The Spoken Arts & Debate Society (SADS) Wraps Up the Spring Semester at Strathmore University in Triumph

Variety best defines the latest edition of the Mashujaa Open Tournament. Hosted at Strathmore University on April 2-3, the debate championship brought together almost 20 universities in Kenya to compete and show off their verbal prowess.

Representing USIU-Africa at the 7th edition of the Mashujaa Tournament, SADS was part of the tournament’s Adjudication Panel, with Sam Kagia, Jeremiah Kashaka and Victor Mwendwa acting as the tournament’s adjudicators. The Society also took part in the tournament, fielding Bryan Muchesia, Mariam Rajabu, Joshua Wambugu in the Novice category, where the team emerged as 1st runners up.

Through the guidance of our club patron, Dr. Quin Juma, SADS seeks to not only achieve proper articulation in speech, but also arm USIU-Africa community a global recognition in the debate society. With the support of the USIU- Africa community, SADS has more upcoming projects even as the Spring Semester comes to an end. These projects include:

  1. Participating in the Belgrade World Universities Debate Championship in July 2022;
  2. Participating in the Madrid World Universities Debate Championship in June 2022 in Madrid, Spain;
  3. Attending the East Africa Universities Debate Championship in Arusha, Tanzania in August 2022;
  4. Participating in the Pan African Universities Debate Championship at Strathmore University in December 2022.

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