Solomon Asaba

editorial@newtimes.co.rw

Rwandan student wins international essay contest

Moses Asiimwe, a student of the University of Rwanda, has emerged among the top 50 African students who excelled in an Essay competition. The online competition was organised by Global Development Network (GDN) on the theme “Students across all Universities in Africa, imagine the future by...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

German devt partners boost survivors with Rwf30 million

Germany Development Cooperation (GIZ) has donated Rwf29.8 million to Genocide survivors. The donation, received by the National Commission for the fight against Genocide (CNLG), was announced during a Genocide commemoration event at GIZ offices in Kigali, where a stone bearing 39 names of former...

Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

Back to school: What every parent must look out for

After a long eventful holiday, children must report back to school for the new term this week. But how prepared is your child? Or is it even necessary? Well, Education Times explores why early child preparation for school is important and how it should be done.  Occupy the child at home...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

Don’t let malaria haunt you during pregnancy

From the moment a woman conceives, what runs in the mind of the family is a bundle of joy. But what lurks in the shadows of her dream is a thing called malaria. The disease, deadliest in sub-Saharan Africa, takes the blame but at no time is its vicious felt so hard than in pregnant women or in...

Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Meet Ndengeyingoma the vice-president of Massachussets Institute of Technology

From Kigali to the summit of educational heights, Billy Ndengeyingoma, a twenty-year-old Rwandan, was recently elected Vice-President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Undergraduate Association (UA). The Association represents a little over four thousand undergraduates...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Health aspects to consider before joining the gym

Early in the morning the ears can no longer stand the continuous bells emerging from the huge wall clock. It has always been the usual routine of waking up purposefully to shut down the noisy machine pounding like church bells in between the dream period of a tired black man.  Stretching from...

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Two students land Harvard scholarships

Two Rwandan students have been given scholarships to study at Harvard University in the U.S. In an interview with The New Times yesterday, Richard Siegler, a co-founder of the Bridge2Rwanda Scholars programme, said that currently 18 more students have received scholarships to international...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

Tetanus: That ‘tiny’ wound could be the death of you

When a hoe scrapes your big toe while busy gardening, the immediate concern would be if it is bleeding or not. As long as it does not hurt too bad to stop you from hoeing on, then work continues. Anything to tincture the bleeding such as herbs may be applied to the wound as a temporary remedy. Many...

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

ROPC recognises top consultants and consultancy firms

Indigo International, a business development and research firm, has been awarded the Best Consultancy firm Award for 2013, thanks to its outstanding performance and professionalism. Center for Economic Understanding and Social Studies was the second overall winner, while Imanzi Company was third....

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Public warned against quack consultants

Quacks have infiltrated the consultancy services sub-sector, putting genuine providers in disrepute.  Rebecca Ruzibuka, a senior consultant at Africa Development Consultants, said impostors are common in the practice and called for stern measures to stem the vice.  “Some people...

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

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