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Paydesk has 71 journalists in Rwanda. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Rwanda are Pierre Claver NIYONKURU and Assumpta Kaboyi.

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We have journalists in Gisenyi, Kamembe, Kigali and Rubavu.

Journalists in Rwanda



Pierre Claver Niyonkuru

Kigali, Rwanda
Pierre Claver Niyonkuru https://twitter.com/clavenkuru, Burundian Journalist.

Portfolio : https://tinyurl.com/28cjrwmh

Voice Of America (VOA) Reporter for the Central African Division. 
http://voanews.com  http://voaafrique.com https://www.voanews.com, East African Community and Great Lakes Read moreRegion of Africa.

Senior International Journalist by Profession with more than 17 years of active experience. Bachelor’s Degree Holder in Mass Communication and Journalism. Communication and Information Specialist, Content Manager, Investigative journalist.

He works/collaborates also with other several media outlets 
Focus: Human Rights Issues, International Justice, Investigative Reports, Refugee Crisis, and Solution Journalism, Corruption, Advocacy.
He is interested and works closely with the International Criminal Court, ICC, on cases involving the Central Africa Division.

In November-December 2022, he followed Audiences/Hearings at the ICC in The Hague, on the trials of the ex-rebels from Central African Republic, Sudan, DR Congo, Uganda and Ivory Cost as well as following the case on countries under ICC Investigations like Burundi.

He has undergone several training courses on the processing of judicial reports. He is a Judicial Journalist Reporter before the East African Court of Justice https://www.eacj.org and African Court on Humans and Peoples' Rights https://www.african-court.org/wpafc/ all based in Arusha in Tanzania.
Journalist in Exile since 2015 because of his profession of Journalism.

Specialist in Journalism, social communication and mass advocacy, content manager. Pierre Claver Niyonkuru is Activist for Peaceful Conflict Resolution, Non Violent Communication and International Humanitarian Law. Member of several international networks of Journalists such as those interested in the ICC, the IFJ, the Francophone Press Organisation, etc.

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Languages
English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Fact Checking Social Climate Change
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Assumpta Kaboyi

Kigali, Rwanda
Assumpta Kaboyi is a dynamic journalist with 28 years of active experience in this profession. 

She covered several themes in Rwanda, mainly Security, Human Rights, Social, Political and Judicial topics.

First on national Radio and Television, then on the Voice of America where she has just Read morespent more than 20 years. She is also an online news journalist. 

Ready for work.
Languages
English French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+12
Skills
Media Training Business Politics
+8

Ndushabandi Derrick

Kigali, Rwanda
Ndushabandi Derrick is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Sharing stories of every community especially those that changes lives of thousands of people through showing that every community has creative ideas that are changing lives and bringing a global revolution in arts entertainment and Read moresports itself.
Languages
English Kinyarwanda
Services
Photography
Skills
Arts & Books

Jean Damascène Manishimwe

Kigali, Rwanda
Jean Damascène MANISHIMWE is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Languages
French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Current Affairs

Fulgence Hakizuwera

Kigali, Rwanda
```Fulgence HAKIZUWERA is a journalist.
Son of  MUKARULINDA Esperance and GACAMUMAKUBA Dominique  
Place of birth       : GATSIBO District, in Eastern Province in Rwanda  
Date of birth        : January 1st, 1984 
Matrimonial status      : Married  
 Gender                : Male 
Place of residence:Read more Kigali city – Rwanda
 Nationality           : Rwandan
 Address             :  Phone: ******; ******    
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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND  
 A0.University  
2010-: National University of Rwanda                   
 *Faculty of Arts, Media and Social Sciences  from    School of Journalism and Communication

 Secondary school studies:  
2003-2006: ES RUKOZO    
2000-2003: ES BWISIGE  
 
Primary school studies:  
1993-1999:  Mukono Primary School  
 
           EXPERIENCE:
 2021 -2023: journalist of Radio&TV1 as Chief Editor       

2019-2020: Journalist of Radio&TV1                                                         

2017-2018: journalist of Radio&TV10  as Chief Editor                                                                                                                                                                                            

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Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Investigative Reporting

Sylivanus Karemera

Kigali, Rwanda
SYLIVANUS KAREMERA is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
He is an experienced journalist with over 18 years in Journalism working as radio,TV and  online producer/reporter. Having worked as a freelance journalist for the BBC, DW, Channel Africa, Voice of America etc, he has covered stories Read moremainly in the great lakes region of Africa in English, Swahili and Kinyarwanda as well as in Countries such as Turkey, Germany, Sudan, South Sudan. India, China and others
Languages
English
Services
Journalism
Skills
Politics

Christopher Karenzi

Kigali, Rwanda
Profile and Past employment 
 I am professional freelance journalist who has worked with several media houses in Rwanda, East African region and others are European based they include the following-
1)	9 January 1995 at ORINFOR (currently Rwanda Broadcasting Agency)
2)	January 1996- July 1997 Read moreChief of Kiswahili section
3)	August 1997 - January 2002 CRI Byumba as bureau chief  for  ORINFOR
4)	 February 2002-2006 CRI Cyangugu, representative of Centre Regional d’Information 
5)	2007  Reporter of DW Germany in Kiswahili department 
6)	16 April 2016 Journalist/Reporter of Azam TV in Rwanda 
7)	Reporter Mshike mshike viwanjani of Azam TV Dar es salaam, Tanzania part of my  responsibilities Field reporter, news presenter and sports commentator JOURNALIST/REPORTER in Kiswahili department
Languages
Swahili
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Sports Fact Checking

Themistocles Mutijima

Kamembe, Rwanda
Themistocles MUTIJIMA is a professional journalist based in Kamembe, Rwanda.
He's a guaduate of the Universty of Rwanda (the former National University of Rwanda), School of Journalism and Communication since 2013. He has been in journalism career for more than 10 years, where he served both Read morenational and international media.
Languages
English French Kirundi
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Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Current Affairs Breaking News Cultural
+4

Tuyishime Gloria

Rubavu, Rwanda
TUYISHIME Gloria is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
She has been working for a University Radio Station for more than a year and then shifted to a private media  house which is RadioTV10 where she worked for more than 2 years.
To date, she is working as a stringer for the The Voice of Read moreAmerica.
Languages
English Kinyarwanda
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+4
Skills
Business Current Affairs War Reporter
+3

Jean-Baptiste Micomyiza

Kigali, Rwanda
Jean-Baptiste Micomyiza is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. I have been in the sector of Media and Communication since 2008. I am able to produce news articles, audio and video packages. I report on politics, Health, Environment, Sports, Entertainment, Education and Human Rights.
Currently, I Read moream a multimedia multilingual (Kinyarwanda, English and french) freelance Journalist. Previously, I worked with Radio Salus.
While freelancing with Radio Voice of America, Africa Great Lakes Region Service, I produced video news reports of which some recorded more than 300,000 views on social media.
I am a committed guy ready to partner with you.
Languages
English French Kirundi
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Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Sports Medical Health & Fitness
+18

Jean Claude Munyandinda

Kigali, Rwanda
Jean Claude Munyandinda is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.

I cover sports, entertainment, tourism and environment events. My working languages include English, French, Kiswahili and Kinyarwanda.
Languages
English French Kinyarwanda
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Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Breaking News Fact Checking Business
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Nebiat Assefa

Kigali, Rwanda
Nebiat Assefa Melles is a video journalist and documentary film maker based in Kigali, Rwanda. Her recent documentary “Blue Devil” has won the Knight Award for Best reporting in Science and Environment, also got nominated as Best Short Documentary at Pan Africa Film Festival, Montreal Black Film Read moreFestival, Best Short Fest and San Diageo Black Film Festival. Nebat has spent eight years reporting and producing documentaries at the national media, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, where she was named Producer of the Year in 2011 and 2012.

She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and specialized in Documentary Filmmaking. Her First Masters was in Theatre and Development from Addis Ababa University and got her bachelor's degree in Theater Arts at Addis Ababa University.
Languages
Amharic English Tigrinya
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+5
Skills
Science & Environment Climate Change Investigative Reporting
+7

Diana Iriza

Kigali, Rwanda
Diana Iriza is a television journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. She is passionate about  producing compelling stories that touch on Rwanda’s world of business, politics, current affairs and social issues.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Business

Eric Bagiruwubusa

Kigali, Rwanda
Eric BAGIRUWUBUSA is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. I'm single and i am 36 years old. I did Journalism in National University of Rwanda. In February 2013, i did a two- month internship on BBC Great Lakes. Since November 2014 up to now i work for Voice of America Broadcasting to Central Read moreAfrica in Kirundi and Kinyarwanda. I mainly do reports on Current affairs, Social, economic  and Judicial issues as a stringer. 

I also impart in VOA panel discussion (Dusangirijambo.) I am able to speak Kinyarwanda, English and French. I am able to gather , Process, and Report audio stories. I am also able to take Videos and Pictures using cameras and iphones.

Since November 2013 up to February 2015 i was working for Isango Star Radio. It's a local Commercial radio based at Kigali- Rwanda.

Since 2011 up to 2012 , i was working for Ishingiro Community Radio located in the northern Province, Gicumbi District.
Languages
Kinyarwanda
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Social

Annet Kamukama

Kigali, Rwanda
I am Annet Kamukama, a sports journalist in Rwanda. I have been in this industry since 2013. I covered the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco and was the only Rwandan sports journalist that covered the last FIFA World Cup in Qatar and the FIFA Women's World Cup. I am currently covering Read morethe Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.
Languages
German English Kirundi
+1
Services
Journalism
Skills
Sports

Dosi Jeanne Gisèle

Kigali, Rwanda
Dosi Jeanne Gisèle is a Journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. I did Journalism at Institut Catholique de Kabgayi.
I speak both Kinyarwanda and English. 
Since 2019 to date, I work at Flash TV/Radio as news anchor, reporter, and presenter (TV host for the morning show called Good Morning Rwanda.) in Read moreKinyarwanda. I also work as narrator for Voice of America Broadcasting to Central Africa in Kinyarwanda.( Health related show called Bungabunga ubuzima)
Languages
English Kinyarwanda
Services
Journalism

Hatungimana Desire

Kigali, Rwanda
HATUNGIMANA DESIRE is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.

I have been a journalist since 2002. I am a reporter, magazine producer and presenter of spoken news in French and Kirundi.  Apart from that, I specialized in sports journalism.

Olivier Mugwiza

Kigali, Rwanda
Olivier Mugwiza is a Videographer / Photographer based in Kigali, Rwanda who grow up with a passion of what he does today.
Before becoming a professional Videographer and photographer he worked with christian organisation for 12 years and served in different sectors.
Olivier studied filmmaking in Read morethe United Kingdom where he spent a year and half. After 12 years with Youth With A Mission he worked with IGIHE (Local media house) and then moved to The New Times after 3 years.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries Photography
+4
Skills
Social Fact Checking Cultural
+5

Tite Dusabirema

Kigali, Rwanda
Tite DUSABIREMA is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
I have a bachelor in Journalism and communication from University of Rwanda, and a seven Year of experience in Broadcasting Radio and TV
I worked with Royal Tv&FM,Radio TV 10 and Flash Tv and FM.
Languages
Kinyarwanda
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
Skills
Politics

Thierryve Ndayishimiye

Kigali, Rwanda
Thierryve NDAYISHIMIYE is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. She started her journalism career in 2016. She works on many advocacy stories. She also received an award at the national level in Rwanda in 2021, for stories related to violence against children.
She works on many stories from Read moreBurundi and Rwanda.
She does radio news reports, videos Package (Web / Broadcast) , interviews, feature stories, videography, breaking news, climate change, fact checking.
Languages
Kirundi Kinyarwanda
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Fact Checking Finance Climate Change
+4

Cyril Ndegeya

Kigali, Rwanda
Cyril NDEGEYA is a highly experienced Photojournalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
He has 15 years of experience in working with International News Agencies such is AFP, Jeune Afrique, NewYork Times, Nation Media Group, etc....

He is fluent in both English and French in addition to some regional & Read morelocal languages like Swahili.

He is also a visual content producer( Video & Photo)Production, of any kind of event or documentaties.
He is also a Fixer and a translator in the languages mentioned above.

He also provides transportation services for his clients while in Rwanda.

His biggest passion is Aviation & Travel.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Photography
+3
Skills
Politics Breaking News Sports
+5

Uwimana Eugene

Kigali, Rwanda
UWIMANA Eugene is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
I have a nose of news. I am able to treat stories with all impartiality. I a quick leaner and thirsty for new skills.

I can write stories, photo, film and edit stories on demand. I thank University of Rwanda and School of Journalism for a Read moregreat package of Journ skills, I got from it.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+15
Skills
Fact Checking

Patrick Rurangangabo

Kigali, Rwanda
Patrick Rurangangabo is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Patrick covers different themes in Rwanda including; security, judicial topics,political, human right, gender based violance, and other social related issues.
Patrick, has firstly worked on The East African/Rwanda Today, a weekly Read morenewspaper. I also report on parliamentary stories related ! Have access on any event took place in the parliament of Rwanda.
Second, he worked on Radio Salus as a reporter.
Patrick is capable of collaborating with writing publications, radio stations and Tv.
Languages
English Kirundi Kinyarwanda
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Feature Stories
+2
Skills
Fact Checking Research

Ganza Clebert Sabin

Kigali, Rwanda
GANZA Clebert Sabin, born on October 3rd, 1999, in Huye, Rwanda, is a dedicated journalist with a passion for storytelling. As the third child among five siblings, raised by NGAYABERURA Eustache and UWIMANA Jacqueline, GANZA's upbringing instilled values of curiosity and diligence.

After Read morecompleting his secondary education at Ecole Regina Pacis School of Tumba, specializing in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics, GANZA pursued a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems at the University of Rwanda.

In 2019, GANZA embarked on his journalistic journey, quickly making a mark in the field. Over five years, he has excelled in various roles, including radio reporting, presenting, newspaper writing, and television anchoring. His dedication to journalism is evident in his ability to engage audiences and provide insightful perspectives on diverse topics.

In addition to traditional media, GANZA ventured into digital platforms, founding "C&S TV Official" on YouTube, where he continues to share compelling stories and amplify voices.

GANZA's commitment to journalism underscores his mission to inform, inspire, and make a positive impact on society through the power of storytelling.
Languages
English Kirundi Kinyarwanda
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+9
Skills
Breaking News Technology Entertainment & Celebrity
+9

David Mutabazi

Kigali, Rwanda
David Mutabazi, a freelance Filmmaker&Journalist who shoot and edit news, documentaries, commercials and corporate projects

Worked with Ellen Show, BBC, DW, VOA News, DDC, and so on

David Mutabazi Edit and Broadcast worldwide.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Film & Theatre Business Arts & Books
+4
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