Rwanda: Media Bill Amendment Welcome - Says Journalists
'President Paul Kagame's move to re-table the media bill has received much acclaim from media practitioners and associations in the country. In an interview with the Sunday Times yesterday, Media High Council (MHC) Executive Secretary, Patrice Mulama said that the President's move showed that he was willing to listen to major stake holders before signing the bill into a law. "It's interesting to see the bill going back to Parliament. Though we are looking forward to a new standard law that allows press freedom and protects the media practitioners, we still want it to critically look into and represent stakeholders' views, " he said.'
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