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Universities Urged to Empower Students with entrepreneurial skills

Many graduates do not secure employment after graduation for lack of adequate skills in various fields. Others could have created their jobs as well as employ many more graduates; but they lack entrepreneurial skills which should have been taught at the university or college. Prof. Philip Cotton, the new Vice Chancellor for University of Rwanda […]

More students graduate at Akilah Institute for Women

More students graduate at Akilah Institute for Women

The Akilah Institute for Women held its 3rd graduation for students who completed Hospitality Management and Entrepreneurship course. Located in Kibagabaga-Kigali Akilah on August 14, 2015 held the graduation of 45 young students completing three-year studies. Out of the 45 graduands, 29 are from Hospitality Management while 16 completed entrepreneurship course. The 16 young ladies […]

Rwandan students get 50% fees reduction at Carnegie Mellon University

Rwandan students get 50% fees reduction at Carnegie Mellon University

In a bid to support Rwanda’s vision of becoming East Africa’s technology hub, Carnegie Mellon University is offering 50 per cent reduction on fees to enable Rwandan students join in big numbers. The aim is to enable Rwandan and students from other African countries who desire to study at Carnegie Mellon University achieve their goals. […]

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British Peace Support Team salue le progrès de Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA)

Une délégation de British Peace Support Team a effectué le 06/10/2014 une visite Rwanda Peace Academy  (RPA), situé au Nord du Rwanda, dans le District de Musanze. Le Col. Richard Leakey, Chef de British Peace Support Team en Afrique de l’Est, a salué le progrès enregistré par cette académie des cadres militaires (RPA). « Je suis […]

Rwandan students sensitized on EAC integration benefits

Rwandan students sensitized on EAC integration benefits

Students from universities and higher learning institutes in Rwanda have been tipped on the benefits East African Community (EAC) integration. According to a capacity-building expert Wanyama Masinde, a number of people from the five EAC partner states (Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya) have not yet understood the benefits of EAC integration and still cling […]

Rwanda : Brilliant ideas in EAC Universities to be supported

Rwanda : Brilliant ideas in EAC Universities to be supported

The Chairperson of the EAC Council of Ministers and Minister of East African Community Affair of Kenya Hon. Musa Sirma has said that students and academic staff in universities in the region with brilliant ideas in business development and strategic innovation will be identified through a call for conceptual write-ups. Those having the best concepts […]

Rwanda : Private Universities to start paying tax

Legislators revealed the new law which instructs non-governmental academic institutions to pay tax, which wasn’t the case before. According to the parliamentarians, most of the private universities are owned by religious organizations like Catholics, Protestants and Muslims which only use the profits for own development, leaving out the country’s development. “Most of the private academic […]

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Rwanda : SFB is ten years old

              Current SFB campus showing well mowed lawns The School of Finance and Banking (SFB) is now into its tenth year since it was established to train management and banking professionals. The school which is located at the Mburabuturo hill has been transformed from a small campus offering postgraduate […]

Rwanda : RTUC gets accreditation

Rwanda : RTUC gets accreditation

The Higher Education Council has approved the Rwanda Tourism University College (RTUC) giving it green light to confer full degrees. RTUC which opened its doors in 2006 has only been offering vocational training and certificate or diploma courses in tourism on a provisional license. In an interview, HEC Director Prof. Geoffrey Rugege confirmed the development […]

Rwanda : NUR, RDF sign academic memorandum

Rwanda : NUR, RDF sign academic memorandum

Some of the courses at the Nyakinama based Rwanda Senior Command and Staff College will in future be undertaken by professors and lecturers from the National University of Rwanda (NUR). The two institutions (RDF and NUR) signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday June 18. The MoU was signed, by NUR Rector Prof Silas Rwakabamba […]