Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
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
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
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.

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Department/Unit/Section: Kiswahili And African Language
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Publications.

  • Published research paper – Kiswahili, Utandawazi na Umoja wa Afrika in Journal of Language,Technology & Entrepreneurship (JOLTE) Vol. 2 No.2 pp. Published by United States International University - Kenya (U.S.I.U) – 2009.
  • Published research paper – A Digital Africa? Kiswahili Holds the Key in Journal of Language,Technology & Entrepreneurship (JOLTE) Vol. I No.1 pp. 133 - 143. Published by United States International University - Kenya (U.S.I.U) – 2008.
  • Mwongozo wa Utengano – Published by Pavement Publishers, Nairobi - January 2008.
  • Fasihi Simulizi na Sanaa ya Maonyesho:Tathmini ya Hadhithi kama Kipengele cha Tamasha za Michezo ya Kuigiza katika Shule na Vyuo Nchini Kenya in Fasihi Simulizi ya Kiswahili, pp. 124-131. Published by CHAKITA - 2006.

Finished Research.

  • Ph. D Research in Sociolinguistics in the area of Language Vitality, Maintenance and Death.Topic: Effects of Kiswahili and other Languages on the Ethno Linguistic Vitality of Mother Tongues among the Urban Youth in Nairobi, Kiambu and Thika: A Case Study of Kikuyu – 2015
  • M.A Kiswahili dissertation on Use of Kiswahili in Computers – 2005

Unpublished Research Work.

  • M.A Kiswahili dissertation on Use of Kiswahili in Computers (Matumizi ya Kiswahili katika tarakilishi).
  • Research paper - Kiswahili na Teknolojia Ya Habari na Mawasiliano (TEKNOHAMA)[Kiswahili and Information and Communication Technology (ICT)] presented during the Official launch of Kilinux Jambo Open Office 1.1.3 Kiswahili Computer programs held at Starehe Boys Centre- Nairobi on 18th September 2005.
  • Research paper –African Languages & I.C.T: Kiswahili as an I.C.T language in East Africa and Beyond presented at the 2005 JKUAT Science, Technology & Industrialization Conference held at JKUAT on 27th – 28th October 2005

Institutional Affliation.

  • Research fellow with Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship (JOLTE) - United States International University - Kenya (U.S.I.U).
  • Translator with Tamarinds Translation International – Kenya Chapter.

Conference Organization.

  • Organizing Committee Member of the International Mother Language Day Conference 2019 (I.M.L.D) held at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya) between 20th - 22nd February 2019

Conference Presentations & Attendance.

  • Localization into African Languages: Which Way for I.C.T Multinationals in Africa? Paper presented in the International Mother Language Day Conference 2019 (I.M.L.D) held at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya) between 20th - 22nd February 2019
  • Ambivalent Attitude towards MotherTongue Use among Urban Youth in Kenya: The Case of The Urban Kikuyu Youth in Nairobi, Kiambu and Thika. Paper presented in the International Mother Language Day Conference 2019 (I.M.L.D) held at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya) between 20th - 22nd February 2019
  • English – Kiswahili Translation Challenges among Kiswahili Linguistics Undergraduate Students in Select Kenyan Universities. Paper presented in the Conference on Translation & Interpretation held at Centre for Translation & Interpretation, University Of Nairobi on Thursday, 18th and Friday 19th of February, 2016
  • African Languages & I.C.T: Kiswahili as an I.C.T language in East Africa and Beyond presented at the 2005 JKUAT Science, Technology & Industrialization Conference held at JKUAT on 27th – 28th October 2005
  • Kiswahili, Globalization and African Unity. Paper presented in the T.U.K.I 75th Jubilee Celebrations & Conference held in Dar- es - Salaam, Tanzania between 4th – 7th July 2005
  • Fasihi Simulizi na Sanaa ya Maonyesho:Tathmini ya Hadhithi kama Kipengele cha Tamasha za Michezo ya Kuigiza katika Shule na Vyuo Nchini Kenya. Paper presented at CHAKITA annual Conference held on 1st - 2nd 2004 at Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi.

Workshops And Trainings

  • Curriculum review experts workshop for developing a Linguistics, Interpretation and Technology Curriculum for the proposed School of Social Sciences, Multi Media University between 2 – 3 July 2015 at MMU Conference Center.
  • Tamarind Translation Kenya workshop on Machine Translation and Use of SDL TRADOS Translating tool held in Aug 2010 Tamarind Translation Kenya, Nairobi
  • Google Kenya Swahili Translation Workshop on the use of Google Translate Kit and Best Practice in Swahili Localization held on 12th September 2009 at Google Kenya, Nairobi.
  • Training Workshop on Simultaneous Conference Interpretation (English- Kiswahili Interpreter) during the World Social Forum held in Nairobi - Jan 2007
  • National Drama Festivals Training Workshop on Drama Production, Directing and Adjudication held at Kenyatta University on 21st – 26th 2000

Key Note Address.

  • Key note address on The Increasing Role of Translation in Promoting Diplomacy, International Development, Trade and Commerce in Africa during the International Translation Day 2018 held at Tamarind Translation Kenya, Victoria Towers, 7th floor, Kilimamjaro Avenue, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Thursday, 27thSept 2018

External Research Grant Application.

  • Grant application for support on the project proposal entitled “The E-Duka: Enhancing Entrepreneurship and Marketing skills through cultural bead making industries by vulnerable groups in Kajiado and Narok Counties in Kenya.” submitted to The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) – UNESCO through the office of the D.V.C Research, Innovation and Outreach, Kenyatta University on 11th June 2019.
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