazina garnered 146 votes against eight that went to her fellow contestant Henriette Murekatete.


Economist Rwakazina replaces Mayor Pascal Nyamulinda who resigned his job nearly a month ago.


Before she joined active politics Rwakazina had served as a lecturer of Economics at the University of Rwanda. She has also worked with the United Nations (UN) as a Coordinator of UN support programmes in Rwanda.


The mother of two represents Nduba Sector at the council of the City of Kigali.

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