Patrick Kayumbu Mazimhaka (26 April 1948 – 25 January 2018) was a Rwandan politician. He was the former Deputy Chairperson of the African Union's African Commission. Mazimhaka was born in Rwanda. He was elected the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission in July 2003 held in Maputo, Mozambique, and held the office until 6 February 2008. He was, until his election, the Senior Presidential Advisor to the President of Rwanda on the Great Lakes Region.
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- "AU Signs a Contribution Agreements with the European Community". AUC News (African Union Commission) (16): 3. February 2007.
- The Courier: Africa-Caribbean-Pacific-European Union. Commission of the European Communities. 2000. p. 36.
- "Retired political Icon, Mazimhaka dies". IGIHE. 25 January 2018.
Further reading[change | change source]
- Linda Melvern (2000). A people betrayed: the role of the West in Rwanda's genocide (ill. ed.). Zed Books. ISBN 978-1-85649-831-9. describes Mazimhaka's 1999 recollection of Colonel Theoneste Bagosura's intention at the time of the Arusha accord to plan "Apocalypse deux".