Catholic university to educate masses on media

Jan 21, 15 Catholic university to educate masses on media

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The Catholic universities of Africa in Rwanda has set up a programme of educating the masses on media in a bid to improve the way citizensinterpret and access information on media outlets in the country. According to Father Vincent Kagabo, the rector of the Catholic University ofKabgayi, the programmeis...

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Television and radio technicians to be trained

Jan 15, 15 Television and radio technicians to be trained

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The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) has announced plans of opening up a school to train technicians working on radios and television in Rwanda as a way of improving their capacity. WDA says that this move will come as a response to the lack of capacity among technicians, which has in most cases resulted to...

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Habineza urges TV channels to generate local content

Dec 24, 14 Habineza urges TV channels to generate local content

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The minister of sports and culture, Amb Joseph Habineza has raised a debate insisting that local television stations and radios must carry majority local content to encourage talent growth and create employment in the country. “We need local content on our screens but our television channels don’t have...

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Motion capture studio to boost Media exports

Sep 19, 14 Motion capture studio to boost Media exports

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The government is hopeful that the opening of the motion capture   studio will help the country’s ambitions of exporting Media content, a move likely to begin next year. Through the African Digital Media academy that was started two and half years ago to boost Media sector in the country, the government...

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ZenoRadio: connecting the diaspora to home radios

Sep 04, 14 ZenoRadio: connecting the diaspora to home radios

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People around the world can now listen to radio stations in their native countries thanks to ZenoRadio that enables them to use their cellphones to tune in to radios at home for free. The initiative started when Baruch Herzfeld, the ZenoRadio founder, living in the US got an almost obsessive will to connect...

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Media practitioners urged to acquire RMC press cards

Sep 01, 14 Media practitioners urged to acquire RMC press cards

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The chairman of the Rwanda Media Commission (RMC) Fred Muvunyi urged media practitioners to acquire press cards before October 30. He said after August 30, no journalist would be allowed to gather news without RMC press card. “Many people pretend to be journalists without any knowledge of how journalism is...

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