Students Win Continental Award for Anti-FGM App

Students Win Continental Award for Anti-FGM App

What started as a desire to help fellow girls who are targets of female circumcision has earned five from Kisumu recognition in not only Africa, but also globally. The girls, who developed a mobile application aimed at ending female genital mutilation (FGM), are the new winners of the prestigious African of the Year Award 2018. This was after a selection committee of the Daily Trust’s African of the Year Award, headed by former President of Botswana Festus Mogae settled on the five as the award winners. SEVERAL NOMINEES They will bag $25,000 (about Sh2.5 million)… Continue reading →

JKUAT Clicks Way To First Indigenous Poultry Databank

JKUAT Clicks Way To First Indigenous Poultry Databank

In Summary JKUAT is studying mainly three birds: chicken, quails, and guinea fowl. The team is focusing on physical attributes and genetics of the birds. Study covers whole country on a digital platform. It seeks to have facts and figures online that will improve production. Indigenous chickens that roam freely in homesteads are a favourite of many people on health grounds and taste. Their meat and eggs are irresistible and are more expensive than products from the exotic types. Despite these benefits, chicken farmers, mainly in rural areas, are faced with disease challenges that silently… Continue reading →

TALK BY MICROSOFT & BLOGGERS ASSOCIATION OF KENYA

TALK BY MICROSOFT & BLOGGERS ASSOCIATION OF KENYA

FROM: Chairman IT Department TO: ALL SCIT STUDENTS We are writing to invite you for a talk on Wednesday 16th 2014  At 2.30 p.m in lecture Hall 3,  Technology House. The following companies shall be present: – (i)                  Microsoft on student opportunities (ii)                Bloggers association of Kenya (BAKE) on online content creation.   This talk will help in empowering  you for the future.   Philip Oyier – Chairman IT Department