School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
 


Title:PhD.
Position:  Lecturer
Qualifications: B.A., M.A., Ph.D  (Kenyatta)
Department : Kiswahili And African Languages,
Contact Address: Kenyatta University,  P.O Box 43844, 00100 ,NAIROBI, Kenya.
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Area Of Specialization: Historical and Current Development in Kiswahili, Second Language Learning, Phonology.
Research Interests:  Kiswahili in Information Communication & Technology, Lexicography, Mother Language in Education, Language Use in Media, Bantu Tonology, Popular Songs in Kiswahili, Teaching Kiswahili for Special Needs, Kiswahili and Political Mobilization.
ORCID ID:  https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7236-3420

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Publications

Referred Journals

  •  Onyango, J.O. (2019). “Matumizi ya Kiswahili katika Kuhamasisha Umma kuhusu Afya: Mtazamo wa Mawasiliano.” In: MWANGA WA LUGHA Journal, Vol. 3 No.1 pg. 27 – 39. (Editors: N. Ogechi & M. Kandagor). Journal of the Department of Kiswahili & other African Languages, Moi university, Eldoret, Kenya.    
  •  Onyango, J.O. (2018). “Challenges of Translating a Translation: The Role of Language, Culture and Ideology in Shetani Msalabani.” In: MWANGA WA LUGHA Journal, Vol. 2 No. 2 pg. 149 – 165. (Editors: N. Ogechi & M. Kandagor). Journal of the Department of Kiswahili & other African Languages, Moi university, Eldoret, Kenya.    
  • Odawo, M.A. and Onyango, J.O. (2016). “Kiswahili kama Chombo cha Kutangaza na Kuuza Vyombo vya Habari nchini Kenya.” In: MULIKA Journal Number 35, 2016 Pg. 87-97. (Editors: M.M. Mulokozi and Mussa M. Hans). Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili, University of Dar es Salaam. ISSN 0856-0129
  • Onyango, J.O. (2004). “Tone Mapping and Tense in Olunyala Verbs.” In: MALILIME: Malawian Journal of Linguistics, NO. 4, 2004 Pg. 65 – 81. (Managing Editor: A.D. Mtenje). Centre for Language Studies, University of Malawi, Malawi. ISSN: 1562-1820
  • Musau, P.M. and J.O. Onyango. (2002). “Uundaji wa Istilahi: Mapendekezo katika Kozi ya Lugha   ya Pili.” In: KISWAHILI Journal, Vol. 65 pg. 59 – 85. (Editor: Y.M. Kihore). Journal of the Insitute of Kiswahili Research, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Books and Books Chapters

  • Onyango, J.O. (2017). “Kiswahili: Historia na Maendeleo.” Back Matter article in: Kamusi Kuu ya Kiswahili: Toleo la 2 (2017). Nairobi: Longhorn Publishers. pg. 1236-1247. ISBN: 978-9987-02-098-4
  • Onyango, J.O. (2007). A Short Story entitled “Safari ya Tumaini.” In: King’ei, K. and J. Kobia (eds.) Likizo ya Mauti na Hadithi Nyingine. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau. pg. 25-31. ISBN: 978-9966-44-717-3 
  • Onyango, J.O. (2007). An article entitled “Tatizo la Istilahi katika Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Pili nchini Kenya: Mtazamo wa Kiisimu-jamii.” In: Senkoro, F.E.M.K. (ed.) Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki. Dar es Salaam: Taasisi ya Uchunguzi wa Kiswahili. pg. 129-136. ISBN: 998-7-442-15-3

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers (Published)

  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. (2020). “Teaching Mother Tongues in Kenya: The Role of Teacher Training.” In: Barasa, D., L. Mandillah, R. Auma, B. Mudogo and L. Anyonje (eds.) Indigenous Languages Matter for Development, Peace Building, and Reconciliation. (Published Proceedings of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference held on 19th – 21st February 2020, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya, pg. 278 – 285). Kakamega: Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. ISBN: 978-9914-702-28-6    Downloaded from MMUST Digital Repository                                                                                                    http://r-library.mmust.ac.ke/123456789/1366
  •  Mbaabu Ireri and Jacktone Onyango (2019). “Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Afrika Mashariki.” In: Walibora, K. W., A. H. Kipacha and K. I. Simala (eds.) Kiswahili, Utangamano na Maendeleo Endelevu Afrika Mashariki. (Published Proceedings of the East African Kiswahili Commission (KAKAMA) Conference held on 6th – 9th September 2017 at Golden Tulip – Stone Town Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar (Tanzania), pg. 52 – 67). Zanzibar: Kamisheni ya Kiswahili ya Afrika Mashariki. ISBN: 978-9976-5-1653-1
  • Onyango, J. O. (2014). “Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Mawasiliano katika Shughuli za Benki: Changamoto za Tafsiri.” In: Simala, I., L. Chacha and M. Osore (eds.) Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. (Published Proceedings of the CHAKITA Conference held on 21st – 23rd August 2013 in Catholic University of Eastern Africa, pg. 107 – 112). Nairobi: Twaweza Communications. ISBN: 978- 9966-028-48-8 
  • Onyango, J.O. (2005). “The Administration of University Examinations: Challenges and Prospects.” In: Bett, R. (ed.) Re-invigorating the University Mandate in a Globalising Environment: Challenges, Obstacles and Way Forward. (Published Proceedings of the DAAD Conference held on 26th and 27th May 2005 in Kenyatta University, pg. 78 – 90). Nairobi: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
  • Onyango, J.O. (2005). “Universal Principles of Tone: The Interaction Between Verbal Mood and Tone Patterns in Olunyala.” In: Bett, R., C. Etzold and M.E. Muller (eds.) Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences. (Published Proceedings of the DAAD Conference held on 17th and 18th March 2005 in the University of Nairobi, pg. 132 – 149). Nairobi: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
  • Onyango, J.O. (2000). “Jinsi ya Kuimarisha Kozi za Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu nchini Kenya.” In: Njogu, K. et.al (eds.) Kiswahili Katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja. (Published Proceedings of the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held in September 1998 in Kenyatta University, pg. 121 – 128). Cape Town, South Africa: Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society. ISBN: 1-919799-53-2

Seminar Papers

  • Onyango, J.O. 2007: “Research in African Languages   and its Contribution to the Achievement of Universal Primary Education.” A Paper based on Ph.D research findings presented at the Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar on 30th March 2007.

Student Co-authored Publications

  • Rais, Abdu Salim, Jacktone Onyango and Ireri Mbaabu (2019). “Uamilifu wa Kiswahili nchini Uganda: Tathmini ya Matumizi katika Asasi za Kijamii, Vihamasisho na Changamoto zake.” Katika: JAKIIKI: Jarida la Kimataifa la Isimu ya Kibantu (Toleo Maalumu la 2019) Uk. 129-149. (Mhariri Mkuu: D.P.B. Massamba; Wahariri wa Toleo Maalumu: Evans. E. Mbuthia na Clara Momanyi). Dar es Salaam: Kiswahili Development Ltd, ISSN 2619-8827
  • Wamalwa Stephen, Pamela Ngugi and Jacktone Onyango (2016). “Tathmini ya Uwasilishaji wa Habari za Kiswahili katika Mtandao wa Swahilihub.” In: Mwita, L.C. (ed.) Kiswahili na Utandawazi. (Published Proceedings of the CHAKITA Conference held in 2014 in the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, pg.217 – 226). Nairobi: Twaweza Communications. ISBN: 978-9966-028-62-4
  • Mwangi Leah, Leonard Chacha and Jacktone O. Onyango (2014). “Changamoto za Kujifunza Kirai Nomino cha Kiswahili Miongoni mwa Wanafunzi: Mchango wa Vitabu vya Kozi Vilivyoidhinishwa.” In: Simala, I., L. Chacha and M. Osore (eds.) Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. (Published Proceedings of the CHAKITA Conference held on 21st – 23rd August 2013 in Catholic University of Eastern Africa, pg. 93 – 104). Nairobi: Twaweza Communications. ISBN: 978- 9966-028-48-8
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