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Students threaten to sue Umma University

By Amoto Dennis Over 1,200 students from Umma University have threatened to sue the Islamic institution’s administration over the delay in issuance of certificates, despite successfully completing their studies. The university which is a private institution offers courses in computer science, business management, information and technology, Islamic Banking and Islamic Studies and has campuses in Thika, Kajiado and a branch …

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Over 600 students out of university for lack of fees

By Kese Werugha Kilifi County University and Technical Training Institutions Students Union has claimed that more than 600 students from the region studying in various universities across the country have for the last five years either deferred their courses of dropped out completely after failing to get fees. Union chairman Jacob Fikirini said the number might rise if no measures …

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Varsity fund for youthful lecturers unveiled

By Our Reporter The Ministry of Education Science and Technology has established a Research Scheme for young university researchers who are 40 years and below. The ministry through National Research Fund (NRF) will give out grants to young researchers working in Kenya and willing to start or continue their research works in the country. The scheme to be known as …

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UoN ranked 7th in Africa

By Our Reporter University of Nairobi has been ranked the seventh best institution of higher learning in the continent. University of Cape Town in South Africa, emerged at the top. According to Webometrics world university ranking released recently, South Africa scooped the best five positions. Cairo University of Egypt was ranked sixth. The University of Nairobi (UoN) was ranked position …

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Operation license for Presbyterian University of East Africa revoked

By Kiptanui Rutto Acting Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has revoked the operation license of Presbyterian University of East Africa. In line with the provisions of the Universities Act and Universities regulations, the CS has directed the Commission for University Education (CUE) to start the process of closing the University. The decision follows the recommendations made by the CUE in …

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