The first-ever All-African conference on gender and media, with the theme “Empowering African women journalists, and sub-theme, Stepping up to the challenge of gender and equality” began at 10:03 am on August 26, 2011 in Kigali, Rwanda with the arrival of His Excellency Dr Vincent Biruta, President of Rwandan Senate and Hon. Protais Musoni, Minister of Cabinet Affairs of the Office of the Prime Minister of Rwanda. The Rwandan national Anthem was played. The session was moderated by Omar Faruk Osman, the President of the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ). Omar welcomed everyone and thanked the President of the Senate and the Minister for accepting the invitation to attend the conference on gender and media.
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