Who is Martin Niyonkuru in Journalism and Communication Profession?

Martin Niyonkuru was born in Rwanda, Southern Province in Kamonyi District in 1990. He served five years in private media houses as journalist, now he is entering in new journey of communication.

Martin Niyonkuru says that communication is the key of human daily life.

“Whatever you do, you will always need communication.” He says. This what pushed him to shift from media field to communication as the best way to learn more about this profession.

Different institutions, sectors and organizations are being created and grow through their activities, but how do they communicate? It is through communication. “We always travel across the World, and everything we do, we will need communication in order to exchange ideas with others,” Niyonkuru adds.

More about Martin:



Name: Martin NIYONKURU

Kicukiro District

City of Kigali

Tel: 0788408544

Email: martinniyonkuru@gmail.com


Kamonyi District

Southern Province

Date of birth: 01/01/1990

Marital status: Single

Nationality: Rwandese


2012-2016: Bachelor’s Degree; A0 in journalism and communication obtained from Institut Catholique de Kabgayi (ICK);


  • 2018-2019: Communications Intern
  • 2015-2018: Editor at Umuseke.rw;
  • 2012-2013: Journalist/Senior Reporter at Umuseke.rw;
  • 2011-2012: Journalist at Radio Maria Rwanda (Presenter)


  • June 2017: Training on rules of using Kinyarwanda Language;
  • December 2016: Rwandan Law Reform Process;
  • May-July; 2014: Training in US Embassy (Ohio University); with investigative journalism;
  • 2012: Special course of English language.


  • July 2016: Covering AU Summit in Kigali;
  • January 2015: Awarded as the employee of the year at Umuseke.rw;
  • September 2014: Covering World Export Development Forum.


English: Good

Kinyarwanda: Excellent

French: Good

Kiswahili: Good

Computer skills (online management; Adobe master collection; Microsoft word office, and power point).






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Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,(www.rwandainspirer.com) 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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