Sciences find a home in Rwanda

The government has now signed a partnership agreement with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), which may reverse the trend. The South Africa-headquartered institute’s mission is to nurture bright students to shine as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of boosting Africa’s scientific and economic future.

“We need to promote mathematics as a basis of science teaching since promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is very important,” said Dr Marie-Christine Gasingirwa, the director-general for science, technology and research at the Ministry of Education…

By: Jean-Pierre Afadhali, The East African