Panel 2 (afternoon): The Genocide in Rwanda 1994 How is it remembered today, how is it covered by the media?

Discussants: Stefan Klein, Anoek Steketee and Roger Niyigena

Stefan Klein

Stefan Klein


Stefan Klein was born 1950 in Tecklenburg (Germany) was educated at the German School of Journalism, Munich. 1970-1974 he was a staff member of the leading German daily “Sueddeutsche Zeitung”.  1974-1978 Stefan Klein worked for the weekly German magazine “Der SPIEGEL”. 1978 he again became staff member of “Sueddeutsche Zeitung”, first as a national correspondent in Düsseldorf and subsequently as a foreign correspondent –  as Africa Correspondent in Nairobi, Asia Correspondent in Singapore and London Correspondent. From 2003 till his retirement in 2015, Stefan Klein was the Chief Political Correspondent of “Sueddeutsche Zeitung”, based in Munich, Germany.

Anoek Steketee

Anoek Steketee


Anoek Steketee studied photography at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Her work has been featured at international magazines and exhibitions. Together with writer/fimmaker Eefje Blankevoort she realised the transmedia project: Love Radio, about the process of reconciliation in Rwanda based around the popular radiosoap Musekeweya (New Dawn). The project has been featured in exhibitions worldwide, including in Foam and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (Netherlands), Lagos Photofestival (Nigeria), Addis Abada Fest (Ethiopia), Krakow Photomonth (Poland) and Cape Town Month of photography (South Africa), as a well in magazines including: Vrij Nederland and Le Monde.  Love radio won the prestigious Dutch award for Innovative Photojournalism and the POPCAP Piclet Prize, and was shortlisted for the South by Southwest Interactive Innovation Awards and Visa d’Or Award.

Roger Niyigena

Roger Niyigena


Roger NIYIGENA is the General Secretary and projects coordinator at Ejo Youth Echo (EYE). He previously worked as a journalist and later on as a chief editor of youth programs at the Voice of America. In 2014, Roger and his colleagues initiated EYE, a youth media organization based in Kigali, committed to a positive role of journalism within the Rwandan peacebuilding process. At EYE, he is in charge of developing, supporting and supervising different media projects: Ejo, a radio program produced in Rwanda and broadcasted on the voice of America; different dialogue and debates throughout the country.