Kagame Appoints Dr Nteziryayo Faustin As New Chief Justice

Faustin Nteziryayo, Chief Justice speaking at the UR Alumni meeting

President Paul Kagame has appointed Dr Faustin Nteziryayo as new chief justice of Rwanda replacing Professor Sam Rugege who has been serving in this capacity since December 2011.

Rwanda Chief Justice Faustin Nteziryayo(Left) on duty at East Africa Court of Justice

Marie Therese Mukamulisa 54, was appointed Deputy Chief Justice replacing Kayitesi Sylvie Zainabu.

Deputy Chief Justice-Marie Therese Mukamurisa

Nteziryayo, once justice at Supreme court of Rwanda has been serving as justice at East African Court of Justice since 2013 while Mukamurisa was vice president of Court of Appeal of Rwanda.

During the launch of judicial year last month, the outgoing Chief Justice said that he would retire soon.

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