John Sendanyoye the proprietor and managing editor of a local Ubumwe magazine passed away on August 25th, 2017.
Sendanyoye passed away on Friday at University Teaching Hospital Kigali where he had been admitted for treatment.
His son Emmanuel Ishimwe told IGIHE that his father passed away on Friday at CHUK hospital.
Ubumwe Magazine was founded on August 14th, 1992. The last edition of Ubumwe was published on August 20th, 2017 after the presidential elections.
Jean GualbertBurasa the owner of Rushyashya newspaper a friend to the deceased told IGIHE that; “John Sendanyoye is a journalist who worked long in the profession because I got to know him in 1992 as a person who sold newspapers that were published at that time during former Habyarimana’s regime.”
Prayers will take place on Monday, August 28th, at Dominican Church at Kachyiru at 8:00 pm before burial takes place at Nyamirambo cemetery.