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USIU twins helping correct smiles through Operation Smile

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Born in Eldoret 21-year olds Gurprakash Singh Sagoo (Gups) and Harsimran Kaur Sagoo (Simmy) are twins passionate about charity and helping the less fortunate in the society. “I’ve always wanted to help people, to be an agent of change in my community in some way,” says Simmy. Gups adds, “Ever since I was young, I dreamt of being rich so ... Read More »

USIU vs Strathmore Happy Dance: Pass or Fail?

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So Pharell’s Happy Dance is all the hype, or rather was all the hype last month. Pharell has managed to do what years of seminars and coaching has been unable to do: Bring down the wall that is corporate rigidity. Not to be left behind by the Happy Song wave, Strathmore and USIU let loose and released their own renditions ... Read More »

Was USIU student killed for being successful?

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On Saturday the 16th November, Jerry Isaac Mruma was at his element as the MC of Tanzania Night at the Panafric Hotel. At around 11.40pm, he spoke to his girlfriend telling her that he was on his way to his hostel. That was the last time anyone heard from Jerry.   CCTV footage from the hotel confirmed that he left ... Read More »

USIU Student wins car in Samsung promotion

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A USIU student has been picked at the third winner of a new pickup car in the on-going Samsung Jaza Keja Consumer promotion aimed at rewarding customers who purchase any Samsung product within the promotion period. Sharone Achieng 21, a first year student studying Hotel Management couldn’t hide her joy after she was purchased a Samsung 23 inch TV at ... Read More »

USIU double win in ZUKU’s basketball Nairobi finals

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The United  States International University (USIU-A), on Friday evening, won double titles during the finals of the Zuku Universities Basketball League (ZUBL) Nairobi Conference held at the Nyayo national stadium. The USIU Flames edged out University of Nairobi’s Dynamites 66-37, while their men counterparts, the USIU Tigers, were 73-45 winners over Technical University. Besides pocketing Ksh20,000, USIU will lead  the Nairobi ... Read More »

USIU launches communication course for County Government officials

Prof. Freida Brown (centre) the USIU Vice Chancellor is joined by Josephat Nanok (right) the Governor of Turkana County and Philip Melly (left) the County Minister, Uasin Gishu County in a chat during a media cocktail at Sankara Hotel.

The United States International University has launched short courses aimed at equipping members of the press and communication officers in the county governments on effective reporting on devolution. By providing reliable information and understanding to journalists working and reporting at the county level on all issues including education, health, employment, issues of peace and security in the county, and better ... Read More »

Last minute 3-pointer helps UoN Terrorists maim USIU Tigers

Uon's Hillary Kubai sandwitched by Kelvin Kigotho and Kevin Thangwa

The University of Nairobi Terrorists must be brimming with delight. With only five minutes of the 4th quarter remaining on Saturday at the UON grounds, USIU Tigers were leading by a single point and were on course to delivering another piece from the same pie they had served the Terrorists two weeks ago at the Eldoret Invitational tournament. Not so ... Read More »

Falcons go joint top as USIU sides torment KEMU

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Daystar University Falcons on Saturday picked up their third win of the season as the Zuku Universities Basketball League (ZUBL) continued at the recently refurbished United States International University (USIU-A) grounds. With 44-36 (15-10, 09-12, 16-03 and 04-11) points over KEMU-Nairobi, the Falcons moved to 8 points after five matches, and are now joint leaders with Mount Kenya University-Nairobi on ... Read More »

USIU students develop an edutainment application for kids

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Two United States International University students have developed an application that fuses games and learning to make learning interesting and fun.   The Noun Hero is an application that promotes educational games for children between 4 to 13 years to help students grasp basic concepts taught in school. The learning application was created by second year students – Juzer Yunus, ... Read More »

Youth Model Africa Union Conference kicks off at USIU

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The Youth Alliance Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA) conference has officially opened today at the United States International University (USIU) campus. The four day conference will tackle issues that focus on empowering youth for sustainable development in Africa though a Pan-African perspective. Delegates from various countries in Africa are expected to participate and will be introduced to operations of ... Read More »

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