Early December, the Committee to Protect Journalists nominated AFEM to participate in an International News Safety Institute risk awareness/hostile environment training held in Bukavu. The training lasted four days (Dec. 18 to 19 and Jan. 21 to 22).
Four AFEM members participated.
1. Jolly Kamuntu, journalist and producer at Radio Mandeleo and Presdient of AFEM's Administrative counsel.
2. Solange Lusiku, editor-in-chief of the monthly newspaper Le Souveran and member of AFEM.
3. Franchou Namegabe, founding member and president of AFEM.
4. Julienne Baseke, Programming Director at AFEM