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2011/2012 outstanding students who received awards

The University of Nairobi held a prize giving day where they recognized 489 outstanding students from 2011/2012 and 2013/2014 academic years.The event was held at Taifa Hall on May 20, 2016.



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In Preparation for the Nairobi Innovation Week 2016, University of Nairobi’s C4D Lab has been organizing innovation forums towards the main event to be held in August, 1st-5th.



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Prof. Peter Mbithi, Students and staff at CAVS plant trees at WMI

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) has planted trees to commemorate the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies tree planting ceremony.

 



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C4DLab the University of Nairobi's innovation hub invites you to the
quarterly Innovation Forum.

*Speaker:*  Ambassador Yahel Vilan, the Ambassador of Israel to Kenya, Uganda,Tanzania, Malawi and Seychelles



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The US Embassy in partnership with the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), is to launch ‘niShow Power’ on the 15th of May, 2016 at University of Nairobi, Chancellor’s Court from 2:00 pm to 8:00pm.



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The University of Nairobi, today April 29th, 2016 launched Communication strategy for construction of Knowledge societies in Kenya (Elimika). The Launch was held at Taifa Hall in Main Campus.



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The Varsity’s 6th open day has kicked off; taking place at the Great Court, Main Campus from April 28-April 30, 2016.



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The University of Nairobi will hold its sixth Open Day between 28th and
30th April, 2016 at the Great Court starting at 9.30 a.m.  The Theme of
the Open Day is: “Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial
Growth”.



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The road map for the Nairobi Innovation Week 2016 set to take place in August 1st-5th has been unveiled.

 



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As a curtain raiser to the open day that is set to be held later in the month, the University of Nairobi  held  exhibitions in Meru, Kisii and Uasin Gishu Counties. 



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Alumni Association has held its first Annual General Meeting on the 10th of April, 2016. Elections have been held and the new officials list has been released as follows.



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Professor Stephen Gitahi Kiama has been appointed as the Principal, College of Agriculture and veterinary Sciences.He was the Director of Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmentsl Studies. 

http://uonbi.ac.ke/content/varsity-appoints-prof-kiama-principal-cavs



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As the University of Nairobi (UoN) prepares for The Nairobi Innovation Week for August 1st--5th, 2016, there is a call for papers and exhibitors that has been announced. 

If you are an innovator, Academician, Innovation researcher, Innovation practitioner, enterpreneur or government official and you would like to participate

Click below for more details



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In accordance to Oaths and Statutory Declarations Act, Cap 15, Laws of Kenya, The University Staff members have been scheduled to go through a vetting process which has begun with the ICT and front office departments.



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As a build up to Nairobi Innovation Week 2016, C4DLab, the University of Nairobi's Innovation Hub in collaboration with Unified Innovation
Technology (UIT), invites you to a young innovators forum.



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The University of Nairobi has been participating in the 14th exhibition by Kenyan Universities that has been taking place in Mombasa, Flamingo Beach Resort and Spa on 17-19th March, 2016.

 



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The University of Nairobi has made history on the 15th day of March, 2016 as the first University in Kenya to have a visitation panel. This Panel has been summoned by the Chancellor, Dr. (Mrs.) Vijoo Rattansi  in accordance to the law of the land and international University education standards.



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The University of Nairobi has launched an online application system. The varsity collaborated with Kenya Commercial Bank, KCB, in streamlining the system’s payment details.



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Students Welfare Authority (SWA) staff at the University of Nairobi have been sensitized on corruption prevention, ethics and integrity. This was held at the Central Catering Unit.



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The University of Nairobi, School of Law has officially re-launched the East African Law Journal. The Journal gives an opportunity for all those in the legal profession to publish their research findings.



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UNIVERSITY EMBARKS ON PREPARATIONS FOR THE 2016 INNOVATION WEEK.



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The University of Nairobi hosted an innovation forum dubbed, ‘The role of Universities in Kenya’s innovation ecosystem”. It is a first of the quarterly innovation forums that will culminate to Nairobi innovation week 2016 and beyond.



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In compliance with the Salaries Remuneration Commission (SRC) obligatory and statutory advice, Kenya University Staff Union (KUSU) and University Management Board on behalf of Council have signed the 2013/2017 Internal Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). This took place on the 23rd February, 2016 in the Council Chamber.



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The University of Nairobi set up a three day training for academic staff on PHD supervision and training.



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The University of Nairobi has entered into talks with a Malaysian Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). The Agency will assess all the finance programmes offered by the University in terms of quality learning and development experience for finance professionals.



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Kyambogo University, Uganda visits the University of Nairobi. This visit encompasses learning some of the systems in place and processes that UoN uses to run the institution



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The University of Nairobi has been ranked number 6 in Africa and 697 in the world. This is in the just released webometrics ranking, January 2016.



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University of Nairobi, UN and the embassy of the state of Israel join hands in commemorating the Holocaust. A public lecture and photo exhibition at the 8.4.4 multipurpose hall marks the celebrations.



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In a meeting held at the Council Chambers on Tuesday, 12th January, 2016, the ISO 9001 Internal Quality Auditors (IQA) 60 newly trained internal auditors were awarded certificates.



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The chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi conferring  PHD's during the 54th graduation ceremony

It was a memorable day for the more than 8,000 graduands who graduated on Friday 4th December 2015. The majority of the graduands were drawn from the colleges of humanities n social studies and from the college of health sciences.



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Pope Francis (Centre) at the celebration of the holy mass -UON grounds

Thousands of pilgrims gathered at the University of Nairobi grounds for a historic mass led by His Holiness Pope Francis. The Pope celebrated the holy mass on his second day of his historic tour to Africa.



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UON GROUNDS - PAPAL ALTAR
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The above Fund aims at giving financial support to members of staff
pursuing various academic programmes under Module II Degree Programmes
within the University of Nairobi.  The courses to be pursued should be
relevant to their duties and add to value to their performance.



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As the Nairobi Innovation Week draws near, global computing giants like Intel have started streaming in to share in the event via sponsorship, as University of Nairobi displays its best innovations.



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Renewable Energy Discussions with EP Global Energy

The University of Nairobi management discussed the possibility of adopting renewable energy with EP Global, a renowned international company specializing in renewable energy. The meeting took place today at Vice-Chancellors Committee Room today, February 12, 2015.



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UON GROUNDS - PAPAL ALTAR
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Estates Department at the University of Nairobi took part in the preparations for UON 6th Open day at the Great Court, Main Campus. The Open day which was from April 28th-April 30th saw all the departments from all the colleges take part.



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Estate department Prepared the Taifa Hall for the Communication strategy launch dubbed 'Elimika' at the Main Campus, University of Nairobi

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Finance Department displayed at the 6th Open day at the University of Nairobi, Great Court. 

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The Finance Officer Mr. Peter K. Busienei today Wednesday 20th April officially opened training on Fixed Assets Management which took place at the Financial Information Management System Office in Central Administration.



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All,

Further to my memo dated October 30, 2015 on procedures for accounting of advances taken for purposes of research and official duties and in line with good practice, our internal control system of processing Advance Forms needs to be enhanced even further by ensuring the following measures are implemented:

(i) The advance request submitted should be in writing and duly signed by
the applicant.

(ii) Copy of both the staff ID and National ID should be attached.



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The finance department tody 5th of october 2015 signed a perfomance contract with the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi

 



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An Endowment fund  to help the bright and needy students was launched by UON on 2nd September 2015 that have been enrolled in The University.  click here for more

 



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The Staff Movement Advice and Staff Clearance Systems was launched on june 22 2015. read more pdf

 

 



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Members of staff from the department of audit from all colleges are undergoing an intensive two day sensitization seminar at the central catering unit.



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The University of Nairobi 21 Central Departments signed a Performance Contract with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi at the Council Chambers, Monday, 5th October, 2015.



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TENDER NO. UON/T/31/2015-2016

TENDER NAME: PROPOSED RE-ROOFING AT STELA AWINJA HOSTEL, MAIN CAMPUS

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TENDER REF NO: UON/T/30/2015/2016

TENDER NAME :  TENDER FOR INTERGRATION OF ICT FACILITIES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING AT TAIFA HALL, MAIN CAMPUS

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TENDER REF NO: UON/T/29/2015/2016

TENDER NAME : TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY OF DRUGS, SURGICAL ITEMS AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR UHS FOR THE YEAR 2016 AND 2017

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates  for the  TENDER FOR SUPPLY OF DRUGS, SURGICAL ITEMS AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR UHS FOR THE YEAR 2016 AND 2017



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SECTION I      INVITATION TO TENDER

NOTICE DATE: WEDNESDAY APRIL 6, 2016

TENDER REF NO: UON/T/28/2015-2016

TENDER NAME: SUPPLY, INSTALLATION, TESTING & COMMISSIONING OF 1NO. 25

 KVA PRIME GENERATOR AT THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND EXTERNAL STUDIES



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SECTION I      INVITATION TO TENDER

 NOTICE DATE: WEDNESDAY APRIL 6, 2016

TENDER REF NO: UON/T/27/2015-2016

TENDER NAME: SUPPLY 300 PERSONAL COMPUTERS



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SECTION I               INVITATION TO TENDER

 NOTICE DATE:        WEDNESDAY APRIL 6, 2016

TENDER REF. NO:   TENDER NO. UON/T/26   /2015-2016



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BACKGROUND

The University of Nairobi is one of the largest public universities in Kenya established by the Universities Act No.42 of 2012 and the University of Nairobi Charter, 2013. The University is mandated to work closely with both public and private entities in Kenya to enable it tap into the resources within its reach and control for furtherance of its mandate.

 



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A sensitization workshop on corruption, ethics and integrity was held at the Central catering Unit for Students Welfare Authority (SWA) staff.



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My argument is that:  Direct Procurement Method is only applicable on ground of urgency or emergency when life and property are threatened and other methods are not practical.  Lack of “reasonable” substitutes does not hold any water.

According to Section (74), a procuring entity may use direct procurement if the following are satisfied:



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A visually impaired student receives a special laptop from the Procurement Manager
 



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MAIN CAMPUS
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Delivery of bulk cement by Bamburi cement company for construction of the University Towers



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During the launch of the communication strategy 'Elimika', The participants had a match from the Chancellor's court to Taifa Hall. During the walk the security department had cleared the highway for the participants and ensured that the match was conducted without any hitch.

The Police Band  offered entertainment during the match. 



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Security Department at the University of Nairobi offers security at most of the functions within the University. The 6th Open Day was no exception. The University was open to the general public  and hence security was one of the things that would ensure success of the open day.

The Open day that was set to run for three days from April 28th-30th was offered security to the last minute. 



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Following the terror attacks in France, the Inspector General of Police has called on all Kenyans to be extra vigilant and alert.

The Inspector General cautioned: “Whilst we in the police have stepped up vigilance, we call on the public to exercise maximum levels of alertness. Report any suspicious activity and/or persons to the police or any security agency for action. Let’s work together to protect our motherland”



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TERROR THREAT ALERT!

The Inspector General of police has warned that the Al shabaab terror group is planning to infiltrate through Kenyan borders during the ongoing rainy season and launch terror attacks in Coast, North Eastern and Nairobi regions.

He has however reassured Kenyans that the security agencies are working round the clock to safeguard the country from the threat and requested all citizens to collaborate with the security agencies as they execute this noble duty.



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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi signed a performance contract with the Security department head, Mr. Wilfred Wahome on  5th October, 2015 at the Council chambers,

This is in line with the new performance contract 12th cycle guidelines that required the VC to sign performance contracts with deputy vice chancellors, departmental heads and directors.



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ANTI-TERRORISM AWARENESS



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The University of Nairobi, UNESCO, African Leadership Centre and UNESCO/UNITWIN chair organized a two-day discussion on challenging the youth to join in building a sustainable culture of peace and security.



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The University of Nairobi will on December 1, 2015 join the rest of the world in commemorating World AIDS Day. The celebrations will be held at the Lower Kabete Campus along Lower Kabete Road and hosted by University Health Service. There will be speeches, entertainment, counseling and testing for HIV, screening for cervical and prostate cancer among other activities.



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The Ministry of Health has released Kenya’s first-ever oral health survey report 2015, on dental health issues affecting the population. This survey was conducted in conjunction with The University of Nairobi School of Dental Sciences and the Wrigley Company (EA)



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Lets Develop --Our Lives -- Our Communities -- Our Identities -- Without Drugs

University of Nairobi will on June 26, 2015 join the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

The theme for this year's celebration is 'Let us develop - Our Lives - Our Communities - Our Identities - Without Drugs.



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World Sickle Cell Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 in order to increase the awareness about the sickle cell disease and its cure among the common public. It was celebrated first time on 19th of June in 2009.

The theme for this year's event is 'Know Your Status'



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World Blood Donor Day 2015

The theme of this year’s campaign is "Thank you for saving my life".

It focuses on thanking blood donors who save lives every day through their blood donations and strongly encourages more people all over the world to donate blood voluntarily and regularly with the slogan “Give freely, give often. Blood donation matters.”



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Treating children infected with HIV usually means getting them to take bad tasting life-saving medicine.

This could soon change after regulators in the US approved anti-retroviral drugs in the form of tiny pellets that can be added to food.



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The theme for this year is: End Fistula, Restore Women's Dignity!

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the birth canal and the bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without treatment.



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ISH has launched three posters for World Hypertension Day focusing on facts about high blood pressure. We invite you to download these posters and use these during any activity that you are organising. Remember to mark the day!

World Hypertension Day poster 1

World Hypertension Day poster 2



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The WHD was first inaugurated in May 2005 and has become an annual event ever since. The purpose of the WHD is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to prevent and control this silent killer, the modern epidemic.

The theme for 2015 is Know your Numbers.

World Hypertension Day logo



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On Sunday April 12, 2015 at around 5.30 am, there were blasts occasioned by a faulty underground electrical cable, next to a transformer, supplying power to Kimberly Hostel at Kikuyu Campus.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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World Health Day will be celebrated on 7 April, with WHO highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with food safety under the slogan “From farm to plate, make food safe.”



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Nairobi, Kenya
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Foodborne diseases outbreaks have devastating health and economic consequences in both developed and developing countries. WHO identified the need to estimate the full extent of the disease burden associated with unsafe food.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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As part of its global strategy to decrease the burden of foodborne diseases, WHO identified the need to communicate simple global health messages based on scientific evidence to train all types of food handlers, including consumers.



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5th Annual East African Health & Scientific Conference & International Health Exhibition & Trade Fair Booklet (PDF 3.3 MB)

The fifth annual East African scientific conference and international health exhibition and trade fair will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 25th - 27th march, 2015.



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Kenya’s ministry of health on Thursday March 19, 2015 launched a three-year strategic plan to revitalize the war against tuberculosis (TB), which is the fourth leading cause of deaths in the country.

The launch of 2015-2018 National Strategic Plan for tuberculosis marks a significant milestone in the war against a major public health challenge in Kenya.



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See the link below for job opportunities at the University Health Services. Please note that the advertisement also has vacancies from other departments within the university.

http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/node/9084

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.ONLYSHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.



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The Vice-Chancellor (4rd right) with CAE Academic Board



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The University of Nairobi formally installed the seventh Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi in a colourful ceremony held in Taifa Hall.



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Central Department holds Capacity Building.

The Central Department led by the Registrar Administration, Dr. Dismas Bulinda, held its annual capacity building at the Graduation Court on Friday, May, 27, 2016.



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(ICT staff swearing the Oath of Confidentiality)

The University of Nairobi has started vetting all its employees. The vetting process kicked off today 21st March 2016, with the ICTC staff taking their oath of confidentiality during the morning session, and front office the afternoon session.



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Uon staff members from Students Welfare Authority, SWA, have been sensitized on corruption prevention, ethics and Integrity at the Central Catering Unit. 



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Corruption Eradication

The University of Nairobi staff from Students Welfare Authority, SWA, have been sensitized on corruption prevention, ethics and integrity. The sensitization workshop was held at the Central Catering Unit, today March 4, 2015.



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