Agribusiness is key to Africa’s future.

One of the topics discussed intensely during the 2018 RUFORUM Conference is Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship and how the youth can tap into this gap.

The lead speaker Dr.Kiran Shirma, CEO Agribusiness and Information Platform, ICRISAT noted the future of African youth lies in agriculture; likewise the future of agriculture lies in the youth. In Africa the budget for agribusiness is not enough. He also noted Research and government fund is not easy thereby posing a challenge in agribusiness.



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University of Nairobi Student Leaders

The University of Nairobi Students Association, UNSA held a two days retreat in Mombasa with one theme: Changing the narrative.

 



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The University of Nairobi was host to the official launch of The Office of Career Services.  This is an office that will offer guidance and training to students in matters related to the job market, provide students with accurate information about academic progression and degree requirement and assist students in developing educational plans consistent with their life goals.



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taifa hall
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419 students who performed exemplary in the academic year 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 were rewarded at this year’s UON prize giving ceremony. The former students were drawn across the 6 colleges.

Speaking during the ceremony, the Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi noted that rewarding excellent performance encourages students to continue to pursue their education.



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taifa hall
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University of Nairobi students, pursuing Bachelor of Arts, Tourism mentored young boys from Young Life Africa Children’s Home, Ruiru, Nairobi. This was part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.



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taifa hall
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University of Nairobi students’ entrepreneurs and business start-ups had a mentorship session on entrepreneurship with industry experts key among them Pius Muchiri, Managing Director, Nabo Capital, a subsidiary of Centum Investments Limited. The mentorship session was held on November 23, 2017 at the UoN Towers.

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UON TOWERS
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University of Nairobi female students have been encouraged to take charge of their sexual life, focus on their goals and avoid messing up their lives while in campus.



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UON TOWERS
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The Women Students' Welfare Association (WOSWA) held their elections early in July and had the opportunity to vote in new officials and representatives in all campuses.

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UON TOWERS
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UON staff members from SWA - Student Welfare Authority have been trained on how to handle complaints. This was during a one day sensitization workshop held at the Central Catering Unit; CCU. Among the trainers was Dean of Students Fr. Dominic Wamugunda.

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UON TOWERS
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University of Nairobi staff from the six colleges and Central Administration have been sensitized on issues relating to student disciplinary cases. The training was done on Friday, by Senior Counsel, Fred Ngatia.



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UON TOWERS
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University of Nairobi water bowser commissioned

A new water bowser has been commissioned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Student Affairs at the Transport Section. The 40,000 litres water bowser was commissioned today, December, 7, 2016.

 



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Transport Section
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A group of students from the College of Humanities & Health Sciences visited the Children’s Cancer Ward at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Saturday 29th October 2016.



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Kenyatta Hospital
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AUSTRALIA AWARDS

Australia Awards invite applications, especially those from eligible women and persons with disability. Australia Awards in Africa comprise of scholarships, short courses and fellowships that aim to support the leadership needs of African professionals as well as effectively focus training on areas most relevant to Africa's development priorities.



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Kenyatta Hospital
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