Department of Kiswahili And African Languages,
Kenyatta University,
P.O Box 43844, 00100

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Areas of Specialization / Research Interests

  1. Linguistics
  2. Business Communication Skills
  3. Kiswahili and other African
  4. Languages Studies
  5. Translation and Literary Studies


  1. Mathooko, Mbatha P. and Mudhune E. S. 2001: 'The Role of the Shirazi in the Creation of an Afro-Asiatic Swahili Civilization'. In The Historical Role of the Iranians ( Shirazi ) in the East African Coast. 135-151. Nairobi: Cultural Council of the Embassy of I.R. Iran.
  2. Mathooko Mbatha P. 2001: 'Exploiting African Indigenous Languages for Civic Education in Kenya. ‘The Independent Review Journal, 2 (1). 80-86. Nairobi.
  3. Mathooko, Mbatha P. 2002: 'Standardization of African Languages in Kenya'. In Speaking African. 243-253. Cape Town: The Center for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS).
  4. Mathooko, Mbatha P. 2002: 'Participation, Civic Culture and Political Integration through African Languages'. In Institutionalizing of Democracy in Kenya: Prospects and Challenges. 173-180. DAAD: Nairobi.
  5. Mathooko, Mbatha P. 2002: 'Kutoka Lugha Kienzo Hadi Lugha ya Isimu: Matatizo Yanayotinga Kiswahili Kama Lugha ya Kufunzia Isimu Vyuoni Vikuu Nchini Kenya'. In Swahili Forum IX. (72): 125-133. Koln: Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere.
  6. Mathooko Mbatha P., Masinde, W. E., Mudhune, S. E. 2002: 'The Evolution and Development of a Civic Education Discourse in The East African Region: Focus On Kiswahii.' In The Independent Review Journal, 2 (2). 141-149. Nairobi
  7. Masinde, W. E., Mathooko Mbatha P., Mudhune, S. E. 2002: 'Language and Transition Politics in Kenya.' In The Independent Review Journal, 2 (2). 150-154. Nairobi.
  8. Mathooko, Mbatha P. 2003: 'Language and Conflict Management in Multilingual Settings: The Role of Kiswahili in Kenya'. In Egerton Journal, 2 & 3, July 2003. 202-213. Njoro: Egerton University Press.
  9. Mathooko, Mbatha P. 2004: 'Disparities in the Manufacturing Sector: Innovation or Linguistic Manipulation? 'In Disparities in Developing Countries: Types, Challenges and the Way Forward. Nairobi: ATWS Kenya Chapter.
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