Why are people afraid of journalists?

“To be approached and asked by a journalist is a new phenomenon for most Rwandans because in their past, their opinions used not to count. So when they are approached they do not understand how to go about it.”Vincent Kagame, Comesa Business Directory Manager.
L-R:Vincent Kagame;Edwin Kamanzi;Juma Mfizi;Robert Byarugamba
L-R:Vincent Kagame;Edwin Kamanzi;Juma Mfizi;Robert Byarugamba

“To be approached and asked by a journalist is a new phenomenon for most Rwandans because in their past, their opinions used not to count. So when they are approached they do not understand how to go about it.”

Vincent Kagame, Comesa Business Directory Manager.

“A big number of Rwandans are naturally secretive and reserved. They hate the limelight.”

Edwin Kamanzi, Businessman in Remera.

“Rwandans don’t fear journalists but maybe the problem is the approach used by journalists that makes people uncomfortable to talk.”

Juma Mfizi, Entrepreneur.

“In every society we expect to have people who are always afraid of the unknown.”

Robert Byarugamba, SFB Student.

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