Rwigyema

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Rwandan Patriotic Front - RANU (1979-1987)
... NRA raid at Kabamba that began the war were Tutsi refugees Fred Rwigyema and Paul Kagame, who had grown up together in Kahunge refugee camp and were both active members of RANU ... combatants were Banyarwanda, while Rwigyema was its deputy commander ... After the Museveni government was formed, Rwigyema was appointed deputy minister of defense and deputy army commander-in-chief, second only to Museveni in the military chain ...
Paul Kagame - Military Career, 1979–1994 - Rwandan Civil War
... Museveni therefore demoted Kagame and Rwigyema from their official positions in 1989 ... Kagame and Rwigyema remained de facto in senior positions, but began to accelerate their plans to invade Rwanda ... Rwigyema became the RPF leader shortly after joining and, while still working for the Ugandan army, began to plan the invasion ...
Paul Kagame - Military Career, 1979–1994 - Ugandan Bush War
... In 1978, Fred Rwigyema returned to western Uganda and met with Kagame ... During his absence, Rwigyema had joined the rebel army of Yoweri Museveni, which was based in Tanzania and aimed to overthrow the government of Idi Amin ... Rwigyema then returned to Tanzania and fought in the 1979 war in which Museveni's army, allied with the Tanzanian army and other Ugandan exiles defeated ...
Rwandan Civil War - Warfare - 1990 Invasion
... on the third day, however, when commander Fred Rwigyema was killed ... It is likely that Rwigyema was killed by his subcommander Peter Bayingana, following an argument over tactics, although the current RPF-led Government of ... Bunyenyezi, were arrested by Salim Saleh, the Ugandan president's brother, for the murder of Rwigyema and brought back to Uganda for interrogation and eventual execution ...