TU-K Research Team Wins Sh9.4m Facebook Grant
A team of researchers from the Technical University of Kenya has won a Sh9.4 million grant from Facebook to study cyber-bullying on Facebook among undergraduate students in Kenyan universities. The research project titled “Pixels hurt more than sticks and stones: confronting cyber-bullying on Facebook” was selected from 189 applications worldwide. The one-year project will investigate the nature, prevalence and effects of cyber-bullying on Facebook among undergraduate students in 16 public and 8 private universities in Kenya. Cyber-bullying is a form of harassment using electronic... Full story on TU-K Research Team Wins Sh9.4m Facebook Grant
Africa preparedness in combating Coronavirus
Communique on Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19)
The Covid-19 is caused by 2019 Novel Corona Virus (2019-nCOV). The virus has spread worldwide. It is transmitted from infected person to others through sneezing, coughing, close personal contact and touching 2019-nCOV contaminated objects. Signs and symptoms appear after about 2-5 days of infection. It causes respiratory disease ranging from mild common cold like illness to severe pneumonia/bronchitis. Fever, chills body aches are common. As of 8 March 2019, 105,828 cases of Covid-19 have been identified, with over 3,500 deaths. China has the highest number of cases. The African... Full story on Communique on Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19)