Children share research findings on literacy programme

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In a conference room, last week children won the admiration of hundreds of people while presenting a report on findings of a research they did about the impact of the...

The moral lesson

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Have you ever asked yourself the value attached to the stories that you read everyday, or the books you have read and what you remember about them as the moral...

Creative communication with idioms

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End of story - there’s no more to be said Example; I’m done with you, end of story.

How Rwiru ended his bad behaviour

Once upon a time, there lived a man and a woman who had two children. The first was born was called Karabo and the second-born Rwiru. The two siblings were...

Children share the skills they have gained out of engaging in co-curricular activities?

I have learnt better time-keeping through co-curricular activities. Through activities such as debate, we learn the value of time, and this has helped me to be organised and do my...

Should pupils engage in school work during holidays? Pupils share their ideas

Holidays are a good time to reflect on school work since the student gets enough time to honestly look at their academic development. This is because some students find it...

Children living with disability display their talents at annual fete

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Poetess Ange Theonestine Ashimwe, now a Senior Five student at Cyabingo High School in Gakenke, has been physically disabled from childhood. Though she moves in a wheelchair her disability hasn’t...

The helping hand

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Growing up my parents have always reminded me about the importance of extending a hand and helping those in need. They often told me that you don’t need to have...

Use this holiday to learn idioms and how to use them in a conversation

Piece of cake Meaning: something that is easy to do. Example: Making the paper boat is a piece of cake.

Chinua Achebe: Nigerian novelist, poet, literary giant

Chinua Achebe (born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe; 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958), often considered...

Meet young talented Rwandan book authors

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Arise Education Rwanda in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Culture and the Ministry of Education last week launched a yearlong book campaign dubbed “ Gira Igitabo Aho Uri”....

George Weah: Africa’s only soccer player to have won the Ballon d’Or

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George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah (born 1 October 1966) is a Liberian politician, and retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Regarded as one of the greatest African...

You are beautiful

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Once in class our English teacher told us a story of a grandmother and a little girl whose face was sprinkled with bright red freckles. One day they had gone...

Learn riddles and improve your creative thinking skills

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Why do we need to be more giving this festive season? Children share their thoughts

The festive season is a good time to give back to the community and help those who are needy. When you give it is a sign of being compassionate to...

World Children’s Day: Call for end to child rights abuse

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Children have called for an end to child labour and respect for their rights. The call was made on Monday during the World Children’s Day celebrations that were held in...

The love for our parents

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Since I love reading, I have come across different stories some of which were inspiring, educative, entertaining and an eye-opener, among others. Some of these stories have influenced my decisions,...

Improve your English language skills and knowledge through idioms

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Idiom: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language. Every language has its own collection of wise sayings. They offer advice about how to live...

Julius Kambarage Nyerere: Tanzanian anti-colonial activist, politician, and political theorist

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Julius Kambarage Nyerere (13 April 1922 – 14 October 1999) was a Tanzanian anti-colonial activist, politician, and political theorist. He governed Tanganyika as its Prime Minister from 1961 to 1963...

Kids ‘take over’ UN for World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day – celebrated annually on 20 November, this year marked the twentieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and also saw young people take...

INTERVIEW: Primary school children share ideas on how to be fruitful in one’s free time

I think fun, and leisure activities make a better and productive holiday than any other activity. Personally, I am thinking of interacting with fellow children, reading, sharing experiences, and most...

Children share ideas on how to prevent malnutrition in children

Many children don’t choose what they eat, and thus it remains the responsibility of their parents to ensure that they are free from malnutrition related problems. This can be done...

8-year-old boy recognised for repairing leaking water pipe

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Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) last week recognised an 8–year-old boy for being exemplary after repairing a leaking water pipe in Kicukiro District. Yasiri Rukundo is a P2 pupil at...

Local artists join UNICEF to create new learning materials for children

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Rwandan artists in the fields of media, animation, graphic designing, music, and persons with disabilities were thrilled to create age-appropriate and child-friendly content and materials in their respective fields.