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Tree planting at upper Kabete six staff members from internal audit participated with person planting over 50 seedlings. The member of staff present were Ms. Ann Muriungi, Ms. Esther Wambua, Ms. Racheal Kiiru, Ms. Rose Njoroge, Mr. Felix Warutumo, Mr. Evans Nyandumo and Mr. Chrispine Odhiambo.

Internal Audit department won trophies during the inaugural 2024 Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya Audit and Risk Awards

The category of the awards were pn:
1. Best Universities Internal Audit Function of the Year.
2. 2nd Runners up Chief Audit Executive of the year.
The event recognised individuals and Internal Audit functions that are committed towards professionalizing their operations in conformity to Risk Management , Innovation, and Global international Professional Standards.

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.