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First Lady Jeannette Kagame with MsGeek 2016 finalists

Rwanda’s First Lady Inspires Girls into ICT Innovation

on May 1, 2016, 3:07 am / in English, featured

A Rwandan innovative business student has been crowned Ms Geek 2016 after her automated irrigation project was selected as the best among five finalists. Rosine Mwiseneza 21, a second year student of Business Management at Kepler University had always wanted to create a solution to irrigation challenges among farmers. She designed a system that automatically switches on and off an […]

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menu on phone that leads to access land information

New Phone System Now Allows Rwandans To Access Status Of Land

on April 16, 2016, 2:35 am / in English, featured

Rwandans can now easily check the status of a particular plot of land by using their mobile phones as opposed to the long queues at land offices across the country. The government is partnering with MTN-Rwanda to extend this innovation to the public. Marie Grace Nishimwe, who works for the department  of Land Management and Titles in the Natural Resources […]

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Anne Abakunzi,Deputy Director general in charge of Corporate Affairs at WorkForce Developement Agency(centre) speaking to female trainees.

Inclusiveness is likely to boost TVET

on April 1, 2016, 1:40 pm / in English, featured

Experts believe that gender integration and inclusiveness is the key to boosting Technical and Vocational training-TVET which the government eyes to solve its skills gap and unemployment challenges. Lucy Schalkwijk Deputy Team Leader of MottMacDonald in Rwanda says that ensuring all gender groups are involvement in the TVET framework through considering their needs will see more people involved in the […]

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TVET enrollment rise by 2.46 percent

TVET enrollment rise by 2.46 percent

on March 26, 2016, 12:54 pm / in English, featured

The fourth Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey shows an increase in gross Admission rate-GAR for both secondary schools and Technical and Vocational training institutions. According to the survey released last week the gross admission rate for secondary schools grew to 41 percent in 2013 up 33 percent in 2010 which TVET enrollments to 2.46 percent in 2013 from 2.06 in […]

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