Evariste Ndayishimiye Biography
Évariste Ndayishimiye is a Burundian politician, who has served as President of Burundi since 18 June 2020. He became involved in the rebel National Council for the Defense of Democracy – Forces for the Defense of Democracy (Conseil National Pour la Défense de la Démocratie – Forces pour la Défense de la Démocratie, CNDD–FDD) during the Burundian Civil War and rose the ranks of its militia.
At the end of the conflict, Evariste entered the Burundian Army and held several political offices under the auspices of President Pierre Nkurunziza. Nkurunziza endorsed Ndayishimiye as his successor ahead of the 2020 elections which he won with a large majority.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Age
Evariste Ndayishimiye was born on 17 June 1968, in Giheta, Burundi. He is 54 years old.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Height
He has not shared any details regarding his height, however, a review is ongoing and this section will be updated as soon as possible.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Family
Evariste was born and raised by his caring parents in Giheta, Burundi. However, information regarding his family members is under review and will be updated as soon as possible.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Wife
He is married to his pretty wife Angeline Ndayubaha.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Salary
Evariste receives an annual salary of $47,300. This is according to Burundi President’s salaries.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Net Worth
Ndayishimiye has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.
Evariste Ndayishimiye Career
Ndayishimiye started his seven-year term on 18 June 2020 and announced his first cabinet on 28 June 2020. He shrunk the cabinet ministers from 21 to 15 and mainly nominated ex-regime hardliners to take up key positions.
His tenure has been noted to have been less isolationist than his predecessor Nkurunziza’s, with Ndayishimiye having made four state visits, including a five-day trip to Equatorial Guinea, and also accommodated a state visit by the President of Ethiopia during his first ten months in office.
In December 2022, Evariste attended the United States–Africa Leaders Summit 2022 in Washington, D.C., and met with US President Joe Biden. In July 2023, He attended the 2023 Russia–Africa Summit in Saint Petersburg and met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.