SPEECH BY PROF. PETER M.F. MBITHI DURING HIS INSTALLATION AS THE 7TH VICE-CHANCELLOR

SPEECH BY PROF. PETER M.F. MBITHI DURING HIS INSTALLATION AS THE 7TH VICE-CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ON JANUARY 14, 2015, AT 8.00 AM, IN TAIFA HALL

 

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Other Key Events
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The Vice Chancellor
Date: 
Wed, 2015-01-14

Construction of the University of Nairobi Towers

Date and time: 
Wed, 2015-01-07 16:17

Varsity Towers 

Construction of the University of Nairobi Towers is on course as scheduled. This was revealed when the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi was briefed on the progress when he met with the consultants and main contractor.

A view of the University of Nairobi Towers under construction

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Sat, 2015-01-31 16:17

Safaricom awarded cash remittance operating licence

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Mon, 2014-12-22 07:44

The Central Bank of Kenya has awarded Safaricom a cash remittance operating licence.

Read more at : http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Corporate-News/Safaricom-takes-on-banks-with-cross-border-cash-transfers/-/539550/2564972/-/152n7qsz/-/index.html

 

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Sat, 2015-01-31 07:44

KRA new capital gains tax

Date and time: 
Sun, 2014-12-14 13:24

The proposed five per cent tax, to be charged on the transfer of properties and shares, takes effect on January 1

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Sat, 2015-02-28 13:24

Kenya breaks 'Chinese-run cyber crime network'

Date and time: 
Sat, 2014-12-13 13:21

Kenyan police have arrested 77 Chinese nationals on suspicion of running a cybercrime centre from homes in an upmarket area of the capital, Nairobi.

Officers believe the gang had been preparing to hack the country’s communication systems and money laundering

Police find equipment capable of infiltrating bank accounts and cash machines in raids on homes in upmarket area of Nairobi

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Wed, 2015-02-11 13:21

Varsity freshers Helb loans to delay till 2015

Date and time: 
Sat, 2014-12-13 13:00

Varsity freshers set to wait longer for Helb loans

Helb says the earliest it can get loans students is January next year (2015).

read more at: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Corporate-News/freshers-set-to-wait-longer-for-Helb-loans/-/539550/2549414/-/6fw05tz/-/index.html

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Wed, 2015-03-18 13:00

Safaricom stock records Sh600bn at NSE

Date and time: 
Sat, 2014-12-13 12:35

Safaricom stock  records Sh600bn at NSE

Safaricom, which has seen its year-to-date gain in share price rise by about a third, hit a record Sh600 billion valuation on December 9, 2014

Read More at : http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Safaricom-stock-touches-record-/-/539552/2552004/-/jph2j8/-/index.html

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Sat, 2015-02-28 12:35

Helb eyes unclaimed assets fund

Date and time: 
Sat, 2014-12-13 12:29

Helb eyes unclaimed assets fund

The Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) could be forced to seek more money from the Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority for student loans

Read More at: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/-/539546/2553184/-/14acjqtz/-/index.html

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Sat, 2015-01-31 12:29

Prof. Mbithi appointed Vice-Chancellor, UoN

Date and time: 
Mon, 2014-12-01 12:07

The University of Nairobi is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Peter M.F. Mbithi as the new Vice-Chancellor with effect from January 6th 2015 for a five-year term renewable once. Prof. Mbithi will take over from Prof. George Magoha whose final term expires in January 2015. He becomes the seventh Vice-Chancellor, since the inception of the University of Nairobi in 1970.

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Sat, 2015-01-31 12:07

Varsity marks 52nd graduation

Date and time: 
Fri, 2014-12-05 14:02

Graduands have been conferred and awarded with degrees and diplomas at the University of Nairobi’s 52nd graduation ceremony by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi who was also conferred with honorary degree in humane letters.

Royal Media Group Chairman, Samuel Macharia was also conferred with doctor of letters. During the ceremony, a record 104 PhDs were conferred bringing the total Phds awarded by University this year to 123.

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Thu, 2015-01-15 14:02
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