KU Closed Indefinitely Following Protests After Student Killed (Photos)

Kenyatta University. [Courtesy]

Kenyatta University (KU) has been(Friday, 17th) closed indefinitely following ‘the continuing nationwide lecturers’ strike that has adversely affected academic activities and heightened agitation among the students.

In a memo dated 16, November 2017, the students had been asked to vacate premises by 9 am this morning(Friday.)

But word has it that there were protests within the campus on Thursday night after one of their own was hit by a boda boda rider and her body dumped on the road side. The students set a building on fire but no casualties were reported.

Read: M-PESA Academy To Host Airbus Training Programme

The learners were also reportedly agitated by Students elections claiming it was not free and fair. The elections have since been cancelled and postponed to an unknown date.

On Wednesday, the institution’s management suspended learning and rescheduled end of semester examinations that were set to begin on Monday, November 20.

Learning was also suspended at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) on Wednesday due to unresolved conflict pitting management against students.


Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to

Written by Eva Nyambura

Content creator at | Passionate about telling the untold story. Lover of life, music and technology. Simplicity is KEY


One Comment

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

KQ Files Appeal Against Reinstatement Of Ex-Fiance Boss Alex Mbugua

Murang’a County Spent Sh6.9Million To Check Rate Of Circumcision