Most people on a date hate competing with their companion’s phone. They claim that the act indicates a lack of respect or interest towards the date.
Some Rwandans have spoken out on whether one should switch off or leave their phones on while on a date.
“Receiving calls is the most off-putting kind of behaviour on a date, especially if it is the first one. I would turn off my phone because I respect my date and I would also expect her to do the same.”
Pascal Gatete sells men’s attire in Magazin-Egal.