Events

29 – 30 April, 2017


UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY-AFRICA
NAIROBI, KENYA
Tel: +254722 511103

Info Pack

Introduction

Dear athletes and delegation,

Welcome to United States International University – Africa (USIU-Africa), which is hosting the 2nd edition of the continental universities 3x3 basketball tournament known as the Afro-Varsity 3 X 3 Challenge. The 1st edition was held in Uganda in December 2015, at Makerere University. This event is organised by the Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU) and hosted by Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA), through the host university - USIU-Africa.

For the foreign teams, we trust you will enjoy your stay in Kenya. To the local teams, we trust you will have a different experience in your own home, and shall assist visiting delegations in enjoying their stay.

This info pack contains all required details in regards to this event. Please don’t hesitate to contact any of the availed numbers for assistance.

Background

Culture Week is an annual week-long cultural festival, celebrating the diversity among the university community. This year, the event will be held from March 14-16 behind the cafeteria (Culture Village) and at the soccer pitch (Culture Week Night).

The university community is expected to experience 20 national cultures in terms of food, dress, music and language during the course of the three-day festival.

The climax will be the Culture Week Night to be held on Thursday, March 16 at the soccer pitch, beginning at 6pm.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2017 CELEBRATION

PAN-AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM | PROGRAM

Moderator: Dr. Maina Muchara (Assistant Professor of Strategic Management)

BACKGROUND

The Black History Month is an international observance that started in the United States of America with the aim of promoting self-actualization in African American communities and share with the world the rich cultural background and achievements of black people.

At the United States International University-Africa, Black History Month offers an opportunity for students, members of faculty, staff and community partners to gather and discuss challenges affecting black communities on the continent and in the diaspora. This celebration is observed every year during the month of February.