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As part of its Annual Tree Planting initiative, the University of Nairobi community planted over 10,000 trees during the week of April 3- 6, 2018.

The climax of the exercise was on April 6, 2018, when 6,500 trees were planted at Wangari Maathai Campus at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.

Speaking during the exercise, the Chief Guest, Prof. Japheth Ntiba, the Permanent Secretary for Higher Education, Ministry of Education, commended the University on its commitment to plant 10,000 trees.



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ALL MEMBERS OF STAFF – UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

FILING OF 2017 INCOME TAX RETURNS

As you are all aware, filing of tax is mandatory to all Kenyans and as
such returns for the year 2017 is due on June 30th 2018. In view of this I
remind all members of staff to take the earliest opportunity to file their
individual tax return before the deadline.



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The University of Nairobi and the Nation Media Group will host the Nation Leadership Forum Q1 on March 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm, titled ‘Manufacturing 1 million jobs.’

We invite you to join the conversation that will focus on industry competitiveness, market access and sustainability.



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At the fourth edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week, innovators drawn from different parts of the world are exhibiting inventions that are not only impressive but are also offering solutions to the society. Indeed, as stated by the University of Nairobi’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, innovation is the key driver of the global evolution towards a sustainable development.

 

This was echoed by the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Amb. Amina Mohamed who congratulated the University of Nairobi for convening the Nairobi Innovation Week 2018 saying that it is providing an opportune platform for showcasing and encouraging innovation.



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On a day set aside for sports, the University of Nairobi community converged at the sports grounds and competed in various sporting activities.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of Liverpool (UoL) have signed a collaborative agreement which will release an initial Kshs 68 million (£ 485,631) for full time postdoctoral training at UoN as well as setting up of a project office at the School of Public Health.

After Research Capacity Assessment, it is hoped that the project will support multidisciplinary joint curriculum development with UoL, ILRI and other partners. Also in the pipeline is support for applied research at UoN and research placements for graduate students at the School of Public Health and the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.



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The prayer service, which was interdenominational, was a clear demonstration of how the University values diversity and inclusivity. The Muslims, Hindus, Seventh Day Adventists, Protestants and Catholics were all represented. Recitations were made, prayers said and songs were sung by various student choirs.

In the reflection, Rev. Hosea Mitei, the Protestant Chaplain, challenged the University community to learn to give thanks when good things happen.



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At a glance, out of the 123 postgraduate grant proposals that were submitted by the University of Nairobi students, 64 have been successful.

We also submitted 64 Collaborative research proposals where University of Nairobi researchers were the lead researchers and 19 of these have been have been successful.

 

Congratulations Grantees. Your hard work has paid off.



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UoN Towers
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The Council Chairperson (ag.), Mrs. Pascalia Koske, Prof. Enos Nthia Njeru and V.C Prof. Peter Mbithi.

The Council Chairperson (ag.), Mrs. Pascalia Koske, noted that the performance contract has been negotiated in a manner that resonates with the public expectations, demonstrates progressive achievement of Vision 2030 Medium Term II targets, benchmarks with international best practices and is fully aligned to the University budget.



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UoN Towers
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Mr. Tom Mshindi, the Editor-in-Chief, Nation Media Group and Prof. Peter Mbithi, the Vice-Chancellor.

The Nation Media Group (NMG) is the official Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 (NIW2017) media partner. This follows the signing of a working partnership agreement between the University of Nairobi (UoN) and the media house.



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UoN Towers
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FIMS Section-Main Campus

CAE staff members were trained on Document Tracking System at the FIMS section, a ssytem which analyses document turnaround time. The staff were trained on how to send, receive and track documents movement online. The system is expected to be rolled out at the College immediately.



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Editor-in-Chief, Nation Media,Mr.Tom Mshindi  (left), Dr Tonny Omwansa, Bike Share Innovation Champion and Director (C4DLab) at UoN during Bike Share Launch.

The University of Nairobi’s School of Computing and Informatics and the Center for Computing and Development Laboratory (C4DLab) have officially launched the Bike Share Challenge.



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FIMS Section
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University of Nairobi Main Campus

University of Nairobi is the most preffered learning institution by both parents and students in the country, a new study has revealed.

Employers also prefer graduates from the University. The Study



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The School of Information and Communication Studies, The Technical University of Kenya; School of Information Sciences, Moi University; and the Department of Library andInformation Science, University of Nairobi have organised a students' forum as a pre-conference activity prior to the 2nd International Conference on Information and KnowledgeManagement to be held at the Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The students' forum will be held on 20th August 2018. The forum will give 



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The Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship programme for 2019 is now open. We would like to inform you that we will be holding two seminars in order to share more information on the scholarship. The details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday 2nd & Saturday 5th May 2018

Wednesday May 2, 2018 Time: 2:00p.m– 4:00p.m.

Saturday May 5, 2018 10.00am - 12.00 noon



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Kitui County Government have entered into a cooperation that will focus on creating and implementing approaches, strategies and actions that will address conditions of urbanization trends, development and human settlements in Kitui County.

The Vice-Chancellor, UoN, Prof. Peter Mbithi and the Governor, Kitui County, H.E. Charity Ngilu, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on behalf of the two entities. The MoU will provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate the collaboration between the two.



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Tony Elumelu, Nigerian Billionaire businessman aims at supporting 10,000 entrepreneurs in 10 years via the Tony Elumelu Foundation.

Each year, 1,000 entrepreneurs are selected across the African continent and given $ 5,000 dollars after a compulsory 3 months training on business tenets.

Mr. Elumelu was speaking to hundreds of entrepreneurs on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi. Tony Elumelu is the Chairman of UBA Bank, which operates in 20 countries in Africa, with over 15 million customers. The bank has branches in United States of America and Europe.



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