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Kagame Appoints Courts’ Presidents, Supreme Court Justice

by Williams Buningwire
2:44 pm

Justice Aimee Muyoboke Karimunda

President Paul Kagame has appointed François Regis  Rukundakuvuga as the president of the Court of Appeal and Clotilde Mukamurera as the president of the Commercial High Court.

Also appointed this Thursday is Dr. Aime Muyoboke Kalimunda as a Judge in the Supreme Court. 

Rukundakuvuga replaces Dr. Kalimunda as president of the Court of appeal while Mukamurera replaces Emanuel Kamere at the head of Commercial High Court. 

François Regis  Rukundakuvuga

Previously, Dr. Kalimunda served as Senior Lecturer at University of Rwanda and as Advisor to the Deputy Chief Justice of Rwanda.

As far as Mukamurera is concerned, she began her judiciary career in 2000 as a Judge at Gisenyi Intermediate Court and later was appointed Vice President of the Rusizi Intermediate Court.

She holds a Masters in Business Law from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. 

Clotilde Mukamurera

Mukamurera also served as a member of the High Council of the Judiciary from 2008 to 2015.

For Francis Regis Rukundakuvuga, he worked as a commissioner at the Rwanda law reform commission in 2018. In 2019, he was appointed justice at the Supreme Court.

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