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Senators, members of social affairs, human rights and petition committee, have been trained on Twitter and Facebook.

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This Monday on March18th, 2013, Senators, members of social affairs, human rights and petition committee, have been trained on Twitter and Face book and on Outlook, a communication way used in the Parliament.


Senator Bishagara Kagoyire Therese, Chairperson of this commission observed that it shall help in getting ideas rapidly on laws in consideration in their committee and in others.


Senator Bishagara Kagoyire Therese, Chairperson of this trained committee observed that the use of these social media shall help not only in getting ideas rapidly but also to know news from all over the word rapidly and novelty to develop the country.


Such event is not for the first time in Rwanda Senate, because recently, Senators and Senate staff have been trained on social media but the members of Technology branch in the Parliament observed that it is not fruitful to teach a big group without following up if every one understands the use of technology  and some Senators were absent. Announced Mwitabangoma Yvan, Director General of ICT.


Such training shall take place in other committees, in order to more train Senators on the use of Social media, joining them in their committees as small group. Concerning the staff, they already use them but for those who do not know, they will have time to be trained for they are few.