Jack Ma challenges the Young Kenyans to Embrace ecommerce

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Sat, 2017-07-22 08:19

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman and Founder, Jack Ma has challenged University of Nairobi students to embrace electronic commerce as they seize opportunities during tough times, make their clients happy and achieve great success. Ma was speaking at the Chandaria Auditorium, Main Campus on July, 20, 2017.

Founded in 1999, Alibaba Group has grown in leaps and bounds and is now a major player in the global trade competing tech multinationals like Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Amazon among others.

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Thu, 2017-12-28 08:19

UoN Students to Start Using Biometric Cards.

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Thu, 2017-07-20 11:07

The cards will serve the purposes of security, identification and as an ATM card, which will enable students’ access the various services simply by swiping.

The idea is being proposed by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and has been successfully implemented by other universities among them: Maasai Mara University, Pwani University, Egerton and Moi University. Higher Education Loans Board has been at the forefront in funding students to enable as many students as possible to afford higher education in the university and technical colleges.

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Fri, 2017-12-22 11:07

Kshs. 4.2M to UoN from WIPO for Intellectual Property Audit

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Thu, 2017-07-20 08:59

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has received Kshs. 4.2 million from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for an intellectual property audit.

This is the first intellectual property audit to be done by a university in Africa.

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Thu, 2017-11-23 08:59

Chinese Business Magnate, Jack Ma Scheduled to Give a Public Lecture at UoN

Date and time: 
Thu, 2017-07-20 07:41
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UoN Towers

 

Chinese business magnate, Jack Ma is scheduled to give a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on July 20, 2017.

Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of the Chinese e-commerce Alibaba Group, a family of internet-based businesses.

Ma will be in Kenya on two-day visit to Kenya, to share entrepreneurial insights with the country's young people.

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Thu, 2017-12-28 07:41

AIESEC Achievements Celebration Over the Last 12 months

Date and time: 
Wed, 2017-07-12 07:13

Over the last 12 months, AIESEC have been able to help over 100 students to secure exchange programs and student volunteer programs to several countries across the globe. Students have been able to travel to countries like USA, Germany, Poland, Russia, India, China, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi among other countries across the various continents.

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Fri, 2017-11-24 07:13

UoN Partnership with ESDA for Sustainable Development in Africa.

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Mon, 2017-07-10 08:31

ESDA Chair and the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi had a consultation meeting with Prof. Masafumi Nagao, the ESDA Coordinator and research professor at the Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education-Hiroshima University (Japan). Together, they discussed broadly the progress of the first year of ESDA activities that were funded by Africa Development Bank (AfDB).
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Wed, 2017-12-20 08:31

Heroes for Change student volunteers celebrated by Unilever.

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Mon, 2017-07-10 08:04

Unilever Global CEO – Mr. Paul Polman, who was the Chief Guest during the event challenged students to create an impact and be everyday heroes with the little opportunities they are given. On the environment, Polman cautioned the students against the dangers of destroying the environment and exploitation of the available resources. “In 20 years, we shall have more plastics in the ocean, than the fish’, exclaimed Polman.

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Fri, 2017-12-15 08:04

IEBC Promises to Deliver Credible, Free and Fair Elections.

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Mon, 2017-07-10 07:51

Elections in Kenya have become a high stakes affair, it is a do or die hence the credibility and preparedness of the electoral commission have been put to test. The commission has been dealing with issues regarding cleaning of the voters register to ensure integrity of the process. American leading audit firm, KMPG had carried out the audit of the voters register and found that close to one million Kenyans who have since passed on are still on the register hence the need for clean-up. The credibility of IEBC have also been brought into limelight following the complaint by the opposition regarding the ballot printing tender

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Fri, 2017-12-15 07:51

University of Nairobi Students Given Scholarship by the Rotary Club.

Date and time: 
Fri, 2017-06-30 07:20

The Rotary Club of Nairobi have today issued a cheque to support bright and needy students from the University of Nairobi College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Club donated a cheque of Kshs. 175,000.  

Speaking during the event, the University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi expressed her gratitude to the Rotary Club for supporting bright and needy students and giving them a chance to pursue higher education. She encouraged Rotary Club officials to also consider endowment fund, where the money will be invested over a long period of time and it’s only the returns that will be used to support many students.

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Thu, 2017-11-30 07:20

UoN Marks International Day Against Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Date and time: 
Tue, 2017-06-27 07:56

 

During the event which was held on June 23, 2017, UoN members of staff and students engaged in sports activities such as volleyball, football, netball and basketball and various teams were awarded trophies.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi noted that the commemorative event was an appropriate recognition of the extraordinary progress made and an important reminder that the most profound challenge that still remains is to end the devastating vice in the society.

“To strengthen the set preventive activities, the University has developed a Student Assistance Program (SAP) and  an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) whose specific activities include sensitization campaigns to create awareness, health  education sessions, training (peer counselors/educators), guidance and counseling, orientation of students, appropriate referrals when specialized service is  necessary and  active participation in ADA prevention activities organized by the ADA sub-units and ADA clubs,” he said. The University of Nairobi has a policy on the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.

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Thu, 2017-11-23 07:56
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