Nothing Personal - Is Five an Unlucky Number for Rwandan Mayors?
Within the past week alone, Gicumbi, Bugesera and Nyagatare mayors and deputy mayors have quit office, following their counterparts in Rusizi and Nyabihu, Ruhango, Kamonyi, Nyamagabe and Rubavu. Almost all of them have cited "personal reasons" for their decision.
Former City of Kigali acting mayor Parfait Busabizwa (left) shakes hands with newly-elected mayor Marie-Chantal Rwakazina, as the president of the Advisory Council Anastase Rutabingwa (2nd left) and his deputy Janvier Gasana look on.
New Times, 30 May 2018
Just two years into their five-year term, nearly a third of the mayors have since resigned. Read more »
New Times, 28 May 2018
Richard Mutabazi, the Secretary General of Rwanda Basketball Association (Ferwaba) was appointed as acting mayor of Bugesera District on Sunday. Read more »
Emmanuel Nsanzumuhire and his vice mayors Priscilla Uwiragiye and Eric Ruzindana have cited "personal reasons" for their resignations. The development comes a few days after the ... Read more »