June 29, 2016

Over 24,000 School Dropouts in Eastern Province Resume Studies

Posted on June 19, 2016 by in English

First Lady gives de-worming tablet to a student in Nyagatare district at the African child’s day anniversary

More than 24,092children that had dropped out of school in Rwanda’s eastern province have been located and taken back to resume studies in the second term. The campaign coincides with celebration of the African child’s day that also aims at raising awareness of the continuing need for improvement of the education provided to African children. […]

How drug abuse contribute to child abuse 

Posted on June 15, 2016 by in English

How drug abuse contribute to child abuse

As the Police Week 2016 entered the fourth day on Tuesday, Rwanda National Police (RNP) says abuse of drugs is one of the contributors of child abuse, which calls for stringent measures. Police statistics indicate that between December 2015 and April 2016, about 1000kg of cannabis were seized and 604 people arrested in connection with either […]

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 […]