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The First Lady shown cattle given to three families

Over 24,000 School Dropouts in Eastern Province Resume Studies

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. […]

The students are equipped with skills to fight against Genocide denial ideology

Rwanda Engages US Students to Combat Genocide Denial

Never Again Rwanda, a human rights and peace building organization  has engaged a delegation of US students on the realities of genocide against Tutsi. In 1994, Rwanda slipped into its darkest in a genocide that claimed over a million lives of ethnic Tutsi in just 100-days. This year, Rwandans are observing the 22nd commemoration of […]

Rwandan students at a graduation ceremony

Students Bursaries Not a Big Problem Anymore

Rwandan school bursaries are not a big headache anymore and the issue may not arise at the forthcoming national dialogue in December. The problem of delayed bursary loans almost came up in all previous national dialogues and there seemed no lasting solution. Whenever president Kagame visited students, they asked him to help fix the bursary […]

Masaka Hospital to Transform Into University Teaching Hospital

Masaka Hospital to Transform Into University Teaching Hospital

Masaka Hospital in Kicukiro district will soon be upgraded into a University teaching hospital Ubwenge reports. This development comes after Rwanda and China have signed a deal that will pave way for a feasibility study before expansion works begins. Jean Pierre Nyemazi, the Permanent secretary in the ministry of health representing Rwanda Ministry of Health […]

President Paul Kagame

Rwanda making descent progress on drones- Kagame

  Although several countries around the world have restrictive legislation against the introduction of drones into aviation sector, Rwanda is surprising many skeptics. The landlocked East African nation is aggressively taking up drones to boost its aviation sector. The country now hosts the world’s first drone airport. President Paul Kagame who broke silence on drones […]

Kagame calls for an inclusive Africa's 4th Industrial Revolution

Kagame calls for an inclusive Africa’s 4th Industrial Revolution

President Paul Kagame has called on African leaders to harness the Fourth Industrial Revolution for everyone’s benefit, based on the inherent dignity and value of each person. The president made the remarks at the World Economic Forum on Africa during a panel discussion on ‘Africa’s 4th Industrial Revolution’ session in Kigali, Rwanda. “Africa should not […]

AU signs host agreement with Rwanda

AU signs host agreement with Rwanda

The African Union Commission (AUC) has on Monday 2nd May 2016 signed the host agreement for the 27th AU Summit to be held from 10 -18 July 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda. The signing ceremony took place at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between the Secretary General of the AU Commission, Ms. Djeneba Diarra […]

Laptop initiative extended to Rwanda teachers

Laptop initiative extended to Rwanda teachers

At least 80,000 Rwandan teachers will soon start receiving free laptops to enhance their work as part of the new Smart Teacher Initiative. The laptops will be distributed under the partnership between Africa Smart Investments Distribution, the Rwanda Ministry of Education, Rwanda Education Board, UMWALIMU SACCO and Airtel Rwanda. To acquire the laptops and modems, […]

Total aid to education declines to U$ 87 million

Total aid to education declines to U$ 87 million

A new report has shown a decrease in the total aid to education across the world with Rwanda’s aid to the sector declining to U$87 million in 2014 down from U$129 million in 2013. The report Global Education Monitoring (GEM) by United Nations education Scientific Research and Culture Organization-UNESCO released on Monday indicate that Rwanda’s […]

Village Chief arrested over abuse of Girinka programme

Village Chief arrested over abuse of Girinka programme

​A Village Chief of Mpongo, Nsanga Cell of Rugendabari Sector in Muhanga District has been arrested for allegedly soliciting bribes from the disadvantaged people in the village as means to add them on the list of beneficiaries under the One-Cow-Per-Family programme commonly known as Gir’inka. Clement Musangamfura was arrested on April 10 after some of […]