Rwanda media commission warns journalists over cards

Jun 25, 15 Rwanda media commission warns journalists over cards

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Rwanda Media Commission-RMC, the country’s self-regulatory body has warned journalists without   practicing cards offered by the body that they risk losing an opportunity to participate in the commission’s major events. The warning comes after the body released a statement on the forthcoming elections of...

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Rwanda journalist released in Burundi

Jun 19, 15 Rwanda journalist released in Burundi

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Etienne Besabesa, a Rwandan journalist who was recently arrested and detained in Bujumbura has been released and returned home; Rwanda Media commission (RMC) confirmed in a statement on Friday June 19, 2015. Besabesa was arrested on June 8, 2015, and had been assigned to the Rwandan border area to monitor and...

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Rwanda media commission wins UN award

May 29, 15 Rwanda media commission wins UN award

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Rwanda was announced as the only African country to win in this year’s World Summit on the Information Society Prize (WSIS Prizes). The country was represented by the Rwanda Media Commission, which won in ‘Ethical dimensions of the Information Society’ category. The winners were announced by...

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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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