Tag: Kenyatta University


KU Land: Court Allows Takeover as Ruto Cozies Up to Wainaina

The saga began after the Head of the Public Service Joseph Kinyua wrote to the KU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Paul Wainaina directing him to hand over a title deed to the land. The university led by Wainaina questioned the lack of negotiations.

KU Sends Home Vice-Chancellor Prof. Wainaina

An internal memo from acting Vice-Chancellor Waceke Wanjohi informed staff and students of Wainaina's dismissal. It further told them to disregard any directives from the former Vice-Chancellor.

Court Stops KU Land Takeover

LSK, represented by senior counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi, told the court that the chairman of the university council Prof Shem Migot-Adholla had raised constitutional and statutory questions surrounding the planned land acquisition.

KU Land That Cost VC His Job

Prof Wainaina told staff on Tuesday morning “This is probably the last time you’ll see me addressing you as VC”.

Prof. Olive Mugenda: New Housing Finance Chair Adds Another Feather to Her Cap

It is the latest in a long list of milestones achieved by the seasoned academic and administrator.

Broke KU Bank Accounts Frozen After Paying Salaries With Bad Cheques

In August 2021, the Auditor General Nancy Gathungu revealed that KU had dipped into a Ksh1.3 billion deficit in the year to 30th June 2021, forcing it to rely on short-term loans to finance its operations.

MKU Among Most Searched Institutions On Google

Google recently released a list of the most searched items in Kenya in the last 15 years as the search engine giant marked its...

At Kenyan University, a Paradox In Shortage Of Professors

Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor, Paul Wainaina, revealed this when he recently raised concern over the low number of professors at the institution of higher learning, worried that it might affect the quality education and research. It is an irony as the university is the custodian of churning out academics such as professors and doctors. He said Kenyatta University has not had a full professor for the past four years to replace those who retire or leave through other causes.

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