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Successful Online Teaching and Examinations

The University of Nairobi wishes to report that it had a successful teaching and Examination online.  The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs in his memo to staff extended his gratitude by thanking the Director ICTC and Director ODel for ensuring that the teaching and examinations are held as planned without hiccups.

National Examinations Timetable Rescheduled in Kenya

The Education Cabinet Secretary Professor Magoha reported that he has been touring various schools in the country to assess how conducive facilities are for the health and safety of the children, teachers and other staff in education institutions.  Adding that most schools seem to be congested  and will have to adhere to the rules of social distancing when they reopen, therefore urging management of these schools to construct additional classrooms to cater for those students safety while learning. 

High cases of Covid 19 Pandemic in Kenya

In the month of June 2020, Kenya has been reporting higher numbers from covid 19 infections.  These numbers are quite alarming.  When other African countries are planning to reopen schools and other businesses that had been put on hold due to the pandemic like hospitality industries and transportation Kenya remains uncertain on when to resume normal operations completely. 

Doctors and Nurses fight Corona Virus

Doctors and Nurses all over the world have been fighting the corona virus by risking their lives to save others.  This is being witnessed through the daily reports we receive from the ministry of health.  Some doctors and nurses have also been infected by the virus but they have not given up.  The fight against the virus continuous.  When this pandemic was first announced in Kenya many people including doctors and nurses panicked.  We all feared for our lives, and those of our loved ones and children.  Most of the people were shaken when isolation facilities were introduced to quarantine th

Preservation of Archival Records

Archival records are the by-product of human activity retained for their long term value.  The are contemporary records created by individuals and organisation as they go about their business and there they provide a direct window on past events of an organisation or an individual.  They come in a wide range of formats including written, photographic, moving images, sound, digital and analogue.  An archive is a repository or room or building where archival materials are preserved for present and future reference.  The archival records are unique in that they are usually original documents p

Call for Chinese Scholarship 2020 Applications

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the Chine Embassy in Kenya initiated the scholarship programme for the University needy students way back 2013.  Every year the Embassy has been issuing the scholarships to the needy students to enable them pursue their studies in all academic disciplines.  So far 58 needy students have benefited from this programme Since 2013.   The Chinese Embassy in Kenya has been issuing scholarships to the needy students to pursue their studies without fee problems.

Sucessful online Teaching and Examination at Caselap, University of Nairobi.

The Director of CaseLap at the University of Nairobi School of Law, reported that they had successful teaching, learning  and online examinations last week for their students.  That all the students had smart phones with them which enabled the lecturers to deliver content to them without problems.  Furthermore he noted that during the examination time they had hiccups with connectivity and accessibility but later this challenge was resolved by the ICT team which was available through out the examination period.

Natural Disasters and Poor network affect online teaching and Learning

Poor network coverage in most parts of the country has affected the online teaching and learning.  In most parts of the country there has been heavy floods and landslides.  Due to these issues most of the students from the areas have been reporting that they have been unable to remain as consistent as their counterparts from other private institutions who are less affected.  The student of the University of Nairobi reported this on Sunday June 13, 2020 that most of them are not ready to sit for online examinations as they had missed most of the online lectures due to network interference.

State House officials Test Positive for Corona Virus

Corona has been detected in the state house.  Yesterday on Monday June 15,2020 the State House spoke person Kanze Dena confirmed that four employees had contracted the virus and they were being treated at University of Kenyatta Hospital.  She also noted that the families of those four had been quarantined to contain the spread of the virus further.  She however also confirmed to the public that the President and the First family were also tested and found to be safe from the virus.

How will Covid 19 Pandemic affect the University Admissions?

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Stephen Kiama, on Friday June 12, 2020 assured the students who are supposed to join the University of Nairobi in September this year that the admission process is ongoing and that Covid 19 has not put the process on hold.  He noted that the University of Nairobi is expecting to enrol about 5,000 students in the September intake and in case of any inquiries the Admission offices are open, with also the option of reaching the staff via the Telephone lines or visiting the admission website for more information on admissions as well.