June 25, 2016

About us

The Basic 12 is a one of its kind news portal in Rwanda, dedicated to publishing stories, articles and updates from the Education sector in the Land of a Thousand Hills. The news website was set up in 2011 and has since been the nation’s favourite source for information on the Education and Opportunities sector. Segments covered include Children in Rwanda, Schools in Rwanda and Rwanda ICT.

Kevin Theoneste


Kevin hails from Kigali and is a former High School Principal and English Lecturer. He is the Chief Editor of The Basic 12

Christine Agatesi


Christine is a graduate of communication from the National University of Rwanda. She was born and brought up in Ruyigi, Burundi and has now settled down in Kigali. She is the principal correspondent of for The Basic 12