Tag: Education

AFRICA
Rwanda varsity shines in inaugural Africa rankings 

Rwanda varsity shines in inaugural Africa rankings 

Launched in 2015, the 89-student population UGHE, alongside Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA), another local higher learning institution with 2,855 students across its three campuses, are the only Rwandan higher learning academies that are present in the ranking.

OPINION
INFLATION: Just how healthy are school meals?

INFLATION: Just how healthy are school meals?

The reality on ground is that schools purchase what is relatively cheaper rather than what fit to make a balanced diet, and this is likely to remain the case in absence of additional meal budget, or support.

CURRENT AFFAIRS
African youth demand Govts action on rising unemployment

African youth demand Govts action on rising unemployment

There are at least 11 million young people coming to the labor market every year in search of work, yet only 3 million jobs are created across the continent, leaving estimated 8 million without work, according to International Labour Organization (ILO). Initiative by the AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki...

CURRENT AFFAIRS
MORRIS: It’s about us, because nature can survive without us

MORRIS: It’s about us, because nature can survive without us

Morris was awarded the Earth Champion Award 2022 and named CNN Environmentalist of Tomorrow in recognition of the organization's laudable contribution.

ON MEDIA
BACK TO SCHOOL: Uniform fees good for the poor

BACK TO SCHOOL: Uniform fees good for the poor

The education sector regulator imposed restrictions on other requirements a parent can be subjected to, definitely scrapping things like hoes, rubber mops, ream of papers and all the others that schools obliged parents to purchase – mostly at shop and prices determined by school managers.

CURRENT AFFAIRS
Rwanda raises teachers’ pay to curb turnover, retain skilled tutors

Rwanda raises teachers’ pay to curb turnover, retain skilled tutors

Government announced that plans to hire teachers from Zimbabwe under bilateral arrangement were underway with more than 237 teachers from the country expected to come in at any time.

ON THE SPOT
HOAX: UR did not announce start date for academic year

HOAX: UR did not announce start date for academic year

The author of the fake document appears to have picked one of the announcements issued by University of Rwanda previously and edited it to insert fabricated information.

OPINION
BACK TO SCHOOL: Parents, inflation and the fees dilemma

BACK TO SCHOOL: Parents, inflation and the fees dilemma

Schools’ reopening for the third term Monday is expected to induce a further rise in costs of essentials as most rush to the market to fill their stock.