Rwanda to get its first national Biodiversity Information System

The Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management (CoEB) was officially located at the College of Science and Technology, University of Rwanda in 2017, after much stakeholder discussions and assessments supported by UNESCO and the Rwanda Commission for the UNESCO (CNRU). The idea for the creation of the center (CoEB) originated from the first International Research Conference on Biodiversity, which took place in Kigali in July 2007. During his speech at this conference, H.E. the President of the Republic of Rwanda introduced the idea of the Center of Excellence in...

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COVID19 : UR students locked in campuses facilitated to join their homes

UR students who remained locked up from their hostels and stranded around Huye campus due to Covid_19 outbreak were on this Monday 11 May 2020 being facilitated to get back to their respective homes. 380 students of Huye were facilitated to join their respective Districts transport free of charge. UR in general, 1661 students will be facilitated. University of Rwanda will pay the cost and National police escort the convoy. This exercise was done in all University of Rwanda campuses. Many students were still in and around campuses thinking university will open soon. According to...

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COVID19 : UR Huye staff support to most affected in Huye District

Following the COVID 19 (known as CORONA VIRUS) pandemic, many countries (including Rwanda) took lockdown measure as immediate response. The lockdown affected many sectors both public and private including transport, bar, restaurants and hotels, education and many companies have suspended their employees’ contracts. Today most of them are in shortage of food. To support the government in finding food for these affected people, through Huye District, University of Rwanda-Huye campus staff collected money to buy food. The aid consisted of 675 kilos of corn flour, 675 of rice, 540 kilos of...

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UR law students scoops Moot Court Competition in contract law

Eight students from the School of Law at the University of Rwanda emerged winners during the Law Moot Competition which brought together four other local universities. The moot court competition is deemed to be extracurricular activity where students from different law schools take part in simulated court proceedings usually including drafting Memorials and participating in oral arguments. Eight students who participated in Law Moot court Competition During the proceedings, the University team split themselves into two sections composed of four pleaders and other four as a...

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UR/Huye campus bids farewell to Muhiire Cassian

M. Muhiire Cassian former UR Huye Campus administrator handed over office duties to Wilson Nzitatira in brief ceremony led by Resident Principal Dr Alphonse Muleefu. Muhiire Cassian has been serving the UR Huye campus for two years and half. During this ceremony, staff expressed a fulfilling feeling to work with Cassian qualified as good manager, leader, parents,... Talking to his two and half years in Huye Campus , M. Cassian said he found a half empty and disorganized campus, no committed staff, any community engagement,... Today he left a well organized campus, participating in...

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Israel Ambassador to Rwanda visits UR Huye campus

Dr Ron Adam ambassador of the state of Israel to Rwanda made a courtesy visit to University of Rwanda- Huye campus as he was closing his one day tour in Southern province. Huye campus he was received by Muhiire Cassian Campus Administrator. In UR Huye campus Ambassador Adam made a tour through Arboretum forest, visited sports facilities (gymnasium and stadium) and UR Huye campus memorial site of genocide against Tutsi. As he was crossing the campus ,he interacted with students met through Campus main building. In joyful discussion with students Ambassador Adam talked to students...

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