African governments need to be sensitized and advised on the critical role played by Universities in development. This were the sentiments expressed by the University of Nairobi’s Vice-chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama when he met the Secretary General, Association of African Universities (AAU), Prof. Olusola B. Oyewole.
We have read and seen what robots can do. Well now, robots can be used enhance the teaching- learning process following a live demonstration by the University of Nairobi’s Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, in partnership with the Institute of Psychology at the University of Komblez-Landau Germany. This is already happening in China.
As a taboo topic across Africa, the programme has made important strides towards raising the profile of stillbirth across Africa, to build capacity for medical workers to train about the prevention of fistula and create awareness on these sensitive issues in the society.
Finance and women’s businesses as well as the role of government in policy were some of the interesting discussions held during the launch. Some of the panelists actively involved in these discussions were Ms. Anna N.Amashinde, Mr. Anhony Kiogora and Ronald Inyangala from the treasury. Prof Bitange Ndemo also made an insightful presentation titled Innovation and use of technology in women’s businesses.