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Field update from Kenya

by Prof. Dan Olago, University of Nairobi in Gro for Good newsletter 2 2016

Welcome to the second edition of our project newsletter. There has been a lot of activity in recent months including: the completion of the installation and commissioning of the climate and hydrological monitoring network; two groundwater sampling campaigns in March and June; geophysical surveys to define the aquifer geometry and structure using both electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) and vertical electric sounding (VES) approaches; an anthropological survey related to determinants of use/non-use of the shallow wells installed with smart hand-pumps; compilation of a list of data sets for the project; and stakeholder engagement, both within the county and with stakeholders such as the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) and Water Resources Management Authority (WRMA) at the national level. 261 more words

Kenya

University student exposes lecturer who slept with her and still failed her

An electrical engineering student  at the University of Nairobi, Judith Juahla has exposed her lecturer who slept with her promising her an A but ended up giving her an E  instead. 37 more words

News

New Fellowship to Strengthen Cancer Care in Africa

Merck, a leading science and technology company, recently announced the first Merck Africa Medical Oncology Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan African countries in partnership with University of Nairobi, Kenya. 450 more words

Blog

Discussion and Book Launch: The State of Democracy in Africa… and Kenya, Aug. 24 2016 @ BIEA


Discussion and Book Launch with the Author of new publication, Democracy in Africa, Dr. Nic Cheeseman, Oxford University
Discussant – Dr. Godwin Murunga, University of Nairobi… 211 more words

Events

How the Lapid Leaders Experience Gives Students Real-World Challenges

Written by Ian Duncan, a student at the University of Nairobi, a Lapid Leader from Cohort 3:

As part of the Lapid Leaders Experience, we are equipped with the skills required in every leader today. 458 more words

Cohort 3

UNICEF Topples Barclays Bank in Race to Clinch Title Sponsor Spot for Innovation Week

As preparations for the second Nairobi Innovation Week hit homestretch, the five-day event has strategically attracted up to twelve major sponsorship and partnerships.

At the same time, 400 out of the expected 1500 local and international delegates have confirmed to attend the second edition running from August 1 through 5 this year. 327 more words

Technology

How Leading by Service prepared me to be a great leader

At the heart of the Lapid Leaders Experience, is equipping young adults to be values-driven leaders and entrepreneurs. This is first done through the classes during the flagship program, and thereafter through the lessons learned through serving in the Lapid Leaders Council. 470 more words

Transformational Experiences