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Security officers take part in marking International Yoga day, on 22nd June 2019. Visit the gallery for more photos.



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Outgoing UNSA chair, Mr Antony Manyara officially handed over leadership to Ms Ann Mvurya during a luncheon hosted by the Vice Chancellor on 7th June 2019 at the VC's parlour, Taifa hall. For more photos , visit the gallery.



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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

SECURITY DEPARTMENT

 

INTERNAL MEMO

FROM:  Director, Security & Safety Services    DATE:  June 10, 2019

 

TO:       All members of staff/students                REF: UON/CA/SEC/1/1/VOL3/36     



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The 5th edition of Nairobi Innovation Week was officially opened by Joe Mucheru, ICT cabinet secretary on 12th June 2019. In attendance also was  Education CS Prof George Magoha and Prof Margaret Kobia, CS for  Public Service, Gender and Youth A ffairs. Mucheru said that the gorvenment is keen on supporting innovations and start ups.

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CS for Interior and Coordination of National gorvenment Dr Fred Matiang'i speaking during a night vigil event dubbed #HerLifeMatters, an event organized to remember those who have succumbed to gender based violence. The vigil was hosted by the University of Nairobi on May 30, 2019. He promised to bring to book perpetrators of gender based violence. The event was attended by various women leaders, from Gorvernors, women reps, members of parliament, civil societies.



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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

SECURITY DEPARTMENT

INTERNAL MEMO

FROM:  Director, Security & Safety Services           DATE: May 20, 2019   

                                     



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On April,25 2019, Varsity Senate members underwent a counter terrorism sensitization programme, which was conducted by Major Noah Bett from National Counter terrorism Centre. The training was held at CCU. for more photos, visit the gallery.



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On April 8,2019, hundreds of Kenyans gathered at Manu Chandaria auditorium to discuss security and safety issues touching on data and cyber security, terrorism,Huduma number, extra judicial killings among others.The event was covered live on NTV media station. For more photos ,visit the gallery.



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Security teams in all campuses, together with police officers drawn from various police stations ensured a smooth election during  the April 5,2019 UNSA polls.



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The security team led by the Director Security and Safety Services, Mr Wilfred Wahome defend the performance contract for FY2018/19, during the mid year review on 1st April 2019.



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It was a fun day as security officers actively took part in the University's annual sports day on Friday 29th,2019 at the Chancellor's court. From left is Ms Godliver Okello, Ms Irene Ndegwa and Mr Francis Misiko. For more photos, visit the gallery.



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Security was tight during President Emmanuel Macron of France visit to the University of Nairobi on 14th March 2019 , where he was involved in a debate at Taifa Hall. For more photos ,visit the gallery.



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Led by the Director, Mr Wahome, security campus chiefs attend Performance Appraisal training at ICT Corporate Lab, Chiromo Campus on 20/02/2019. For more photos, visit the gallery.



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In the wake of the new terrorist trends, the National Police Service advises that it is critical for all citizens to step up their levels of alertness in regard to their surroundings and provide information immediately to the Police in case of anything appearing unusual or suspicious for necessary action.

 



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Security personnel took part in celebrating World Aids Day 2018 on 30th November 2018, which began with a procession from Main Campus to Graduation square through town. The Kenya Prisons Band provided enetertainment during the procession.For more photos, visit the gallery.



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The University of Nairobi security and safety policy states: ‘’Our security and safety is our collective responsibility’’. Attention has been brought to the office of the directorate of security and safety services about fraudsters purporting to be Telkom Kenya Staff. The fraudsters are targeting University of Nairobi staff and students by asking for office extension and mobile numbers and asking them to feed a certain code with a promise to secure a win



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UoN Ranked among world’s Top 250 Universities by Times Higher Education (THE)

The University of Nairobi was ranked top in Kenya and East Africa thanks to its improved performance in teaching environment, research environment, citation impact and international outlook according to Times Higher Education (THE) University Rankings 2018



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The National Police Service has warned that there is credible intelligence suggesting that there is Alshabaab terror gang planning to carry out terror attacks in the country during the holy month of Ramadhan, although their capability has been greatly down graded by security agencies overtime. The Police Service has however reassured the citizenry that Security agencies continue to remain on high alert during this period to thwart any attempts.



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The National Police Service has warned that there are 3 Kenyans who have sneaked out of the country to join Alshabab terror group in Somalia. They are reportedly undertaking training with an intention of sneaking back into the country to stage terror attacks and also, they are in contact with other suspected terrorists within the country. In this regard, the National Security organs have heightened vigilance throughout the republic.



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Your attention is drawn to a recently published security related report in the Sunday Nation of January 21, 2018 outlining emerging crime trends in Nairobi city.

The report highlighted criminal gangs currently operating in the city and targeting people leaving ATM’s, Forex Bureaus, Mpesa shops and even pedestrians going about their  business. In addition, the gangs also use motorcycles and snatch handbags and mobile phones from pedestrians in the CBD.



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On June 10 & 11, 2016, security department web champions participated in a website training workshop at the ICT Corporate lab

 The champions were drawn from all the central departments and university of Nairobi satellite campus. The aim of the web drive was to sensitive the champions on the different web parameters and uploading content on the websites.



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ICT Corporate lab
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On June 2, 2016, the Director Security Security and Safety Services  teamed up with the Estates Manager and Manager Construction and maintenance in an inspection of the newly constructed police post at the University's malindi farm. The project has been completed and is awaiting handing over to the Local security management committee.



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ICT Corporate lab
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