89% pass TVET exams

up to 19,749 candidates passed Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) examinations in 2017, representing 89.36 per cent of all the 22,101 candidates who sat the exams, results released...

A-level exams show improved pass rate

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A slight improvement was noticed in the performance of candidates who sat their Advanced Level national examinations last year, according to officials. They were speaking during the release of A-Level...

Females' performance in sciences promising – education minister

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The Minister for Education, Dr Eugène Mutimura has commended this year’s female performance in science subjects describing it as ‘highly promising’ and a boost to efforts to get more women...

Examination malpractices drop

The Ministry of Education efforts to contain malpractices in national examinations at all levels are bearing fruit, officials have said.

TTC exam results released

Up to 99.27 per cent of candidates who sat the 2017 Teacher Training Centres (TTC) national exams passed.

Clerics urged to include cultural norms in sermons

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Clerics have been urged to link the scripture with cultural norms in order to deliver balanced inspirations to their followers.

Rwanda marks Mother Tongue Day

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Rwanda on Thursday joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Mother Language Day, with an event that featured the handover of Kinyarwanda storybooks and bookshelves for classrooms.

Congolese refugees protest turn violent

Five Congolese refugees died and 15 others sustained injuries when clashes broke out Thursday between hundreds of refugees and the police after the latter intervened to quell a violent refugees’...

Rwanda 'not involved in dispute between Israel and immigrants'

The Rwandan government has rejected claims Kigali was involved in efforts to return illegal African immigrants from Israel to Africa, with Rwanda reported to be one of the possible destinations.

Don't frustrate the private sector, say EA leaders

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East african community leaders have called for an immediate end to bureaucracy by public servants, saying that this is discouraging the private sector from investing in partner states.

Man held over impersonating judge

Police in Rutsiro District are holding one man accused of impersonating the president of the Primary Court of Ruhango, Rutsiro in an attempt to defraud a person who had filed...

EU doubles Sahel force funding but African leaders issue warning

European leaders on Friday doubled their funding for a force tackling jihadists in the Sahel, but African leaders warned the money must come quickly if it is to be effective.

SPONSORED: Ruhunde sector lit as 350 households connect to national grid

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On 22nd February 2018, Ruhunde sector was connected to the national electricity network and for the first time in the sector’s history, 350 households immediately got connected to and started...

We are not involved in Israel immigrants’ issues – Rwanda

The Rwandan government has rejected claims Kigali was involved in efforts to return illegal African immigrants from Israel to Africa, with Rwanda reported to be one of the possible destinations.

Congolese refugees protest turn violent

Five Congolese refugees died and 15 others sustained injuries when clashes broke out Thursday between hundreds of refugees and the police after the latter intervened to quell a violent refugees’...

VIDEO: Rwanda, Zambia boost bilateral ties

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Rwanda and Zambia have signed four bilateral cooperation agreements to further enhance ties and integration between the two countries.

MPs reject education commission report

It was drama in parliament yesterday when a report presented by the Committee on Education, Technology, Culture and Youth regarding government’s education activities within secondary schools and institutions of higher...

Three arrested over car theft, forgery

Police in Musanze District are holding three people in connection with forgery and vehicle theft.

Police seize plastic bags in separate operations

Ten people were arrested in separate Police operations conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday in Gakenke and Muhanga districts, respectively, after they were found selling or packing goods in plastic bags.

Rwanda ranked among Africa's three least corrupt nations again

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Rwanda has for the second year running ranked third least corrupt country in Africa, according to the latest Corruption Perception Index, 2017, released yesterday.

Senators to assess citizens' access to water countrywide

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Members of the senatorial Standing Committee on Economic Development and Finance will next Tuesday start a tour of the country to assess the level of water access.

A-level exams results to be released today

The Ministry of Education will today release results for candidates who sat their national Advanced Level examinations in 2017.

UNHCR calls for calm following Congolese refugee protests

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has called for calm and restraint following Tuesday’s violent protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba refugee camp in Karongi District.

Farmers urged to plant early as meteorologists predict short rainy season

Farmers should immediately plant their crops because the rainy season will be shorter than usual, meteorologists have said.