Rwanda Military


The Rwanda Defence Force has announced the death of the head of the military, Lt Gen Jacques Musemakweli, who was said to have died a natural death on Thursday at a military hospital.

Yes, General Musemakweli has died, he was ill,” a senior Rwandan army official told the BBC.

Gen Musemakweli was appointed head of the Rwanda Defence Forces general inspectorate in November 2019. He previously held the positions of army chief of staff, head of presidential guard, and reserves forces commander.