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Status of Learning at UoN during the Covid-19 Lockdown

The Corona Virus pandemic is a global phenomenon that has affected all sectors in every country in the world including higher education. Universities and colleges were forced to abruptly close and ongoing teaching of various courses was abandoned midstream. As a result, managers of universities and colleges with thousands of stranded students have been left wondering how to fill the gap and at the very least maintain some semblance of normality.


UoN Staff active in fight against coronavirus

The University of Nairobi staff has been very actively involved in the fight against coronavirus, says the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama. 

UoN vice-chancellor said researchers were burning the midnight oil to find a solution to the pandemic through different approaches.

“University of Nairobi researchers are also writing proposals for research grants required for arresting Covid-19,” Kiama said in a memo dated April 1 to staff and students. 

Latest Report on Desert Locust Situation

In latest reports released on March 10, 2020 by FAO the desert locust situation in Kenya is widespread swarm breeding continues in northern and central counties where an increasing number of hopper bands and first-generation immature swarms are forming. This may be supplemented by new-generation immature swarms arriving from Somalia. Further concentration is expected in Marsabit and Turkana. Aerial and ground control operations continue.


Public Lecture on Trading for devlopment in the age of global value chains by

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist World Bank Group, PINELOPI KOUJIANOU GOLDBERG.