Kigali Marriott hosts children to Christmas party


Kigali Marriott Hotel staff last week visited Masaka District Hospital and threw a Christmas party to bring hope to sick children being taken care of at this hospital. The party...

Kali the young entrepreneur


In a small village called Bweje in the country of Jungu, there lived a father and a mother who had two children. The first born was called Kali and the...

Creative communication: Learn idioms


l Get cold feet - Be nervous l A rip off - Too expensive

Jack the sailor

In the ancient times there were some sailors who lived in a village called Rulindo. The village was near an Island. One day a smart and wise sailor called Jack...


You will need two glasses of water, one with hot water(A), another one with cold water(B) and two types of liquid food colours.

Why is being social an important life value to children?

Being out-going can be shown by how you socially get along with others. For instance in the holidays we meet children from different places and schools, and through interaction with...

Holiday: Kids share experiences at Mutesi Kids Park


Lorene Akimana, 9, is busy driving his lane rover (a kid’s sports car) at Mutesi Kids Park ground based in Kicukiro District. This is around 10a.m during a short break...

Experiment corner!: The walking water


In this experiment what’s needed is; food colour (different colours, at least two), tissues, two half glasses of water and one empty glass.

Let’s Learn IT: Interfaces


Interfaces are points where two systems, subjects etc, meet and interact. You can also say that it’s a device programme enabling a user to communicate with a programme.

Learn idiomatic expressions

Accidentally on purpose: If you do something intentionally, but pretend it was an accident, you do it accidentally on purpose.

One-art Class project to unlock children talents


Gama Arts Rwanda has unveiled the One-art Class project to give free arts courses in areas of ceramics, painting, drawing and other art-related training to less privileged children and youth...

Children share research findings on literacy programme


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...