Monthly Archive February 2019

Rwanda Research Institute Shows Loopholes in Waste Management

Research findings have shown that almost half of the city of Kigali population is directly affected by poor waste management and sanitation, especially from slum areas. Findings from the 3rd research forum on Urban Governance and City Transformation (Utafiti Sera) showed that the 43.6%  of one million Kigali residents use unimproved sanitary facilities – a […]

A Study of Bring Back Our Girls

This study focuses on the Bring Back Our Girls movement (BBOG) which began in 2014 following the abduction of 300 girls by Boko Haram, and became a global social media and substantial political phenomenon. The study led by PASGR aims to contribute to understandings of women’s action, digital activism, vertical scaling and norms, and values. The research […]

Teaching in universities won’t be the same

Something exciting is happening in higher education in Africa. Unlike basic education where the curriculum is centralized and often changed at whim, the higher education curriculum tends to be stabilized for a longer time. Universities also have the right to select what to teach, who to teach and how to teach. But in there lies […]