Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Heads of the Parliament of Burundi/Republika y'uburundi
(Female Suffrage 1961)

Also see Burundi Heads and Burundi Ministers

Circa 2001-03 Secretary General of the Transitional National Assembly Angèle Niyuhire
2003-05 Vice-Secretary General of the Transitional National Assembly

2005-07 President of the Inama NshingmateKa/l’Assemblée Nationale Immaculée Nahayo
Minister of Solidarity, Human Rights and Children. Also known as Mamma Imakukata, she is widow of the former Minister of the Interior
Simon Nyandwi, and mother of 6 children. (b. 1948-).

2005-06 1. Vice-President of the Senate Yolande Nzikoruriho
In exile during the civil war and mother of 6 children.

2005-10 2. Vice-President of the Senate Générose Mukerabirori
Widow of former Minister of Education, Gilles Bimazabute.

2005 Member of the Bureau of the Senate Pétronie Habanabashka

 2005-10 Member of the Bureau of the Senate Clotilde Bizimana
She was chairperson of the Permanent Commisison for Economic Affairs, Finances and Budget

2005-10 Member of the Bureau of the Senate Jeanne Chantal Niyonzima

2007-08 1. Vice-President of the l'Assemblée Nationale Alice Nzomukunda
Secretary General of the Transitional National Assembly 2004-05 and Spokesperson of RAFEBU (Ralliement des associations des Femmes Burundaises) and the League of the Women of CNDD-FDD. 2005-06 2. Vice-President responsible for Economic and Social Issue
, , Leader of the Democratic Alliance for Renewal (ADR) from 2009 and Presidential Candidate in 2010. (b. 1966-).

2008-10 1. Vice-President of the l'Assemblée Nationale Irène Inankuyo

2008-13 2. Vice-President of the l'Assemblée Nationale Gloriose Baradandikanya
First Secretary at the Embassy in Egypt.

2010-15 1. Vice-President of the l’Assemblée Nationale Mo-Mamo Karerwa

2015 Acting President

After the incumbent President joined the opposition and left the country, she acted as head of the assembly.

2010- 1. Vice-President of the Senate Persile Mwidogo

2010- Member of the Bureau of the Senate Espérance Citegetse

2010- Member of the Bureau of the Senate Gloriose Hakizimana

2013- Queastor of the l'Assemblée Nationale Denise Sindokotse

 

 

 Last update 10.08.15