University News Articles

Kabarak University trash innovation makes a difference

20-08-2015

University News


The Gioto dumpsite in Nakuru is always a beehive of activity as various individuals scavenge in search of something they can sell. Every so often, lorries ferrying waste from residential homes can also be seen bringing their loot to the site. All these activities go on amidst buzzing flies a...

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Did University disown ‘killer’ student?

29-07-2015

University News


The cases of love gone sour on campus has of late become a frequent thing. A few weeks ago,a man identified as Kevin Cheruiyot killed his girlfriend in her hostel. The two were said to have been in an argument for quire a while. Mr. Kevin was said to have been a student at Kisii university while...

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Be careful which varsity you join for you to be a recognised engineer

20-07-2015

University News


The fate of thousands of students pursuing engineering courses or who have graduated hangs in the balance after the professional body charged with offering practicing certificates made a fresh push to disown degrees from some universities. The Engineers Board of Kenya (ERB) on Friday releas...

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Kemu students injured during security drill

17-07-2015

University News


Several students and staff at Kenya Methodist University's main campus in Meru Town were injured during a police security drill on Wednesday. Most of those injured were scampering for safety, fearing that the university had been attacked by terrorists after hearing gunshots. The nu...

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Moi University shut after ethnic clashes

15-07-2015

University News


Ethnic politics is slowly rearing its ugly head in institutions of higher learning, with Moi University being the latest casualty, after two rival groups clashed over the forthcoming student elections.  This led to the closure of the institution on Monday evening after a confrontation...

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Tension as Moi University law students oppose campus closure

14-07-2015

University News


Tension is high at Moi University’s Law School in Eldoret after students refused to leave the institution after it was closed down. Anti-riot police were deployed to the institution and spent the better part of the morning keeping the students at bay after they vowed not to leave until...

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MPs want varsity bosses sent home over strikes

13-07-2015

University News


The Education ministry has been asked to dissolve the University of Eldoret Council over failure to contain strikes by students. The National Assembly Education Committee said of all the public universities in the country, the institution had experienced the highest number of strikes....

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University of Eldoret closed indefinitely

09-07-2015

University News


The University of Eldoret was shut down indefinitely on Wednesday following student riots over fee increments.The Vice Chancellor Teresia Akenga ordered students to leave by 2pm saying property of unknown value was destroyed during the protest,he also said that security was beefed up at th...

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Garissa University starts construction of millions Shilling hostels

06-07-2015

University News


Despite the fact that there was a mascre at the Garissa University College,things are slowly getting back to normal and this has been seen as a good move by various stake holders.Seemingly the deadly April attack did not deter the administration from continuing with projects that th...

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Varsity students on Shabaab payroll

01-07-2015

University News


In the past institutions of higher learning have only been known for strikes and a bit of violence especially when the students thought that there rights were being infringed or when one of them was killed or hurt. The far they would go was to stone cars and get involved with running battles with...

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Kwale police take cyber computer, investigate ‘threat email’ about university

25-06-2015

University News


Police in Kwale have confiscated a computer from a cybercafé in Ukunda , Kwale County to analyse it following revelations that it was used to send an email to on details of a university campus in the tourist resort town to an unknown destination. Officials feel the content of the e-mail const...

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Some Campuses unfit to offer law courses

24-06-2015

University News


Moi University and University of Nairobi, Mombasa Campus, have been found unsuitable to teach law courses. The Council of Legal Education issued the verdict in the latest Kenya Gazette notice, a blot to the two universities that have trained the bulk of Kenya’s lawyers, magistrates and...

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Thousands miss out on preferred varsity courses

11-06-2015

University News


Nearly a third of 2014 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination candidates failed to get their first course choices, following the selection of students to join public universities. Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS)—the body charged with...

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How morality is upheld in Mount Kenya University

05-06-2015

University News


Have you ever asked yourself how morality is upheld in Universities? Quite a number of people assume that by the fact that there is a lot of freedom to university students; morality is no longer taken into consideration especially with the current changes in all spheres of life. Indeed...

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Garissa University’s self-sponsored students ignored

05-06-2015

University News


Self-sponsored students from the ill-fated Garissa University College have complained of being sidelined following the closure of the institution after the April terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 142 students and six security officers. The more than 50 students have accused the Moi U...

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Garissa survivors report for studies at Eldoret campus

28-05-2015

University News


Students who survived the April terrorism attack on Garissa University College were on Wednesday received at Moi University in Eldoret where they will complete their studies. Deputy vice-chancellor in charge of students’ affairs, Prof Nathan Ogechi, said they expected 650 student...

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Staff resistance to change to blame for closure of University of Eldoret

06-05-2015

University News


Disagreement at the University of Eldoret that led to its closure in February this year was caused by staff who are resisting change, the University council Chairman has said. The council chairman Prof Sarone Ole Sena told National Assembly’s Education Committee chaired by Sabina Cheg...

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One dead in Sudan student clashes

30-04-2015

University News


In Africa,their is this one simmilarity that is usually experienced and its now like the norm - Election violence. This has been experienced time without numbers in most states including our very own country- Kenya. This violence is usually the genesis of citizen deaths and displacements of people...

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Dad searches for Garissa daughter

30-04-2015

University News


Every day since the Garissa attack that left 147 people dead, Isaac Mutisya has been coming to Nairobi hoping that he will find his daughter. But upto date he has not found his daughter Risper Mutindi Kasyoka nor her body after 27 days. Risper was a second-year business management stud...

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University students feel left out in parastatal jobs appointments

30-04-2015

University News


The recent appointement of parastatal cheifs by President has been received by mixed reactions especially by young people. It has sparked debate on whether the president will give young people chances of employment as he promised during his presidential campaigns in 2013. University students fa...

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