On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...
4 Feb 2016
On 4 February 2016, CNBC Africa officially opened its East African headquarters and studio in Kigali, Rwanda, just ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place from 11-13 May 2016 in Kigali...
The Association of Rwandan Female Journalists (ARFEM), over the weekend, elected new leaders to run the association for the next three years...
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
Delegates at a two-day media forum on hate speech in Kigali late last week have launched a continental campaign against hate speech to put media houses at the centre of fighting the vice and promoting peace.
Yesterday, 19 November 2013, the Radio for Peacebuilding Africa (RFPA) Awards, which recognises quality radio programmes that contribute to building peace and tolerance in the continent, will host its annual ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
11 March 2013 will go down as a very significant day for the media in Rwanda. The day signaled an end to years of constant lobbying and deliberations in the corridors of power with the publication last Monday of the Official Gazette containing several new media-related laws, most of them revisions of older ones.
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
More than 100 participants from 25 countries attending this week's African Editors Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, heard how the Declaration of Table Mountain campaign and a complimentary initiative led by African Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Pansy Tlakula, are encouraging heads of state to repeal criminal speech laws and lift restrictions on a free press.
Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Collins Chabane, is to participate in a debate on the image of the African continent at the African Editors Forum Biannual General Meeting.
International business news channel, CNBC Africa, opened a bureau in Kigali that will air daily updates of the stock market trading and investment news in the country, as it plans to spread its presence in Africa.
Global electronics company, Samsung Electronics Ltd has sealed a pioneering partnership agreement with the Government of Rwanda geared at facilitating the rollout of information technology solutions.
Rwanda recently hosted the Fifth East Africa Media Summit that brought together over 200 media experts in the region to deliberate on the opportunities and challenges faced by journalists while covering the East African story. The New Times caught up with the senior public relations officer, Owora Othieno, for an insight on EAC's prospects, its relationship with journalists, among other issues.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame last week opened the Fifth East African Community (EAC) Media Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, with a call to journalists from around the region to help enhance the community's integration process.
Airtel has announced the introduction of the fastest mobile internet in Rwanda, with the launch of its 3.75G platform in the country.
Senators in their plenary session last Thursday [10 May 2012] reviewed media bills including the draft law regulating media, draft law on access to information and another one regarding the responsibilities, functioning and organisation of the Media High Council (MHC).
Bharti Airtel today announced the launch of its operation in Rwanda, expanding its footprint on the continent to 17 countries.
As East African internet outages continue, the Rwandan government told telecommunications operators and ISPs on Monday [5 March 2012] to "provide seamless redundancy and diversity of internet bandwidth to guarantee service".
Media practitioners have been urged to always be mindful of information they disseminate as it can be destructive.
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of three journalists in the space of a week in Kigali. Two were released yesterday morning [16 November 2011] but the third one is still detained.
Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications company with operations across Asia and Africa, has been awarded a license by the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency to operate 2G and 3G GSM mobile services in Rwanda.
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.