Vice Chancellor discuss collaboration with Angola

The Angolan Ambassador to Kenya, H.E Amb. Sianga Abilio, is exploring areas of possible collaboration with the University of Nairobi.

Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on the University of Nairobi ag. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, the Ambassador expressed the need to have a working relationship between the University of Nairobi and Angolan Embassy. Key areas of interests include; trade, investment, agriculture and tourism.

“Kenya has made significant progress in this areas and you can share your experiences which will enable us to learn from each other. We have come to explore the potential areas of collaboration,” he said.

Prof. Mbeche said that the University of Nairobi is keen on collaborations and working with partners, both local and international. 

“We partner with organizations to benefit Africa and the world at large,” he said.

On Education, the potential areas of collaboration to be explored included training Angolan citizens on various graduate programs.  Also discussed is the possibility of Angola citizens taking a course on World Trade Organizations (WTO) P166 Course that will help the country negotiate and get better terms on global trade. The first cohort of P166 course that was conducted at the University of Nairobi in April, 2019 attracted over 50 participants from various countries across Africa.

Present during the meeting were: Prof. Lydia Njenga, Director, Graduate School, Prof. William Ogara, Director, Center of International Programs and Links, Prof. Tabitha Karanja, Chair WTO and Prof. Anthony Wambugu, Director, School of Economics.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2022-07-29 (All day)