Louise Mushikiwabo: Return from Exile to Diplomacy

This is the candidate that nobody was waiting for.

Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs, officially endorsed, somewhat to everyone’s surprise, by President Macron in March 2018, will undoubtedly take the reins of the International Organization of La Francophone, TOPAFRICANEWS has established.

Minister Louise Mushikiwaba who is very fluent in Kinyarwanda, French, English and even Swahili is the sole candidate on OIF Secretary General Position.

La Francophonie countries are holding meeting in Armenia during which they will elect the New Secretary General of OIF.

Michael Jean, a canadian Haitian, her Government announced it will not support her.

Return from Exile to Diplomacy

Since the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, Rwandan women have proved their ability to handle different matters with diligence and no one doubts also that their diligence in handling problems was not only done here in Rwanda but also on International Scene, in politics, economy, Security, Economy, etc.

Rwanda’s women are serving in International peacekeeping missions; they are heading various International organizations, etc…and now Louise Mushikiwabo who has been known on International Scene, with 100% chances, she is going to head the General Secretariat of the International Organization of La Francophone (OIF).

Born in 1961 in Kigali where she grew up, Louise Mushikiwabo is the youngest of a family of nine children.

After graduating from high school, she teaches English time before earning a scholarship to go to the United States.

It is from Washington where she became an interpreter that she will live the drama of the genocide (April to July 1994), whose brother, the political leader Landoald Ndasingwa (called Lando), is one of the first victims.

“In 2005, she published in the United States a voluminous story entitled ‘Rwanda Means The Universe’, a way for her to overcome the trauma and honor the missing. “, says the journalist Mehdi Ba on Jeuneafrique.com.

After a detour via Tunis, 2008 marks the year of his return to Rwanda.

In 2009, President Paul Kagame appointed her as the head of the Ministry of Information, before making her his head of diplomacy.

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