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NUPOSSA ATTENDS A DEBATE ON EAST AFRICAN INTEGRATION AT CUEA

Our students' Organization NUPOSA has lead the University students to a workshop entitled the 3rd EAC UNIVERSITY STUDENTS DEBATE ON REGIONAL INTEGRATION ON, which took place between 3rd-5th September 2014 at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).The event attracted students from more than seven universities across the East African region, including Rwanda,Tanzania,Uganda and Kenya.

 

Activity type: 
Co-curricular Activities
Location: 
Nairobi
Contact: 
Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Visit by NUPOSSA to the US Embasy

On 14th  Aug 2014 our student's organization NUPOSA visited US Embassy Library where they were Lectured by the senior librarian Prof Henry on how to access the US e-library, the students were also taken through the physical library at the embassy and they applied for the US library access cards that they can use country wide including the US library corners in Nairobi Central Business District (CBD), Moi University City Campus as well as in Kisumu and Nakuru. The students were encourage to focus on their studies and to engage in more research as young intellectuals. The embassy promised to support the students through availig them access to their libraries services across the country. Attached below is Prof Henry giving lecture.
Activity type: 
Co-curricular Activities
Location: 
Nairobi
Contact: 
Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Lecture by Ambassador Ross from the US, attended by mainly Lecturers from dept. of Political Science and Public Administration

Date and time: 
Fri, 2014-09-05 20:00
Location / Venue: 

LILIAN TOWERS, UNIVERSITY WAY

On this material day, Plitical Science lecturers led by Dr. Fred Jonyo and Dr. Musambayi Katumanga convened at Lilian Towers to welcome Ambassador Ross, who had just arrived from the airport from the US. He immediately too the audience through the world of space technology and the role that Kenya can play in making the space a safer place for the rest of the international community. The audience, who included the US Embassy Political Officer Mr. Nathan Macklin, were considerably enriched following Ambassador Ross's Lecture. Ambassador Ross also observved that he is looking forward to more future engagenements with the Departmet of Political Science.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2014-09-19 21:50

Lecture by Mr. Nathan Macklin, US Embassy Political Officer to MA International Relations Students

Date and time: 
Thu, 2014-07-31 16:00
Location / Venue: 

Gandi Wing 533 (IDS Boardroom)

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2014-09-19 21:08
Pictures of the Event (DO NOT USE): 

Ethnic-Nationalism and Multi-party Politics in Kenya

The process of democratic change in Kenya was marked by a transition from a single party to a multi-party system. This was made possible through the repeal of Section 2A of the constitution in 1991, (Oyugi 1999).This change marked the return of competitive politics which was initially suppressed by the Kenya African National Union (KANU) regime which made it illegal to form any other political party, except for KANU. Re-introduction of multi-partism in Kenya hoped to achieve among other things; political competiveness, enhance democracy, improve governance and creation of an organizational frame work within which other parties could contest for power against Kenya African Union (KANU) (Oyugi 1999)

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THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN AID ON DEMOCRACY IN KENYA

This study seeks to demonstrate the aspect that foreign aid in actual sense does not promote democracy. In retrospect, aid undermines the quality of governance by weakening the institutions of accountability and instead promotes corruption, cronyism and market distortion. Also makes governments more responsible to the donor agencies and governments rather than the citizenry that gave them their mandate. This perpetuates neo~patrimonialism (based on neo-patrirnonialism theory) in most developing countries and especially in Sub-Saharan Africa where leaders establish patronage links with specific bilateral partners.

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