Rwandan diaspora leader in France killed in hit-and-run | New times


The Vice President of the Rwandan Community in France, Albert Gatera, 43, was struck by a high speed vehicle while jogging last Friday and died later on Sunday July 19.

In a press release announcing her sudden death, the president of the Rwandan community in France (CRF) Angélique Ingabire, expressed great sadness.

Gatera’s sudden death, Ingabire noted, is tragic and leaves a great void in the hearts of those who love her.

Ingabire a dit New times Thursday that the police are still looking for the driver.

Gatera, who worked in a bank in France, leaves behind a wife and two daughters, aged 10 and 13.

The father of the deceased was president of the CRF in the 1990s.

Among other things, Ingabire described Gatera as a very active man in the activities of their community and who always took his role and responsibilities seriously.

He has always done his best for the success of community projects, she writes.

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