2017 graduating students are reminded to visit the Yearbook office on the first floor (right wing) of the Freida Brown Student Center to have their photographs taken for the Class of 2016 Yearbook. Services are available between Monday and Friday from 11.00am up to 5.00pm. Further information is available through email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) upon request.

The ladies basketball team will conclude their Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Premier League semi-final playoffs against the Equity Bank ladies basketball team in their best-of–five match series, this Saturday January 21 at the Nyayo National Stadium arena.

The Rotaract Club of USIU-Africa has organized a night of talent this Friday, January 26 at the auditorium, beginning 6pm. The event, which is held in collaboration with the Building Africa’s Opportunity (BAO) Foundation, will feature exciting performances from talented artists such as DJs, bands, dancers, singers, painters, comedians and fashion designers.

Ticket charges of KES 200, will be used to fund refugees support programs run by BAO Foundation in Uganda. Participants in these programs are secondary school pupils, who have fled from political violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, as well as victims of domestic violence in Uganda.

The Alumni Affairs office, organized a week-long training for nineteen students from various high schools, from December 12-16 at the student center.

Placement and Career Services (PACS) have introduced a peer tutor training program beginning January 23 dubbed, “The Knights”. The program has been set up to help students who have learning difficulties, boost their grades in a specific subject area.

Twenty-three year old Keith Asumba (IBA Junior) will be USIU-Africa’s representative at the Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) youth entrepreneurship reality show. BYOB has been sponsored by Blaze Kenya – a youth platform owned by East Africa’s largest telecommunications company Safaricom.

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Assorted staff supervisors and middle-level managers pose for a group photo following a three-day Leadership Skills Development Training Seminar held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) from January 9-11, 2017. Photo Credit: John Sande

Assorted staff supervisors and middle-level managers attended a three-day Leadership Skills Development Training Seminar held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) in Nairobi from December 14 – 16, 2016, and January 9 – 11, 2017.

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Dr. David Mwambari


Assistant Professor of International Relations, Dr. David Mwambari presented a paper “Individual and Collective Memory in post conflict African countries" at the 59th Africa studies Association Conference.

Dr. Edith Amuhaya is the new Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ Bachelor of Pharmacy program. Dr. Amuhaya joins the School from Technical University of Kenya, and holds a Ph.D. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Louisiana State University in the United States.

She also previously taught at Maseno University (Kenya), and did her post-doctoral fellowship at Rhodes University (South Africa). 

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Prof. Ruthie Rono (left) introduces the taskforce that will prepare the institutional report, during the launch of the reaffirmation of accreditation process by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza, at a university baraza convened on Wednesday, January 18.


On Wednesday, January 18, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza convened a baraza to formally launch the re-affirmation of accreditation process that the university will be undertaking, over the course of the next eighteen months.