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Senate approves online examinations

In response to the negative effects of Covid-19 on teaching and learning, the University of Nairobi Senate approved guidelines and procedures for online examinations on 8th May 2020. The Special Senate was chaired by the Vice Chancellor, Prof.S.G.Kiama. The Senate relied on the provisions of Statutes- xxv that gives senate the mandate over all academic matters in the University.


The University had adopted e-learning in March following the government’s ban on meetings and congregations to check the spread of the virus.

Kenya – Floods Hit North and Central Regions as Death Toll Rises to 237

The death toll continues to rise as the flood situation worsens in Kenya.

Government Minister Eugene L. Wamalwa, said on 13 May that 237 lives have now been lost due to flooding that began in April – a jump from 194 fatalities announced last week. A total of 161,000 households (over 800,000 people) have now been affected across the country.


Crime Hot Spots

Some of the crime hotspots listed in the report are:
1. City Cotton between Wilson Airport and South C. Common for murder and mugging.
2. Near Oilibya Petrol Station in Mathare Slum area. Common for mugging and murder crimes.
3. Congo area near Kawangware. Common for drug trafficking, rape and mugging.
4. Kware in Rongai, Kajiado. Common for mugging crimes.
5. Noonkopir (Daraja next to Saitoti Hospital) in Kitengela. Common for carjacking and robbery.
6. Changombe slums in Kitengela. Common for drug trafficking and rape.


General information about Covid -19

1. Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID19) is a new respiratory illness that can easily be spread from person to person.
2. COVID-19 is spread through contact with droplets produced by a person who is sneezing or coughing or contaminated surfaces or objects.
3. COVID-19 can cause severe symptoms like fever, cough, headache, body aches and difficulty in breathing.
4. COVID-19 is preventable through;
–Washing your hands with soap and running water or using an alcohol based hand sanitizer,

We urgently need major cooperation on global security in the COVID-19 era

  • The pandemic is tipping the world into a dangerously volatile new phase.
  • A lack of international cooperation in the response to the crisis is exacerbating the situation.
  • Here are five courses of action global leaders should take to head off these emerging security threats.

The world is entering a volatile and unstable new phase.

The Law Enforcement Agencies Must Adhere to the Basic Checklist on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

The attention of the Kenyan National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) has been drawn to the heart-rending clips and images circulating on social media, clearly showing uncalled for brutality and ruthless beating being meted on innocent and defenceless Kenyans by uniformed police officers and other law enforcement officers following the start of the much touted dusk to dawn curfew across the country.