It is examination time at the University of Nairobi. From 3rd - 15th May the students in session will be online sitting for their end of semester examinations. The Department of Sociology and Social Work takes this opportunity to wish all the students the very best in their examinations. May their efforts be rewarded with success.
The Department of Sociology and Social Work congratulates our second year student Ms. Jayne Nthiga who has made it into Kalamazoo College's Winter Dean's List. Jayne is currently on a 9-month exchange program at Kalamazoo College, Michigan USA. Congratulations Jayne and continue to fly the Department of Sociology & Social Work, University of Nairobi and the Kenyan flag higher still!!
This Symbol of Honor was presented to Emeritus Prof. Amb. Judith Mbula Bahemuka on 29th April 2021 during a virtual event organized in her honor by the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) and the UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair. Prof. Bahemuka taught and mentored many students at the Department of Sociology and Social Work before being appointed to head the UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair. She retired from the University of Nairobi in November 2020. We wish Prof. Bahemuka God’s blessings as she begins a new chapter of her lifeThis Symbol of Honor was presented to Emeritus Prof. Amb.
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement offers hope of a revival of both regional and intra-African trade to boost trade and development in Eastern Africa.
This was the overarching message during Dr Andrew Mold’s IDS seminar presentation on the potential impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Eastern Africa region and the next steps concerning implementing the agreement.
The University of Nairobi Students from the Department of Literature, Soka University Students on exchange programme toured the United Nation lead by the Chair Dept of Literature Dr. Masumi Odari. The guided tour offers an exciting opportunity for students to discover UN Headquarters, the tour guide took students on a brief journey through the corridors of international diplomacy to learn about the history and work of the United Nations, they visited the famous General Assembly Hall and Security Council Chambers.
The Department of Literature hosted Soka University Students from Japan for a joint summer student exchange program. The programme was designed to empower students to explore, participate and enhance their leadership capabilities.
Later on Students together with the Soka Representatives, Chair Dept of Literature Dr. Masumi met the Dean Faculty of Arts Prof. Ephraim Wahome where they engaged in various matters in regards to the student's leadership mentorship programs, exchange programs and academic trips.
The Department of literature lead by the Chair Dr. Masumi Odari, Soka University Students and the UoN Students from the Department of Literature visited Raha Centre Boys Community Services, for volunteer missions and the word of encouragement.