SCHOOL MEMORIES: Of succeeding but only in a dream

My Biology teacher told me that I was stupid. Okay she didn’t say it in those exact words. But when she caught me talking in class, she said, “I wish...

Expert Voice: Setting goals will help you stay focused

Dear counsellor, I always hear people talk about setting goals. How important is it to have goals in one’s life. I believe this is something I can also embrace. Kindly...

Book Review: Title: What Makes Africans Laugh?

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What Makes Africans Laugh? is woven around the life of James R. Tumusiime (the author) as an entrepreneur in humour, media and culture.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: The right to a clean environment

Rwanda is a very clean country. Its cleanliness is one of the many things that impress visitors, especially those who come from other countries.

Are schools losing the war on drug abuse?

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Despite the stringent measures in place to curb substance abuse, many teenagers continue to engage in the vice. Some students are reported to go as far as hiding drugs in...

How to make the most of your internship

With classes and exams wrapping up at most colleges and universities in the coming weeks, many students will turn their attention to various jobs and internships. While some students anticipate...

New University of Kigali students tipped on success

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Students have been advised to change their mindset as they join the University of Kigali for their higher education.

Akilah, partners celebrate success in skilling women

It was a night of interaction and networking between students and various stakeholders in business as Akilah Institute for Women celebrated its collaboration with partners.

High school students urged on role in decision making

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Students should be given an opportunity to play a role in decision making regarding the issues that affect them. The remarks were made by Erica Gateka, the founder of IAmHer...

Teachers trained in basics of smart classrooms

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As part of the drive to promote Made-in-Rwanda products, 24 teachers from schools around the country, yesterday, received training on smart classrooms during a workshop organised by Africa Smart Investments...

Expert Voice: Joining a school club will be of help

Dear counselor, I have not enjoyed my school since I started studying from there. Be it students or academics, everything irritates me, I was considering even changing the school. Do...

The right to protection against child labour

When it comes to work, as a child your main duty is to complete your education cycle. This way, you are able to realise your full potential and contribute to...

SCHOOL MEMORIES: Of Patience the 'victim of beauty'

When the Lord said to the chapel committee, “Go forth and choose Patience as the representative of S2,” we were quite shocked. It had to be some sort of mix-up....

Stakeholders share expectations of 2016/17 education budget

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With almost a month left to the 2016/2017 financial year, education stakeholders are optimist about the forthcoming national budget despite the fact that the previous one saw a budget cut...

Inspire students for better results

Who of your teachers would you reward with a trophy given a chance? Would your gratitude be on the premise that they taught you well or that they inspired and...

Investing in early childhood education for a better Rwanda

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children” – Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa.

Rwandan native, Uw-Green Bay graduate student reminds fellow students to 'leave no stone unturned'

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Opportunity can catch you by surprise, showing up in the most unlikely places. So it’s smart to leave no stone unturned. That was just one piece of advice shared by...

Expert Voice: Being approachable will get you some new friends

Friendships can take a while to develop, especially at a new school where you find challenges integrating into an absolutely new environment. However, there are a variety of opportunities you...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Responsibilities of an African child

Contrary to popular belief, being a child isn’t just about being on the asking and receiving end of things. As a child you also have responsibilities to your peers, parents,...

SCHOOL MEMORIES: Shielding the visitors from the stubborn lot

I accidentally dropped my pen on the ground and I requested my friend to pick it up. At that moment, the teacher turned and looked at us as if we...

Why public libraries are the pulse of community literacy

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Government is involved in various activities such as the Rwanda Reads project that attracts book publishers, non-governmental organisations and schools (students) in competitions tailored towards improving the reading culture.

Promote history and museum study visits in schools

The impact of home grown solutions, if not well catered for and imparted into young generations, will soon die in the near future. Rwanda has emerged from scratch and painful...

Schools, teachers awarded for work readiness skills

Eleven schools and 33 teachers who demonstrated outstanding commitment and results in the implementation of the second phase of Akazi Kanoze programme have been awarded.

Expert Voice: Study groups enhance performance

Dear counsellor, I believe in team work, but my fellow students have refused to embrace it. I believe it can help us reap big in our academics, so how do...