Two JKUAT Mechatronic Engineering alumni who graduated November 2019, emerged winners in the just concluded One Hack-A-thon event. Kenneth Gicira and Micheal Mwaisakenyi with their team dubbed The Knights came first in the online global challenge beating over 40 teams from 20 different countries. One Hack-A-thon, organised by IncubateIND, is an initiative designed to encourage developers, start-ups, technology students, management students, and technology experts to unite and develop solutions that are beneficial to society at…"JKUAT Alumni are One Hack-A-thon Global Champs"
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture professor has been re-appointed as a commissioner of the Commission for University Education (CUE) for a period of three years, with effect from August 7, 2020. In the Kenya Gazette dated, August 7, 2020, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Prof. George Magoha appointed Prof. Anne Muigai to join three other members in the commission namely; Dr. Elizabeth Muli, Eng. David Onyango and Ms. Lucy Kambuni. Prof. Muigai, a Professor of…"JKUAT Don Re-appointed to Commission for University Education"
NAIROBI, President Uhuru Kenyatta today commissioned the construction of three new Level 3 hospitals in Nairobi’s informal settlements. The President witnessed ground breaking for the construction of 16-bed capacity hospitals at Muthua in Uthiru and Kianda in Kibra as well as a 24-bed facility at Maendeleo Village in Mukuru kwa Reuben. The three hospitals are part of 20 such facilities earmarked for various parts of the city and are being developed by the Nairobi Metropolitan…"President Kenyatta Commissions Construction Of New Hospitals In Nairobi’s Informal Settlements"
The Ministry of Health on Sunday announced 599 more cases of Covid-19 in Kenya following the testing of 4,420 samples in 24 hours. This brings the country’s caseload to 26,436 since March 13th when the first case was reported in the country. The Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe announced a record 1, 062 corona virus recoveries, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 12, 961. This is the highest number of patients to…"A Record 1, 062 Coronavirus Patients Recover As 599 New Cases Reported"
Stakeholders drawn from Murang’a south sub county have agreed to convert a water supply project into a sewerage treatment plant. Consequently, should relevant authorities approve the recommendation by the stakeholders, Saba saba water supply project will be converted into a sewage treatment plant, aimed at improving sanitation in the towns of Maragua and Saba Saba. During a public participation held at Kenol town on Friday, stakeholders agreed that a sewerage treatment plant was needed considering…"Stakeholders Support Implementation Of Sewerage Treatment Plant In Maragua"
Estate coffee farmers are now eligible to benefit from the Coffee Cherry Fund, but only if they deliver their crop to the New Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU). However, according to Julius Kimathi, the Technical Advisor to the Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Peter Munya, such farmers must deliver at least half of their crop to the KPCU in-order to qualify for the benefit. Kimathi said the delivered produce would then be received, weighed, milled and graded…"Estate Farmers Eligible For The Cherry Fund"