Kagame makes major shakeup in the army
Rwandaâ€™s President Paul Kagame and Commander-in-Chief of Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) has made changes in the army, appointing Maj. Gen. JACQUES Musemakweli as the Army Chief of Staff.
Musemakweli has been the head of Republican Guard. He was replaced by Maj. Gen. Alex Kagame, who has been Division Commander in Southern Province.
According to a communique issued by Rwanda Defence Forces, the President also dismissed Maj. Gen. Richard Rutatina from his position as the head of Military Intelligence (J2). The new changes Â«Â take immediate effectÂ Â», the statement says.