Mushikiwabo officially welcomes Tv5Monde mobile version in Rwanda

By Elias Hakizimana

Minister for foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation and EAC Affairs Louise Mushikiwabo has last night welcomed Tv5Monde Afrique with the new- free mobile version which was launched in Rwanda.

The television which will be accessible on personal mobile smart phone will equip youth and the rest of Africans to enjoy French news and shows as well as enabling them to learn French as they feel interested according to Helene Zemmour, Head of Digital TV5Monde.

“Youth from worldwide are today accessing to the smart mobile phones, the TV5Monde mobile version will help African youth to speak French and follow Francophone programmes from Suisse, Belgium and Quebec to know all news from African continent,” Zemmour told the media.

Minister Mushikiwabo appreciated the initiative which she said will benefit Africans as well as Rwandans to stay informed and learn more about French.

“I wish Tv5 Monde all the best and success towards this global initiative it brings to francophone community and make African to stay informed and updated,” said Mushikiwabo.

The main contents of Tv5Monde includes News, Magazine, African movies as well as exclusive contents such as Humor team movies, documentary magazines

The TV5Monde has 25 years working in Africa and has introduces the new-free mobile version to help African youth learn more about French and stay updated everywhere they are.

Mushikiwabo awarding Aphodice Mutangana, Directeur de K.LAB during the event.


Helene Zemmour, Head of Digital TV5Monde showing the media how the TV5MONDE is accessible on mobile smart phone. (Elias Hakizimana).


Helene Zemmour, Head of Digital TV5Monde explaining how the new Mobile TV5MONDE works. (Elias Hakizimana).

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Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,( is a professional Rwandan Journalist with Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, received from University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) in 2014. He served various media houses in Rwanda including Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) in 2013 and became passionate with English Online and Print Media Publications where he exercised his talent as a Freelance News Reporter for The New Times, The Independent, The Rwanda Focus, Panorama and more before he became a Self-Entrepreneur as the CEO and Founder of The Inspirer Limited in early 2017.

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