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KU Closed Indefinitely Following Protests After Student Killed (Photos)

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
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.

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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.

 

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