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Director Advancement Appointed as Acting Chief Operations Officer as Heads of Faculties Named

Director of University Advancement and Institutional Development, Mr.Brian Ouma has been appointed as the Acting Chief Operations Officer (COO). In his role, Mr. Ouma will be in-charge of all the administrative non-academic departments and oversee the day to day running of all their activities in the University.

Modern Mahatma Gandhi Graduate Library Opened

There was a colourful ceremony held at the University of Nairobi’s main campus, when the External Affairs Minister, Republic of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar officially commissioned the Mahatma Gandhi Graduate Library.

The library at the University of Nairobi main campus has been refurbished and commissioned for use through the generous support of the Government of India. A grant of one million US dollars was awarded to the University of Nairobi in 2016 when Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visited Kenya.

Interdisciplinary National Data Center Launched

There was celebration as the Center for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (CEMA) was finally launched at the University of Nairobi. CEMA is a multi-disciplinary national data center that supports the control, elimination and eradication of infectious diseases in Eastern and Central Africa. Established in 2020, CEMA which is hosted at the University of Nairobi seeks to enhance data-driven decision making to improve health in Kenya and in Africa.

Partnering in Afforestation beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: UoN@50 Annual Tree Planting Exercise

The University of Nairobi in partnership with the Equity Group Foundation and the Kenya Forest Service facilitated a community tree planting exercise at the University of Nairobi’s Upper Kabete Campus on Tuesday May 18th, 2021.

UoN, DaAn Gene and Africa Lion Advisory collaborate in fight against COVID-19

A collaborative agreement among the University of Nairobi, Africa Lion Advisory (ALA) and Guangzhou Da An Gene Co. Ltd was signed on 25th March 2021. The signing ceremony was held virtually and present was the VC, Prof Stephen Kiama, Director University Advancement, Mr. Brian Ouma, ALA’s Mr. Wachira Gichu and Da An Gene executives.

Engineering and Science Complex top on the agenda during meeting with French Ambassador to Kenya

The Vice Chancellor, Prof Stephen Kiama, held a breakfast meeting with the French Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Mrs. Aline KUSTER-MENAGER, on Thursday morning 18th Feb 2021, at the French Embassy in Kenya. Accompanying the VC was the Director of University Advancement and Institutional Development, Mr. Brian Ouma and Programs Manager Ms. Anne Nkoidila.

The 64th Graduation Ceremony

The Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi has conferred honorary degrees of the University of Nairobi on Prof. Julia Ojiambo, Chair of Council and Prof. Micere Mugo at the 64th Graduation Ceremony. The two have now joined the list of eminent persons who have received the prestigious award bringing the number of honorary degree holders of the University of Nairobi to 35. In addition, a record 5,709 have been conferred degrees and awarded diplomas at the graduation ceremony held on December 11, 2020 at the Great Court, Main Campus.

Courtesy call to the VC by REA Vipingo Managing Director

The Managing Director of REA Vipingo Plantations Limited, Mr. Neil Cuthbert, paid a courtesy call to the Vice Chancellor on Thursday morning 12th Nov 2020. Representing the VC was Director of University Advancement, Mr. Brian Ouma.

Top on the agenda was partnership between REA Vipingo and UoN. REA Vipingo were in the process of expanding their operations in Kibwezi, where UoN has land. Mr. Cuthbert was seeking to lease and utilize some of the land UoN holds in Kibwezi for plantation of sisal.