Frank Rusagara

Visiting Fellow

Frank Rusagara is currently the Director of the RDF Department of Information, Documentation and Military History. Born in Rwanda, he lived, studied and worked in Uganda and Kenya. He was involved in the struggle for the liberation of Rwanda and, after 1994, held several portfolios in policy formulation and implementation as a senior officer of the Government of Rwanda in the Ministry of Defense.

He has previously been the G1 – General Staff Officer in Charge of Personnel an Administration, Director of Finance, Secretary General (Permanent Secretary) of the Ministry of Defense, President of the Rwanda Military Court and Commandant of the Rwanda Military Academy, Nyakinama. He is currently the Military Historian for the Rwanda Defense Forces. He is also the Chairman of the Rwanda Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), and the Rwandan Chapter of the Africa Centre for Strategic Studies (ACSS).