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Visit to Havillah Children’s home

The University of Nairobi’s department of Internal Audit led by the director, internal audit, Mr. Kenneth Gitau organized a Community outreach activity at the Havillah Children’s home in Mwiki Kasarani on September 1st 2023 where they donated foodstuff and toiletries to the home. The outreach was in accordance with the FY 2022/2023 Performance contract in which the department was required to visit a children’s home.  

UoN law students triumph at the Strathmore Tax Law Hackathon.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Mercy Cheptoo, Kibet Brian and Musikoyo Elly Keanes, final-year students at the Faculty of Law are the winners of the Inaugural Strathmore Tax Law Hackathon. The competition required students to come up with innovative and equitable methods of taxing professional services and the digital economy.  The team also emerged as the second runner up in the best presentation category.

Tax Alert: Revised Kenya NSSF Contributions Effective Feb. 2023

Since the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act No. 45 of 2013 ("the Act") was enacted in December 2013, giving rise to new NSSF rates, there have been legal impediments.

The Employment and Labour Relations Court (ELRC) erred in declaring the Act illegal, according to the Court of Appeal in February 2023.
It determined that the ELRC lacked the authority to do so because that was the domain of the High Court.
As a result, the Act is now legal, and the government can enforce it.

UoN wins the Best ICT Academy Award in 2022

On Friday February 24, 2023 at the Serena Hotel, the University of Nairobi (UoN) was awarded  ‘The Best ICT Academy 2022’ during the Huawei ICT Competition 2022-2023 Award Ceremony, since the signing of a Collaborative Agreement in 2018. This is the second time UoN has been recognized.

ICT staff members, George Ndegwa and Ruth Wambua were also recognized and awarded as the best instructors 2022.

No tax exemptions for Kenyans till the rules change, according to KRA

All tax relief programs have been terminated by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) with immediate effect.

Board chairman Anthony Mwaura, who also served as the chairman of UDA's National Elections Board, said the action was motivated by growing concerns from Kenyans about how tax reliefs and exemptions were administered in a statement issued just days after a management purge forced out Commissioner-General Githii Mburu and other top executives.

University Health Services unveils its integrated Digital Health Platform (IDH)

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The launch of the UHS integrated Digital Health platform supported by the Ministry of Health (MOH) marks a great milestone for the University in line with a long-term road map for digitizing its  functions  and processes. The launch event presided over by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama was preceded by an interactive demo outlining a step by step patient process journey.

UoN collaborates with a leading US university to offer joint degree programs.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) received a delegation from Washington State University on Monday, February 6, 2023. (WSU).
The crew is in Kenya for five days to see the joint projects that Prof. Kirk Schulz, the 11th President of WSU, is executing.
In the near future, the two universities will offer joint degree programs and collaborate to apply for further research funding.