May 28, 2016

American Funds Construction Of 100 Schools In Rwanda

Posted on May 4, 2016 by in English

Hamburg Society for Promotion of Democracy and International Law will fund construction of 100 schools of excellence across Rwanda. The new schools are part of ‘Schools for Africa’ initiative co-founded by Peter Kramer-an American philanthropist and founder of Hamburg shipping company Marine Service in partnership with Nelson Mandela Foundation. Peter Kramer told KT Press he would love […]

Police takes anti-drugs abuse campaign to CIESK School

Posted on May 3, 2016 by in English

​The ongoing Rwanda National Police (RNP) awareness campaign against abuse of drugs was taken to CIESK secondary school located in Nyamirambo, Nyarugenge District where students and the school administration vowed to fight the vice. The campaign was conducted by the RNP directorate of anti-narcotics under the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). With drug abuse still being […]

Kagame Warns No Rwandan Child Should Be On Streets

Posted on May 1, 2016 by in English

President Kagame working on the road drainage in Kayonza district during Community Service-Umuganda

Every Rwandan child should go to school for the country to prosper, otherwise there will be consequences. And President Paul Kagame reiterated that every child, whether has parents or not, should be in school as a matter of priority. Rwanda’s education sector represents 31.2% of the country’s 11 million population-with human resource acting as a […]

Police takes anti-crime drive to Ruhango 

Posted on April 29, 2016 by in English

Police takes anti-crime drive to Ruhango

​In a bid to ensure a safe generation free from crimes and misconduct, police urged students of GS Ruhango Catholique in Ruhango District, to refrain from any practices that may lead them to committing crimes. The call was made by the District Community Liaison Officer, Inspector of Police (IP) Angelique Abijuru, on April 27 during […]

45 Year-Old Man In Southern Rwanda Goes Back To Primary School

Posted on March 20, 2016 by in English

Etienne Ngango, 45 year old peasant of Ruhango sector in Ruhango district, did not have the chance to go to college, but he swore never to die an illiterate man. The married carpenter with two children, Ngango told his family he would only feel a proud father if he went back to school.  He only […]

Working mothers to breastfeed while on Duty

Posted on March 15, 2016 by in Amasomo, English

A care giver serves a child food file photo

Three Rwandan ladies have come up with an on-site day care program where mothers would stay with their babies at workplace through employer sponsored care. Their justification is that, women are more present in Rwandan workforce and childcare needs have to be taken into consideration, to decrease anxiety for some parents, improving their ability to […]

RDF builds 47 classrooms worth Rwf 602 million

Posted on March 11, 2016 by in English, Ibikorwa

RDF builds 47 classrooms worth Rwf 602 million

In an effort to support the development of the country, Rwanda Defense Forces-RDF in partnership with Gasabo district constructed 57 schools in the district that are estimated at a cost of over Rwf 602 million. The classrooms are looked at by government as a step towards achieving quality education enshrined in its vision 2020 through […]

Rusizi: Teachers in 12YBE to get free accommodation

Posted on March 2, 2016 by in English, Umwarimu

Teachers in Giheke sector in Rusizi district decry lack of accommodation near schools after Teachers’ housing construction delayed to be completed. Teachers say they walk long distances to work, adding that they reach at school late during rainy season which contributes to poor performance.  Many of the 12-YBE schools are in remote areas and free […]

Nyanza improving youth academic performance through sports

Posted on February 25, 2016 by in English, Imikino

The youth say friendships created on playgrounds are hard to break The youth say friendships created on playgrounds are hard to break

Youth in Nyanza district are now beginning to recognize the importance of mental attributes such as confidence, composure, focus, and motivation in the performance of athletes. The possession of these qualities is required for the “mental toughness” Youth in Busasamana sector of Nyanza district commends sports saying its key for the body in addition to […]

Experts say improved financial models could triple number of textbooks

Posted on January 29, 2016 by in English

Readers search for books at Kigali Library Services in Kacyiru.

Putting in place improved financial models could triple the number of textbooks to close the looping gap of text books in schools, education experts have revealed. This is through centralizing textbook procurement and pool demand to facilitate long-term financing while also helping increase their availability would boost educational achievements. “Next to a good teacher, well-designed […]