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Louise Mushikiwabo
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4th Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Assumed office
3 January 2019
Preceded by Michaëlle Jean
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda
In office
4 December 2009 – 18 October 2018
President Paul Kagame
Preceded by Rosemary Museminali
Succeeded by Richard Sezibera
Personal details
Born 22 May 1961 (1961-05-22) (age 60)
Jabana, Kigali, Rwanda
Political party Independent
Alma mater National University of Rwanda
University of Delaware
Profession Public relations

Louise Mushikiwabo (born 22 May 1961) is the fourth and current Secretary General of Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. She previously served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Rwanda from 2009 to 2018. She also served as Government Spokesperson. She had previously been Minister of Information.

On 12 October 2018, she was elected for a four-year term for the position of Secretary General of Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) at the Summit of Francophonie in Yerevan, Armenia.

MSC 2014 Ischinger-Mushikiwabo Zwez MSC2014
Mushikiwabo with German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger at the 50th Munich Security Conference 2014
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