Richard Kabonero


H.E Richard Tumusiime Kabonero: High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to Rwanda.

Ambassador Kabonero a career diplomat joined the Diplomatic service of Uganda in 1989 and served in various Departments including Africa Department, protocol and Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kampala

He became the High Commissioner of Uganda to Rwanda in 2006, where he was also accredited to Burundi for 5 years. Prior to his assignment in Kigali he served at the Uganda Embassy in Washington from 1994-2005 as well as the Uganda High Commission  in Nairobi Kenya from 1990-1994.

He has held various posts including special envoy to tripartite plus, International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and election observer in various missions around the world.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Makerere University Uganda and MA in International relations from the University of Nairobi.

He is married with four children. 

He is an avid runner and has completed 6 marathons including 3 marine corps marathons and the JFK 50 miler.