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Procession for Prof Kiama's installation as the 8th Vice Chancllor , Prof. Kiama giving his speech , Prof. Kiama after his installation
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 13:29

Professor Stephen Kiama Gitahi has been installed as the 8th Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi.

Prof. Kiama holds an earned doctorate degree in Structural Biology from University of Bern in Switzerland. He is an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 13:59

The University of Nairobi will launch Knowledge for Wealth Creation: A Kenya Perspective, dubbed as Elimika Book,  edited by Judith Mbula Bahemuka, Joshua Kivuva and George Michuki, on Tuesday December 10th, 2019.

The book published by University of Nairobi

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 07:43

Dr. Ines Abdel Duyan, Minister for Culture, Egypt, during the official opening of the 22nd Nairobi International Book Fair, on 26th September 2019 at Sarit Center Nairobi. Looking on is Mr. Lawrence Njagi, Chairman Kenya Publishers Association and Ms. Mercy Macharia, UON Press.


The University of Nairobi Press (UONP) is the leading scholarly publishing house in the region. Incorporated in 1984, the Press started publishing reading material for the Kenyan people and the global community at large in 1990. The UONP has since established a tradition of producing quality scholarly and educational publications. UONP publishing programme includes all academic disciplines. Since becoming fully operational in 1990, UONP has to date over 100 titles to its credit with many more in the pipeline. It blazes the trail in scholarly and tertiary level publishing in Kenya and the East African region.