Tag Archives: JKUAT

JKUAT admin warns rioting students who stole poisonous lab rabbits


Last evening, JKUAT students went on strike following the death of a comrade allegedly in the care of the university hospital. In the midst of the chaos – where students engaged police in running battles – some bright guys though the best place to loot was the lab. Apparently some students broke into the lab and stole rabbits and mushrooms which ... Read More »

JKUAT students strike after a comrade in the care of campus medics dies


Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) students yesterday evening went on the rampage, destroying property of unknown value, following the death of a student at the Juja Campus hospital run by the university. Police had a tough time controlling the irate students who accused medics at the facility of negligence. The students blocked part of Thika road at ... Read More »

Half of the engineering courses in Kenya are not approved – report


Out of the 12 universities offering Engineering courses, only half of the universities have been accredited by the Engineering Board of Kenya to offer degree courses. According to survey by the Kenya Education Network (KENET), the six that have their course accredited are: Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Egerton University (only agricultural engineering course is approved), JKUAT, Kenyatta University, Moi ... Read More »

Kenya to send more Uni students to Israel, President Kenyatta says


Kenya will send more students to learn dryland farming technologies and automated agriculture in Israel, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced today. The President said the experience of Israelis in harnessing harsh and dry lands to produce crops will be utilised to increase food production in Kenya. The President said since 70 percent of Kenya’s land was arid, it was prudent to ... Read More »

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

AfWA Logo winner 1

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 »