Bank Charges Force Immigrants to Send Money Home ‘Hand-to-Hand’

[GroundUp] When Tanaka* sends money back to her family in Zimbabwe, she heads to Cape Town’s long-distance bus terminal to find passengers or drivers travelling to Harare.

[GroundUp] When Tanaka* sends money back to her family in Zimbabwe, she heads to Cape Town's long-distance bus terminal to find passengers or drivers travelling to Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Schools Should Embrace Play-Based Teaching Approach

[New Times] Osama Ukwishatse, a Primary Five pupil at Remera Catholique II in Kigali says he finds the traditional system of learning exclusively on the chalk board hectic and boring. He thinks that interactive play-based learning is more enriching and…

[New Times] Osama Ukwishatse, a Primary Five pupil at Remera Catholique II in Kigali says he finds the traditional system of learning exclusively on the chalk board hectic and boring. He thinks that interactive play-based learning is more enriching and produces better results.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Origins of Ordinary Things – Shoes

[New Times] It is nearly impossible to come across barefooted people on the streets today. Shoes now constitute a vital part of our everyday attires. The most basic importance of shoes is that they protect your feet from being harmed by sharp objects a…

[New Times] It is nearly impossible to come across barefooted people on the streets today. Shoes now constitute a vital part of our everyday attires. The most basic importance of shoes is that they protect your feet from being harmed by sharp objects and from being bruised by hot surfaces and hard ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

New Facility to Boost Learning At University of Rwanda’s College of Education

[New Times] ANInformation Access Centre (IAC) was yesterday set up at the University of Rwanda’s College of Education. It is expected to ease learning and also help surrounding communities in terms of improving digital literacy, officials said.

[New Times] ANInformation Access Centre (IAC) was yesterday set up at the University of Rwanda's College of Education. It is expected to ease learning and also help surrounding communities in terms of improving digital literacy, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

UN Decorates Rwandan Police Peacekeepers in Darfur

[New Times] Eighteen Rwandan police peacekeepers serving under the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were on Tuesday decorated with medal of service excellence.

[New Times] Eighteen Rwandan police peacekeepers serving under the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were on Tuesday decorated with medal of service excellence.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Memonics – I Give Up! On Maths!

[New Times] Research has proven that Mathematics is not difficult, it is just that students do not want to persevere or ‘stay with’ a problem or formula long enough to get it. Some could argue that there are those that are gifted in the left side of th…

[New Times] Research has proven that Mathematics is not difficult, it is just that students do not want to persevere or 'stay with' a problem or formula long enough to get it. Some could argue that there are those that are gifted in the left side of their brains consequently, they find it easier to get the Mathematical concepts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

RRA, Carnegie Mellon University – Africa Ink Deal to Enhance Data Science in Tax Administration

[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) and Carnegie Mellon University – Africa yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will facilitate the two institutions to work towards enhancing data science capabilities in tax administration.

[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) and Carnegie Mellon University - Africa yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will facilitate the two institutions to work towards enhancing data science capabilities in tax administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda