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.
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Title/Qualifications
: Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: Kiswahili and African languages
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
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Cell phone : +254-8710901/8711622 ext. 57346 (Office)
Position: Lecturer
Area of specialization: Sociolinguistics, Oral Literature, Poetry, African Studies         
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Publications

2006:, DEM 306 Kiswahili Instructional Methods, Teacher Mentoring. Kenyatta University.
2010:, “Methali kama Fomula ya Uwasilishaji wa Ushairi wa Kiswahili:Mfano wa Baadhi ya Mashairi ya Abdilatif Abdalla”, in KIOO CHA LUGHA Vol. 8,2010 pp 107-117.
2011:, Bi-Annual (Forthcoming).
2012:, Mwongozo wa Damu Nyeusi (Walibora, K.), Nairobi: Longhorn Kenya Ltd.
2012:, “Ushairi unaotumia Methali kama mlezi wa Utamaduni katika Jamii”. An Article submitted for Publication to Journal of Swahili Studies Vol. 1.
2012:, “Uainishaji wa Ushairi wa Kiswahili kwa Kutumia Kigezo cha Methali”, in MULIKA 2011/12 Na. 30/31 pp. 80-92

Papers Presented

2012:, “Uainishaji wa Ushairi: Dhima ya Methali” A Seminar paper presented at 24th Post Graduate Seminar for Ph.D Graduands, KUBSS, Kenyatta University.
2012:, “Matumizi ya Maarifa ya Asili katika Kukabiliana na Maisha ya Sasa: Dhima ya Methali za Kiswahili” presented at an International Conference on 50 Years of Kiswahili as a Language of African Liberation, Unification and Renaissance, TATAKI – Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam.
2012:, “Ushairi wa Kiswahili kama Chombo cha Ujenzi wa Utangamano wa Kitaifa” (Co-authored with Momanyi, C.) presented at CHAKITA Conference (24/08/12), KUCC, Kenyatta University.
2012:, “Methali kama Chombo cha Kusuluhishia Migogoro katika Jamii” presented at CHAKITA Conference 23/08/12, KUCC, Kenyatta University.
2012:, “Ushairi wa Kiswahili na Ukombozi wa Jamii: Mifano ya Mashairi ya Abdilatiff Abdalla na Alamin Mazrui” (Co-authored with Babusa, H.). presented at CHAKITA Conference 26/08/12, KUCC, Kenyatta University. 
2012:, “Ushairi kama Chombo cha Utetezi wa Mwanamke: Mwangwi wa Jana au Uhalisi wa Leo” 6/10/12 (co-authored with Momanyi, C.) presented at International Conference on 50 years of Kiswahili as a Language of African Liberation, Unification on Renaissance TATAKI, Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam.

 

 

 


Title/Qualifications: PhD.
Department/Unit/Section: Kiswahili & African Languages
Contact Address:P.O. BOX 43844 NAIROBI
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PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journals

  •  Osore Miriam (2022) ‘Nafasi ya Jumuia ya Afrika Mashariki katika kuendeleza Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Kimataifa’ in CHAKAMA Journal Vol. No. 1. Kandagor M. & Jilala H. (eds). ISSN: 1234-5678; e ISSN: 2971-2825. Pp 159-168.
  • Maggati C. N, Osore M. & Wafula R. (2021) ‘Athari ya Mazingira Asilia ya Mtunzi katika matumizi ya kujibadilisha mazingaombwe: Uchunguzi wa Riwaya teule za S. Robert na E. Kezilahabi in MULIKA Vol 40(2), Hans M. M & Kadallah R.T (eds), Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Research, Dar es Salaam. ISSN 0856-0129, e-1SSN 2546-2202 pp. 124-141.
  • Osore Miriam (2021) ‘Nafasi ya Utamaduni katika Tafsiri: Mfano wa Msamiati wa Serikali na Bunge’ in TAALUMA Journal Vol No. 1. Kobia et al (eds) Nairobi. CHAKITA ISSN 2789 -9209 pp 27-34.
  • Kurema, L., Osore, M. and Chacha, L. (2020): ‘Tathmini ya Uwasilishaji na Upokezi wa Somo la Imla katika Shule za Upili Nchini Kenya” in MULIKA: Vol 39 Hans. MM & Kadala R.T. (eds), Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Research, Dar es Salaam, pp. 112, University of Dar es Salaam.
  • Miriam Osore (2019): ‘Kiswahili kama Nyenzo ya Umoja na Mshikamano Nchini Kenya ikilinganishwa na Nchini China” in MULIKA Vol. 38, Hans M. M. & Kadalla R. T. (eds), University of Dar es Salaam, Institute of Kiswahili Research pp 43 – 54, ISSN 2546 – 2202, (e) - ISSN 2546 – 2202.
  • Miriam Osore (2016): ‘Defamiliarizing Marriage in a Patriarchal Socio-Cultural Context: An analysis of the Novels of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed published in Kiswahili. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies Vol. 79. Massamba D.P.B and Bakize L. H (eds), University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam pp. 28 – 42. ISBN 0856 – 048X.
  •  Miriam Osore and Midika Brenda (2016): ‘Operationalizing Kiswahili as a Second Official Language: Examples from Canadian and South African Language Policy Frameworks’, in Chemichemi, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 10, No. 2, Kayi C., School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University pp. 69 – 88. ISBN 1563 – 1028.
  • Miriam Osore (2015): ‘Femininity and Masculinity in the Novels of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed’ Published in Kioo cha Lugha, Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies Vol. 13, Omari. S. and Kidami R. P. (eds), University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam pp. 13 – 31. ISBN 0856 – 552X.
  • Miriam Osore (2013): “Magical Transformation and the Subjugation of Nature in Said Ahmed Mohammed’s ‘Babu Alipofufuka’, published in International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 3, No. 10, by Centre for Promoting Ideas, USA, pp 132 – 136, ISSN 2220 – 8488 (print) ISSN 2221 – 0989 (online).
  • Miriam Osore (2011): “Reconstructing Reality in the Kiswahili Novel: The Role of Dreams in Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed’s Novels”, in International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 1 No. 9, Centre for Promoting Ideas U.S.A pp 48 – 60 ISSN 2220 – 8488 (print) ISSN 221-0989 (Online).
  •  Miriam Osore (2011): “The Subversive Cartoon Text: The Deconstruction of Political Ineptitude and Expedience in Kenyan Print Media”, in Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 1 No. 1, Kakamega, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. pp 64 – 75, ISSN 2223 – 490X.

Other Publications

University Level Scholarly Books

  •  Kebeya H., Osore, M., Ngugi, P. & Kebaya, C., (eds) 2016: Language and Translation Theory, Pedagogy and Practice, Nairobi. Nsemia.
  • Miriam Osore, (ed.) (2011): Jua Linapotua na Hadithi Nyingine, Longhorn Kenya, Nairobi ISBN 9789966361375.
  •  Miriam Osore, (2011): Defamiliarization in the Novels of Euphrase Kezilahabi and S. A. Mohamed, (Ph.D Thesis), published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-8443-0542-5.
  •  Miriam Osore, Ezekiel A. & Pamela N. (2006): Kwa nini Ndovu Hali Nyama (Why the Elephant Does not Feed on Meat) A children’s book published by Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi, (2006): ISBN 9966497846.

Book Chapters in a University Level Scholarly Book

  • Miriam Osore (2023): ‘Itikadi ya Kuumeni katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili: Mifano kutoka Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi in Kiswahili Utaifa na Elimu Nchini Kenya, Njogu K. & Momanyi C. (edits), Nairobi, Twaweza Communications & UNESCO ISBN 978-9966-128-13-3 PP. 108 – 119.
  • Miriam Osore (2020): ‘Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Pili na ya Kigeni: Nadharia za Kisasa’ in Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Kiswahili katika Shule Nchini Kenya: Mtazamo wa Karne ya 21, edited by Mweteri, I. Nairobi, Oxford University Press, East Africa pp 45 – 62.
  • Miriam Osore (2019): ‘Ufasiri katika Sekta ya Afya: Kituo cha Afya cha Mathare North, Kenya’ in Kiswahili, Utangamano na Maendeleo Endelevu Afrika Mashariki edited by Walibora, K. W., Kipacha A. H., na Simala, K. I. Zanzibar, KAKAMA pp 198 – 215.
  • Miriam Osore (2019): ‘Mchango wa Tafsiri na Ukalimani katika Utekelezaji wa Katiba ya Kenya, 2010’ in Uwezeshwaji wa Kiswahili kama Wenzo wa Maarifa edited by Kobia, J. M., Kandagor, M., Mwita, L. M., Maitaria J. N., and Simwa, S.P.W. Eldoret, Moi University Press. pp. 61-67.
  • Miriam Osore (2019) & Everline Mudhune, ‘Utahini wa Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu Nchini Kenya’, in Kiswahili katika Elimu ya Juu edited by Mohochi, E. S., Mukuthuria M., Ontieri O. J., Eldoret, Moi University Press pp 139 – 157.
  •  Mutugu B. N. and Miriam Osore (2019), ‘Athari za Ulemavu katika Mshikamano wa Kijamii: Uchanganuzi wa Wahusika Teule katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu (S.A. Mohamed) na Rosa Mistika (E. Kezilahabi) in Lugha na Fasihi Katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika, edited by Kobia, J. Kandagor, M. and Mwita, L. C., Eldoret, Moi University press, pp 239 – 240.
  • Miriam Osore (2018): ‘Fasihi Andishi ya Kiswahili na Swala la Dini: Mifano ya Riwaya ya Said Ahmed Mohamed na za Euphrase Kezilahabi’, in Fasihi ya Kiswahili: Utafiti na Maendeleo yake’, edited by Kandagor M. and Mukuthuria M. Dar es Salaam, Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili (TATAKI) pp 188 – 199. ISBN 978-9976-5058-87.
  • Miriam Osore (2018): ‘Teknolojia ya Habari na Mawasiliano kama nyenzo ya kukuza na kuendeleza Kiswahili’ in Lugha na Maswala Ibuka’, edited by Kandagor M. Obuchi, S. M. and Mwanakombo, N. M., Nairobi, Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa, pp 123 – 135. ISBN: 978-9978-5058-56.
  • Miriam Osore (2018): ‘The Contribution of African Literature in the Preservation of Culture: The case of Kiswahili Literature’ in Isimu na Fasihi ya Lugha za Kiafrika edited by Mwita, C. L., Maitaria, J. N., Eldoret, Moi University Press pp. 75 - 83. ISBN 978-9966-1879-7-0.
  • Miriam Osore & Brenda Midika (2014): ‘Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Nchi za Kigeni: Mfano wa Chuo Kikuu cha Syracuse’, in Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya, edited by Simala, I., Chacha L. Osore M. (eds) Nairobi, Twaweza Communications, Nairobi pp. 80-92. ISBN 978 9966 028 488.
  • Miriam Osore and Grace Wanja (2014): ‘Tathmini ya Tafsiri ya Pendekezo la Katiba ya Kenya 2010’ in Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya, edited by Simala, I., et. al., Twaweza Communications, Nairobi, pp. 201-219.
  • Miriam Osore (2013): ‘Ufundishaji wa Taaluma ya Tafsiri katika Vyuo Vikuu Nchini Kenya in New Horizons in Pedagogy edited by Kabaji E., Simala I., Nasongo J., (eds), Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, pp 99 – 105.
  • Miriam Osore & Charlotte Ryanga (2012): “Ukiushi kama Mbinu ya Kudhihirisha Itikadi ya Kuumeni katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili Mifano kutoka Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi”, in Kiswahili na Utaifa Nchini Kenya (edited by Momanyi, C. et. al.), Nairobi, Twaweza Communications, Nairobi, pp 121 – 132. ISBN 978 9966 028 365.
  •  Miriam Osore (2008): “Jesus Christ and the Philosophy of Peaceful Co-existence” in Daisaku Ikeda and Voices for Peace from Africa, edited by Indangasi, H. and Hashimoto, M. O., Nairobi, Kenya Literature Bureau pp 109-117.
  • Miriam Osore & Pamela Ngugi: “Maisha: Kitendawili na Johari” in Daisaku Ikeda and Africa, (2001) edited by Indangasi H. and Hashimoto, M. O., published by Nairobi University Press, Nairobi, pp 96-101. ISBN: 9966846492.

Refereed Learning Modules

  • Participated as a writer of the following interactive teaching modules for Kenyatta University:
    1. Miriam Osore, (2021). AKS 805 Fields Methods in Langauge and Literature (Masters Programme)
    2. Miriam Osore & Leornard Chacha, (2021). AKS 314, Applied Translation and Interpretation
    3. Miriam Osore & Steven Kamau, (2021). AKS 203, Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation
    4. Miriam Osore, Leornard Chacha & Pamela Ngugi (2021). AKS 100 Introduction to the Study of Language. 
  • Vetted the following Interactive module:
    • Miriam Osore, (2021). AKS 302 Theories of Literary Criticism
  • Miriam Osore, Leornard Chacha & Pamela Ngugi (2000) (Revised OnlineTeaching Module for Distance Learning entitled, Introduction to the Study of Language. Published by Kenyatta University, Institute of Open Learning.
  • Miriam Osore (2006): Teaching Module for Bachelor of Education Degree entitled: Mbinu za Kufundishia, Nairobi,The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).

Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Miriam Kenyani Osore (2015): ‘Riwaya za Kiswahili na Suala la Jinsia: Mfano wa Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi’, in Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii edited by Mwenda Mukuthuria et.al. at Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA), Dar es Salaam, TUKI, pp. 32 – 42.  
  • Miriam Osore & Pamela Ngugi (2005): ‘The Contribution of the Germans to the Spread and Development of Kiswahili Language and Literature’, Paper published in Across Boarders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences (2005), edited by Bett R., Etzolds; & Mullerm, E., Nairobi, DAAD, pp 289 – 299.
  • Miriam Osore & Pamela Ngugi (2005): “The Contribution of Persian Language to Kiswahili Phonology and Lexicon” in Historical Role of Persians (Shirazis) in the East African Coast (2001), published by Cultural Council of the Embassy of I. R. Iran, Nairobi, pp 101-118. ISBN 9966-9718-0-7.

 Other Publications

Published Translations from English to Kiswahili

  • 2020: Miriam Osore et al: Kanuni za Kudumu (Standing Orders for the National Assembly), Government Printers, The National Assembly.
  • 2020: Miriam Osore et al: ‘Farmsmart’ App available on Google Play.
  • 2013: Miriam Osore: Sungura na Wenye Nguvu, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi.
  • 2013: Miriam Osore: Ngamia, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi
  • 2013: Miriam Osore: Shamba la Babu na Nyanya, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi
  • 2013: Miriam Osore: Picha za Familia, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi
  • 2013: Miriam Osore: Kituo cha Garimoshi, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi
  • 2013: Miriam Osore: Siku ya Shule, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi
  • 2011: Miriam Osore (ed): Vita Vya Kukata Masikio, in Jua Linapotua na Hadithi Nyingine, Longhorn Publishers Nairobi- pp 47 - 70. ISBN 996636137-5.
  • 2011: Miriam Osore (ed): Mtaa wa Sandra, in Jua Linapotua na Hadithi Nyingine Longhorn Publishers Nairobi- pp109 - 121. ISBN 996636137-5.
  • 2011: Miriam Osore: Almasi, in Jua Linapotua na Hadithi Nyingine (ed.) Longhorn Publishers Nairobi- pp80 - 96. ISBN 996636137-5.
  • 2009: Miriam Osore: Wikipedia articles: Abortion, Malaria, Manchester United, Tanzania and Google Earth.
  • 2008: Miriam Osore, Peter Mugambi & Everline Mudhune: Kenyatta University Service Delivery Charter Commissioned by Kenyatta University.
  • 2003: Miriam Osore, Pamela Ngugi & Peter Kagunda: Madhabahu ya Kilio, a Kiswahili translation of the novel Shrine of Tears by Francis Imbuga, commissioned by Metro Publications, Nairobi. ISBN 9966-9988-4-5.
  • 2002: Miriam Osore, Pamela Ngugi & Egara Kabaji (2002): Winners English Book 1, published by Metro Publications, Nairobi. ISBN 9966-9988-0-2.
  • 2001: Miriam Osore & Pamela Ngugi: Wakunga wa Kienyeji (Traditional Birth Attendants), commissioned by World Health Organization (WHO) in conjunction with Friends-of-the Book Foundation, published by Quest and Insight Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 925031.
  • 2001: Miriam Osore & Pamela Ngugi: Unyonyeshaji wa Maziwa ya Mama (Breastfeeding), commissioned by World Health Organization (WHO) in conjunction with Friends-of-the Book Foundation, published by Quest and Insight Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 925023.

Editorship of a Book or Conference Proceedings

  • Kebeya H., Osore M., Ngugi P. and & Kebaya C. (eds) (2016): Language and Translations Theory, Pedagogy and Practice. Nsemia.com, Nsemia Inc. Publishers. ISBN 978-1-926906-49-8.
  • Simala I., Chacha L. Osore M. (eds), (2014): Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Published by Twaweza Communications, Nairobi. ISBN: 978 99 66 028 48 8.
  • Osore, M. (ed) 2011: Jua Linapotua na Hadithi Nyingine, Longhorn, Kenya. 

 Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshop/Seminars

  •  Operationalizing Kiswahili as Second Official Language in Kenya: Strategies and Opportunities’, A Paper presented at the United National Headquaters in Nairobi during the UNON Multilingualism Focal Points to World Kiswahili Day held on 11th July 2023.
  • ‘Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Kudhibiti Athari za Uchafuzi wa Mazingira Nchini Kenya’,  A paper presented at the International Conference Organised by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 1st and 2nd March 2023 at Kabianga University, Kenya.
  • The Uniqueness of Parliamentary Language. The Case of Translation of the Standing Orders for the Kenyan Parliament from English to Kiswahili’, A Paper presented at the 3rd Africa International Translation Conference (AITCO) Organised by the East Africa Interpreters and Translators Association at Pride Inn, Mombasa between 9th – 12th February 2023.
  •  ‘Teknolojia Ibuka katika Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Kiswahili nchini Kenya’ a paper presented at the International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki at Kabale University, Uganda, from 9th – 10th June 2022.
  • ‘Changamoto katika kutafsiri kanuni za Bunge za kudumu za Bunge la Taifa la Kenya kutoka Kiingereza kwenda Kiswahili’, a paper presented at the International Conference organized by Chama cha Ukuzaji wa Kiswahili Duniani (CHAUKIDU) at Pwani University, Kilifi from 17th – 18th December 2021.
  • ‘Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika kutimiza Ajenda Nne za Serikali’, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili Cha Taifa (CHAKITA) International Confence held between 25th - 26th November 2021 at Kenya School of Government in Baringo.
  • “Translation Opportunities Within Africa and How to Build a Succesful Translation Career”, a paper presented during a webinar workshop on Mentoring African Translators organized by CAN Translators on 17th February 2021, 1200 – 1400 PM
  • ‘The Dynamics and Reality of Student Life in Universty Today’.A paper presented during theVictory Faith Church webinar seminar to school leavers on 24th June 2020 at 6.30-8.30pm.
  • ‘Benefits of online Teaching and Learning’,A paper presented during the Victory faith  Church webinar seminar on 15th December 2020
  • Tathmini ya Tafsiri za Taarifa za Pembejeo kutoka Kiingereza hadi Kiswahili”, a paper presented during the 5th CHAUKIDU International Conference held between 13th – 15th December 2019 at Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Nafasi ya Jumuia ya Afrika Mashariki katika Kuendeleza Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Kimataifa”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki International Conference held at Maasai Mara University between 7th – 8th November 2019.
  • Nafasi ya Utamaduni katika Tafsiri: mfano wa Msamiati wa Serikali na Bunge”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held at Karatina University between 8th – 9th August 2019.
  • “Mshikamano wa Kitaifa: Mifano kutoka Sera za Lugha ya Uchina”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa International Conference held at Moi University, Eldoret, between 9th – 10th August 2018.
  • “Tathmini ya Ukalimani na Tafsiri katika sekta ya Afya nchini Kenya”, a paper presented during the First International Conference organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission held from 6th – 8th August 2017, in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam.
  • “Mchango wa Tafsiri na Ukalimani katika utekelezaji wa Katiba Mpya ya Kenya 2010”, a paper presented during the International Conference organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held from 20th – 22nd July 2017 at Kibabii University, Bungoma.
  • Changamoto katika Ukalimani wa Kiswahili katika Bunge la Africa”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Conference held between 15th and 17th September 2016 at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • “The contribution of African Literature in the Preservation of Culture: The Case of Kiswahili Literature”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held between 8th and 9th September 2016 at the Institute of Swahili, Research, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “The Kenya National Anthem, One or Two?”, a paper presented during the First Regional Conference on Translation and Interpretation Studies organized by Centre for Translation and Interpretation in collaboration with DAAD between 18th and 19th February 2016, at the University of Nairobi.
  • “Fasihi Andishi ya Kiswahili na Swala la Dini: Mifano ya Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na za Euphrase Kezilahabi”, Chama cha Kiswahili cha Africa Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Conference held between 14th and 17th October 2015 at Mount Kenya University.
  • “Operationalizing Kiswahili as a Second Official Language”, Examples from Canadian and South African Language Policies’, a paper presented during the Foreign Languages Conference held between 11th – 13th February 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • “When Mastering a Foreign Language seems Easier”, a paper presented during the Foreign Languages Conference held between 11th – 13th February 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • “Utahini wa Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu Nchini Kenya”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki, (CHAKAMA) International conference held between 5th – 7th June 2014 at Rongo University College.
  • “Mchango wa Kazi zilizotafsiriwa katika Kuendeleza Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili”, a paper presented during the RISSEA international conference held between 26th – 28th November 2014, Mombasa.
  • “Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Nchi za Kigeni: Mfano wa Chuo Kikuu cha Syracuse”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), International Conference held between 21st – 23rd August 2013 at Catholic University, Jubilee Hall, Nairobi.
  • “Tathmini ya Tafsiri ya Pendekezo la Katiba ya Kenya, 2010”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), International Conference held between 23rd – 24th August 2012 at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, KUCC, Nairobi.
  • “Lugha ya Kiswahili Barani Afrika na Ulimwenguni”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA), International Conference held between 4th – 6th October 2012 at Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • “Mchango wa Teknolojia ya Habari na Mawasiliano katika kukuza na kueneza Kiswahili”, a Paper presented during the Research Institute of Swahili Studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA), Inernational Conference held between 25th – 26th October 2012 at RISSEA Conference Hall in Mombasa.
  • Riwaya za Kiswahili na Swala la Jinsia: Mfano wa Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA), International Conference held between 12th – 16th October 2011 at Bontana Hotel, Nakuru.
  • “Changamoto za Ufundishaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili katika Shule za Msingi Nchini Kenya”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) International Conference held between 10th and 12th August 2011 at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi.
  • “Changamoto za Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Shule za Upili”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) International Conference held between 10th and 16th August 2011 at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • “Ufundishaji wa Taaluma ya Tafsiri katika Vyuo Vikuu Nchini Kenya”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKTA), International Conference held between 11th – 13th August 2010 at Pwani Campus, Mombasa, Nairobi.
  • “Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Tafsiri na Ukalimali”, a paper presented during the CHAKIKE (Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili wa Kenyatta) held at AVU hall Kenyatta University, Kenya on 3rd March 2010.
  • “Religion in the Swahili Literary Text: From the Familiar to the Unfamiliar”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) International Conference held between 14th – 16th October 2009 at Pope Paul IV in Kampala, Uganda.
  • “Mchango wa Idara za Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu katika Kuendeleza Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili: Mfano wa Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), International Conference held at Lenana Mount Conference Centre, Nairobi between 27th – 29th August 2009.
  • “Defamiliarization in the Novels of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed”, a paper presented during the Kenyatta University Post Graduate Seminar held on 2nd December 2008 at AVU Hall, Kenyatta University.
  • “Ukiushi kama Mbinu ya Kudhihirisha Itikadi ya Kuumeni katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili: Mifano kutoka Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi”, a paper presented at the CHAKITA conference held on 6th – 9th August 2008 at Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “Dreams and Magical Transformations as Esoteric Devices of Reconstructing Reality in the Kiswahili Novel: The case of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed’s Novels”, a paper presented at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University, in Partial Fulfillment of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, on 1st August 2007.
  • “Defamiliarizing the Familiar: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed’s Novels”. A Paper presented in Partial Fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University on 19th July 2007.
  • “Jesus Christ and the Philosophy of Peaceful Co-Existence”, a paper presented during the Writers Association of Kenya Seminar held at Lenana Mount Hotel on 15th – 16th June 2007, Nairobi.
  • My proposal entitled: “The Subversive Cartoon Text: Deconstruction of Political Ineptitude and Expedience in Kenyan Print Media” was vetted for presentation at the 2005 Session of the Democratic Governance Institute in Dakar, Senegal held between 16th August and 8th September 2005.
  • “The Contribution of the Germans to the Spread and Development of Kiswahili Language and Literature”, A paper presented during a Conference organised by DAAD in collaboration with Goethe Institute and University of Nairobi on “Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences”, 17th – 18th March 2005 at University of Nairobi.
  • “The Role of Language in Scientific and Technological Development in Africa: The Case of Kiswahili Language”, a paper presented at Hammanskraal Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa during the 2nd International Conference on African Languages held between 3rd – 5th July 2002.
  • “Mikakati ya Kuhifadhi Lugha za Kiasili Nchini Kenya”, a paper presented at Thompson Falls, Nyahururu, during the International Conference on Kiswahili, held between 3rd – 6th July 2001, and organized by Egerton University’s Laikipia Campus.
  • “The Contribution of Persian Language to Kiswahili Phonology and Lexicon”, a paper presented at the National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, during a conference on the “Historical Role of Persians (Shirazis) in the East African Coast” held between 2nd – 3rd February 2001, and organized by Cultural Council of the Embassy of Iran.
  • “Utathmini wa Istilahi zinazotumiwa katika Uwanja wa Tiba”, a paper presented during the International Conference on Kiswahili held at Fort Jesus, Mombasa between 3rd – 6th October 2000 and organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA).
  • “Maisha: Kitendawili na Johari”, a paper presented in a conference organized by Writers Association of Kenya on “Daisaku Ikeda and Africa” held at the Panafric Hotel in December 1999.
  • “Craft and Magic in the Making of Children’s Literature: The Challenges of the Modern Kiswahili Writer of Children’s Literature in Kenya”, a paper presented at a seminar organized by the British Council on Children’s Literature held at the British Council auditorium on 15th November 1997.
  • “Uchambuzi wa Riwaya ya Siku Njema”, a paper presented at the Metro Language and Communication Centre to Teachers of English and Kiswahili in Nairobi between 5th – 6th June 1998.
  • “Mashairi ya Mulokozi na Kahigi ni Kielelezo cha Fasihi ya Kimarxisti”, a paper presented in Partial Fulfillment of Masters of Arts Degree at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University, 1993.
  • “Feminist Criticism”, a paper presented in Partial Fulfillment of the requirements of Masters of Arts Degree at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University, 1993.

Participation in Local and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops
  • 2021: Participated in an International Webinar Seminar organized by the Department of Kiswahili, Kenyatta University on ‘Ukuzaji na Maendeleo ya Kiswahili’, 31st March, 2021.
  • 2021: Attended an International Webinar Seminar organized by International Federation of Translators during the launch of FITS First Africa Forum on 20th February 2021 at 12:00pm – 2:00 pm. 
  • 2021: Attended an International Webinar Conference organized by Chakita on 19th February, 2021 on ‘Kiswahili na Siasa’.
  • 2019: Attended the 5th CHAUKIDU International Conference held between 13th – 15th December 2019 at Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • 2019: Attended the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki International Conference held at Maasai Mara University between 7th – 8th November 2019.
  • 2019: Attended the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held at Karatina University between 8th – 9th August 2019.
  • 2018: Attended the International Conference Organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) on ‘Lugha na Fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika (Language and Literature in National Cohesion and Continental Integration) held between 9th – 10th August 2018 at Moi University, Eldoret.
  • 2018: Attended a seminar on ‘Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Kiswahili katika Karne ya 21’, organized by Ministry of Education Policy Officials, KICD Officials and Oxford University Press at the Ministry of Education Headquarters, Jogoo House 2nd Floor on 23rd July 2018.
  • 2018: Attended a Sheng Workshop held on 19th and 20th June 2018 at BSSC Room 149 organized by Institute of African Studies at Kenyatta University. 
  • 2018: Attended as one of the delegates during the lead educator’s delegation 2018 trip to Shandong Normal University, in Jinan, China between 9th – 22nd April 2018.
  • 2018: Attended a mentoring workshop on ‘Transforming through Mentorship’ organized by Kenyatta University Mentoring Programme on 26th January 2018 at Business and Students Services Centre Room 14.
  • 2017: Attended the ‘Annual local teachers Training Workshop’ organized by the Confucius Institute on 19th September 2017.
  • 2017: Attended the First International Conference organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission on ‘Transforming the East African Community through Kiswahili’ held between 6th – 8th September 2017 at Goldren Tulip, Stonetown Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • 2017: Attended International Conference organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) on ‘Uwezeshwaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili kama Wenzo wa Maarifa katika Karne ya 21’ held between 20th – 22nd July 2017 at Kibabii University.
  • 2016: International Conference Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Tanzania Chapter held between 15th – 17th September 2016 at the University of Dar es Salaam, Nkurumah Hall with the theme, ‘Maendeleo na Kuenea kwa Kiswahili Miaka 50 Ijayo’.
  • 2016: International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) in Honour of Prof. Mohamed Abdulaziz, a reknown Kiswahili Linguistic Scholar entitled, ‘African Languages and Literature’, held at Institute of Swahili Research, Mombasa between 8th – 9th September 2016.
  • 2016: Attended Summer School organized by the Center for Translation and interpretation, University of Nairobi held between 29th August and 2nd September 2016 on ‘Translation and Development’.
  • 2016: ‘University Kiswahili Reform, Change and Innovation’ Workshop organized by East African Kiswahili Commission and DAAD at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi on 21st and 22nd June 2016.
  • 2016: ‘Validation Workshop for East African Kiswahili Commission Strategic plan held at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development between 23rd and 24th June 2016. 
  • 2016: First Regional Conference on Translation and Interpretation Studies organized by Center for Translation and Interpretation in Collaboration with German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) between 18th – 19th February 2016 on ‘Translation and Interpretation in Africa in the 21st Century’ at University of Nairobi.
  • 2015: International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Kenya Chapter held between 14th and 17th October 2015 at Mount Kenya University.
  • 2015: International Conference on Foreign Languages and Literature on ‘Foreign Language in Africa in the 21st Century’, held between 11th – 13th February 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • 2014: Attended 9th Global Confucius Institute Conference held from 7th – 8th December in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.
  • 2014: RISSEA 2014: International Conference on Kiswahili Research: Back to Basic held between 26th – 28th November 2014, Mombasa.
  • 2014: CHAKAMA Kenya Chapter Conference held between 5th – 8th June 2014.
  • 2014: International Conference on ‘Taaluma ya Kiswahili katika Elimu ya Juu’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held between 5th - 7th June 2014 at Rongo University College.
  • 2014: International Conference organized by Kenyatta University Kiswahili Students Association held between 30th – 31st January 2014 at Kenyatta University, AVU Hall.
  • 2013: Workshop for External Facilitators of Kenya School of Government, Nairobi, at the Nairobi Campus.
  • 2013: International Conference on ‘Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 21st – 23rd August 2013 at Catholic University, Jubilee Hall.
  • 2013: ‘Training for academic members of staff’ on Teaching Methodologies, Tests and Measurements’, organized by Kenyatta University at Students Business Centre on 22nd – 25th July 2013.
  • 2013: Open Day Workshop for Kenya School of Government External Facilitators on ‘The Role of Kenya School of Government in Capacity Building for National and County Governments and Advance facilitating skills’, held at the KSG – Nairobi Campus on 4th June 2013.
  • 2013: ‘Stakeholders Workshop on the Draft Languages of Kenya Policy and Bill’, organized by the Department of Culture and Twaweza Communications, at Kenya Institute of Education on 22nd – 23rd May 2013.
  • 2013: ‘Anti-Corruption Awareness Training for Members of Staff’, organized by Kenyatta University at the Business Students Services Centre’ on 28th May 2013.
  • 2012: 2nd International Conference on “Lugha Rasmi na Maendeleo: Hali ya Kiswahili katika Afrika ya Leo”, organized by Taasisi ya Uchunguzi wa Waswahili Mashariki mwa Afrika (TUSIMA), held between 25th – 27th October, at RISSEA Conference Hall, Mombasa.
  • 2012: Attended International Conference on ‘Lugha ya Umoja, Ukombozi na Mvuvumko wa Afrika’, organized by Institute of Kiswahili Studies, Dar es Salaam University at Blue Pear/Hotel between 4th – 6th October 2012.
  • 2012: International Conference on “50 years of Kiswahili as a Language of African Liberation, Unification and Renaissance” organized by Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili (TATAKI) between 4th – 6th October 2012.
  • 2012: International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 23rd – 24th August 2012 at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC), Nairobi.
  • 2011: The International Conference on “Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii” organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Africa Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held between 12th – 16th October 2011 at Bontana Hotel, Nakuru.
  • 2011: Training workshop on e-learning Pedagogy organized by Centre for Institutional Based Programme at Kenyatta University Conference Centre on 15th and 16th September 2011.
  • 2011: Seminar for Staff Mentors organized by the Directorate of Mentoring Programme of Kenyatta University held on 6th September 2011.
  • 2011: The International Conference organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), entitled “Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Viwango Mbalimbali”, held at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi between 10th and 12th August 2011.
  • 2011: The Kenyatta University Post Graduate Seminar entitled ‘The Role of Research of Universities as Trailblazers of National Development’, organized by the Graduate School held on 25th November 2011, at the Kenyatta University Business Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2010: The International Conference or ‘Kiswahili Tafsiri na Ukalimali’, Organised by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 11th – 14th August 2010 at Pwani University Campus, Mombasa, Kenya.  
  • 2010: Conference organized by Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili cha Kenyatta (CHAKIKE) held on 3rd March 2010 at AVU Hall Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • 2009: The International Conference entitled ‘Kiswahili na Maendeleo’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held between 14th – 16th October 2009 at Pope Paul IV, Kampala, Uganda.
  • 2009: The International Conference, entitled ‘Maendeleo ya Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili’ organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Kitaifa (CHAKITA) held between 27th – 29th August 2009 at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi.
  • 2008: The Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar organized by Graduate School held on 2nd December 2008, AVU Hall, Kenyatta University.
  • 2008: Conference, entitled ‘Lugha, Utaifa na Utangamano’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Kitaifa (CHAKITA) in August 2008, Fort Jesus, Mombasa.
  • 2007: Conference organized by Writers Association of Kenya, on ‘Daisaku Ikeda and the Philosophy of Peace’ on 15th – 16th June 2007, Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi.
  • 2007: A workshop on “Culture and Identity”, organized by Twaweza Communication, on 23rd February 2007, at Lenana Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • 2005: Training organized by Family Health International for assistant Research for the Study Risk of HIV Aids and Feasibility Research among House Girls in Nairobi, funded by USAID, on ‘Research Ethics Training Curriculum’ on 31st October – 1st November, Family Health International Offices, Nairobi.
  • 2005: Participated in the 2005 session of the Democratic Governance Institute in Darkar (Senegal) from 16th August – 9th September, 2005, organized by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).
  • 2005: Attended a Regional Methodological Workshop on Social Sciences in Africa organized by CODESRIA held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. Kenya. 11th- 15th April, 2005.
  • 2005: Conference organized by DAAD in collaboration with Goethe Institute and University of Nairobi on “Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences” between 17th and 18th March 2005, at the University of Nairobi.
  • 2004: Attended a seminar on “Mabadiliko ya Mitaala ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya”, organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 27th –February, 2004.
  • 2003: Attended a seminar on “The place of Kiswahili in the Draft Constitution” Organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 26th April, 2003.
  • 2002: 2nd International Conference on African Languages held at Hammanskraal Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa from 3rd - 5th July 2002.
  • 2001: International Conference on Kiswahili on the theme “Language and Globalization” organized by Laikipia Campus, Egerton University, Kenya, held at Thompson Falls Lodge, Nyahururu, Kenya from 3rd – 6th October 2001.
  • 2001: Conference on “Historical Role of Persians (Shirazis) in the East-African Coast”, organized by Cultural Council of the Embassy of Iran held at National Museum of Kenya from 2nd – 3rd February 2001.
  • 2000: Attended a conference on “Lugha na Utamaduni”, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held at Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya. 3rd-6th October, 2000.
  • 1999: Attended a seminar on “Language and Education: The Importance of Kiswahili in our Educational System and to the Nation", held at Nairobi School, Nairobi, Kenya. 3rd March, 1999.
  • 1999: Conference organized by Writers Association of Kenya on “Daisaku Ikeda and Africa” held on 1st – 8th December 1999 at Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
  • 1999: International Conference on “The Future of Kiswahili Research” hosted by Maseno University at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu from 9th-11th September 1999.
  • 1999: Regional Conference on “Good Practices Towards Eliminating Violence against Women and Girls in Africa” hosted by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), at United Nations Headquarters, Gigiri, Kenya, from 7th – 10th March 1999.
  • 1998: International Conference on “Kiswahili in the 21st Century”, hosted by Department of Kiswahili and African Languages of Kenyatta University, at AVU Hall, Kenyatta University, Kenya from 23rd – 25th September 1998.
 


Title/Qualifications: Dr, PhD
Position: Senior Lecturer 
Department/Unit/Section: Kiswahili and Other African Languages
Contact Address: P.O. BOX, 43844 -100, Nairobi
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Area Of Specilaition: Kiswahili Language and Literature,  Sociolinguistics
Research Intersts:Children’s Literature and Sociolinguistics
ORCID ID: hptt://orcid.org/000-0001-8690-4198

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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Referred Journals

  • Enock N. Nyariki na Pamela Ngugi ( 2022). “Ubainikaji wa Aina za Ukatili wa Watoto katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili ya Watoto.” Kioo cha Lugha, Juz. 20(1), 36-49. Jarida la Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili. Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/kcl.v20i1.3
  • Ngugi , Pamela na David Kihara ( 2021) “Matumzi ya Teknohama na lugha ya Kiswahili kama nyenzo ya kuendeleza Sekta ya Kilimo: Tathmini ya Majukwaa ya Youtube na ”  In, Taaluma : Jarida la CHAKITA. ChAKITA. Juzuu 1.Na 1. Kur. 93-101.ISSN 2789-9209.
  • Ngugi Pamela, C. Ndungo na S. Mwendwa (2020) “ Usimilishwaji wa Vielelezo katika Fasihi ya watoto. Mifano kutoka Wasifu wa Mwana Kupona  (2008) na Alisi Ndani ya Nchi ya Ajabu (2015) In, Shani O. Mchapange na Rhodah P. Kidami (eds)  Kioo cha Lugha. TATAKI. University of Dar es Salaam. Vol. 18 . Kur 114-130.  ISSN 0856-552X e- ISSN 2546-2210.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Wafula, R. & Okwena, S. (2020) . “ Uchanganuzi wa Miundo ya Aristotle katika tamthilia ya Kinjeketile.|In, Musa Hans and Ramadhani, T. Kadallah (eds). Mulika. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam. No. 39. 79-95. ISSN 0856-0129; E- ISSN 2546-2202.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Mwendwa, S. & Ndungo, C. (2020) Usimilishaji wa Vielelezo katika Fasihi ya Watoto : Mfano kutoka Wasifu  wa Mwanakupona (2008) na Alisi katika Nchi ya Ajabu (2015).In  Shani O. Mchepange na Kidami Rose (eds) Kioo cha Lugha. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam. No. 18. 114-129. ISBN 0856-0129.ISSN 0856-552X  & ISSN 2546-2210 online
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2019). “Fasihi ya Watoto katika Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika vyuo Vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki.” Kenneth Simala (Ed). Mitaala ya Kiswahili katika Vyuo vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki. Zanzibar. Kamisheni ya Kiswahili ya Afrika Mashariki. Kur 212-242.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2019). “Fasihi ya Watoto kama njia ya Kukuza Mshikamano wa Kitaifa.” In, J. Kobia, M. Kandagor na L.M. Chacha (eds). Lugha na fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika. Eldoret. Moi University Press. Kur 1-10.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2018). “Hatua na Maendeleo ya Utafiti katika Fasihi ya Watoto Nchini Kenya.” In: Mosol Kandagor and Mwenda Mukuthuria (eds), Fasihi Utafiti na Maendeleo yake. CHAKAMA na TUKI. University of Dar es Salaam. 54-64. ISBN 978 9976 5058 8-7.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2018). “Tathmini ya Muundo wa Kamusi Bora ya Watoto.” In: L.M. Chacha, M. Kandagor, S.A. Ryanga Na J.N. Maitaria (eds). Isimu na Fasihi ya Lugha za Kiafrika. Kwa Heshima ya Profesa Mohamed Hassan Abdulaziz. Moi University Press. Eldoret. 209- 219. ISBN: 78-9966-1879-0.
  • Ngugi, Pamela M.Y. (2017). “Fasihi katika Lahaja Ibukizi. Mfano kutoka chapisho la Shujaaz.” In: M.M. Mulokozi and Mussa M. Hans (eds). Mulika. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI) & CHAUKIDU. University of Dar es Salaam. 199-210. ISBN 0856-0129 (Special Edition).

  •  Ngugi, Pamela M.Y. (2016). “Usawiri wa Masuala Ibuka katika Fasihi ya Watoto: Mifano kutoka Kenya”. In: M.M. Mulokozi and Mussa M. Hans (eds). Mulika. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam.76-86.

  • Ngugi Pamela Y. (2016) “Nafasi ya Jamii ya Waasia katika kuendeleza lugha na fasihi ya Kiswahili”. In: Calvin Kayi and Miriam Osore (eds). Chemchemi, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Kenyatta University. Vol. 10 No 2, 2016. 52 – 66. ISBN 1563-1028. (Special Edition).

  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. (2016). “Mikakati ya uchambuzi wa Fasihi ya Watoto: Mtazamo wa Upokezi wa Msomaji”. In: D.P.B. Massamba and L.H. Bakize (eds). Kiswahili. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam. Vol. 79. 43-52.

  •  Ngugi, Pamela M.Y. (2015). “Mbinu na Mikakati ya Kutumia Fasihi ya Watoto kama Bibliotherapia.” In: Shani Omari and Rhoda P. Kidami (eds). Kioo cha Lugha. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam. Vol.13. 2015, 1-12.

  •  Ngugi, Pamela. M.Y. (2015). “Developmental Change and Peace among Children in Kenya,” In: Calvin Kayi and Miriam Osore (eds). Chemchemi, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Kenyatta University. Vol. 10 No 1, 2015.52 – 66. ISBN 1563-1028.

  • Ngugi, P.M (2014) “Fasihi ya watoto katika kutekeleza mahitaji ya mtoto Kisaikolojia.” In D.P.B. Massamba and L.H. Bakize (eds) Kiswahili Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam Vol. 77.2014 170- 180 ISBN 0856-048 X
  • Ngugi, Pamela, Y. (2014) “Use of Children’s Literature in Multilingual Education in Kenya” In Multilingualism and Education in Africa: The State of the Art. Edited by Daniel O. Orwenjo, Martin C. Njoroge, Ruth W. Ndung’u and Phyllis W. Mwangi. ISBN (10) 1-4438- 6222-3. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. New Castle. 102 -117.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2014) .Ujasiri wa Tito. Oxford University Press, Nairobi. ISBN 978 019 573982 4
  • Ngugi Pamela (2012). Abida Avuka Barabara, Longhorn Publishers. Nairobi. ISBN 978 9966 36 223 1
  • Ngugi, P.M. (2012). “Tafsiri katika Fasihi ya Watoto: Mbinu na Mikakati” accepted for publication In Shani Omari and George Mrikaria (eds) Mulika Journal of Kiswahili. TATAKI. Vol. 31.2012.   University of Dar es Salaam
  • Ngugi, P.M. (2011). “Ufundishaji wa Fasihi ya Watoto nchini Kenya”. In P.S. Malangwa and L.H. Bakize (eds) Kioo cha Lugha, Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam. Vol.9. 2011.84 - 95. ISSN 0856-552X.
  • Ngugi P.M (2010). “Nafasi na Ubunifu katika Mchezo wa Watoto wa “Mchongoano” In  P.S. Malangwa and L.H. Bakize (eds) Kioo cha Lugha , Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies, University of  Dar es Salaam.VOL. 8. 2010. 67 – 79. ISSN 0856 -552 X  
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2012) “The New Constitution and Teaching of African Languages: What is the way forward for Kenya?” In International Journal of the Arts and Commerce. Vol 1.No.3 August, 2012. (Ed.) Stephen West. School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow. ISSN: 1929-7106.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2012) “Children’s Literature Research in Kenyan Universities: Where are we now?” In International Journal of the Arts and Commerce. Vol 1.No.2 July 2012. Ed. Stephen West. School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow. 60-77. ISSN: 1929-7106.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y & Wendo Nabea (2012) “Kiswahili Poetic Aesthetic: From the General Identities to the African Prodigy” Journal of Literary Studies, Vol 28 Number 2 June 2012. 83 -93. ISSN: 0256-4718
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2000) “Nafasi ya Muziki uliopendwa katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili" Swahili Journal, VII No. 64 R.M. Beck, L.Diegner, T. Geider, & W. Graebner (eds) University of Koln, Germany, 145 -152.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (1999): “Kiswahili kama Kilivyotumika Nyakati za Vita”, University of Koln, Germany. Swahili Forum, VI- No. 60. R.M. Beck, L.Diegner, T. Geider, & W. Graebner (eds)    131-136.
  • Ngugi P. Yalwala, (1995): “Mapitio ya Malenga wa Karne Moja”, Baragumu, Vol. 2 No. 1 &1, E. Mbogo & O.O, Onyango, (eds):  110 -113.

 University level scholarly Book

  • Ngugi, Pamela (2020). Fasihi ya Watoto ya Kiswahili: Maendeleo, Nadharia, Mbinu na Mifano ya Uchambuzi TATAKI- University of Dar Es Salaam.  Co- authored with : Lyimo Edith & Bakize, L.H. : ISBN 978 9976 531 695.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2016). Introducing Children’s Literature. Lap Lambert Publishers.Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-84696-0. On line publication.

 Book Chapters

  • Ngugi pamela (2023) . “Mitaala ya Kiswahili katika Elimu na Utaifa:Nafasi ya fasihi ya watoto katika Uendelezaji na Uimarishaji wa Mshikamano wa Kitaifa.” In, Kimani Njogu na Clara Momanyi (Wah), Kiswahili: Utaifa na Elimu Nchini Kenya. Twaweza Communication. Kur. 91-107.ISBN: 978-9966-128-13-3.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, Joseph Maitaria na Pius Nyakundi. (2023) “ Fasihi kama chombo cha Kubainishia mielekeo ya watu kuhusu lugha: Mifano kutoka katika Riwaya ya Kidagaa Kimemwozea ( Ken Walibora, 2012)” In, Mosol Kandagor, F.S.Wanjala, I. Mwangi na J. Kobia (Wah) Fasihi na Masuala Ibuka: Kwa heshima ya Marehemu Prof. Ken Walibora.  Focus Publishers. Kur 13- 26.  ISBN: 9966-01-444-6.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2020). “ Umuhimu wa Mazingira katika Ufundishjai na Ujifunzaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili.” Katika, Isaiah Mweteri (Mhr). Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Kiswahili katika shule nchini Kenya. Oxford University Press. Kur 99-118. ( White paper document).
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2019). “Fasihi ya Watoto katika Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika vyuo Vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki.” In, Kenneth Simala (Mhr). Mitaala ya Kiswahili katika Vyuo vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki. Zanzibar. Kamisheni ya Kiswahili ya Afrika Mashariki.KAKAMA.  212-242. ISBN: 978-9976-5-1650-0
  • Ngugi Pamela, M.Y.  (2018). “Mchango wa Viongozi wa Kenya katika Kuimarisha Lugha ya Kiswahili”. In, Shani Omari na Method Samuel (wah) Fasihi, Lugha na Utamaduni wa Kiswahili na Kiafrika: Kwa Heshima ya Prof. M.M. Mulokozi.  Chuo Kikuu Cha Dar es Salaam. 476- 496. ISBN: 978 99976 5316 1 9.

Refereed Learning Modules

Interactive Modules

  • Ngugi Pamela & Catherine Ndungo ( 2020) AKS 316: The Short Story in Kiswahili. DSVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2021): Children’s Literature. DSVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Leonard Chacha & Githinji Peter (2020). AKS400: Sociolinguistics. DSVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela & Boniface Ngugi (2020). AKS 806 :Advanced Sociolinguistics. DSVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Osore Miriam & Chacha Leonard ( 2020): AKS100:  Introduction to the Study of Language. DSVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2019). AKS 806 :Advanced Sociolinguistics. DVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Osore Miriam & Chacha Leonard (2000 updated 2018): AKS100:  Introduction to the Study of Language. DVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela & Chacha Leonard (2001). AKS 400: Sociolinguistics. DVOL- Kenyatta University.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2018 ) AKS824:Advanced Chuildren’s Literature. DVOL- Kenyatta University.

Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Ngugi, Pamela (2019). “Fasihi ya Watoto kama njia ya Kukuza Mshikamano wa Kitaifa.” In, J. Kobia, M. Kandagor na L.M. Chacha (eds). Lugha na fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika. Eldoret. Moi University Press. Kur 1-10.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2018). “Hatua na Maendeleo ya Utafiti katika Fasihi ya Watoto Nchini Kenya.” In, Mosol Kandagor and Mwenda Mukuthuria (eds), Fasihi Utafiti na Maendeleo yake. CHAKAMA na TUKI. University of Dar es Salaam. 54-64. ISBN 978 9976 5058 8-7.
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2018). “Tathmini ya Muundo wa Kamusi Bora ya Watoto.” In, L.M. Chacha, M. Kandagor, S.A. Ryanga Na J.N. Maitaria (eds). Isimu na Fasihi ya Lugha za Kiafrika. Kwa Heshima ya Profesa Mohamed Hassan Abdulaziz. Moi University Press. Eldoret. 209- 219. ISBN: 78-9966-1879-0.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. & Wamalwa, S. (2018). “An Evaluation of Researches done on African languages at Kenyatta University.” In. C.M.Ndungo et al (eds) From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: Trends in African Languages and Literatures. Institute of African Studies, Kenyatta University. 76-89. ISBN No. 978-9966-54-100-0.
  • Ngugi, Pamela M.Y. (2017). “Fasihi katika Lahaja Ibukizi. Mfano kutoka chapisho la Shujaaz.” In: M.M. Mulokozi and Mussa M. Hans (eds). Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI) & CHAUKIDU. University of Dar es Salaam. 199-210. ISBN 0856-0129 (Special Edition).
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y., L.H. Bakize ( Tanzanian) na E.B. Lyimo (Tanzanian) (2017). “Maendeleo ya Fasihi ya Kiswahili ya Watoto nchini Tanzania na Kenya: Mkabala Linganishi.” In: D.P.B. Massamba & F.N. Joster (ed) Kiswahili Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies (TATAKI). University of Dar es Salaam Vol. 80. 2017, 170- 180. ISBN 0856-048 X.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2016). “Magazeti kama Kichocheo cha kuendeleza Fasihi ya Watoto na Vijana. Mfano kutoka Daily Nation na Taifa Leo.” In. Leonard Chacha (ed) Kiswahili na Utandawazi. Twaweza Communication. Nairobi. 59- 68. ISBN 9789966 028 62 4.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. Stephen Wamalwa ( Student) na Jacktone Onyango (2016). “Tathmini ya Uwasilishaji wa Habari za Kiswahili katika mtandao wa Swahilihub.” In: Leonard Chacha (ed) Kiswahili na Utandawazi. Twaweza Communication. Nairobi. 217-226. ISBN 9789966 028 62 4
  • Ngugi Pamela, Gladys Kinara ( Student) na Edwin Masinde (2015) “Usawiri wa ‘UKIMWI’ katika Ua la Faraja na Kala Tufaha M. Mukuthuria, J. Ontieri, M. Kandagor na L. Sanja (eds.) Kiswahili na Maendeleo. Dar es Salaam: Chama cha Kiswahili cha Africa Mashariki. Kur. 62-73.
  • Ngugi Pamela na Fridah Kaviti (student) (2015) “Mbinu za Kujiimarisha na Kujidumisha Kilugha kwa Wambeere.” In. Mukuthuria, J. Ontieri, M. Kandagor na L. Sanja (eds.) Kiswahili na Maendeleo. Dar es Salaam: Chama cha Kiswahili cha Africa Mashariki. Uk. 211-221. ISBN 979 9987 531 417.

Consultancy and Project Reports

  • May 2023: Invited by the Kenya National Examination Council to participate in Approving the Diploma in Secondary Teacher Education (DSTE) Curriculum on 29th May, 2023 at Mtihani House South C.
  • May 2023:. Invited by Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development to A Course Panel Meeting on Validation of Grade 10 Curriculum Designs between 16th to 19th, May 2023 at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2022). Engaged by Iseme Kamau and Maema Advocates to translate Witness Statements from English to Kiswahili.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Chacha Leonard, Osore Miriam, Githiora Chege, King’ei Geoffrey & Catherine Ndungo (2020): Translated, “The Farmsmart Application Programme” for SOAS University of London.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Chacha Leonard & Osore Miriam, (2019): Translated The Board of Engineers of Kenya Service Charter and Brochure from English to Kiswahili.
  • Ngugi Pamela, Chacha Leonard & Osore Miriam, (2019): Translated the Kenya Tourism Board Service Charter from English to Kiswahili.
  • Engaged by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum – State Department of Energy to offer Interpretation services during the Kinangop Wind Park ICC Arbitration Hearing in London, 4th to 15th December, 2017.

Non- Reviewed Conference Papers.

  • Ngugi, pamela (2019) “ Nafasi ya Elimu katika kukuza Kiswahili.” A paper presented during the Kiswahili Council Stakeholders’ meetings held at Nakuru, Kisumu and Kakamega  (19th- 24 th August, 2019.

Other Publications

  • Ngugi Pamela (2023). Wageni kutoka Uchina. Adizan Publishers.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2022). Short story: “Baba Mwenza.” Katika, Mwenda Mbatia (Mhr) Siri ya Bwanyenye na Hadithi Nyingine. Spotlight Publishers, Nairobi. Pg. 13-22. ISBN 978-9966-57-308-7
  • Ngugi Pamela (2019). Familia ya Sudi na Shadda. Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi. (Gredi 1)
  • Ngugi Pamela (2019). Sudi na Shadda Wasoma kazi mbalimbali. Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi  (Gredi 2).
  • Ngugi, Pamela (2019). Sudi na Shadda Wamzuru Babu. Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi ( Gredi 3)
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2016). Mbwa wa Jemo. Kenya Literature Bureau.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2014). Ujasiri wa Tito. Oxford University Press, Nairobi. ISBN 978 019 573982 4.
  • Ngugi Pamela (2012). Abida Avuka Barabara, Longhorn Publishers. Nairobi. ISBN 978 9966 36 223 1.
  • Ngugi Pamela, (2011): Language and Literacy Education: The State of Children's Literature in Kiswahili in Kenya. Lambert Academic Publishing. Berlin. ISBN 978-8433-9327-0.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y, (2010): Hazina Shambani, Marimba Publishers. Nairobi. 798-9966-794-02-6.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2009): Sisho Akutana na Wababeli, East Africa Publishing House. Nairobi. ISBN978-9966-25-739-0.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2009): Kijana Mwaminifu, East African Publishing House. Nairobi. ISBN978-9966-25-624-9.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2008): Dani na Wezi wa Toyota, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2008): Wamenisingizia, Phoenix Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN9966 47 127-8.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2007): Yaliyompata Winko, Ripuvan, Phoenix Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 143 X.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2007): Alipata Tuzo, Longhorn Publishers, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 49 883 4.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2006) : Unajua ni kwa nini ? Phoenix Publisher, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 128 6.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2006) : Asante Mama, Phoenix Publisher, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 130 8.
  • Ngugi Pamela M.Y. (2005) : Ujeuri wa Mbwa, Phoenix Publisher, Nairobi. ISBN 9966 47 139 1.
  • Ngugi Pamela, M.Y. (2004): Teaching Module for Distance Learning entitled Mofolojia ya Kiswahili Published by Catholic University of East Africa.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. 2004: Mazoezi Ya Kiswahili: Darasa la Pili, Single Educational Publishers, Nairobi.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. 2005: Mazoezi ya Kiswahili: Darasa la Tatu. Single Educational Publishers, Nairobi.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. (2003) : Nikicheka Anacheka 1B, Oxford University Press, Nairobi. ISBN19 573053 4.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. (2003) : Kipengo. 2B, Oxford University Press, Nairobi. ISBN 978 019 573059 3.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. (2003): Si Kupenda Kwake .3B, Oxford University Press, Nairobi. ISBN  019 573065 8.
  • Ngugi, Pamela, M.Y. (2003): Usicheze na Moto .4B, Oxford University Press, Nairobi. ISBN 019573071 2.

  Editorship of a book or Conference Proceedings.

  • Catherine Ndungo, Leonard Chacha, Pamela M. Ngugi & Makokha Justus (2018). From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: New Horizons and Trends in African Languages and Literature. Nairobi: Kenyatta University Press. ISBN: 978-9966-54-100-0.
  • Hilda Kebeya, Miriam Osore, Pamela M. Ngugi & Charles Kebaya (2016): Language and Translation: Theory Pedagogy and Practice. Published by Nsema. ISBN: 976-1-926906-47-8.

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars

  • November, 2023: “Between Communication Needs and Representation of Africanicity: Kiswahili in Modern East African Society.” A paper  presented at the Beijing Foreign Studies University,     Beijin , China as a Guest Scholar at the University ( September 2023- May, 2024).
  • April, 2023: Swahili in the Laguage Policies of Kenyan Government.” An Online Paper presented on 27th April 2023 at the university of Girona, Spain within the framework of the Guest Country Week, that was dedicated to Kenya. Theme: Swahili: Between Communication Needs and Representation of Africanity"
  • February, 20223:“Ujumuishaji wa Bildungsroman katika Mtaala wa Umilisi.” A paper presented during a conference on, Kiswahili na Uchumi wa Kijani. Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili - Kenya ( CHAKITA) 1-3. February, 2023. Kabianga, Kenya.
  • Decembe, 2023:“Hali ya Uundwaji wa Baraza la Kiswahili nchini Kenya. Je, ni Uhalisia au Ndoto?” A paper presented during a conference on 2021 International Conference on African Languages and Culture studies. Organized by Beijing Foreign Studies University, held on  4-12- 2021. ( On line).
  • September, 2020: “Mikakati ya Kujenga Utamaduni wa Kusoma Miongoni mwa Watoto katika Muktadha wa Janga la Korona,” A paper presented during a virtual seminar to mark the World Reading and Writing Day organized by Regional Education Learning Initiative- Tanzania, 12-9-2020- Zoom ID 829 4481 8107- Passcode 402827.
  • February, 2020: “The Process of of Establishing The Kiswahili Council in Kenya: Where are we Now?” A paper presented during a seminar Marking the Mother Language day Celebration: Languages Across Boarders. Organized by The Department of Kiswahili at Kenyatta University, 19th February, 2020.
  • December, 2015: “Nafasi ya Fasihi ya Watoto katika Mtaala Unaoegemea Kwenye Maadili, 2017.” A paper presented during a conference on,Ukuaji wa Kiswahili Duniani na Ustawi wa Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika”. Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili Duniani ( CHAKAMA) 13-15. December, 2019. Kampala, Uganda.
  • November, 2019: “Umuhimu wa Mazingira Faafu katika ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili.” A paper presented during a conference on, “Kiswahili na Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika katika Maendeleo ya Jamii.” Organized by CHAKAMA 7-8, November, 2019 at Maasai Mara, Narok. Kenya.
  • September, 2017: “Fasihi ya watoto kama kichochezi cha kujua kusoma na kuandika.” A paper presented during a conference on, Transforming the East African community through Kiswahili.” Organized by East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC), 6th-8th, September, 2017, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • December, 2016:“Fasihi andishi katika lahaja ibukizi za Kiswahili. Mfano kutoka Chapisho la “Shujaaz.” A paper presented during a conference on Taaluma za Kiswahili Karne ya 21 Nyumbani na Ughaibuni: Tutokako, Tuliko, na Tuendako organized by CHAUKIDU, 16th to 17th, December, 2016, held at Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • September, 2016:“Tathmini ya Kamusi Bora ya Watoto (John Kobia 2015)”. A paper presented during a conference held in Honour of Prof Mohamed Abdulaziz, organized by CHAKITA and Twaweza Communications. 8th-9th, September, 2016. Mombasa, Kenya.
  • September, 2016:“Fasihi ya Kiswahili ya Watoto: Uelekeo na Mustakabali wake katika miaka 50 ijayo”. A paper  presented in a conference on Maendeleo na Kuenea kwa Kiswahili Miaka Hamsini Ijayo, Organized by CHAWAKAMA- Tanzania and the University of Dar Es Salaam, 15th -17th, September, 2016. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • February, 2015:“Nafasi ya Jamii ya Waasia katika kuendeleza lugha na fasihi ya Kiswahili.” A paper presented during an International conference on Foreign Languages in Africa in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges, Organized by the Department of Foreign Languages. 11th – 13, February, 2015. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • August, 2014:“ Magazeti kama Kichocheo cha kuendeleza Fasihi ya Watoto na Vijana: Mfano kutoka Daily Nation na Taifa.” A paper presented during an International Conference on Kiswahili na Utandawazi. Organized by CHAKITA. 11-13, August, 2014 at The Institute of Curricullum Development, Naorobi, Kenya.

Multiple Presentations

  • June, 2022: “Usiasahishaji wa  Majina za Vyakula na Matunda katika Kampeni ya kisiasa nchini Kenya,” A paper presented during a conference on, Kiswahili katika Enzi za Kidijiti. Organized by CHAKAMA, held at Kabale University, Uganda. 9th-11th, June, 2022. Presented with David Mbugua and Violet N. Otago.
  •  August, 2019:“Teknohama na Kiswahili kama njia ya kuendeleza Sekta ya Kilimo: Tathmini ya Mitandao ya Kijamii.” A paper presented during a conference on, Technology and Sustainable Development organized by CHAKITA, held at Karatina University, Nyeri. Kenya. 8th-9th, August, 2019. Presented with Dr. David Kihara.
  •  August, 2014:“Tathmini ya Uwasilishaji wa Habari za Kiswahii katika Mtandao wa Swahilihub.” A paper presented during an International Conference on Kiswahili na Utandawazi. Organized by CHAKITA held at  The Institute of Curricullum Development, Naorobi, Kenya. 11-13, August, 2014  Presented with Mr. Wamalwa and Dr. Jacktone Onyango.
  • August 2012:“Riwaya za Kiswahili na Suala la UKIMWI: Mfano kutoka Ua La Faraja na Kala Tufaha” A paper presented during a conference on, Kiswahili, Cohesion and Development organized by CHAKITA, held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, (KUCC) Nairobi. Kenya. 23rd – 24th, August, 2012. Presented with Gladys Kinara and Dr. Edwin Masinde..
  • August, 2012:“Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Utangamano na Ukuaji wa Wanafunzi katika Vyuo Vikuu Humu nchini.” A paper presented during a conference on, Kiswahili, Cohesion and Development organized by CHAKITA, held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, (KUCC) Nairobi. Kenya. 23rd – 24th, August, 2012. Presented with Stephen Wamalwa (B.Ed. student).
  • October, 2011: “Usawiri wa UKIMWI katika Ua La Faraja na Kala Tufaha.”  A paper presented during a Conference on Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii, organized by Chama Cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held at Bontana Hotel, Nakuru. Kenya. 12th-16th October, 2011. Presented with Gladys Kinara, (MA student).

Paper Reviews in Journals

  • March, 2023: Ecology motif  as  thematic  foci:  The  identity  of  Swahili  Poetry and Ecocriticism  Kioo  cha  Lugha  Journal. TATAKI.
  • July, 2020: Values in Youth Literature. African Educational Research Journal. netjournals.org.
  • May, 2020: Mbinu Za Kiasili Za Kiafrika za Kupambana na ‘Wezi’ – Uchambuzi Wa Kazi Teule Za Moto Wa Mianzi & Ngome Ya Mianzi. Jarida la Kiswahili, University of Dar Es Salaam.
  • April, 2020:‘Itikadi Za Kisiasa Katika Vitabu Teule Vya Fasihi Ya Watoto Ya Kiswahili’. Jarida la Kioo cha Lugha. University of Dar es Salaam.
  • February, 2016: Appointed as a reviewer for 'Fani na Maudhui ya Tamthilia ya VVU/UKIMWI katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili'. for Swahili Forum Journal: <http://afrikanistik.gko.uni-leipzig.de/swafo/
  • August, 2015: Appointed as a reviewer by the Coordinator of Foreign Languages in Africa in the 21st Century:  Opportunities and Challenges, Conference to review two chapters entitled:     “Dhima ya Vitabu vya Fasihi Tafsiriwa ya Kigeni kwa Fasihi ya Kiswahili’’ and “The role of social networks in informal foreign language learning in the tourism industry in    Mombasa County, Kenya.’’

 


CONFERENCES/ SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS

Participation in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

  • December, 2021: Attended a conference (Online) on, 2021 International Conference on African Language and Culture Studies Agenda. Organized by School of African Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China on 4th December, 2021
  • November, 2021: Attended a Conference on, Mafanikio na Changamoto za Kiswahili katika Karne ya 21. Organized by CHAKITA, 25-26, November, 2021, at the Kenya School of Government (Baringo) - Kabarnet Town
  • December, 2019: Attended a Conference on, Ukuaji wa Kiswahili Duniani na Ustawi wa lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika. Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili Duniani (CHAUKIDU), 13th -15th December, 2019, Kyambogo University, Uganda.
  • November, 2019: Attended a Conference on, Kiswahili; Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika, Elimu na Maendeleo.” Organized by CHAKAMA, 7th-8th, November, 2019, Maasai Mara University, Narok, Kenya.
  • August 2019: Attended a Conference on, “Teknohama na Maendeleo Endelevu.” Organized by CHAKITA 8th-9th, August, 2019, at Karatina University, Nyeri. Kenya.
  • October, 2018: Attended a Conference on “Lugha na Fasihi Katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika.” Organized by CHAKITA. 8th-10, August, 2018, University of Moi, Eldoret.
  • September, 2017: Attended a conference on, “Transforming the East African community through Kiswahili.” Organized by East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC), 6th-8th, September, 2017, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • December, 2016: Attended a conference on Taaluma za Kiswahili Karne ya 21 Nyumbani na Ughaibuni: Tutokako, Tuliko, na Tuendako organized by CHAUKIDU, 16th to 17th, December, 2016, held at Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • September, 2016: Attended a conference in Honour of Prof. Mohamed Abdulaziz organized by CHAKITA and Twaweza Communications. 8th -9th, September, 2016, held at the Swahili Culture Centre, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • September, 2016: Attended a conference on Maendeleo na Kuenea kwa Kiswahili Miaka Hamsini Ijayo, Organized by CHAWAKAMA- Tanzania and the University of Dar Es Salaam 15th -17th, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • February, 2015: Attended a conference on Foreign Languages in Africa in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges, Organized by the Department of Foreign Languages. 11th – 13, February, 2015.
  • October, 2014: Attended a conference on Kiswahili na Utandawazi. Organized by CHAKITA, held at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Nairobi. Kenya. 22 -24, October, 2014.
  • August, 2014: Attended an International conference on African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century, whose theme was – “From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: New Horizons and Trends in African Languages and Literatures” 6th – 8th, August, 2014
  • October, 2013: Attended a conference on Kiswahili na Maendeleo. Organized by CHAKAMA, held at the St. Augustus University, Mwanza Tanzania. 13-15, October, 2013.
  • August, 2013: Attended a conference on Maendeleo ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya: Tumejifunza Nini? Organized by CHAKITA, held at Catholic University of East Africa Nairobi. Kenya. 21-23, August 2013,
  • August, 2013: Attended a two-day Preconference workshop on “The African storybook Project, organized by African storybook Project, held at Kenyatta University. 10th- 11th, 2013.
  • October, 2012: Attended a conference on Official Language and Development: The Case of Kiswahili in Modern Africa organized by RISSEA. at Fort Jesus, Mombasa October 25th – 27th, 2012
  • Attended an International conference on 50 years of Kiswahili as a language of African Liberation, Unification and Renaissance organized by the Institute of Swahili Studies, University of Dar Salaam, held at Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam. 4th – 6th, October, 2012.
  • Attended a conference on Kiswahili, Cohesion and Development organized by CHAKITA, held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, (KUCC) Nairobi. Kenya. 23rd – 24th, August, 2012.
  • Attended a conference on Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii organized by Chama Cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held at Bontana Hotel, Nakuru. Kenya. 12th-16th, October, 2011.
  • Attended a training workshop on E-Learning Pedagogy organized by the center for Institutionalized Programs, held at Kenyatta University., 15-16, September, 2011.
  • Attended the,” Child and Youth Studies Institute” workshop whose theme was Children’s Agency and Development in African Societies” held in Dakar, Senegal. 5-23, September, 2011.
  • Attended a conference on Kiswahili and Education organized by CHAKITA, held at Lenana Conference Centre Nairobi. Kenya. 10th – 13th, August, 2011.
  • Attended the Kenyatta University Post Graduate Seminar on “The role of Research at Universities as Trailblazers of National Development” organized by the Graduate School, held, at the Kenyatta University Business Centre, Kenya, 25th November, 2011.
  • Attended a conference on The Role of the Shirazi Influence in Crafting Swahili Culture on East African Coast, organized by the Cultural Council Embassy of the I.R. Iran held in Lamu, Kenya. 2nd - 3rd, February, 2011.
  • Attended a conference on Kiswahili, Tafsiri na Ukalimani, organized by CHAKITA, held, at Pwani University College, Kilifi, Kenya 11th-14th, August, 2010.
  • Attended a conference organized by the Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University on Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challenges and the way forward, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. 22th-23th, July, 2010.
  • Attended a seminar on Crossroads Africa: Kenya organized by the Institute of African Studies-University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. 9th October, 2009.
  • Attended a conference organized by Reading For All on Literacy for Community held at the University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 10th-14th, August, 2009.
  • Attended a conference on Swahili Curriculum in Education and Nationalism organized by Chama Cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held at Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Kenya. 6-9th August, 2008.
  • Attended a seminar on African Lexicography, held at the Institute of African Studies, University of Vienna, Austria, 8th May, 2008.
  • Attended a workshop for Primary school teachers on Kiswahili Language and the New Curriculum organized by the Ministry of Education in conjunction with Longhorn Publishers, held at Nairobi Primary school, Nairobi, 18th September, 2007.
  • Attended a Children’s Writers’ Workshop on Igniting Hope in the Children of Africa through Writing, held at Savelberg Retreat Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, 15th -19th August, 2006.
  • Participated in a workshop on Research Ethics Training Curriculum for Assistant Researchers for the study: Risk of HIV/AIDS and Feasibility of Research among House Girls in Nairobi. Funded by USAID and Organized by Family Health International, Nairobi, Kenya. 31st October – 1st November, 2005.
  • Attended a Regional Methodological Workshop on Social Sciences in Africa organized by CODESRIA held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. Kenya. 11th- 15th April, 2005.
  • Participated in the 2005 session of the Democratic Governance in Dakar, Senegal 16th August- 9th September 2005 organized by the Council for the Development of Social Sciences in Africa (CODESRIA).
  • Attended a conference on Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences Organized by DAAD in conjunction with the University of Nairobi, held at the University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya. 17th-18th, March, 2005.
  • Attended a conference on Geopolitical Evolutions of Africa in the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium Organized by The Africa Studies Center held at Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, I. R-Iran. 23rd -24th, November, 2004.
  • Attended a seminar on Mabadiliko ya Mitaala ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 27th February, 2004.
  • Attended a conference on Language and Globalization, organized by Chama Cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) and Laikipia University held at Thompson Falls, Nyahururu, Kenya, 3rd - 6th. October, 2001.
  • Attended a conference on Protecting and Empowering African Languages, organized by LASU held at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 3rd- 4th August, 2003.
  • Attended a seminar on “The place of Kiswahili in the Draft Constitution” Organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 26th April, 2003.
  • Attended a conference on Change and Renewal in Children’s Literature, organized by the International Research Society for Children's Literature (IRSCL) held at Klein Kariba, South Africa. 20th - 24th August, 2001.
  • Attended a conference on The Historical Role of Iranians (Shirazis) in the East African Coast organized by the Cultural Council Embassy of the I.R. Iran held in Nairobi, Kenya. 2nd - 3rd February, 2001.
  • Attended a conference on Lugha na Utamaduni organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held at Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya. 3rd-6th October, 2000.
  • Attended a conference organized by Writers’ Association of Kenya on Daisaku Ikeda and Africa: Reflections by Kenyan Writers, held at Pan Africa Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. 7th-8th December, 1999.
  • Attended a seminar on Language and Education. The importance of Kiswahili in our Educational system and to the Nation" held at Nairobi School, Nairobi, Kenya. 3rd March, 1999.
  • Attended a 'Creative Writing Workshop' organized by the Kenya Publishers Association, held in Nairobi, Kenya. 17th September, 1999.
  • Attended a Pre-Congress conference organized by the International Society for Folk Narrative Research in conjunction with the Department of Literature, Kenyatta University held at the British Council, Nairobi, Kenya. 20th – 21st August,1999,
  • Attended a conference on Swahili in the 21st Century, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 23rd – 25th September 1998.
  • Attended a workshop entitled Research Methodology I, organized by German Foundation for International Development (DSE) held at Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya. 8th -12th May, 1995.
  • Attended a workshop entitled Research Methodology II, organized by German Foundation for International Development (DSE) held at Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya. 14th -15th July, 1995.
  • Attended the 22nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics held at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. 15th -19th July, 1991.

Presentation of papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

Individual Presentations

  • “Hali ya Uundaji wa Baraza la Kiswahili nchini Kenya. Je, ni ndoto au Uhalisia? A paper presented during a conference on 2021 International Conference on African Language and Culture Studies Agenda. Organized by School of African Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China on 4th December, 2021 Online.
  • “Nafasi ya Fasihi ya Watoto katika Mtaala wa Umilisi kama njia ya kujenga umilisi miongoni mwa watoto.” A paper presented during a conference on, Ukuaji wa Kiswahili Duniani na Ustawi wa lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika.” Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili Duniani (CHAUKIDU), 13th -15th December, 2019, Kyambogo University, Uganda.
  • “Umuhimu wa Mazingira Faafu Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili.” A paper presented during a conference on Kiswahili; Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika, Elimu na Maendeleo.” Organized by CHAKAMA, 7th-8th, November, 2019, Maasai Mara University, Narok, Kenya.
  • “Matumizi ya Teknohama na lugha ya Kiswahili kama nyenzo ya kuendeleza Sekta ya Kilimo: Tathmini ya Mitandao ya Youtube na Facebook.” A paper presented during a conference on Teknohama na Maendeleo endelevu.” Organized by CHAKITA, 8th-9th, August, 2019, Karatina University, Kenya.
  • “Fasihi ya Watoto Kama Chombo Cha Kujenga Mshikamano wa Kitaifa.” A paper Presented during a conference on “Lugha na Fasihi Katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika.” Organized by CHAKITA. 8th-10, August, 2018, University of Moi, Eldoret.
  • “Fasihi ya watoto kama kichochezi cha kujua kusoma na kuandika.” A paper presented during a conference on, Transforming the East African community through Kiswahili.” Organized by East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC), 6th-8th, September, 2017, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • “Fasihi andishi katika lahaja ibukizi za Kiswahili. Mfano kutoka Chapisho la “Shujaaz.” A paper presented during a conference on Taaluma za Kiswahili Karne ya 21 Nyumbani na Ughaibuni: Tutokako, Tuliko, na Tuendako organized by CHAUKIDU, 16th to 17th, December, 2016, held at Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • “Tathmini ya Kamusi Bora ya Watoto (John Kobia 2015)”. A paper presented during a conference held in Honour of Prof Mohamed Abdulaziz, organized by CHAKITA and Twaweza Communications. 8th-9th, September, 2016. Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “Fasihi ya Kiswahili ya Watoto: Uelekeo na Mustakabali wake katika miaka 50 ijayo”. A paper presented in a conference on Maendeleo na Kuenea kwa Kiswahili Miaka Hamsini Ijayo, Organized by CHAWAKAMA- Tanzania and the University of Dar Es Salaam, 15th -17th, September, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • “Nafasi ya Jamii ya Waasia katika kuendeleza lugha na fasihi ya Kiswahili.” A paper presented during an International conference on Foreign Languages in Africa in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges, Organized by the Department of Foreign Languages. 11th – 13, February, 2015. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • “Nafasi ya Magazeti kama Kichocheo cha Kuendeleza na Kuimarisha Fasihi ya Watoto Nchini Kenya; Mifano kutoka gazeti la Daily Nation na Taifa Leo.” A paper presented during a conference on Kiswahili na Utandawazi Organized by CHAKITA, held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Nairobi. Kenya. 22 -24, October, 2014.
  • “An evaluation of Researches done on African Languages at Kenyatta university in Kenya” A paper presented during a conference on African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century, Organized by the Institute of African Studies- Kenyatta University, whose theme was – “From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: New Horizons and Trends in African Languages and Literatures 6th – 8th, August, 2014
  • “Hatua za Maendeleo katika tafiti zilizofanywa katika idara ya Kiswahili: Mfano kutoka Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta.” Organized by CHAKAMA, held at the University of Rongo - Kenya. 13-15, May, 2014.
  • “Huduma kwa Umma kupitia matumizi ya Kiswahili.” A paper presented during a conference on Umoja, Undugu na Mtagusano wa Wakereketwa wa lugha ya Kiswahili. A paper presented at a Conference organized by CHAWAKAMA (Kenya) held at Kenyatta University on 31-01-2014 to 01-02-2014, Mada Kuu: Kiswahili na Utangamano
  • “Hatua za Maendeleo ya Utafiti katika Fasihi ya Watoto nchini Kenya”. A paper presented during a conference on Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Afrika. Organized by CHAKAMA, held at the St. Augustus University, Mwanza Tanzania. 13-15, October, 2013
  • “Miaka Hamsini ya Fasihi ya Watoto katika Kiswahili nchini Kenya: Maendeleo na Changamoto.” A paper presented during a conference on Miaka 50 ya Maendeleo ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya: Tumejifunza Nini? Organized by CHAKITA, held at Catholic University of East Africa Nairobi. Kenya. 21-23, August 2013.
  • “Mchango wa bibliotherapia katika fasihi ya watoto” A paper presented during a Conference on Official Language and Development: The Case of Kiswahili in Modern Africa organized by RISSEA. at Fort Jesus, Mombasa, October, 25th – 27th, 2012.
  • “Mchango wa Watunzi wa Nyimbo za ‘Zilizopendwa’ katika kusambaza lugha ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya” A paper presented during a conference on 50 years of Kiswahili as a language of African Liberation, Unification and Renaissance organized by the Institute of Swahili Studies, University of Dar Salaam, held at Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam. 4th – 6th, October, 2012.
  • “Nafasi ya Viongozi wa Kenya katika Kuendeleza na Kuimarisha lugha ya Kiswahili” A paper presented during a conference on, Kiswahili, Cohesion and Development organized by CHAKITA, held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, (KUCC) Nairobi. Kenya. 23rd – 24th, August, 2012.
  • “Children’s Assembly as a Strategy for Active Participation of Children in Society: The Kenyan Experience” paper presented during a workshop on Children’s Agency and Development in African Societies, held in Dakar, Senegal, 5th-23rd September, 2011.
  • “Ufundishaji wa Fasihi ya Watoto nchini Kenya” A paper presented during a conference on Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Viwango mbalimbali, organized by CHAKITA, held at Lenana Conference Centre Nairobi. Kenya. 8th-9th, August, 2011.
  • "The Role of the Shirazi Influence in Crafting Swahili Culture on East African Coast: The contribution of Persian language to Kiswahili Phonology and Lexicon." A Conference on The Role of the Shirazi Influence in Crafting Swahili Culture on East African Coast, organized by the Cultural Council of Embassy of the I.R. Iran held in Lamu, Kenya. 2nd - 3rd February, 2011.
  • “Tafsiri katika Fasihi ya Watoto: Mbinu na Mikakati.” A paper presented during a conference on Tafsiri na Ukalimani, organized by CHAKITA, held, at Pwani University College, Kilifi, Kenya12th-13th August, 2010.
  • “Using Children’s Literature in Multilingual Education: The Kenyan situation”. A paper presented during the International Conference on Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challenges and the way forward, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. 22th-23th July, 2010.
  • “Children’s Literature in Kiswahili and Free Primary Education in Kenya: An evaluation.” A paper presented during the marking of ‘Crossroads Africa: Kenya’ at the Institute of African Studies-University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. 9th October, 2009.
  • “The Role and place of Children’s Literature in Kiswahili in Kenyan Primary schools”. A conference organized by Reading For All on Literacy for Community held at the University of Dar Es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. 10th-14th August, 2009.
  • “Swahili Curriculum in Education and Nationalism: The place of Children’s Literature in enhancing Nationalism”. A conference organized by CHAKITA on Swahili Curriculum in Education and Nationalism held at Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Kenya. 6th - 9th August, 2008.
  • “An Examination of the Structure of Eight Selected Bilingual Dictionaries in Swahili” a seminar organized by the Institute of African Studies on African Lexicography, held at the Institute of African Studies, University of Vienna, Austria, 8th, May, 2008.
  • “Mailbox Discourse as a form of Democratic Participation in Society” A paper presented at a workshop on Media and Governance organized by The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) held in Dakar, Senegal. 16th-10th August, 2005.
  • “Convergences and Divergences in Africa: The Place of Kiswahili as a Unifying Language in Africa” a conference on Geopolitical Evolutions of Africa in the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium Organized by The Africa Studies Center held at Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, I.R-Iran. 23rd - 24th November, 2004.
  • “Uteuzi wa vitabu vya Fasihi ya Watoto” A conference on Mabadiliko ya Mitaala ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 28th- 29th April, 2004.
  • “Protecting and Empowering African Languages against Linguistic Genocide: The Kenyan Case. ’’A conference on Protecting and Empowering African Languages organized by LASU held at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 3rd- 4th August, 2003.
  • "The Making of Young Literary Readers in Kenya". A Conference on Change and Renewal in Children’s Literature organized by the International Research Society for Children's Literature (IRSCL) held at Klein Kariba, South Africa, 20th - 24th August, 2001.
 

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

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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

Publications
Papers

  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.
 

Name: Dr. Jacktone Okello Onyango
Title/Qualification: 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, Jacktone Okello, Kihara, David (2021). AKS 317: Standardization of Kiswahili. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, Jacktone Okello, Kihara, David and Kamau, Stephen (2020). AKS 409: Orthography and Lexicography. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, Jacktone Okello and Mbaabu, Ireri (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 
  • 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

  • Juma, James Tom and Jacktone Onyango (2023). “Mchango wa Kiswahili katika Mofofonolojia ya Nominomkopo za Lubukusu.” Katika: Jarida la Afrika Mashariki la Masomo ya Kiswahili, 6(1), 40-58. DOI: https://doi.org/10.37284/jammk.6.1.1162 DOI ya Jarida: https://doi.org/10.37284/2707-3475 Mhariri Mkuu: Prof. Jack Simons; East African Nature and Science Organization: Print ISSN: 2707-3467; Online ISSN: 2707-3475
  • Rais Abdu Salim, Jacktone Onyango and Ireri Mbaabu (2022). “Tathmini ya Uamilifu wa Kiswahili nchini Uganda: Mintarafu, Ueneaji wa Matumizi yake kwenye Asasi ya Uchapishaji.” Katika: Jarida la Afrika Mashariki la Masomo ya Kiswahili, 5(1), 73-83. DOI:https://doi.org/10.37284/jammk.5.1.641 OI ya Jarida: https://doi.org/10.37284/2707-3475 Mhariri Mkuu: Prof. Jack Simons; East African Nature and Science Organization: Print ISSN: 2707-3467
  • Mutuku Fidelis, Jacktone Onyango and Leonard Chacha (2021). “Uhusika katika Vichwa vya Habari za Siasa.” Katika: Jarida la Afrika Mashariki la Masomo ya Kiswahili, 4(1), 58-67. DOI: https://doi.org/10.37284/jammk.4.1.494 DOI ya Jarida:https://doi.org/10.37284/2707-3475 Mhariri Mkuu: Prof. Jack Simons; East African Nature and Science Organization: Print ISSN 2707-3467
  • 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

Other Publications

  • Onyango, J.O., Kihara, D. (2021). AKS 317: Standardization of Kiswahili. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O., Masinde, E. and Nandama, S. (2021). AKS 318: Research Methods. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O., Kihara, D. and Kamau, S. (2020). AKS 409: Orthography and Lexicography. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O. (2012). Hati ya Kanuni za Utoaji Huduma 2012/2013. A Translated Kiswahili Version of Service Charter 2012/2013. Commission for Higher Education, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. (2010). A Book Introduction entitled “Utangulizi.” In: King’ei, K. Misingi ya Isimujamii. Dar es Salaam: Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili, Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. pg. vii-ix. ISBN: 978-9987-531-09-7
  •  Onyango, J.O. (2008). AKS 401: Second Language Learning. (Learning Module: Original version). Institute of Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  •  Onyango, J.O. (2002). AKS 102: Historical Development of Kiswahili. (Learning Module: Original version). Institute of Open Learning, Kenyatta University.

Research

  • Onyango, J.O. 2012: I was appointed by the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority (NACADAA) to participate in a survey on the “Heroin Crisis and the National and Provincial Response: A Rapid Assessment in Kenya’s Coastal Province.” I was engaged in this research project as a Data Transcriber.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2006: Verb Tonology in Olunyala. Ph.D Thesis (Unpublished), Kenyatta University. Courtesy of DAAD Scholarship.
  • Onyango, J.O. 1997: Uziada wa Kisarufi katika Kiswahili cha Wanafunzi wa Kinyala: Mtazamo wa Uchanganuzi Linganuzi. Tasnifu ya Uzamili, Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta. Courtesy of Kenyatta University Scholarship.

 Funded Projects

  • Onyango, J.O. 2006: I also participated in a workshop aimed at developing project proposals for Kenyatta University. My proposal co-authored with Prof. Ireri Mbaabu, which attracted donor funding, was entitled “Institutionalising Quality Assurance at Kenyatta University.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. (2020). “Teaching Mother Tongues in Kenya: The Role of Teacher Training.” A paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference held on 19th – 21st February 2020, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2019: I attended and participated in a Pre-conference on ‘Language in Education’ which was held at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi, on 6th August, 2019.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2019: “Linguistic Challenges in the Writing of Dictionaries in Mother Tongue: The Case of Olunyala.” A Paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference, held on 20th – 22nd February 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya).
  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. 2019: “Teaching Kiswahili as the Only Mother Language in Primary Schools and its Impact on other Mother Languages.” A Paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference, held on 20th – 22nd February 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya).
  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. 2017: “Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Maendeleo ya Afrika Mashariki.” A Paper presented at the 1st International Kiswahili Conference organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission, held on 6th – 8th September 2017 at Golden Tulip – Stone Town Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar (Tanzania).
  • Onyango, J.O. and Mugambi, P.J.M. 2016: “The Role of Kiswahili in the Promotion of Peace, National Cohesion and Development in Kenya.” A Paper presented at the KNATCOM, UNESCO and Kenyatta University’s Culture Symposium, held on 3rd to 5th August 2016 at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2015: “Umuhimu wa Utafiti katika Uandishi wa Vitabu vya Kufundishia Sarufi ya Kiswahili Shuleni.” A Paper presented at the Chama cha Kiswahili Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta (CHAKIKE) Conference, held on 7th March 2015 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “Sifa Muhimu za Nyimbo Maarufu za Kiswahili za Kisasa.” Paper presented at the First International Conference on Researching African literature, held on 11th – 13th December 2014 at Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014:  Attended and participated in the External Peer Reviewers Training Workshop organized by The Commission for University Education. It was held at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya, on 11th – 12th November 2014.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “Maendeleo katika Ukuzaji wa Msamiati wa Kiswahili na Ufundishaji wake Kimataifa.” Paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference, held on 23rd – 24th October 2014 at The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “New Horizons in the Development of Kiswahili Vocabulary.” Paper presented at the Institute of African Studies Conference, held on 6th – 8th August 2014 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “Vizingiti vya Ukuzaji wa Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu na Taasisi za Elimu na Hatua za Kukabiliana Navyo.” A Paper Presented at the Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili Vyuo Vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki – Kanda ya Kenya (CHAWAKAMA – Kenya) Conference, held on 31st January – 1st February 2014 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2013: I successfully completed the course “Teaching Methodology” which covered Teaching Methodology, Setting of Examinations, Administration of Examinations, Marking and Analysis of Scores. It was organized between 28th May and 14th November 2013 by the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Evaluation, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2012: “Nafasi ya Nyimbo za Kiswahili katika Kuleta Uwiano, Utangamano na Maendeleo.” Paper presented at the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference, held on 23rd – 24th  August 2012 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2009: Presented a paper at an International Kiswahili Conference in Kampala, Uganda.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: “Using E-Learning to Learn Kiswahili.” Paper presented during the 1st Regional Conference on E-Learning, held on 18th – 20th November 2008 in Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: “Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili na Ujenzi wa Taifa.” Paper presented at the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference, held on 7th – 9th August 2008 at the Research Institute of Swahili Studies in East Africa (RISSEA), Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: I was invited to participate in a workshop on “Translated Text of the 2003 Convention on Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage,” held on 15th October 2008 at the Kenya Cultural Center, Nairobi (and not KIE as earlier planned).
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: I was invited to participate in a workshop on “Translation into Kiswahili of the UNESCO Convention on Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage,” held on 28th – 29th July 2008 at the Department of Culture Conference Hall, NSSF Building, Nairobi).
  • Between 2008 and 2013, I attended other Kiswahili conferences within and outside Kenya and presented research 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.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2004: I participated in a Summer School training on “Crisis Prevention and Capacity Building for HIV/AIDS Peer Counselling.”

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