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KU, JKUAT top list of students hacking systems to change grades, fees


It seems Comp Science and IT students are starting their practice way before graduation, going by a report by Cyberoam. Kenyatta University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) students are among the top of the hacking order, not just in Kenya but in Africa. According to Cyberoam’s report released during the Education Cyber Security Symposium, Kenyan students ... Read More »

JKUAT launches first local laptop in Kenyan market


Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), has rolled out Taifa Laptop to the Kenyan market. The computing device, conceived and designed under the TAIFA Brand, is a maiden product of the Nairobi Industrial and Technology Park (NITP), a subsidiary of JKUAT. The laptop is the first locally conceived and designed computer to retail in Kenya. It is assembled ... Read More »

JKUAT student wins African Water Expo logo design competition

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A 4th year Bachelor of Business Information Technology student at JKUAT Karen campus is the winner of a logo design competition organized by the African Water Association (AfWA). Martin Achar has been awarded Sh100,000 by the Local Organizing Committee of the 18th AfWA Congress & Exhibition that will be held in 2016 in Nairobi. This event is a biannual event ... Read More »

University Don sues JKUAT Vice Chancellor over dismissal


  University Lecturer Professor Francis Njeruh is engaged in legal dispute with the Vice Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta of Agriculture and Technology Professor Mabel Imbuga over his dismissal from the institution. The aggrieved Professor Njeruh has applied and obtained orders restraining the Vice Chancellor from making any recruitment to the position of Deputy vice-Chancellor in-charge and finance and administration, pending ... Read More »

First beneficiaries of AU funded higher education graduate at JKUAT

The quest to turnaround centuries-old struggle for Africa’s socio-economic emancipation through higher education and training received new gravitas following graduation of 54 young scholars drawn from 11 countries in Africa under the Pan African University (PAU). The graduands are the first beneficiaries of the graduate training programme initiated by the African Union in 2010 to promote scientific and technological innovation ... Read More »

Campus ladies are a distraction – JKUAT student leader

Erick Jomo-JKUSO

If you are a single campus lady eyeing Jomo Kenyatta University Students Organisation (JKUSO) President, then we can authoritatively confirm that your dreams are invalid. Erick Jomo, the new JKUSO chair says he does not have time for distracters. “This is the time to serve comrades. I do not want distraction. I am single and not searching,” he told Capital Campus ... Read More »

Kimathi University hosts first Civic Hack event in Africa

kimathi hacks

Ever thought of how ICT can be used to develop the community or county? Well, this dream will to come to pass when the County Government of Nyeri implements apps and tools that were recently developed at the first Civic Hack event in Africa. This past weekend, 150 participants – mainly software developers, entrepreneurs and students from various universities – ... Read More »

JKUAT closed indefinitely after students riot over fee deadline

strike highway students

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) was on Saturday closed indefinitely following students riots since Friday. Students went on with the protests on Saturday morning, even blocking sections of Thika Road before the administration announced the indefinite closure of the campus. The students were given an hour to vacate the campus. The students were protesting a new ... Read More »

PHOTOS: #ChitChatLive at JKUAT

Capital FM Chit Chat @ JKUAT     Photography By Magara Felix_100

In spite of the rain, JKUAT peeps showed maaad spirit when they hosted CapitalFM’s @Hitsnothomework crew – @ItsSoulo and Miss Mandi. Dj Joe Mfalme brought the roof of Assembly hall down as @Wdj kept the crowd engaged and entertained. We will be in USIU this coming Thursday as we watch the opening of the world cup. Read More »

JKUAT Power Station to Spur Economic Activity


Construction of a 23 MVA Power substation that is expected to stabilize supply of electricity in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and its environs commenced Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the University grounds. The station, to serve residents along the Thika Superhighway will meet the high demand for power occasioned by increased economic activities in Thika and Juja ... Read More »