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Cablegate: Rwanda's New Cabinet Lineup

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SUBJECT: RWANDA'S NEW CABINET LINEUP

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Following is Government of Rwanda's new ministerial lineup,
after December 2 cabinet reshuffle (reftel).

Ministers
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Prime Minister: Bernard Makuza
Agriculture: Dr. Agnes Kalibata
Defense: Gen. Marcel Gatsinzi
East African Community: Monique Mukaruliza
Education: Dr. Charles Murigande
Environment and Lands: Stanislas Kamanzi (new)
Finance: John Rwangombwa (new)
Foreign Affairs: Louise Mushikiwabo (new)
Forestry and Mines: Christophe Bazivamo (new)
Health: Dr. Richard Sezibera
Infrastructure: Vincent Karega (new)
Internal Security: Musa Fazil Harerimana
Justice: Tharcisse Karugarama
Local Government: James Musoni (new)
Office of Prime Minister - Gender: Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya
Office of Prime Minister - Information: vacant
Presidency - Cabinet Affairs: Protais Musoni
Presidency (no portfolio): Soline Myirahabimana
Public Service: Anastase Murekezi
Sports and Culture: Joseph Habineza
Trade and Industry: Monique Nsanzabaganwa
Youth: Protais Mitali

Ministers of State
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Education (Primary and Secondary): Dr. Mathias Habamungu
Infrastructure (Energy): vacant
Infrastructure (Transportation): vacant
Infrastructure (Housing and Human Resettlement): vacant
Local Government (Community Development): Christine Nyatanyi
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