Rwanda's Cabinet - 'A Shining Example For Other African Govts'
About 15 years ago, Rwanda was ranked 37 globally for the number of seats held by women in parliament but today, at over 60%, Rwanda has the highest percentage of women in parliament in the world. With the entry and re-appointment of other youthful men and women, the average age of the new cabinet has fallen to 47.5 years, writes Athan Tashobya for The New Times.
New Times, 25 October 2018
When President Kagame announced his new Cabinet last week, among the things that stood out was the number of women appointed and the entry of youthful first-timers. Read more »
New Times, 24 October 2018
Richard Sezibera has officially assumed office as Rwanda's Foreign Minister, taking over from Louise Mushikiwabo, who is set to head to Paris, France as the Secretary General of… Read more »
The women in Paul Kagame's new Cabinet.
11 of 20 posts in President Paul Kagame's new administration have been taken by women. Kagame has cautioned the ministers against any form of mediocrity, saying they must give ... Read more »