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MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM THE MUSLIM CHAPLAINCY

Online dictionaries define hope as the feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen, or feeling that events will turn out for the best. Hope is something to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence. It is an ethereal quality that enables us to keep going in the direst of circumstances.

KENET- Safaricom E-Learning Discounted Bundle

KENET in partnership with institutions of higher learning and mobile network provider Safaricom PLC has come up with E-Learning Discounted Bundles for the higher education community. The staff and students of University of Nairobi are eligible to purchase the discounted bundles once the subscriber/user has subscribed/signed up for the service and the subscriber line (Safaricom line) has been whitelisted/activated.

MANAGEMENT OF STESS: AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE - CONCLUSION

Proven ways to handle stress as being practiced now ranges from relaxation techniques, meditation, exercise, socialization, psychotherapy, sleep, yoga and tranquilizers. In this essay we are going to discuss how to deal with stress in the light of the Qur’aan and the Sunnah. Medicine has been proven to be inefficient in dealing with the original causes of stress, nor can it adequately eliminate all of its symptoms.

STRESS MANAGEMENT: AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE - INTRODUCTION

A professor began his class by holding up a glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see and asked the students, “How much do you think the glass weighs?” They retorted: “150 ml! … 200ml! … 250 ml!” the students answered. “I really don’t know unless I weigh it,” said the professor, “But my question is: “What would happen if I held it up like this for a few minutes?” “Nothing,” the students said. “Ok! What would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?” he asked. “Your arm would begin to ache,” said one of the students.

COVID-19 ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE EYES OF GRACE OYOO 4TH YEAR STUDENT AT UoN KISUMU CAMPUS

Covid- 19 is a worldwide enemy that has devastated economies and the countries. Locally and in Kisumu, Grace Oyoo together with the youth have adopted various initiatives that can help them keep the coronavirus at bay and soon return to their normal routines. This is her story, her quest in alleviating suffering at the grass root level through well wishers and partners. They are mobilizing resources including personnel, material, and finances and accepting kind donation from Kenyans of goodwill.

APPEAL FOR SUPPORT OF THE UoN NEEDY STUDENTS FUND

The Office of the Dean of Students has received numerous requests for support from our needy students to help them cope with life and learning at home during this Covid-19 period. A team from the Office of the Dean of Students met and brainstormed on the various students’ needs, how to meet the needs and how to logistically distribute the support received.

The team identified three key needs that students require support in:

§  Material needs – food and nonfood items

§  Technological needs – smart phones, tablets and laptops for eLearning

A FIRST - BALLOON POWERED INTERNET SERVICE LAUNCHED IN KENYA

According to Google and Telkom Kenya, this is the first balloon-powered internet to launch in Africa and the first non-emergency commercial deployment in the world. It will cover more than 50,000 sq.km of the country with a fleet of 35 balloons as part of the Google Loon project. The Loon service will work by beaming internet connectivity from ground stations to balloons 20km overhead. These balloons are linked to the ground stations that have been connected to Telkom's network.

TSINGHUA GLOBAL SUMMER SCHOOL (GSS) 2020

The first virtual summer school, Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) 2020, Toward a Post-Pandemic World, is going to be held from July 20 to 28, 2020. the COVID-19 pandemic has brought immense uncertainty and challenges to our world of today, causing major disruptions to the economy, international relations, society, public health, technological development and education.

RED HAT WEBINAR: FILLING THE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY

Red Hat Academy provides a curriculum to help education institutions keep pace with the demands of industry and offer top-quality education programs on Red Hat technologies for students to reach their academic and career potential. The curriculum involves hands-on instruction across platform, middleware, and cloud technologies built with input from Red Hat development, support, and field consulting teams.