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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Senior Lecturer
Department of Kiswahili  
P. O. Box 43844-00100, NAIROBI
Cell Phone: 0722839750
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Publications
Books and Learning Materials

  1. 2009: E-Learning Moodle for Marsabit Open Learning centre, AKS 202, communication skills in Kiswahili II. Already uploaded for use by students via E-Learning mode. KENET, July.
  2. 2008: Sheila Ali Ryanga: Dago wa Munje. (Novel) Jomo Kenyatta Foundation. Nairobi. ISBN 9966-22-669-9 (September, 2009, it won KIE award as a school reader for youth)
  3. 2007: Sheila Ali Ryanga : Dhana, Mbinu za Utafiti na Utendakazi wake.( Resource book for research in Kiswahili. Now in putting correction from reviwers)
  4. 2006 : Sheila Ali Ryanga et al. (Assoc. eds.):  Women Writing Africa, the Eastern Africa Volume. Published by Feminist Press. New York.
  5. 2005: Sheila C. W. A. Ryanga and Kawoya V.: Kiswahili Subject Methods (Department of Communication Technology, School of Education.): A module for Institute of Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  6. 2004: Sheila Ryanga: Joy and Her friends. Primary School Reader. Longhorn Publishers. ISBN 9966 49 066 3
  7. 2004: Sheila Ryanga: The Birthday Party. Primary school Reader. Longhorn Publishers. ISBN 9966 49 065 5
  8. 2003: Sheila C. W. A. Ryanga: Kiswahili Language Skills I: A Module for The Institute of Open Learning teaching materials, Kenyatta University.
  9. 2002: FASIHI PU II : Kiswahili Module for Pre-University Course learning material, the Directorate of Self Sponsored programmes, Kenyatta University.

Articles in Journals

  1. 2009: Sheila A. Ryanga: “A Stylistic Analysis of the Ngodya Dance Songs of the Adigo Community of Kenya”  To be published as a Book Chapter:  A Book Project on Stylistic Approaches in African literature and Orature: Critical perspectives. USA.
  2. 2006: Sheila C. Ryanga: Fasihi Simulizi kama chemichemi ya kuendeleza matumizi ya Lugha na Kichochezi cha Uandishi bunifu. In (Eds) Kimani, N; Clara, M; Mbatha, M. Fasihi Simulizi ya Kiswahili. 69 – 81. ISBN 9966 9743 18
  3. 2004: Sheila C. W. A. Ryanga: “Matumizi ya Kiswahili katika Diplomasia”. In Makala ya Siku ya Kiswahili: Kiswahili na Utandawazi, Baraza la Kiswahili la Taifa (BAKITA).Pg. 107 – 126. ISBN 9987 903 12 6
  4. 2002: C. W. Ryanga: “Indigenous Languages and National Identity: The Kenyan Experience.” In Speaking African: African Languages for Development (Ed) Francis Owino, CASAS BOOK SERIES NO. 21, Pg. 53 – 63. ISBN 1-919799-62-1
  5. 2002: S. A. Ryanga: “The African Union in the Wake of Globalisation: The Forgotten Language Dimension” In (Ed. Y. M. Kihore) KISWAHILI, the Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Research, (TUKI) University of Dar es Salaam. Vol. 65; pg. 1 – 15.
  6. 2002: Sheila C. W. A. Ryanga: Reading and Writing: The Connection to Personal, Social and Economic Development., International Journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.. Vol.2, No. 1. ISSN 1563 – 1028.
  7. 2002: Sheila Ryanga: “Ornamental Notion of Kiswahili and the Challenge of Information  Technology.” In ( Ed. Inyani Simala, K. ) , Utafiti wa Kiswahili.: Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa – Kenya (CHAKITA). Moi University Press. pg. 228 – 234. ISBN 9966-854-36-3
  8. 2001: C. W. A. Ryanga: “Reaching Out for Linguistic Identity: The State of Kiswahili in Kenya.” In ((Eds.) N. L. Shitemi et. al), KISWAHILI: A Tool for Development, The Multidisciplinary Approach. Moi University press, Kenya. ISBN 9966-854-199-3
    pg. 24 – 35
  9. 2000 : Charlotte Ryanga: “Towards a Regional Language – Kiswahili in the context of multilingualism and Multiculturalism” In (ed. K.Njogu, C. Momanyi, K. Kinge’I, P. Musau),  Kiswahili Katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja (Kiswahili in the 21st Century), Casas Book Series No. 17pg 208 – 218. ISBN 1 919799-53-2

Conferences and Seminars

  1. 2009: Lecturers Training Workshop, Marsabit Open Learning, E- Learning Project. Kenyatta University, at the new Computer Centre.  By KENET, Kenya. February.
  2. 2009: Workshop on Abstract writing and Publishing in an International Journals. Guest Speaker, Dorothea Kleine, UNESCO chair/ Centre of Research in ICT4D Royal Holloway, University of London. Kenyatta university Conference centre. Kenya, July.
  3. 2009: KENET Instructional Design and Technology Workshop and Launch of the E-readiness 2008 Report for East African Universities. Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. August .
  4. 2008: KEYNOTE ADDRESS: given at the AKALAN SYMPOSIUM ON NATIONAL POLICIES: THE ROLE OF CROSS-BORDER LANGUAGES AND THE PLACE OF LESSER LANGUAGES IN EASTERN AFRICAN REGION. Paper title: “An overview of cross-border languages and their role in regional integration in the Eastern African Region.” Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April.
  5. 2008: CHAKITA Conference. Paper presented, “Kiswahili, Utaifa na mtaala wa Kiswahili”.Fort Jesus Mombasa, Kenya. August.
  6. 2008: Editorial Workshop for the Translation of AFRICA BIBLE COMMENTARY. Paper presented, “Notes on Editing of the African Bible: Observations and experiences from Editing the Kiswahili Version.  WordAlive, Dodoma, Tanzania. Sept.
  7. 2007: CHAKITA Conference: Paper presented, “ Vilugha, Kiswahili sanifu ama Lahaja”. Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya. October.
  8. 2007: Editorial Workshop for the Translation of AFRICA BIBLE COMMENTARY. Paper presented,” Editorial techniques with reference to Bible translation.” Word Alive. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.” Word Alive. Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
  9. 2006: Sheila Ryanga: “English language Proficiency and Gender Disparities in the performance of Primary School Pupils in Kenya.” Presented at the RegionalConference on LanguagePolicy and Education. Theme: The Impact of language Policy on Education. Nairobi Kenya.
  10. 2006: Sheila C. W. Ryanga: “Islam, Culture, and Language : The case of the Digo of the Kenyan Coast.” Presented at the Regional Conference of Islam in Eastern and The Horn of Africa. Held at Kenyatta University, Science Complex. Kenya. August.
  11. 2006: CHAKITA Conference. Paper presented, “Taathira ya Vilugha darasani na Mbinu za Utatuzi katika Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili.”Nakuru, Kenya. October.

 

 

 

 

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


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Research

  1. Research on the Socio-cultural Beliefs as Contributing Factors on the Differences in schooling between Boys and Girls in the Coast of Kenya, OSSREA, 1995 (unpublished)
  2. Research on the Depiction of Muslim Woman in the Kiswahili works Works of Poetry, Ph.D. Thesis, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 1998, (unpublished).
  3. Member of a research team for the Women Writing Africa (WWA) Project, Eastern Africa Region by The Feminist Press, New York, 1999-2002.
  4. Research on trade participation of Female Hawkers in Nairobi Central Business District, CODESRIA, 2002 (unpublished).
  5. Monitoring Research on the use of Text Books in Schools in Kenya. SPRED 111 Text Book Project by The Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Coast Province, Kenya, 2002.
  6. Research on HIV/AIDS and its Impact on the Family in Kenya, AAWORD-Kenya, 2004.
  7. Research on the development of Kiswahili Computer Glossary,Deputy  Co-ordinator, East African Region, 2004, Microsoft East Africa, Nairobi

Publications

  1. Tumaini, 2005, Nairobi, Vide-Muwa Publishers.
  2. Siku ya Wajinga, 2005, Nairobi, Phoenix Publishers.
  3. “Urban Disparities in HIV/AIDS Infection: The bugged towns of Kenya”, 2004, Disparities in Science, Technology, Environment, HIV/AIDS and Education, Association of Third World Studies – Kenya Chapter, Nairobi.
  4. “ Ngome ya Nafsi”, 2004, Mayai Waziri wa Maradhi na Hadithi Nyingine Nairobi, Focus Publishers.
  5. “The Effects of Persians on the Kiswahili Language”, 2004, The Guide, Journal of East Africa, vol.11 no. 11, Dec/Jan.
  6. “Swala la Uana katika Utafiti wa Fasihi ya Kiswahili”, 2002 Utafiti wa Kiswahili, Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA)-Kenya, Nairobi.
  7. Kiswahili katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja, (ed. et al), 2002, Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS).
  8. “The History of the Wataveta: The Hidden Reality”, 2002, Fabula, Journal of Folklore Studies.
  9. Ronald Ngala: Teacher with a Mission, 2002, Nairobi, Sasa Sema Publications.
  10. Tamathali katika Vitendawili, 2001, Nairobi, Didaxis. “Nafasi ya Mwanamke katika Ushairi wa Shaaban Robert”, 2001, Kiswahili, vol.1.no.64, Taasisi ya Uchunguzi wa Kiswahili, TUKI, Dar es salaam
 

Name:  Dr Leonard Chacha Mwita

Department: Kiswahili & Other African Languages

Designation: Senior Lecturer and Deputy Executive Dean,Graduate School    

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Area of Specialization: Tonal phonology, metrical phonology

Research Interests: Bantu linguistics, especially tone, phonology and language change

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PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journals

  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 1992. Umuhimu wa Isimu katika Jamii. Baragumu 1, No. 1 & 2. Kisumu. Maseno University College. Pgs. 18 – 22.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 1995. Chimbuko la Kiswahili. Baragumu 2 No. 1 & 2. Kisumu. Maseno University College. Pgs. 1 – 17.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2007. An Octosyllabic Kuria Praise Poem. UFAHAMU Vol XXXIII Numbers II & III. 126 – 163. ISSN 0041 – 5715.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2007. Prenasalization and the IPA. UCLA Working Papers in Phonetics. Pgs. 58 – 67.
  • Chacha, Leonard. 2007. A Sketch of Kiswahili Comic Discourse in Nairobi. IFRA. Les Cahiers d’Afrique de I’Est, nº 36. Pgs. 1 – 32.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2008. The Adaptation of Swahili Loanwords from Arabic: A Constraint-Based Analysis. Journal of Pan African Studies (JPAS) Volume 2 Number 8. Pp. 46 – 61. ISSN 1942 – 6569.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2012. Noun Tonology in Kuria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol. 2 No. 8. (Special Issue April 2012) 158 – 168. ISSN 2220 – 8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online).
  • Marlo, M.R., Mwita, L.C. & Paster, M. 2014. Kuria Tone Melodies. Africana Linguistica Vol. xx, pp. 277 – 294. (Print and Online).
  • Marlo, M.R., Mwita, L.C. & Paster, M. 2015. Problems in Kuria H Tone Assignment. Natural Language and Linguistics Theory Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 251 – 265. (Print and Online).
  • Chacha, Leonard & Judy Onyancha. 2016. Tathmini ya Lugha ya Kufundishia Kunanzia Shule za Chekechea Hadi Darasa la Tatu Nchini Kenya. CHEMICHEMI IJHSS 10, No. 1, pgs 245 – 254.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha & Odawo, Mark. 2017. Dhima ya Uwili Lugha katika Kufanikisha Mawasiliano: Mifano kutoka Sajili ya Mchezo wa Kandanda. Mulika 2017 Toleo Maalum. Kur. 185 – 198.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2018. The Role Played by Machine Translation Platforms in the Development of Kiswahili Literature. Mwanga wa Lugha 2, No. 2, pp. 109 – 124.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2018. A Morphophonological Analysis of Imbrication in Kuria. Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education 12, No. 2, pp. 25 – 48.
  • Mwita, L.C. & Kanario, P. 2019. Dhanagande na Vichekesho vya Kikabila kama Lugha ya Chuki. katika Obuchi, S., Mwita, M.M. & Noordin, M.M.. (eds) 2019. Mwanga wa Lugha. Moi University Press. Kur 133 – 148.
  • Kurema, Lorna; Osore, Miriam; Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2020. Tathmini ya Uwasilishaji na Upokezi wa Somo la Imla katika Shule za Upili Nchini Kenya. Mulika Na. 39: 112 – 129.
  • Onyoni, M. & Mwita, L.C. 2021. Nomino Ambatani za Kiswahili Zinazokiuka Kanuni ya Kufuta Mabano. East African Journal of Swahili Studies 4(1), 31 – 41.
  • Maitaria, J. N. & Mwita, L.C. 2021. Methali za Kiswahili katika Ubainishaji na Uhifadhi wa Mazingira. Taaluma 1(1): 73 – 82.
  • Kiplimo, C.E. & Mwita, L.C. 2021. Thibitisho la Udondoshaji wa Kihistoria wa Fonimu za Likuidi. East African Journal of Swahili Studies 4(1), 43 – 57.
  • Mutuku, F.K., Onyango, J. & Mwita, L.C. 2021. Uhusika katika Vichwa vya Habari vya Siasa. East African Journal of Swahili Studies Vol. 4(1), 58 – 67.
  • Kiplimo, C.E. & Mwita, L.C. 2022. Athari za Udondoshaji wa Kihistoria wa Fonimu za Likwidi katika Fonolojia Arudhi. East African Journal of Swahili Studies 5(1), 12 – 24.
  • Kimonye, N.N. & Mwita, L.C. 2022. Uchanganuzi wa Kimofosintaksia wa Viangami katika Lugha ya Kiswahili. East African Journal of Swahili Studies 5(1), 1 – 11.
  • Mwai, B.N. & Chacha, L. 2022. Utomilisi wa Lugha kama Chanzo cha Ubadilishanaji Msimbo Miongoni mwa Wanafunzi wa Chuo Kikuu katika Kaunti ya Kiambu. East African Journal of Swahili Studies 5(1), 64 – 72.
  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha, Aidah Mutenyo & Martin Mulei. 2022. Isimu ya Kijani ya Majina ya Miezi katika Rukiga. Jarida la CHAKAMA 1(1), 33 – 44.

University Level Scholarly Books

  • Mwita, L.C. & Malangwa, P.S. 2019. Nairobi. Longhorn Publishers. ISBN 978-9966-31-238-9.
  • Chacha, Leonard et. al. 2012. A Unified Orthography for Bantu Languages of Kenya. Cape Town. The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2011 Verbal Tone in Kuria: Finite and Infinitival Verbs. Saarbrücken. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-8443-9303-3.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita and Paul Musau. 2001. Mbinu za Kisasa za Kufundishia Kiswahili. Nairobi. Kenya Literature Bureau.

Tertiary Level Scholarly Books

  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 1998. Mwongozo wa Tamthilia ya S. A. Mohamed Amezidi. (A Swahili Guide to S.A. Mohamed’s Amezidi) Nairobi. Lectern Publishers. ISBN 9966-901-17-5.
  • Chacha, Leonard. 2003 Mwongozo wa Riwaya ya Katama Mkangi, Walenisi. (A Swahili Guide to G. Mkangi’s Walenisi). Nairobi. Africawide Network. ISBN 9966-9993-4-5.

Book Chapters

  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2012. “Harmonization of Western Kenya Bantu Languages: Tone in Igikuria and Luhya” In Ogechi, N., Oduor, J. and Iribemwangi, P. (ed). The Harmonization and Standardization of Kenyan Languages. Cape Town. The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita 2014. Watangazaji Chale katika Vituo vya Redio vya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Nairobi. Twaweza Communications. Kur. 36 – 49.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita 2017. Tafsiri ya Kisheria. Katika Kandagor, M. Ogechi, N. na Vierke, C. (wah.) Lugha na Fasihi katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja. Moi University Press. Kur. 255 – 266.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita 2018. Tone Terracing in Kuria. In Ndungo, C.M., Mwita, L.C., Ngugi, P.M., Makokha, J.S., & Ngugi, D. (ed.) From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: Trends in African Languages and Literatures. Kenyatta University Press. Pg. 277 – 286.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2018. Lugha za Kiafrika na Maendeleo ya Nadharia ya Fonolojia katika Mwita, L.C., Kandagor, M., Ryanga, S.A. & Maitaria, J.N. (ed.). Isimu na Fasihi ya Lugha za Kiafrika. Moi University Press. Pg. 219 – 228.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2019. The Role of Gender and Language in the Kenyan Political Campaign Discourse Preceeding the August 2017 Elections. In Wamue-Ngare, G., & Kamau, P.W. (ed.). Familiar Tears. Beau Bassin. Lambert Academic Publishing. Pg. 148 – 157.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2019. Utandawazi na Athari zake kwa Kiswahili na Lugha za Kiasili Nchini Kenya. In Kobia, J.M., Kandagor, M., Mwita, L.C., Maitaria, J.M. na Wandera-Simwa, S.P. Uwezeshaji wa Kiswahili kama Wenzo wa Maarifa. Eldoret. Moi University Press. Uk. 143 – 150
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2019. Ukuaji na Ufifiaji wa Nahau za Kiswahili. In Mohochi, E.S., Mukuthuria, M. & Ontieri, J.O. (eds). Kiswahili katika Elimu ya Juu. Moi University Press. Uk. 217 – 227.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Mark Anjejo Odawo. 2020. Tathmini ya Lugha ya Kiswahili katika Kutimiza Lengo la Maendeleo Endelevu la Elimu Bora katika Nchi za Afrika Mashariki. In Kandagor, M. (ed). Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Afrika Mashariki. Dar es Salaam. TATAKI. Uk. 58 – 73.

Refereed Learning Modules

  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita, Pamela Y. Ngugi & Miriam Osore. 2002. AKS 100: Introduction to the Study of Language Module. Institute of Distance and e-Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita, Pamela Y. Ngugi & Miriam Osore. 2021. AKS 110: Introduction to the Study of Language. Interactive Module. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Evaline Mudhune. 2020. AKS 300: Morphology and Syntax. Interactive Module. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Pamela Y. Ngugi. 2003. AKS 400: Sociolinguistics Module. Institute of Distance and e-Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Boniface Ngugi. 2020. AKS 410: Semantics. Interactive Module. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2020. AKS 800: Trends in Linguistic Theory. Interactive Module. Digital School of Virtual and Virtual Open Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2021. AKS 826: Advanced Semantics. Interactive Module. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Osore, Miriam & Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2021. AKS 314. Applied Translation and Interpretation Interactive Module. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning. Kenyatta University.

 Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2000. Usanifishaji Bia wa Kiswahili. In Kiswahili katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja. Cape Town. The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS). Pgs. 46 – 53.
  • Mwangi, Leah, Mwita, Leonard Chacha na Onyango, Jacktone. 2014. Changamoto za Kujifunza Kirai Nomino cha Kiswahili Miongoni mwa Wanafunzi: Mchango wa Vitabu vya Kozi Vilivyoidhinishwa. In Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Nairobi. Twaweza Communications. Pgs. 93 – 104.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2014. Najivunia kuwa Mkenya: Utosarufi, Mtindo au Mabadiliko ya Lugha? In Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Nairobi. Twaweza Communications. Pgs. 179 – 187.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2014. Tafsiri ya Majina ya Kipekee-Uchunguzi Kifani wa Majina ya Nchi. In Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Nairobi. Twaweza Communications. Pgs. 220 – 241.

Secondary School Level Textbooks

  • Mwita, Leonard Chacha. 2012. Lugha ya Kiswahili ECDE-Cheti. Nairobi. Longhorn Publishers. ISBN 996622337-1.

Editorship of a Book or Conference Proceedings

  • Simala, Inyala, Chacha, Leonard na Miriam Osore (eds.) 2014. Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Nairobi. Twaweza Communications.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita (ed.) 2016. Kiswahili na Utandawazi. Nairobi. Twaweza Communications.
  • Mwita, L.C., Kandagor, M., Ryanga, S.A. & Maitaria, J.N. (ed.) 2018. Isimu na Fasihi ya Lugha za Kiafrika. Moi University Press.
  • Ndungo, C.M., Mwita, L.C., Ngugi, P.M., Makokha, J.S., & Ngugi, D. (ed.) 2018. From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: Trends in African Languages and Literatures. Kenyatta University Press.
  • Kobia, J., Kandagor, M. & Mwita, L.C., Maitaria, J.N. & Wandera-Simwa, S.P (eds) 2019. Uwezeshaji wa Kiswahili kama Wenzo wa Maarifa. Moi University Press.
  • Kobia, J., Kandagor, M. & Mwita, L.C. (eds) 2019. Lugha na Fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika. Eldoret. Moi University Press.

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences

  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita na Joseph Nyehita Maitaria. Dhana ya Isimu Ikolojia: Mifano kutoka Afrika Mashariki. A paper presented at the CHAKAMA International Kiswahili Conference held on 7th – 8th November 2019 at Maasai Mara University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita, Aidah Mutenyo na Martin Mulei. Isimu ya Kijani ya Majina ya Miezi katika Rukiga. A paper presented at the CHAKAMA International Kiswahili Conference held on 7th – 8th November 2019 at Maasai Mara University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Petra Kanario. Utani wa Mtandaoni kama Zao la Maendeleo Endelevu ya Teknohama. A paper presented at the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference held on 8th – 9th August 2019 at Karatina University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. 2019. Unresolved Issues of Orthography and Word Division in Igikuria. A paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (ILMD) Conference held on 20th – 22nd February 2019 in Kitui Campus, Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Petra Kanario. Dhanagande na Vichekesho vya Kikabila kama Lugha ya Chuki. A paper presented at the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference held on 9th – 10th August 2018 at Moi University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Pijini zenye Misingi ya Kiswahili na Athari zake. A paper presented at the CHAKAMA International Kiswahili Conference held on 23th – 24th November 2017 at African Dreams Hotel, Dodoma.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Tathmini ya Lugha ya Kiswahili katika Kutimiza Lengo la Maendeleo Endelevu la Elimu Bora katika Nchi za Afrika Mashariki. A paper presented at the first International Conference on Kiswahili organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission held on 6th – 8th August 2017 in Zanzibar.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Utandawazi na Athari zake kwa Kiswahili na Lugha za Kiasili Nchini Kenya. A paper presented at the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference held on 20th – 22nd July 2017 at Kibabii University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita na Anjejo Mark Odawo. Dhima ya Ujozi Lugha katika Kufanikisha Mawasiliano: Mifano kutoka Sajili ya Mchezo wa Kandanda. A paper presented at the CHAUKIDU International Kiswahili Conference held on 20th – 22nd July 2016 at CUEA.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Lugha za Kiafrika na Maendeleo ya Nadharia ya Fonolojia. A paper presented at the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference held on 10th – 12th August 2016 at RISSEA, Mombasa.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita na Judy Onyancha. Tathmini ya Lugha ya Kufundishia Kuanzia Shule za Chekechea hadi Darasa la Tatu Nchini Kenya. A paper presented at the CHAKAMA International Kiswahili Conference held on 14th – 17th October 2015 at Mount Kenya University, Thika.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Tone Terracing in Kikuria. A paper presented at the International Conference on African Languages and Literatures held on 6th – 8th August 2014 at Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Ukuaji na Ufifiaji wa Nahau za Kiswahili. A paper presented at the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference held on 5th – 7th June 2014 at Rongo University College.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Najivunia Kuwa Mkenya: Utosarufi, Mtindo au Mabadiliko ya Lugha. A paper presented at the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference held on 21st – 23rd August 2013 at CUEA, Nairobi.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Theophan Marube. Tafsiri ya Kisheria. A paper presented at the RISSEA International Kiswahili Conference held on 25th – 27th October 2012 in Mombasa.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Peter Muia. Developing Electronic Materials for e-Learning: Marsabit Project Case Study held on 12th October 2012. Nairobi.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Theophan Marube. Mbinu Jumuishi ya Kutafsiri Istilahi za Kiteknolojia. A paper presented at the International Conference on 50 Years of Kiswahili as a Language of African Liberation, Unification and Renaissance held on 4th – 6th October 2012 at the Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam.
  • Chacha Leonard Mwita, na Ahutah Tony. Upekee wa Lugha ya Mikahawa ya Westlands. A paper presented at the 2012 CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference on Kiswahili, Cohesion, Integration and Development held on 23rd – 24th August 2012 at Kenyatta University.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Mikakati ya Kuimarisha Kiswahili kama Lugha Rasmi Nchini Kenya. A paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference on the Teaching of Kiswahili on 10th – 12th August 2011. Nairobi.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Tafsiri ya Majina ya Pekee – Majina ya Nchi. A paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference on Translation and Interpretation on 11th – 13th August 2010, Pwani University College, Kilifi.
  • Chacha Mwita & Michael R. Marlo. Problems in Kuria Tone Assignment. A paper presented during the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America held on 8th – 11th January, 2009 at the Hilton Hotel, San Francisco, USA.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Imbrication in Kuria. A paper presented at the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics held on 22nd – 25th March, 2007, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. USA.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. A Metrical Analysis of a Kuria Praise Poem. A paper presented at the Linguistic Society of the Southwest (LASSO) held on 29th September – 1st October, 2006 at Texas A&M International University, Laredo, USA.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita & Gerald Matti. Utandawazi na Athari zake kwa Kiswahili na Lugha za Kiasili nchini Kenya. A paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference on Globization and Language on 3rd – 5th October 2001, Thompson Falls Hotel, Nyahururu.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Majina ya Kibiashara ya Kiswahili na Miiko. A paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference on Language for Specific needs held on 3rd – 6th October 2000, Fort Jesus, Mombasa.
  • Chacha, Leonard Mwita. Usanifishaji Bia wa Kiswahili. A paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference held on 23rd – 25th September, 1998, Kenyatta University.

Convening and Coordinating Conferences

  • Appointed member of Conference Planning Committee of the International Conference on African Urban Youth Languages and Education which took place on 9th – 13th December 2015, Kenyatta University.
  • Appointed member of Conference Planning Committee of the Conference on Languages with the theme “Foreign Languages in Africa in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges” which took place in February 2014, Kenyatta University.
  • Convener and coordinator of the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference, 23rd – 24th August 2012, Kenyatta University.

Convening and Coordinating Conferences

  • Appointed member of Conference Planning Committee of the International Conference on African Urban Youth Languages and Education which took place on 9th – 13th December 2015, Kenyatta University.
  • Appointed member of Conference Planning Committee of the Conference on Languages with the theme “Foreign Languages in Africa in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges” which took place in February 2014, Kenyatta University.
  • Convener and coordinator of the CHAKITA International Kiswahili Conference, 23rd – 24th August 2012, Kenyatta University.

Participation in Workshops

  • 2021: A Translation and Interpretation Workshop of the Moi University African Cluster Centre held Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret, on 2nd – 3rd December 2021.
  • 2021: A Capacity Building Workshop for Kiswahili Writers for the Strengthening of Kiswahili as the National and Official Language of Kenya held at the Hadassah Hotel, Nairobi, on 11th and 12th November 2021
  • 2021: A Capacity Building Workshop in University Registry Systems Including Information & Skills Exchange at the University of Dar es Salaam held on
  • 2018: Strategy Development, HEInnovate Workshop held on the 1st and 3rd October
  • 2018 at the BSSC, Kenyatta University.
  • 2018: HEInnovate Assessment Tool Workshop held on the 19th July 2018 at the BSSC,Kenyatta University.
  • 2018: Trends in Kenya Youth Language Practices Workshop held on the 19th – 20th June
  • 2018 at the BSSC, Kenyatta University.
  • 2017: Morphosyntactic Variation in Eastern Bantu Languages Workshop on 13th – 15th September 2017 at the University of Dar es Salaam.
  • 2016: Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 on 27th June 2016 at Kenyatta University.
  • 2016: Tone in African Languages Workshop on 16th – 17th May 2016 at Kenyatta University.
  • 2013: Kiswahili for Regional Integration Symposium on 13th – 18th May 2013 at Arusha.
  • 2012: Workshop to develop Interactive Video Learning and Teaching Resources in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing for Forms 1 and 2 held on 29th September to 16th October 2012 at the Kenya Institute of Education.
  • 2012: Workshop to Sensitize Kenyatta University Management on Open Access and Institutional Repository held on 31st August 2012 at the Kenyatta University Post
    Modern Library.
  • 2012: Workshop on Open Access and Institutional Repository held on 29th and 30th August 2012 at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi.
  • 2012: CASAS Kenyan Languages Orthography Workshop held on 11th – 12th June 2012 at the Fairview Hotel, Nairobi.
    2012: Workshop on Performance Contracting for MB, Deans, Directors, Chairmen of Departments and Heads of Sections held on 21st – 22nd March 2012 at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi.
  • 2009: Kiswahili Regional Symposium on “Kiswahili: the Testimony of Afro-Arab Relationship” held on 14th – 15th December 2009 at the Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.2009: A Working Management Retreat (Deans, Associate Deans, Chairpersons, Full Professors, Directors) from 2nd – 6th December 2009 at the North Coast Hotel,Mombasa.
  • 2009: 2nd Session of the Open Learning Module Writing and Vetting Workshop held on 19th – 20th November 2009 at the Students Computer Centre, Kenyatta University.
  • 2009: The Open Learning Module Writing Training of Trainers (TOT) and Vetting Workshop held on 2nd to 6th November 2009 at the Students Computer Centre,Kenyatta University.
  • 2009: TLF – Google Swahili Translation Workshop held on 5th and 12th September 2009, at the Google Office, Nairobi.
  • 2009: A Workshop on Management of University Departments conducted by Center for Capacity Development in Higher Education at KUCC on 19th to 21st August 2009.
  • 2009: Instructional Design and Technology Workshop held at Safari Park Hotel on 11th – 12th August 2009.
  • 2009: Workshop on Harmonization of Kenyan Languages organized by The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) held on 10th July 2009 at Fairview Hotel.
  • 2009: Multimedia Content Development Training Workshop held on 9th to 13th February 2009, Student Computer Centre, Kenyatta University.
  • 2009: Marsabit Open Learning Project Workshop held on 8th January 2009 at the Kenyatta University Open Learning Centre.
  • 2002: Primary and Secondary Syllabus Development Workshop – 24th February to 9th March 2002 at the Mombasa Beach Hotel.
  • 2003: Workshop for East African Kiswahili Academicians held on 5th – 6th July 2003 at the Eland Hotel, Arusha.
  • 2001: Editorial Workshop: Kufundisha Kiswahili – Mwongozo kwa Mwalimu held on 10th – 14th April 2000 at the Kenya Literature Bureau premises. Participation in Seminars
  • 2018: Attended Postgraduate Seminar held at the Shanghai Normal University, African Studies Center on 23rd - 29th September 2018 and presented a paper Kenya –China Relations: A Springboard to Industrialization in Kenya.
  • 2011: Attended Seminar on the Alignment of the Kenyatta University Strategic and Vision Plan to the 2010 Constitution of Kenya held on 13th September 2011 at the Kenyatta University Business and Student’s Services Centre.
  • 2011: Attended Seminar on the Institutionalization of Corporate email addresses held on 12th September 2011 at the Kenyatta University Business and Student’s Services Centre.
  • 2011: Chaired, School of Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Seminar held on 9th June 2011 in the School Boardroom.
  • 2009: Attended a 5 Day Management Working Retreat on 2nd – 6th December 2009 at the North Coast Hotel Mombasa.
  • 2010: Attended Seminar on Academic Publishing in UK/USA based International Journals, facilitated by Dr. Dorothen Kleine at the KUCC Hall in 2010.
  • 2009: Attended ISO 14001:2004 Awareness Seminar, 2009.
  • 2008: Attended and presented a seminar paper entitled ‘Predictability in the Kuria Tone System’ at the Linguistics Department, University of California, Los Angeles on 2nd May, 2008.
  • 2001: Attended a Medicine and Literature Symposium at the New Amref Training Centre on 15th November 2001.
  • 2001: Attended a seminar organized by the Kenya Publishers Association during the Nairobi International Book Fair 2001 with the theme: African Writing –Breaking the Barriers” on the 28th September 2001 at the Landmark Hotel.
  • 1997: Attended and presented a seminar paper entitled ‘Majina ya Majisifu katika Majigambo ya Kikuria’ Seminar paper in the Kiswahili Department, Kenyatta University, in March 1997


Title/Qualifications: Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: Kiswahili 
Contact Address: Kenyatta University, P.O BOX 43844 NAIROBI
Telephone: 0722663065/0733 469728
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Position: Senior Lecturer
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Conference/Workshops Attended

  • 2014:An Intternational Conference on Embracing African Languages in the 21st Century, August 6th-8th 2014 at Kenyatta University. Theme: From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014.
  • 2014:CHAKITA International Conference at the Institute of Curriculum Development, October 23rd-24th 2014,Nairobi. Theme: Kiswahili and Globalization.
  • 2014:An International Conference at Pwani University, December 11th-13th 2014, Kilifi.Theme: Researching African Literatures in the 21st Century.
  • 2014:An International Conference at the Research Institute of Swahili studies, December 17th-19th 2014. Mombasa, Theme: Back to the basics.
  • 2014:An International Conference of Chama Cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki{CHAKAMA}
  • 2012:   Kongamano la Chama cha Kiswahili cha Kitaifa (CHAKITA), Agosti 2012.
  • 2012:  Kongamano la The 2nd Research Institute of Swahili Studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA) Swahili International Conference, National Museums Of Kenya, Mombasa.
  • 2012:   Kongamano la CHAKIKE juu ya Kiswahili na maendeleo ya kiuchumi nchini Kenya katika Chuo kikuu cha Kenyatta mnamo tarehe 9/03/2012.
  • 2012:   A strategic planning workshop on traininig secondary school management held at Bungoma Tourist Hotel between 16th - 20th April 2012
  • 2011:    A Conference on “Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki, (CHAKAMA), Hotel Bontana, Nakuru, Kenya, 13th – 15th Oct.
  • 2011:    Workshop for School Managers organized by the Ministry of Educaiton, 7th July, at St. Luke’s Kimilili Boys High School.
  • 2010:    A Seminar of Wataalamu wa Mashairi on “Hali ya Ushairi wa Kiswahili wa Kiswahili: Jana na Leo” at Goethe Institute, Nairobi.
  • 2009:    A Seminar whose theme was “The Role of Universities in the Realization of Kenya’s Vision 2030 held on 24th – 25th November.
  • 2009:    Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki Conference held in Kampala Uganda (14th – 16th October 2009) whose main theme was “Kiswahili na Maendeleo”.
  • 2009:    A Seminar on “Research” organized by the Centre for Research (13th February) at Kenyatta University Conference Centre.

Articles in Refereed Journals:

  • An Assessment of conditions requisite for learning Kiswahili Language by Learners with hearing impairement in Mumias Primary School for the deaf in Kakamega County. ISBN 2351-8014, volume 11,, no. 1, 1 Oct. 2014, pp. 8-18. International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research.`
  • Review of ‘Miale ya Uzalendo’ in Chemichemi Internal journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, volume 3, no.1, 2006, ISBN 1563 – 1028, Kenyatta university.
  • “Language and Kiswahili free-Verse: Types of Challenges and the Way Forward”, in Disparities in Developing Countries: Types, Changes and the Way Forward Vol. 1, 2004. ISBN 9966-9969-18, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • “Language and Transition Politics in Kenya”, pp 150-155 in The Independent Review, Vol. 2 No. 2 of 2002. ISSN, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • “The Evolution and Development of a Civic Education Discourse in the East African Region”, pp 141 – 149 in the Independent Review, Vol, 2. No. 2 of 2002 ISSN, Nairobi, Kenya.

Published Books

  • Ufundishaji wa Ushairi katika Shule za Upili wa Vyuo, (2007), Taaluma Publishers, Eldoret, Kenya: ISBN 9966-7050 – 66.
  • Mawanda ya ISIMU-Jamii (2007) Taaluma Publishers, Eldoret, Kenya. ISBN 9966-7050-4-X.
  • Swahili Poetry (2006). A Module for the Institute of Open Learning. Kenyatta University.
  • Taaluma ya Utafiti, Longhorn (Forthcoming).

Book Chapter

  • 2011: Kadhia ya Sikujua katika Mwavyaji wa Roho na Hadithi Nyingine. Leonard Sanja (Mhariri). Focus Publications, ISBN: 9966-01-157-9, Nairobi, Kenya.

Papers Presented

  • “Uhistoria mpya na utafiti wa ushairi wa Kiswahili, Pwani University- December 10th-  13th  2014. Theme: Researching African Literatures in the 21st Century.  
  • “Masuala-nyeti katika ushairi wa Kisawhili, RISSEA, December 17th-19th , 2014,Mombasa. Theme: Back to the basics.
  • “Tishio la Teknolojia mpya kwa fasihi simulizi, RISSEA, December 17th-19th 2014, Mombasa.Theme: Back to the basics.
  • “Language Culture and Identity: A case of Lubukusu and Bukusu Circumcision ceremony.” An International Conference on African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century, August 6th-8th 2014, Kenyatta University.
  • “ Kiswahili na Utandawazi” CHAKITA conference, October 23rd-24th 2014, Kenya Institute of Cirriculum Development.
  • “Usawiri wa Ukimwi katika Ua la Faraja na Kala Tufahu (Bontana Hotel, Nakuru), 14th October 2011.
  • “Ubunifu katika Ushairi-huru” presented at Goethe Institute during the Seminar of Wataalamu wa Ushairi, Sept. 2010.
  • “Ushairi-huru na Swala la Uhakiki aktika Taaluma ya Ushairi wa Kiswahili”.  Presented during the CHAKAMA Conference (14th – 16th October) 2009, Kampala, Uganda.
  • “Kiswahili katika Ukuzaji wa Demokrasia na Uhuru wa Kibinafsi Nchini Kenya”.  Presented during the CHAKAMA Conference (14th – 16th October 2009), Kampala, Uganda.
  • “Kiswahili katika Ujenzi wa Utaifa na Utangamano”.  Presented during the CHAKITA Conference (6th – 8tth August), 2008, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “Ufundishaji wa Ushairi katika Shule za Upili”.  Presented during the Kiswahili Teachers Seminar, (6th – 9th February, 2006), Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “Language, Literature and Development in Africa: A Case of Kiswahili Poetry in East Africa”.  Presented at the ATWS Conference (14th – 15th September, 2004), Baraton University.
  • “Fasihi Simulizi na Utamaduni: Sherehe ya ‘Khuswala Kumuse’ (Matanga) Miongoni mwa Wabukusu”.  Presented during CHAKITA Semina (29th September – 2nd October 2004).
  • “Ushairi, Utahini na Urekebishaji wa Mitaala katika Shule za Upili”.  Presented during the Kiswahili National Conference 27th – 28th February, 2004) at Kenyatta University.
  • Language and Swahili Free-Verse: Disparities, Implications and the Way Forward”.  Presented during the ATWS Conference (17th – 19th September, 2003) at Kenyatta University.
  • “Ushairi wa Kiswahili: Maendeleo na Mabadiliko ya Maudhui”.  Presented during the Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar (October, 13th – 16th 2003).
  • “Ushairi wa E. Kezilahabi: Maswala ya Uongozi”.  Presented during the Departmental Seminar (2nd April, 2001), Kenyatta University.
  • “Kiswahili na Demokrasia Nchini Kenya”.  Presented during the Laikipia International Conference (2nd – 6th October, 2001), Nyahururu.
  • “Uteuzi wa Inkishafi: Kiezo cha Historia”.  Presented during the Departmental Seminar (22nd November, 2000), Kenyatta University.
  • “Ushairi wa Kiswahili: Maendeleo ya Maudhui na Muundo 1967 – 1996”.  Presented during Departmental Seminar (May, 1996), Kenyatta University.
  • “The National Language Situation: the Case of Kiswahili”.  Presented during Departmental Seminar, (May 1996), Kenyatta University.
  • “Bukusu Circumcision Rituals: A Sociolinguistic Approach”.  Presented during Departmental Seminar (May 1995), Kenyatta University.

 

 

 

 

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

 

Publications
Books

  1. Ndungo, C.M. na Mugambi, P.J.M. (2005). Hazina ya Kiswahii. Kitabu cha Mwanafunzi. Longman. Kenya: Nairobi
  2. (2004). Uhondo wa Kiswahli. Kitabu cha Mwanafunzi cha Kidato cha 2. Macmillan Publishers: Nairobi.
  3. (2004). Uhondo wa Kiswahili. Kitabu cha Mwanafunzi. Kidato cha 3. Macmillan Publishers: Nairobi
  4. Ndungo C.M. na Wafula, R.M. (1993). Nadharia ya Fasihi Simulizi. University of Nairobi Press: Nairobi.
  5. (1993). Tanzu za Fasihi Simulizi. University of Nairobi Press: Nairobi.
  6. Ndungo, C.M. na Mwai, W. (1991). Historical and Modern Development of Kiswahili Nairobi University Press: Nairobi.
  7. (1991). Misingi ya Nadharia ya Fasihi, Nairobi University Press: Nariobi.

Chapters in Books

  1. Ndungo, C.M. (2006). “Matumizi ya Tamathali za Usemi katika Lugha ya Kisiasa”.
  2. (2006). The Image of Women in African Oral Literature: A Case of Gikuyu Oral Literature in OSSREA. Gender Issues Research Report Series No. 23.
  3. (2006). “Kiswahili as a Tool for Regional Integration and Cooperation in the East African Region” in Sure-Kembo et. al. Language Planning for Development in Africa. Moi University Press: Eldoret.
  4. (2005). “Gender Dimensions in Higher Education Management” in KDSA. Re-Invigorating the University Mandate in Globalising Environment. Challenges, Obstaces and Way Forward. DAAD, Nairobi.
  5. (2004). “HIV/AIDS and Its Impact on the Family in Kenya”. AAWORD: Nairobi.
  6. (2004) “Gender Roles and Feminization of HIV/AIDS Management” in Status of Environmental Health Education in Eastern African Region, Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. Department of Environmental Health, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  7. (2003) “Song: An Agent in Social Deconstruction of Gender”. In Disparities in Developing Countries. Types: Challenges and the Way Forward. Association of Third World Studies: Nairobi.
    (2001). “Usawiri wa uana katika Magari ya Umma” in
  8. (1996). “Kisasi” in King’ei, G.K. and Wafula, R.M. (Wahariri). Pendo la Heba. Chama cha Waandishi wa Kenya: Nairobi.

Executive Dean

Dr. Richard M. Wafula 
Executive Dean School of Law, Arts and Social Sciences
 

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Deputy Executive Dean


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