United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) and Techno Brain Group, a leading Global ICT organization have partnered to equip professionals & young Kenyans with high-end ICT, entrepreneurship & leadership skills leading to creation of Micro-organization & Global workforce development.

New report reveals that cybercrime and fraud costs soar to KES 15 billion

More than 80 per cent of Kenyans connected to the Internet are vulnerable to cybercriminal attacks, a new study reveals. The study, titled –The State of Cybersecurity in Kenya which was carried out by cyber security consulting firm Serianu in partnership with PKF consulting and USIU Africa, shows that the vast majority of private companies and public sector organizations also remain very exposed to cybercrime and internal IT fraud.

The United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) has partnered with the Institute of International Education, to offer the Carnegie Africa Diaspora Fellowship Program; a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions.

In the Kenya Gazette notice (Vol. CXVII - No. 107) of 2nd  October 2015, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, appointed two members of the university community to boards of parastatals (corporations partly or wholly-owned by the state).

Vice Chancellor Prof. Freida Brown unveils the University Mascot - The Martial Eagle
Following the Chancellor Dr. Manu Chandaria’s announcement in December 2014, of Professor Freida Brown’s imminent retirement, the university has been gradually preparing to say goodbye to the university’s longest serving Vice Chancellor. Already, a series of activities are planned for Fall 2015, to say kwaheri to Prof. Brown.

On Friday, 25th September 2015, Prof. Freida Brown celebrated her final Freida Brown Day as President of the university. Right from the beginning, there was a marked difference from previous Freida Brown Day celebrations. This year, the event incorporated a series of activities to commemorate Prof. Brown’s outstanding achievements, since her arrival on campus in 1994.

USIU-Africa GAME Center Awarded KES 33 Million Grant
The USIU-Africa Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (GAME) Center has been awarded a grant of KES 33,883,211 by Cultivate Africa’s Future (CultiAF), a joint program of the International Development Research Center of Canada (IDRC) and the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

Dr. Paul Tiyambe Zaleza
…appointment of Dr. Zeleza takes effect from January 1, 2016; he will succeed long-serving VC, Prof. Freida Brown

Nairobi, Kenya, 16th September 2015: The Board of Trustees of the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) has today announced the appointment of Prof. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza as the institution’s new Vice Chancellor, with effect from 1 January, 2016.

United States International University- Africa students and faculty now have a chance to showcase their film productions to local, regional and international film festivals and markets as the university following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kenya Film Commission (KFC).

United States International University Africa (USIU-Africa) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kiambu County Assembly on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to provide expertise to the assembly in research, ICT, media, library services, project funding, and capacity building to accelerate the execution of the county’s development and strategic goals in those areas.