Latest News & Announcements

Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) Training

During the one-day online training session, the Mombasa Campus Staff were equipped with knowledge and skills on Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE)  Management system.

Presiding over the training, the Senior ICT Officer Mr.Simon Mwangi  noted that the ICT is committed to effective and automatic AIE procedures and practices.


UniRank the Universities search engine, has placed the University of Nairobi at position 7 in the 2020 African University Ranking. The ranking recognizes the most popular top 200 higher-education institutions in Africa.

UniRank provides a non-academic League Table of the top Universities in Africa based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

UoNMSA Marks International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The University of Nairobi, Mombasa Campus marked the 26/06/2020 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking through a webinar. To address and counter the drug problem and reaffirming its resolve, The Executive Director Reachout, Mr.Taib presented effective and holistic approaches needed to resolve the issue. Drug abuse is a complex problem at the intersection of public health, safety and social issues. Very interesting to hear that drug abuse cuts across ages, social status etc.

Prof. Stephen Kiama Installed as the 8th Vice Chancellor

Prof. Stephen Kiama Gitahi has officially been installed as the 8th Vice Chancellor of the great University of Nairobi at 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. The new VC pointed out that there is need to refresh management, administrative, oversight and governance structures.

Mombasa County Household Relief and Nutrition Support Project Donation

The University of Nairobi, Mombasa Campus staff and students, led by the Campus Director, Dr. Sarah Kinyanjui and the University of Nairobi Alumni Association, Mombasa Chapter Chairman, Mr. Mark Nyandiko handed over foodstuff and sanitary towels to H.E. Governor Joho in support of the Mombasa County Household Relief Project. The Campus remains cognisant that the war against COVID 19 requires individual and collective effort. Many thanks to all staff, students and UoN alumni who contributed in cash or kind.

Mental Health Under the Cloud of COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Kenyans to state-enforced public health protocols at odds with their daily schedules. These include quarantine, curfew and cessation of movement across specific counties, including Mombasa. Put together, the three answer to isolation and containment. Whereas quarantine separates and restricts movement of people who have potentially been exposed to a contagious disease in order to limit disease spread, curfews require people to remain indoors between specified hours.