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Seven ministers dropped as ‘Joe’ Habineza bounces backRwanda’s High Commissioner to Nigeria Joseph Habineza, alias Joe, has been reappointed to Cabinet as new Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi drops seven ministers. Read More
Government procures Rwf1.3bn weather radarRwanda Meteorology Agency (RMA) has acquired a new radar system that will help detect weather hazards to help boost the safety of the aviation industry. Read More
The refugee life that inspired the resilience of the RPFAfter the political and military failure by the UNAR party and the Inyenzi movement to facilitate the return to Rwanda of Tutsi who had fled... Read More
Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo has urged Rwandan students in Israel to focus on acquiring skills that would transform the agriculture sector back home.... Full Story
A new cabinet line-up has been unveiled today by Anastase Murekezi who was yesterday appointed the new prime minister, replacing Pierre-Damien Habumuremyi.... Read More »
Rwanda and the World Bank recently signed a partnership deal as one of the efforts to support the country’s drive to ensure 80 per cent of the population access financial services by 2018. Bertrand Badre, World Bank’s managing director and chief operations officer, told The New Times’ Peterson Tumwebaze at the deal signing what Rwanda should do to achieve this goal.... Read More »
KIGALI GOLF CLUB (KGC) is set to host a fundraising tournament on Saturday to raise funds for top professional player Jean-Baptiste Hakizimana’s upcoming US PGA tour.... Read More »
Brain drain has been described as a tendency for talented people from poor countries to seek employment in richer ones. Sometimes, this migration occurs because, while similar skills are needed in both poor and rich countries, the rich countries pay more for them.... Read More »
A Presidential Adviser in Uganda, Rose Zimulinda’s recent comment in a Ugandan newspaper pointed out how the 23rd Ordinary AU Heads of State Summit held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, was not excited about discussing agriculture.... Read More »
Although medical personnel always encourage people living with HIV/Aids to disclose their status to close relatives, guardians or friends so as to be accorded the much needed special care, teachers seem not to be considered as close since they are kept in the dark about their learners’ health.
Reason? Because these learners and their parents are afraid of being stigmatised by the entire school community just in case their confidant (teacher) spills the beans. As Education Timesfound out, many students prefer to keep to themselves as regards their sero status.
And a director of a secondary school in Nyamagabe district confirmed our fears.... Read More »
The Government of Rwanda established the Higher Education Council (HEC), to oversee strategic planning for the higher education sector. HEC was established by the Ministry of Education under the Law No 72/03 of 28/04/2006 with the primary mission of maintaining quality assurance in the provision of higher education.... Read More »