GIMPA Law Conference: Prof. Attiya Waris to Speak on the effect of COVID-19 on the banking and finance sector globally

Prof. Attiya Waris will be part of a  panel discussion on the effect of COVID-19 on the banking and finance sector globally, and how we can draw lessons from different parts of the world in making financial services more accessible to people in the post-COVID world.

The virtual event will be held on 6th and 7th August, 2020.

To attend , please register via this link :

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Prof Albert Mumma Conferred the Rank of Senior Counsel

Prof. Albert Mumma has been conferred the rank of Senior Counsel by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Prof. Mumma, a PhD in Law holder from Cambridge University, Master of Law from Yale University and Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Nairobi was conferred the rank of senior counsel alongside 24 other advocates including former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka.

Hundreds Attend Virtual Seminar on Nationalism and Globalization

July 16, 2020 saw more than three hundred people attend a Zoom conference on Nationalism and Globalization convened by the Institute for Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS) in conjunction with the Horn Institute for Strategic Studies.

The Conference themed, “Retreat to Nationalism in the 21st Century Globalization: Lessons for Africa from COVID-19” brought together students, scholars and industry experts from different parts of the world.

Prof. Attiya Waris Appointed Ag. Deputy Principal CHSS

Prof. Attiya Waris has been appointed Ag. Deputy Principal CHSS.

Prof Warris formerly worked as Director of Research and Enterprises. She holds a PhD in Law and is a specialist in Fiscal Law, Policy and Development. She is an advocate, company secretary and arbitrator of 20 years standing.

Prof. Warris takes over position of deputy principal following the elevation of Prof. Mohamud Jama to Principal CHSS.

Prof. Mohamud Jama Appointed CHSS Principal

Prof. Mohamud Jama has been appointed acting Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Until his appointment, Prof. Jama has been working at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences  as deputy Principal in charge of main Campus.

Prof. Jama takes over CHSS following former principal Prof. Enos Njeru’s elevation to Deputy Vice Chancelor in charge of Human resource and Administration.

Prof. Stephen Kiama Installed as Vice Chancellor

Prof. Stephen Kiama Gitahi has officially been installed as the 8th Vice Chancellor of the great University of Nairobi.

In a colorful function held at the Taifa Hall in main campus and steamed online to a global audience, Prof. Kiama took oath office with a clear vision of what lay ahead in terms of spearheading the university to global academic and research excellence.