Esther Lugoe Mengi Profile

Ms. Esther Lugoe – Mengi (Co-founder Serensic Africa) named to Forbes Top 30 under 30 list.

Twenty six year old Esther Lugoe -  Mengi  (IST, ’14) has been listed by Forbes Africa in their annual list of the 30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs in Africa under the age of 30. Mrs. Mengi and her husband Benson, are founders of one of Tanzania’s leading indigenous cyber security and software development companies - Serensic Africa. The company offers cyber security, software solutions and general IT consultancy services.

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‎Prof. Jean-Marc Trouille (Jean Monnet Chair in European Economic Integration at Bradford University School of Management) gives his opening remarks during the Consultative Panel Presentations in the Jean Monnet Network's First International Workshop on ‘The European Union, Africa and China in the Global Age – Sustainable Development through Tripartite Cooperation and Regional Integration: The Case of the East African Community (EU-EAC)’, on Wednesday, April 11.

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Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza listens as H.E. Dr. Jakaya Kikwete speaks during the inaugural conference on the Role of the Diaspora in the Revitalization of African Higher Education, held at Harvard Center for African Studies from March 30-31, 2017. The Conference was sponsored by the Ford Foundation, University of Johannesburg, and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa and organized by USIU-Africa, the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) and Harvard University.

Photo: Mbessin Sonko/Harvard University
Interviews represent a hallmark encompassing the very essence of management.  Supervisors must get the right talent in the door and weed out incompetent or incompatible workers upfront in order to avoid months and years of organizational pain and conflict in the future.

Ms. Christine Gicheru, Director of Code for Kenya and Ms. Florence Sipalla, member of the Code for Kenya team, gave a talk on data journalism and the projects run by Code for Kenya, to the students of New Media Production on Thursday, 23 March.

USIU-Africa hosted the Jean Monnet Network's First International Workshop on ‘The European Union, Africa and China in the Global Age – Sustainable Development through Tripartite Cooperation and Regional Integration: The Case of the East African Community (EU-EAC)’, on Wednesday, April 11.

On Wednesday April 5, representatives from the Republic of the Sudan’s diplomatic mission to Kenya were hosted by   USIU-Africa’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences for a Sudan Cultural Festival at the Chandaria School of Business Lecture Theater II.

The Young Alumni Network (YAN), a 10-month old interest group for USIU-Africa Alumni Association members aged 30 years and below held their first event this Friday, April 7 in the auditorium. 

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Rugby team forms a defensive line during the Kenya Rugby Union Championship League match against South Coast Pirates on Saturday, April 1.
Photo: Dan Muchai

The USIU-Africa men’s rugby team made club history on Saturday, April 1, when they thrashed the South Coast Pirates 63-7 in a one-sided quarterfinal played on the USIU-Africa rugby pitch.

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Ms. Jane Muriithi-Thomas (Chief Manager, Marketing & Communications) describes her department’s contribution to student recruitment during the launch of the marketing plan on Friday, April 7. 


On Friday, April 7, 2017 the Division of University Advancement officially launched the marketing plan at an event themed, “B. Different. Inspire.” in the auditorium. The plan envisages greater internal collaboration amongst the USIU-Africa community at all touch points, and was designed to mobilize university employees to support student recruitment goals.