Who is Dr Barnabé KIKAYA Bin Karubi?

PROFILE :

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  • University Professor of communication and information sciences ;
  • Diplomat and Communication Expert with more than 20 years of experience ;
  • African journalist, political and socio-economic analyst and researcher ;
  • Consultant to Head Of States, Corporate Leaders and International Organisations on Communication Strategies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

1989 – Present :Professor. University of Kinshasa : Faculty of Arts, Department of Information and Communication Sciences.

September 2015 – 2018 : Chief Diplomatic Advisor, President’s office

July 2009 – August 2014 : D.R. CongoAmbassador to the U.K.

2006 – 2009 :         Elected Member of Parliament for the Kasongo-Maniema electoral circonscription.

                              Member of the Foreign Relations Committee.

2004 – 2006 :         President’s personal Assistant.

2001 – 2004 :         Government Minister of Communication and Media – Government Spokesman.

1998 – 2001 :         Ambassador to Zimbabwe.

1995 – 1998 :   AFRO 2C : Africaine de Conseil en Communication –  Johannesburg and Kinshasa.

1989 – 1995 :        South African Broadcasting Corporation Johannesbourg : 

            Edition in–Chief of the French Service of Channel Africa.

1985 – 1989 :        Junior Lecturer – African Studies Center – Boston   University. Boston – Massachusetts – USA.

1981 – 1983 :        Lecturer : University of Lubumbashi – DR Congo.

EDUCATION :

1989 :                   Ph D – Political Science and Journalism.

University Professor Program – Boston University, Boston, Ma. USA.  

Thesis : « The Modernity of Bantu Traditional Values : Testing the Invarience Hypothesis ».

1985 :                   Masters of Communications and Journalism.

1981 :                   Licence en Langue et Littérature Anglaises, Université de Lubumbashi RD Congo.

OTHER :                Date of Birth      : 22 September 1954

                             Marital Status     : Married, 7 Children

                             Languages          : French, English, Swahili, Lingala