Varsity firms up ties with Liberia
University of Nairobi
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he University of Nairobi (UoN) will continue to collaborate with the Republic of Liberia to ensure that there is knowledge transfer and expertise in commerce and industry following. This was revealed today when Hon. Robert Kilby, Auditor General, Republic of Liberia led a delegation from the General Auditing Commission on a visit to UoN. Speaking during a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Kilby noted that this visit coincided with the expected graduation of 33 students from Liberia admitted in January 2011. The students, who were sponsored by the General Auditing Commission for their Masters in Business Administration (MBA) studies, are expected to benefit from the experience and the good relations existing between Liberia and Kenya. While receiving the visitors on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Academic Affairs, reaffirmed that the University of Nairobi will continue its pledge to help rebuild Liberia, which can only auger well for international relations. He called on the visiting team to give the students an opportunity to practice what they have learnt. The Liberian delegation will also interact with Liberian students in the University. Upon graduation, they are expected to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to grow Liberia as a country and Africa in general. Present during the meeting was Prof. Isaac Mbeche, DVC, Student Affairs, Prof. Lucy Irungu, DVC, Research Production and Extension, Prof. Enos Njeru, Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mr. Stephen Nzuve, Dean, School of Business and Prof. S. Mitema, Director, Centre for International Programmes and Links.
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