In Kenya, groundnut farming has been a domain of small scale farmers in the western parts of the country however, Egerton University, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has been working on bringing the crop to farmers in Turkana County.
On January 8 2022, the Egerton community worldwide paused for two hours to pay tribute and remember in prayers the late Mahedi (Medi) Gilani. Mr. Gilani passed away on Saturday January 1, 2022, and was laid to rest in Nairobi.
Oldest institution of higher learning in Kenya: Egerton University is Kenya’s oldest institution of higher learning having been started in 1939 as a Farm School by a British national called Lord Maurice Egerton of Tatton who settled in Kenya in the 1920’s. In 1950 it was upgraded to an Agricultural College offering Diploma courses.
Egerton Radio will host 15 journalism interns who have been selected and placed at the station under the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) paid-up internship programme.
A section of medical professionals in Nakuru county have agreed to work closely with the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) in helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) to access justice.
A section of the Nakuru County Security team visited Egerton’s Nakuru Town Campus College (NTCC) on Tuesday 5th October, for a courtesy call.
Led by the Nakuru County Police Commander Beatrice Kiraguri, the team held talks with a team from NTCC on different ways of collaborating to ensure safety for all the staff and students at the campus.
Beneficiaries of the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) want it to be expanded in order to reach more people.
In a meeting held on Friday 8th October at the CMRT Hall at the Egerton Njoro Campus, the beneficiaries told the FOLLAP team that the project was very helpful to communities and they would like it to be rolled out more to the grassroots.