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ICT staff plant trees

From Left: ICT Staff: Deputy Director, Mr. Joseph Michina, Mrs. Jedidah Kibuna, Administrator and Mr. Ibrahim Otieno, Director, plant the first tree together.

 

The University of Nairobi ICT staff yesterday planted 120 indigenous trees within the University’s Chiromo Mortuary and swampy area next to the sports ground.

Not only is the initiative an important University activity as it is part of the University performance contract requirement but also the centre’s contribution to greening the environment. The Centre is required to plant 60 trees but saw it fit to double the number.

Invitation to opening ceremony of World Students Summit for Sustainability 2012

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The Vice Chancellor invites all staff and students to the official opening of the World Students Summit for Sustainability by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya, Rt. Hon. Raila A. Odinga on Tuesday, 13th November, 2012 at 11.00 am at the University of Nairobi’s Taifa Hall.

Theme: "Student's leadership and innovation towards a  green economy"

The summit is part of UNEP's agenda of greening Africa by using the community of university students.

All guests to be seated by 10.30 am.

All are welcome

Invitation to a Public Lecture

The Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi invites all students and members of staff to a public lecture by Ford Foundation President Luis A. Ubiñas who will be reflecting on ‘Fulfilling the Promise of Democracy in Kenya.’

The lecture will be held on Monday, November 12 2012 at 2.00 pm in Taifa Hall, Main Campus.

Guests to be seated by 2.00 pm.

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Invitation to Public Lecture by Ford Foundation President Luis A. Ubiñas

Date: Monday, 12 November 2012

Time: 2:00pm

Venue: Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi

WFATE Second Biannual Conference Nairobi, Safari Park Hotel, Kenya 7 - 9 November, 2012

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World Federation of Association of Teacher Education (WFATE)

Conference theme

"Educating all the World's Children: Challenges and Strategies for Teacher Development"

 

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Register online using the links below:
http://conferences.uonbi.ac.ke/wfate/wfate2012 (preferred for Kenyan delegates)
or
http://www.wfate.org/conf12/conference.html
or
Send email to afriate@uonbi.ac.ke Tel. No. 0788155788 and confirm your participation.

48th Graduation Ceremony – Friday, December 7, 2012

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COLLEGES OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Regional Economic Outlook launched at UoN

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Caption: Sean Nolan, Deputy Director- African Department, IMF, makes his presentation during the launch.

For the third consecutive time, the University of Nairobi, School of Economics hosted the launch ceremony for the annual Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Education Theatre II, yesterday 22 October, 2012.

UoN Choir wows Kenyans

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The University of Nairobi Choir, is one of the Choirs that were invited by the Presidential National Music Commission, to perform during this year’s Mashujaa Day Celebrations, at Moi Stadium in Kisumu. The culmination of their performance was when Kisumu Town East MP, Shakeel Shabbir joined them in the song and dance celebrating the nation’s heroes.

The University Choir, which is popularly known for its unique set of African themed songs has grown in stature and influence since its formation over thirty years ago.

Social Media Clubs to be launched at UoN

A group of four students from the School of Business have conceptualized and spearheaded the formation of social media clubs dubbed ‘SocialPro Clubs’ in universities across the country. This will be possible through Social Edge Africa, a social media consultancy company based in Nairobi.

The initiative which has been endorsed by the Ministry of Information and Technology and will be officially launched by Dr. Bitange Ndemo, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, on 25th, October, 2012, at the University of Nairobi, School of Business. All are invited.

2012 EFMD Africa Conference held at School of Business

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The University of Nairobi School of Business and Strathmore Business School co-hosted the 3rd European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD) Africa Conference that drew participants from local and international top business schools. The theme for the conference was “Sustainable Business Education Appropriate for Africa.”

Dr. Manu Chandaria, Chairman, Comcraft Group, challenged participants to instill business and entrepreneurial skills in their business students and to equip them to fill glaring gaps in Africa’s business environment. In his presentation on ‘The role of business schools in Africa’, Dr. Chandaria shared his family’s business success story and the role education plays in business. His passion for entrepreneurship is felt through the Chandaria Foundation which is sponsoring innovation and incubation centres and setting up business schools in Kenya.