Donald Kaberuka

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Birthday
5, 1991
Birthplace
Rwanda
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1991 (age 27)
Birthplace
Rwanda

About

Before taking office in 2005 as the seventh President of the African Development Bank, this prominent Rwandan economist had served as his country's Minister of Finance and Economic Planning.

Before Fame

After earning degrees from both the University of Dar es Salaam (in Tanzania) and the University of East Anglia (in England), he received an economics PhD from Scotland's University of Glasgow.

Trivia

The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Global Development reviewed the African Development Bank in 2006 and suggested that several financial and management reforms be instituted by Kaberuka.

Family Life

A fluent speaker of Swahili, French, and English, he was born and raised in the northern Rwandan city of Byumba. 

Associated With

He and his contemporary, Liberian Minister of Finance Antoinette Sayeh, both had prominent careers as African economists.