Blogs

  1. VCs Weekly Higher Education Digest: January 28, 2019
    Feb 17, 2019 - Are university students being targeted by jihadist groups? By Gilbert Nakweya UNIVERSITY WORLD NEWS As details emerge about those involved in this month’s terror attack on an office and hotel complex in Nairobi, questions are being raised about...    
  2. VCs Weekly Higher Education Digest: February 11, 2019
    Feb 17, 2019 - Universities key in fighting global terror – DAAD By Gilbert Nganga UNIVERSITY WORLD NEWS Following the rising profile of universities as a key component in terrorism organisations, Kenya’s Ministry of Education and CUE have been pushing for...    
  3. International Women's Day
    Feb 17, 2019 - Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, March 8, 2017. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza Vice Chancellor and Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences United States International University-Africa Good afternoon! Mrs. Jordan, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I...    
  4. Appeal for Hunger Victims
    Feb 17, 2019 - Dear USIU-Africa Community, As you may be aware more than 2.7 million Kenyans are facing starvation and are in dire need of urgent and immediate relief. The situation is critical, leading the government to declare drought a national disaster. More...    
  5. Appreciating your overwhelming support for Hunger Victims
    Feb 17, 2019 - Dear USIU-Africa Community, We did it! We raised Kshs.1,283, 409 in cash and in-kind food donations valued at Kshs.48, 924. The USIU-Africa community donation will feed 1,332 individuals. Thank you very much for your overwhelming support. Special...    
  6. The Western Alliance in Disarray and the Political Economy of Hegemonic Shifts
    Feb 17, 2019 - By Paul Tiyambe Zeleza - Vice Chancellor USIU-Africa Over the past two weeks, the world media has been transfixed by two images that would have been unthinkable until recently: an American president at war with his G7 allies and basking in a...    
  7. Vice Chancellors Weekly Higher Education Digest: Sep 10, 2018
    Feb 17, 2019 - Varsity bosses call for new funding mechanisms By Ouma Wanzala Sunday Nation Eight vice-chancellors of leading universities in Africa want a new funding mechanisms created to support research-intensive institutions. They also want African...    
  8. Vice Chancellors Weekly Higher Education Digest: November 5, 2018
    Feb 17, 2019 - KENYA: Anti-corruption drive – What about the universities? By Gilbert Nakweya Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta’s war on corruption has seen the arrest and prosecution of high-profile civil servants from current and past regimes, but have...    
  9. VCs Weekly Higher Education Digest: November 12, 2018
    Feb 17, 2019 - EAST AFRICA: The dangerous rise of neo-liberal universities By Wachira Kigotho UNIVERSITY WORLD NEWS A new school of thought is emerging in East Africa which challenges the rise of the academic capitalism inspired by rabid marketisation of...    
  10. VCs Weekly Higher Education Digest: November 19, 2018
    Feb 17, 2019 - What’s holding Africa’s young scientists back? Munyaradzi Makoni and Sharon Dell WORLD UNIVERSITY NEWS The continued dependence of African higher education on international science funding, along with insufficient mentoring programmes and the...    
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