Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
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.

Prof. Geoffrey Kitula King’ei

 

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

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Born 59 years ago in Tulia Sub-location, Mutonguni  Location, Kitui West in Kitui County, Professor  Geoffrey  Kitula   King’ei   stands 5 feet and 4 inches tall. A  Christian by faith, he is married with two grown-up children.
He attended local primary schools before joining Mutonguni Secondary School where he sat the Cambridge School Certificate in 1973 and thereafter, Alliance High School, Kikuyu for the Advanced Level Certificate. He graduated from the University of Nairobi with  a  Bachelor of Education (Honors) in Linguistics, Kiswahili and Literature in 1979. In 1983, he was awarded the MA degree in Kiswahili Studies from the same University and  after a short stint of High School teaching, joined the Department of Linguistics and Languages at Kenyatta  University as a Tutorial Level.
In 1989, he was admitted in the Doctoral Programme at the highly prestigious Historically Black School Howard University, Washington DC, USA where his Thesis on Language and Culture Aspects of the Swahili Taarab Songs was accepted in 1992. On returning back to Kenyatta University, Professor King’ei has risen through the ranks to become a Full Professor of Kiswahili Literary studies and Sociolinguistics in 2002. He has held various senior administrative positions in the University including that of Chairman of Department, Director and Founding Dean of the Graduate School. Currently, he is the founding  Director of  the Institutional Based Programmes.
Professor  King’ei is widely  published in the area of Kiswahili  Linguistics and Literature with several books, articles works in translation to his credit. His main areas of interest in research include, Oral and creative literary studies, Criticism and translation.
A recipient of various national and international awards and recognitions, Prof. King’ei also serves as a language consultant for many institutions locally, regionally and  internationally.

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