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Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 14:20

In an opinion piece featured in Newsweek, the Chancellor, Prof. Patrick Verkooijen, delves into the critical need for increased investment and entrepreneurship within the realm of African higher education. Drawing from his recent immersive experience at the University of Nairobi with students

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Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 16:11

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) has announced a 100% penalty waiver.HELB Chief Executive Officer Charles Ringera said the 100% COVID-19 penalty waiver dubbed 'Kamilisha Malipo Ya HELB' will run until 30th April 2022.

He noted that COVID-19 affected the economy leading to

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 13:09

It is a time to celebrate. The University of Nairobi marks 50 years since it was transformed into the first national University in Kenya on July 1, 1970.

The University of Nairobi owes its origin to several developments in higher education within the country and the

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 13:05

Prof. Iribe Mwangi, the Chairman, Department of Kiswahili and Prof. Mungai Mutonya of Washington University in St. Louis, have been awarded the prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.

The collaborative proposal

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