BAHIR DAR UNIVERSITY (ETHIOPIA)

Bahir Dar University was established by merging two former higher education institutions; namely the Bahir Dar Polytechnic and Bahir Dar Teachers’ College. The Bahir Dar Polytechnic Institute, which has transformed itself into Technology and Textile institutes, was established in 1963 under the technical cooperation between the Government of USSR and the Imperial Government of Ethiopia. […]

INES-RUHENGERI (RWANDA)

History Since its creation in 2003, INES chose following experts’ recommendations and the surrounding communities’ orient its teachings to Applied Sciences. By applied we mean that all the taught sciences at INES are applied to the population daily problems, seeking to propose answers to them. INES programs titles and contents have been formulated and redesigned […]

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY (UGANDA)

Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious English Universities in Africa. In January of that year, the school, which was later renamed Uganda Technical College, opened its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics. The College soon began offering […]

REGIONAL CENTRE FOR MAPPING OF RESOURCES FOR DEVELOPMENT (KENYA)

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union (AU). It is an inter-governmental organization and currently has contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions Our Vision To be a premier Centre of […]

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)

Kenya Polytechnic on Whitehouse Road in 1961 (Courtesy of www.gordonmumford.com (link is external)) The Technical University of Kenya shares history with the development of the first three higher education institutions in East Africa. In the 1920s there were heightened agitations for the expansion of access to higher education by indigenous leaders in the East African […]

UNIVERSITÉ ÉVANGELIQUE EN AFRIQUE (RDC)

L’Université Evangélique en Afrique est une institution des confessions religieuses protestantes d’enseignement supérieur et universitaire créée en octobre 1990, sous l’initiative du Révérend Pasteur RUHIGITA NDAGORA, en tant que Représentant légal et Président de la 8ème Communauté des Eglises de Pentecôte en Afrique Centrale « 8ème CEPAC », jadis Communauté des Eglises de Pentecôte au Zaïre « CEPZa ». […]

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)

The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established under the Universities Act 2012 of the laws of Kenya and the University of Nairobi Charter, is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region. The only institution of higher learning in Kenya for a long time, the University of Nairobi responded to the […]