KIM University committed to help transform education system – VC

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Kigali Institute of Management (KIM) University is set to be one of the best higher institutions of learning after upgrading from the International College of Accountancy and Management (ICAM) late...

Winners of children drawing competition awarded

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A drawing and painting competition for primary school children held last week in Kigali attracted over 150 children from 40 schools. Colors Club Garden Resort and Kids Park, in partnership...

Infuse stories in the classroom to inspire students

Once upon a time, teachers told tantalising, creative stories that piqued the interest of the novice mind into applying and learning challenging concepts in various domains. These stories ignited a...

You have a right to health insurance

The saying “health is wealth” is accurate because without health, there isn’t much that a person can do or achieve. Further still, health is delicate due to the fact that...

Origins of ordinary things: Blankets

Blankets are a prized possession of every home. Quite a number of people cannot sleep without their protective covering. Although blankets provide warmth, they do not have the ability to...

Engage your parents about your career dreams

There is an effective alignment between one’s career dream and life success. If you’re clashing with your parents and friends about your career choice, there is need for serious dialogue...

How to overcome the fear of making a public presentation

It is a well-known fact, that most of us have some fear of presenting. We get nervous, butterflies in our stomach and sweat way more than we should. In fact,...

Did you know? The gluey gecko!

Look up at the ceiling and see this creature hanging upside down, turn to the walls and there it is! Wall, glass, rock name it, it does not matter what...

Editorial Cartoon

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The sixth edition of the Africa Public Service Day celebrations concluded at the weekend in Kigali with a call on Africa’s public servants to devise practical mechanisms to deliver quality...

What story would you like tell about Rwanda? Pupils of GS Gatenga share their ideas

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Here is my story especially to people who are not familiar with our culture.

Movie review: The Rescuers

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When villainess Madame Medusa (voiced by Geraldine Page) kidnaps an orphan girl named Penny (Michelle Stacy) to help her find an enormous diamond, the police can’t find her-so two intrepid...

Thanks to quality pre-primary learning, children aspire to contribute to the development of their country

Keza is five years old. She is in her last year of pre-primary school at Gasanze School. She is excited about graduating from pre-primary and speaks happily about her teachers...

Life and Nature

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After a long day at school, nothing feels as good as my shoe-free feet touching the grass. I like to sit near a plant with small yellow flowers and enjoy...

Parenting: When should you impose a curfew?

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Whenever it gets dark and children are not yet back home, parents get nervous with a thousand questions running in their minds about their children’s safety.

Student leaders: How to successfully juggle duties and academic work

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Identifying a leader at a young age is not only important to learners, but to the country as well. This is the reason why different schools give students an opportunity...

Over 100 graduate from Kepler

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A total of 101 graduates received bachelors degrees in communications, health care management and business management studies at Kepler Kigali Campus in Kimironko, Kigali, last Saturday.

Did you know? Fascinating Frogs!

From the Golden frog to the African frog which was last seen in – guess where – Rwanda back in 1950; all these and more frogs are on the wanted...

Why Rwanda needs CBE in institutions of higher learning

It is becoming increasingly clear that the traditional seat-based, “sage-on-the-stage” approach to teaching and learning does not work for every student. One then wonders why competency-based education (CBE), successful as...

Increase lines of communication with your uncle

Growing up an orphan is the most frustrating experience that no one would wish their children to undergo. However, you’re not alone and you should stand strong and forge ahead...

Right to protection from active and passive smoking

Tobacco smoking is dangerous to your respiratory system. It can lead to serious illnesses such as lung cancer which in majority of the cases is incurable. Tobacco smoking can be...

Origins of ordinary things: Soda

Soda is the most popular type of soft drink in the world. It is highly loved by people across different age groups. In fact, a common phrase used by adults...

EDUCATION: Revision strategies that will guarantee good grades

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Revision is a vital aspect of every student’s schooling journey, and educators believe that for one to be able to maintain good grades, they ought to embrace the culture of...

ICT: Students explore how drone technology works

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Unlike in the past when technology was just a fairy-tale, today’s generation is exposed to a number of technologies, much as majority of these are only seen in movies. Students...

How to create an inclusive environment in class

Our classrooms are a tapestry of students with different cultures, socioeconomic circumstances, race and abilities. Whether intentional or not, there is social, emotional, physical and intellectual diversity even within the...