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Political Parties Forum Proposes New Senate Candidate

by KT Press Staff Writer
12:10 pm


The Rwanda National Forum of Political Parties Organization (NFPO) has elected Mrs. MURANGWA NDANGIZA Hadidja, from Ideal Democratic Party PDI, as its new candidate to Rwanda Senate, to replace Mrs. UWAMURERA Salama.

The replacement comes two days after The Supreme Court rejected the nomination of Salama Uwamurera from the same party to the country’s upper chamber of the Senate on grounds of lack of experience.

Murangwa Ndangiza 44, a lawyer is member of Kigali International Arbitration Centre(KIAC) and member of Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD).

With expertise in tax administration, Ndangiza served in different capacities in legal and tax advisory bodies in several public and private institutions.

The newly elected and appointed Senators are expected to take office on October 10.

More details about Mrs. MURANGWA Ndangiza Hadija

Mrs. MURANGWA Ndangiza Hadija (LLM), is a Senior Tax Expert and Legal Practioner, with massive experience in tax advisory work. She is a member of Kigali International Arbitration Center (KIAC) with a Certificate of Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitration (London).

Career achievements: Engaged in tax and legal advice in the Rwandan Public and Private sector; · Conducted and participated in influential reviews of various Tax and Trade projects supported by the Government of Rwanda, the GIZ, IFC – World Bank group, ATAF and · Instrumental in delivery of East African Community Tax harmonization programs.

Notable Advisory Positions: International Finance Corporation (IFC – World Bank group) EAC Tax Harmonisation project; · GIZ, Senior Advisor, Tax advisory project; TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) EAC Regional Integration Specialist – Legal Reform; · African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF): Consultant; and · Currently works as a Consultant in charge of Strategy and Institutional Sustainability at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR). Hadija has served on various Boards, including; The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD); The Military Medical Insurance (MMI) and Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC).

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