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First beneficiaries of AU funded higher education graduate at JKUAT

Dr Zuma and Prof Imbuga PAU graduands

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

The difference between KU guys and JKUAT guys

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In the past, I have been accused of throwing too many literary jabs at my campus sisters. That’s not true really. There’s an African saying that goes, ‘The mother that canes you many times will love you for many years.’ Despite the consolation of this saying, I must admit that the concern has forced me to take a short sabbatical ... Read More »

Safaricom commissions Telecommunication equipment at JKUAT

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Safaricom has donated Mini GSM network’ laboratory equipment for the JKUAT Engineering and Telecommunications Laboratory with the latest telecommunication technology aimed at ensuring the students are well prepared with practical skills for application in the industry.   The donation entails a full GSM equipment suite consisting of among others a Base Station, BSC Microwave Link and Switches which will be ... Read More »

Intervention: JKUAT needs more female students

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When I think of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), I think of the phrase ‘a field with too many balls and not enough goals’. For years, our brothers at JKUAT have had to struggle with the bear minimal numbers of the opposite sex at the institution.  As a result, the institution has been nicknamed JuJa Boys. Ask ... Read More »

JKUAT team to represent Kenya in Microsoft Imagine Cup in Russia

Team PI Craft

Winners of Kenya’s Microsoft Imagine Cup team PI Craft will represent Kenya in the global finals at St. Petersburg, Russsia. Team PI Craft is among 87 other university teams from all over the world including a team from South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria and Egypt.   Team PI Craft, who are students at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) ... Read More »

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