The Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) has signed a training agreement with the Kenya Maritime Authority.
The training will see TUM provide maritime education and training while Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) provides internship programmes for TUM students at its Mombasa-based facilities.
The agreement was signed by TUM acting Vice Chancellor Laila Abubakar and KMA acting director-general Cosmas Cherop.
In the deal, KMA will also send its staff to TUM for further training and refresher courses.
Meanwhile, a Malaysian university has offered to develop a curriculum on Islamic Finance for the proposed Coast International College.
The college signed the deal with INCEIF, a university owned and run by the Malaysian Central Bank.
The deal was sealed at Nairobi’s Panafric Hotel.
It was signed by Coast International College principal Loise Gichuki, founder Suleiman Shahbal and INCEIF president Daud Vicary Abdullah.