Early life of Diane Rwigara biography Diane Rwigara biography Rwigara is a who in in 1981 and has three siblings. Her father Assinapol Rwigara, an industrialist who was a key financial backer of the Rwandan Patriotic Front, was killed in a car accident on the evening of 4 February 2015 in Gacuriro, Kigali, which her family believes was a politically motivated murder. Police said he was instantly killed when the Mercedez-Benz car he was driving was in a head-on collision with a heavy truck. Career Rwigara is a trained accountant. She is a women's rights activist who has repeatedly spoken out against the country's bad governance under President Paul Kagame and about injustice and oppression. On 3 May 2017, Rwigara announced her intention to run in the presidential election.