How newspapers can play key role in education

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Media plays a vital role when it comes to informing the public on what’s happening around the world, which is as well helpful to students who need to be updated...

What makes Rwanda’s development journey enviable

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Most people worldwide back in the day knew Rwanda as the country that experienced the terrible 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. But today, they not only know it as an...

Parenting: How to make your child open up this holiday season

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The holiday is on, and the festive season is in the offing as well. After many days away from home, children, particularly those who go to boarding schools, now have...

All set for Andika Rwanda 2018

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As part of their work to impart a lifelong affinity for stories and poetry in Rwanda’s youngest readers, early grade reading advocates from USAID’s Soma Umenye and the Rwandan Education...

Moral education: The only missing link

For any nation to attain the best development heights there should be a vibrant education system. It is clear that once a nation toys with her education provision to the...

Foster independence among students by teaching study skills

Too often, conscientious students show up to class thinking that your job is to lay out the perfect plan for them to learn while theirs is simply to glide through...

Speaking Hands

Yes, that is right. Hands can actually speak; words, sentences and for hours an end too if you like. And no it is not body language, as one might think....

Origins of ordinary things: The internet

The internet is a cradle of knowledge in the modern age. You can learn just about anything simply by typing it in the search engine. You can learn the different...

The right to leisure and recreation

Enjoy this long third term holiday. Go and play. Go the library and read a book. Go to museums and enrich your knowledge on the history of the country. Ask...

How to make the best of the holidays

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Holidays bring excitement for majority of students because it feels like breaking loose from the bondage of months of studying. And for many, they leave school filled with a lot...

The rights of children infected or affected by AIDS

Every first day of December is World AIDS day. It is dedicated to remembering those who have died of the disease, creating awareness about its spreading, and celebrating the achievements...

Getting the right support will be of help

Drug addiction is not a matter of willpower; it is a chronic brain disease that alters brain function, making it incredibly difficult for an addict to stop using drugs on...

Origins of ordinary things: Headphones

Listen to music at deafening volume without disturbing other people’s peace. Receive a phone call without putting your phone to your ear. Block out all the surrounding noise while you...

Teachers should consider professional development this holiday

While it is undeniable that teachers need rest and that we have our own personal (essential) things to do over the holidays, the risk of reporting back to class rusty...

Japanese Ambassador Miyashita visits Mahama Refugee Camp

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The Ambassador of Japan to Rwanda, Takayuki Miyashita, last week, paid a visit to Mahama Refugee Camp that serves as home to over 50,000 Burundian refugees.

Parenting: How to manage your child' behaviour this festive season

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The holiday comes with a lot of challenges, especially when it comes to handling children and managing their behaviour in general.

Enhancing early childhood literacy through narratives

It is common knowledge that building a vibrant education system begins with establishing strong institutions and building strong early childhood literacy which produces future competent national human resources.

Worldly words!

What is the first word you said while you are a baby? While some of us first said mama, a few others said dada or tata or something along those...

Japanese Ambassador Miyashita visits Mahama Refugee Camp

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The Ambassador of Japan to Rwanda, Takayuki Miyashita, last week, paid a visit to Mahama Refugee Camp that serves as home to over 50,000 Burundian refugees. Ambassador Miyashita, among others,...

Parenting: Is your child safe on internet?

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Mutesi’s 10-year-old son is tech savvy and can effectively operate a smart phone. He can navigate different apps on the internet with ease.

Umuganda: Excella School students raise money to support the needy

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Members of Umurage Patriotism Club from Excella School have raised Rwf100,000 to support needy pupils from the community in the vicinity of their school. The funds will be spent on...

Why cultural studies are important to students

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As once stated by C.S. Lewis, a British novelist and poet; ‘education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a cleverer devil’. Well, according to...

Green Hills students tipped on leadership

Student leaders of Green Hills Academy were last week equipped with leadership skills and the principles they need to be flag-bearers in transforming society. Addressing a group of students, Frank...

We must all embrace education for a better society

I vividly remember how now the late Dares Kankongoliro laboured to convince my grandmother to allow me go to school. The man toiled to explain to the old woman about...