Lock-down

Domestic violence rises during COVID-19 lockdown

The United Nations notes that the combination of economic and social stresses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as restrictions on movement, have dramatically increased the number of women and girls facing abuse, in almost all countries. In parts of sub-Saharan Africa, violence...

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 12:55am

Experts weigh in on effectiveness of e-learning

Prince Dushimimana is 11-year old primary five student at Groupe Scolaire Gisozi in Gasabo District. Before schools were closed on March 16th, he had had a personal ambition to move from 11th position that he had got the previous term, upwards. Now that he no longer goes to school, he uses his...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 11:01am

Skills to learn while in lockdown and digital platforms to use

As millions of Rwandans, like elsewhere in the world are having to self-isolate to prevent the spread of coronavirus, a sudden surge in free time is leaving many people thinking of things to do during the lockdown.  The government of Rwanda announced last week that the lockdown period...

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 12:20pm

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