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Cameroon reorganises military, Rwanda retires 12 generals



Reorganising their armed forces, the governments of Rwanda and Cameroon are said to be responding to the recent coups in Niger and Gabon.A national publication in Rwanda called News Times reported that the retirement of many commanders and twelve generals had been accepted by the Federal Government.

According to the journal, the Rwanda Defence Force released a statement on Wednesday, August 30, announcing the retirements.Two three-star generals, Charles Kayonga and Frank Mushyo Kamanzi, and two four-star generals, James Kabarebe and Fred Ibingira, are among the retired.

While the other two have held service chief positions in the past, Kabarebe and Kayonga have held the position of Chief of Defence Staff of the RDF.

The announcement partially states, “In addition, 83 senior officers, 6 junior officers, and 86 senior noncommissioned officers, whose contracts terminated, as well as 160 medical discharges, have been granted for retirement by the President.

”President Paul Biya of Cameroon has also appointed new personnel to the military.All of this was said in a message signed by Biya and shared on X, the platform that was formerly known as Twitter. The official language of the nation for communication, French, was used to write the declaration.

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