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MKU Rwanda Rebrands To Mount Kigali University After Receiving Charter

Mount Kenya University’s Kigali Campus - MKU Rwanda - has rebranded to Mount Kigali University after receiving a charter from the Government of Rwanda.

Mount Kenya University To Train Healthcare Assistant for German Hospitals

Equip Africa Institute, an affiliate of Mount Kenya University, has launched a programme that will train Kenyans as Healthcare Assistants for German Hospitals starting January 2023. The programme, dubbed Certificate in Healthcare Assistant for German Hospitals, will be offered in Mount Kenya University Main Campus,...

MKU Rolls Out Plans For Medical School Expansion

Mount Kenya University plans to expand the medical school as it seeks to increase its presence in medical research and teaching. MKU founder and chairman, Prof Simon Gicharu, says the university will be increasing investments in the College of Health Sciences and it has...

MKU, Meru University First To Register With Kenya National Qualifications Authority

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) has accredited, Mount Kenya University and Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST), becoming the first universities to undergo the crucial process. The two have also registered their national qualifications with the authority. Meanwhile, the National Industrial Training Authority...

From Royal to TV47: The Making Of Kenya’s Fast-Growing TV Station

TV47, a free-to-air 24-hour television channel, is based in Nairobi. It was officially launched in July 2019, and has studios in Nairobi and Momba­sa. The station has a national reach throughout the 47 counties and is redefining how county stories are told.

INTERVIEW: Private Universities Expanding Access To Higher Education

Even with more than 30 public universities and nearly the same number of private institutions of higher learning in Kenya, the demand for university education still outstrips supply.  “We need to expand the level of opportunities in higher education for Kenyans,” says Prof Simon Gicharu, the chairman and founder of Mount Kenya University (MKU), arguably the leading private university in Kenya in terms of geographical presence and student population.