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New University College Council inaugurated

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The newly inaugurated council.

The Embu University College (EUC) council was inaugurated after its upgrading from Embu Agricultural Staff Training (EAST) by President Mwai Kibaki, a government legal notice last year. The college becomes the third constituent college of the University of Nairobi – others being the South East University College (SEUCO) and the Kenya Polytechnic University College.  EUC will admit its first batch of 350 students this academic year to pursue courses in science and agriculture.

Previously known as Embu Agricultural Staff Training (EAST) College, the Embu University College is a new addition to UoN. It is one of the nine new university constituent colleges upgraded in a legal order by the government.

CASELAP holds fourth annual lecture on climate change

The guest speaker, Prof. Randall S. Abate, a scholar from Florida A&M University.

 

Climate change poses grave development challenges to Kenya, Africa and the whole world. It is now widely recognized as the major environmental problem facing the globe.

To this end,  the Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP) and the School of Law recently held a public lecture on climate change titled “Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies.” The lecture is part of the annual lecture series organized by CASELAP which began three years ago, as part of an intellectual focus on environmental matters.

The distinguished speaker, Prof. Randall S. Abate, a scholar from Florida A&M University, spoke on the vast effects of climate change, how indigenous people are affected and the laws and initiatives put in place to protect this group of people.

UoN Professor stars in an election movie

Prof. Paul Mbatia of the Department of Sociology, University of Nairobi and Prof. Wesley Shrum, a Sociologist at Louisiana State University, have produced a documentary movie dubbed Brother Time. The movie is a Kenyan tale of violence and humanity.

Brother Time is a tale of two Rift Valley neighbours, whose friendship turn to conflict as ethnic passions threaten to engulf them. The film is narrated by Kenyans who witnessed ‘the clashes.’ It is a peace building documentary film made for the 2013 general election.

SONU Secretariat sworn in

The Speaker, Student Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) Mr. Philbert  K’ongola  and the Clerk Cypriano Singi among other officials of the SONU Secretariat were sworn in by the Chief Legal Officer Ms Rebecca Ngondo in a ceremony witnessed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs, Prof. Isaac Mbeche and SONU executive officials.