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NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 6 – Kenya’s Open University has signed a course sharing agreement with India’s Indira Gandhi National Open University in a deal that will see Kenya benefit from new training opportunities.

 This follows bilateral agreements between President William Ruto and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modal on how Kenya and India can collaborate to scale up their human capital.

“We just signed an MOU between the Indira Gandhi National Open University and the Open University of Kenya to share courses, to share capacities, so that we can train our people more, added on to the human capital we already have,” said the head of state.

Ruto who was speaking during a meeting with Indian investors in New Delhi wooed them to invest in the country, urging them that Kenya presents huge investment potential for their companies.

He reiterated that Kenya acts as the gateway to Africa, a factor he says gives investors the opportunity to explore the greater African market.

President Ruto had in August this year awarded the Open University with a charter .

He earlier maintained that his administration is keen on offering competitive and industry-driven education, aligned with the Government’s economic transformation agenda.

The Open University is located In Kuna metropolis in Machakos County.





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