KTPress Editor Scoops Regional Media Award

Apr 28, 15 KTPress Editor Scoops Regional Media Award

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A Rwandan Journalist, Magnus Mazimpaka, has emerged the 3rdwinner of this year’s 4th East African Business Council Media Awards. Mazimpaka is also an Editor for KTPress, a subsidiary of Kigali Today Ltd, a leading media house in Rwanda. The annual African Business Council Media Awards competition was jointly...

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Rwanda ranked in access to Information

Apr 24, 15 Rwanda ranked in access to Information

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Rwanda has been ranked 11th African country for putting in place the access to information (ATI) Law; but more work is calling with regards to educating the public and leaders on their obligations practice the right to access information. Other countries on the continent with such a law include South Africa,...

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Media investors tipped on professionalism

Apr 13, 15 Media investors tipped on professionalism

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Prof. Anastase Shyaka, the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has urged the media sector to invest more by focusing on raising the level of professionalism in the industry. Shyaka noted that though there has been a sense of growth in numbers of media outlets (online, Radio and TV) in past...

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Media pointed as big reason for 1994 Genocide

Apr 07, 15 Media pointed as big reason for 1994 Genocide

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In conflict, the media play an important role, shedding light on events and calling for action to stop the death or injury of innocents. The media can also play an opposing and less virtuous role, fuelling conflict and promoting violence. And both before and during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, this was...

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Ngororero: Lack of IT equipment a stumbling block to access to information

Mar 27, 15 Ngororero: Lack of IT equipment a stumbling block to access to information

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Ngororero district administration revealed that lack of enough IT gadgets by a big number of residents denies them a chance to access information and remain updated on the national programmes. This comes after 2012 population and housing census statistics showed that only a few residents own radios,...

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Rwandan journalist in drive to promote culture

Mar 26, 15 Rwandan journalist in drive to promote culture

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While cultural tourism initiatives in Rwanda have not been extensively developed and grown, the arguably first book on media and culture states that the part of the media has not also been fully explored in the country. As a response to this issue, and to fill-in the gaps of the lack of cultural promotion,...

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