Born on February 12, 1985, in Southern Province, Nyanza District, Kigoma Sector, Sibomana Emmanuel is a Rwandan journalist, social media influencer, and Radio Drama actor. Born in Nyanza District in Rwanda, he has been a prominent figure in the Rwandan media landscape for many years.
In 2014 Sibomana began his career in broadcast media, acting in the Isano theatre on Radio Rwanda. He has worked as RADIO/TV10 (Cameraman, Video Editor, and News Reporter), Hot FM 103.6 (News Presenter & Reporter) TV Host (MUTIMA W’URUGO,) In charge of social media of the RADIO & TV station ISANGO STAR & ISIBO TV, etc.
He quickly gained recognition for his work, and was invited to join BBC-URUNANA Radio Drama Team where he acted as Patrick. He has also worked as Actor in Radio Rwanda’s INDAMUTSA Drama Team. In his media career, Sibomana covers a wide range of topics, from social to culture, and was known for his ability to bring stories to life with his passionate and engaging style.
In addition to his work in broadcast media, Sibomana has also become a prominent figure in the world of social media. He has built a large following on platforms such as Instagram (@sibomana.emma, Twitter (@sibomana_emma) and Facebook (SIBOMANA Emmanuel) where he shares his thoughts on current events and shares his experiences as a journalist. His posts often go viral, and he has become a respected voice in the Rwandan Social media landscape.
Sibomana has also made a name for himself in the world of theater. He has acted in several plays, including the well-known BBC Kinyarwanda URUNANA Play which is aired on BBC and other local media. His performance in the play earned him rave reviews, and he has since become a sought-after actor in the Rwandan theater scene.
Sibomana’s work has been recognized by many, and he has been honored with several awards, including Certificates for Excellence in Journalism & Social media Management. He is an inspiration to many, and his work continues to have a positive impact on the Rwandan media landscape.
Sibomana Emmanuel studied primary and secondary school. He attended primary school in Kigoma (1992 – 1994) and continued in Nyarutovu Primary School after the Genocide against the Tutsis in 1994. He finished primary school in 2000.
From 2001 to 2004 he studied O’ Level in the Secondary School of Kigoma (ESEKI) in Ruhango District.
From 2005 to 2007 he continued to study at Ecole Secondaire de Nyakabanda (ESN) in Ndiza/Muhanga District.
He Studied in the Department of Languages and Literature (Kinyarwanda, English, French and Swahili Literature). He decided to continue in the Department of Languages because he wanted to become a Journalist.
Sibomana graduated from high school in 2007 but did not have the opportunity to continue studying at the University because he made a commitment to help his siblings to study as well.
Journey to the Journalism Career
Later, he went to study video recording and editing (Camera & Editing) at Gishushu-Marembo center that helped young people. He got a certificate and continued at Nyabugogo Studios and in the city Nyarugenge Studios to get experience, so in 2014 he applied for a volunteer position at RADIO/ TV10. When the time came, they hired him and signed a contract where he worked for two years.
In 2016 he moved to Hot FM 103.6 Radio as News Presenter and Reporter.
He eventually went to work for Isango Star in the Department of News, Entertainment, and the MUTIMA W URUGO PROGRAM and was given the responsibility of managing the company’s Social Media.
In 2019, he went to Isibo TV where he made a series called ISOKO Y’ UBWAMAMARE, which is a series that revisited the history and groups of stars and international celebrities.
He then returned to Isango Star in the MUTIMA W’URUGO Show (Ikiganiro cy’umuryango) that focuses on the proper way to build a family.
His values are: Respect for the young and the old, the weak and the strong, humility, socializing and sharing with others. He likes to associate with people who are in difficult situations, the sick, the bereaved, who are in problems and difficulties in one way or another. He likes to be honest, humble, Kind and friendly person.
Sibomana Emmanuel’s advice to young people is to use social media to their advantage. He believes that social media can be used to create a platform for young people to showcase their talents and skills, to network and build relationships with potential employers and mentors, to create a positive online presence, and to create a community of support. By following his advice, young people can use social media to help them reach their goals.
His Instagram is: https://instagram.com/sibomana.emma?igshid=NTc4MTIwNjQ2YQ