The Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, and one of its programmes, Afrobarometer, are among the top research institutes named in the 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report.

IDS was ranked 55th in the category of Best University affiliated Think Tank in the world, ahead of the University of Witwatersrand’s Centre for Applied Legal Studies at 57th position. Makerere University’s Centre for political Analysis was the top ranked in Africa at number 46. This category involved 90 institutions.

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On 11th February 2017, students and staff from the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi joined the staff and workers of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway Project to celebrate the Lantern Festival at the Syokimau Railway Station. Over 200 participants attended the function.

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The Department of Business administration hosted Growth From Knowledge (Gfk)  guest lecturers  from 10th to 12th February 2017. GfK collaborates with the Department in offering MSc in Marketing programme, and makes regular visits as guest lecturers, during which time they are joined by local guest lecturers from the Industry.

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On January 24th, 2017, Choir from the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi was invited to perform for the ZTE and its customers.

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