The Director of MHK, Mielke Eckhard and the Principal of IPRC South Dr. Barnabe Twabagira signing the memorandum of understanding

Rwanda, Germany agree to improve technical skills

on December 12, 2014, 10:11 am / in Amasomo, English, featured

Rwanda and Germany have agreed to improve technical skills of Rwandan students through exchanging training programs. Following the initiative, Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center (IPRC-South) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Meisterschule Für Handwerker Kaiserslautern (MHK) University located German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The collaboration between the two institutions is aimed at promoting quality training through training of trainers and in […]

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Iwawa: Rwanda’s rehab turns criminals into role models

Iwawa: Rwanda’s rehab turns criminals into role models

on December 3, 2014, 4:07 pm / in English, featured

In 2012, Marcel Sikubwabo, 24, who lives in Butare town, Southern Rwanda, had been addicted to drugs and alcohol. He had become violent and a threat to his family and neighbours. For years, Sikubwabo would arrive home late night while drunk or intoxicated by drugs. His family and neighbours couldn’t bear the menace. They decided to report the matter to […]

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Youth in Bugesera say “Akazi Kanoze” programme helped them to achieve sustainable development

Bugesera: Akazi Kanoze programme a social development spark

on November 20, 2014, 10:11 am / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

  Youth in Bugesera district commended ‘Akazi Kanoze’, a government programme that promotes technical education for improving their lives. Akazi Kanoze, empowers Rwandan youth with the necessary tools and resources to enter into a positive development pathway that will lead to increased lifelong livelihood opportunities. Under the programme, youth are selected and paid for by USAID to acquire vocational training […]

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Head of the German delegation, Gudrun Grosse Wiesmann, and Finance minister Amb. Claver Gatete after sealing the deal. (Courtesy)

Rwanda gets nearly €70m for skills training

on November 14, 2014, 9:02 am / in English, featured

The Government of Rwanda and The Federal Republic of Germany concluded cooperation negotiations that saw German donate €69.5 million equivalent to Rwf 60 billion, to support Rwanda’s economic development. The donation will be invested in technical and vocational education, decentralization and financial sector development, respectively. The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning highlighted that the contribution will enhance Rwanda’s economic […]

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