Ivan Kagame & Ange Kagame attend RPF rally
is the eldest son of Rwanda's Head of State – President Paul Kagame.Ivan's father is the sixth and current President of Rwanda and the leader of Rwanda's majority party the Rwandan Patriotic Front. His mother Jeannette Kagame (born as Jeannette Nyiramongi) is the first lady of the Republic of Rwanda.
President Paul Kagame with his children Ivan Kagame & Ange kagame
On June 10, 1989; President Paul Kagame married Jeannette Nyiramongi. The couple have four children, Ivan (the eldest child) and his siblings – Ange Kagame, Ian and Brian.
For most of his childhood, Ivan Kagame was shielded from the public eye for security reasons and privacy issues.
Graduate Education and Joining the Military
Ivan Kagame with mother Jeannette Kagame
completed his school education in the United States of America.
On being of legal age, he officially joined the Rwanda Defense Forces. His father President Paul Kagame later enrolled his son at the West Point Academy.
Ivan kagame with sister Ange Kagame
Although he was shielded from the public eye as a child, since his graduation he has made several public appearances. Of which most have been for various social welfare campaigns and charity events.He was noticeable during the 2010 Presidential election campaign in Rwanda as he campaigned for his father President Kagame.