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Projet: Talk show club de la presse "Urubuga rw'itangazamakuru"

Activité:Summary of weekly radio talk-show « Emission Club de la Presse: "Urubuga rw’Itangazamakuru "


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Every year since 2003, the government of Rwanda organizes the National Dialogue known as "UMUSHYIKIRANO".

The event is attended by members of the Cabinet and Parliament, representatives of the Rwandan community abroad, local government, media, the diplomatic community and others invited by the President. Those unable to attend in person can participate via telephone, SMS, Twitter and Facebook as well as follow the debate live on television and radio.

Umushyikirano aims to be a leading example of participatory and inclusive governance. It is hoped that by directly engaging with their leaders, Rwandans feel part of the decision making that affects their lives. Umushyikirano also serves as a forum for Rwandans to hold their leaders and government to account.

The 18th edition of “UMUSHYIKIRANO” was scheduled for Wednesday December 16 at the “Convention Center”.

Urubuga rw’Itangazamakuru ”( Club de la Presse) of this Sunday 13-12-2020 broadcast in synergy by ten radio stations across the country and a Television (TV Isango star) focused on“ UMUSHYIKIRANO in the sight of analysts "

Invitees :

1. INGABIRE Marie Immaculé/Civil Society

2. HAVUGIMANA UWERA Francine/ Analyst

3. HAKUZWUMUREMYI Joseph/ Journalist

The invitees expressed their points of view on what should be on the agenda of the 18th National Dialogue Council, which they see it as a threat to the people and need more solutions.

They pointed out that there should be a lot of discussion on the issue of the private sector disturbed by Covid-19, pointing out that despite the establishment of the recovery fund, the issue of high-interest loans from banks that do not promote the private sector.

Analysts also point out the problem expropriation where citizens are being relocated in unclear manners.

The audience participated in this talk show, saying that the National dialogue should discuss on the quality of education you will focus on the issue of quality of education, improving Ubudehe categorization, creating jobs for young people and seeing how inmates charged with minor offenses can be released and do useful work for the country.

The 18th National Umushyikirano Council Dialogue Council was due for Wednesday, December 16th, but on Monday, December 14, cabinet meeting reports indicated that it had been postponed.

This year’s Umushyikirano was expected to be attended by 500 participants at Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), instead of the usual 2000 or so who attend the annual national dialogue. Major changes in this year’s edition, in line with the prevention of COVID-19, had been revealed before cancellation.





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