Monopoly in the education system is ill advised

Editor, this is a terrible and ill informed idea. Rwanda is a small country that is growing and doing so impressively. The attempt to create a monopoly in the education system is ill advised. Monopolies tend to have numerous inefficiencies as they have no competitors. 

Editor,

This is a terrible and ill informed idea. Rwanda is a small country that is growing and doing so impressively. The attempt to create a monopoly in the education system is ill advised. Monopolies tend to have numerous inefficiencies as they have no competitors. 

For vibrancy in the education system in a young economy such as Rwanda, there is need for competition and this is achievable with more colleges competing against each other for educational improvement. 

I come from a country where there over 22 government owned universities and countless private universities. They have greatly contributed to the education system through competition for quality, research and student development. 

Godfrey Mwangi
Kenya

Reaction to the story, “Interview: Education minister explains University of Rwanda implementation timeline”, (The New Times, August 26)

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