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PhD Defence Seminar - By PhD Candidate - Chrisgone Adede

Droughts, with their increasing frequency of occurrence, especially in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA), continue to negatively affect lives and livelihoods. For example, the 2011 drought in East Africa caused massive losses documented to have cost the Kenyan economy over $12bn.Consequently, the demand is ever-increasing for ex-ante drought early warning systems with not only the ability to offer drought forecasts with sufficient lead times but that are both stable and are of high bias. In this study, we build predictive models one month ahead for both drought severity and drought effects.


Technovataion girls is an international competition for high school girls being run in Kenya by the Safaricom women in tech .It aims at giving high school  girls a platform to showcase their problem-solving skills and to enhance their innovativeness .In teams of about 5,the girls identify a problem in their immediate environment and come up with a mobile-based application that solve  the problem.

Secure Blockchain Ecosystem – The Network is my Computer

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLTs), through recent development, have not only enabled simple transactions, but also complex computation on a network where parties are geographically distant or have no particular trust in each other to interact and exchange value and information on a fully distributed basis with fewer to non-existent central intermediaries.

School of computing and informatics student wins Huawei Networks award 2019

Maluki Muthusi, a 3rd year student from SCI, has bagged the Huawei Network Cloud Track Award 2019. The awards were presented at the Huawei ICT Competition 2019-2020 Kenya Award Ceremony presided over by Principal Secretary for ICT, Jerome Ochieng at the Radisson Blu Hotel on December 16, 2019.

Android basics Boot-camp

Android developers, Juma Allan and Harun Mwangereka who are also part of Android 254 team took the school of computing students through a session on Android basics. They covered a wide range of topics that one must know about Android before learning how to build mobile apps . 

The session was really informative and the facilitators also sponsored 5 students to attend the droidconKe conference next year. This is the largest conference  in subsaharan Africa that brings together Android developers from all over .