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Security chiefs upbeat on Eastern Africa Standby ForceThe Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) is on course to be operational by December, security chiefs from the greater eastern African region meeting in Kigali... Read More
Bringing to end litigations against govtThe central government and its parastatals as well as local governments, combined, lose at least Rwf3 billion in legal settlements accruing mainly from cases lost... Read More
Govt to speed up rollout of early child care centresThe Government has pledged to accelerate an initiative seeking to establish early child care centres across the country to help mothers get more involved in... Read More
The period from 1990 to 1994 saw a serious decline and eventual collapse of institutions of justice, law and order.
The context of war provided a convenient environment for the government to persecute its perceived enemies: the political opposition and the Tutsi community, both of which were judged to be guilty, respectively, of opposing the ruling party and being agents (ibyitso) of the Rwanda Patriotic Front rebels.... Full Story
A total of 2,943 primary and secondary school teachers were conferred upon degrees, diplomas, and certificates from the University of Rwanda’s College of Education maiden graduation ceremony yesterday.... Read More »
AMAVUBI head coach Stephen Constantine is a bitterly disappointed man following Rwanda’s disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group stage qualifiers by the Confederation of African Football (Caf).... Read More »
Celebrated hip hop star Jay Polly, born Joshua Tuyishime, is set to establish a fashion house after t-shirts inscribed with his name and pictures hit shops late last week. The t-shirt business is a partnership between Jay Polly and Touch Records.... Read More »
Fourteen years ago, The Economist news magazine ran a cover story headlined “The Hopeless Continent”. Inside the magazine, Africa was characterised as a continent deluged by floods and famine (referring to Ethiopia), Zimbabwe was labelled as operating a “government-sponsored thuggery”, and Sierra Leone was described as rampaged with conflict.... Read More »
CAMBRIDGE – One puzzle of the world economy is that for 200 years, the world’s rich countries grew faster than poorer countries, a process aptly described by Lant Pritchett as “Divergence, Big Time.” When Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations in 1776, per capita income in the world’s richest country – probably the Netherlands – was about four times that of the poorest countries.... Read More »
With concerns growing over how schools link good performance to academic load, this could be paying off to the schools but not to the children and parents, who always struggle to enroll their kids in the best performing schools regardless of their financial capabilities.
The beneficiaries (learners) also have a series of activities that they get involved in outside school. These include doing homework, watching television, helping with house chores and playing. However, the biggest percentage of the learners interviewed by Education Times said they were going to be involved in the first two activities – homework and television.... Read More »
Rwanda Social Security Board was rewarded as the second best exhibitor in insurance and social services during the 17th Rwanda International Trade Fair.
The board was also used the expo opportunity and issued more than 856 Pension Account Statements and 832 Medical.... Read More »