Isaac Kuria

About Isaac Kuria

Isaac Kuria, MSc. is a Computer Scientist based at Mama Ngina University College (MNUC) with extensive knowledge in Computing Systems, Networks, Project Management, Web Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Search Engine Optimization and ICT Change Management. Isaac Kuria leads the ICT team with strategic and operational plans, ensuring the University technological needs are met with cost-effective, reliable, and customer-focused solutions.



Mama Ngina University College (MNUC) is a constituent College of Kenyatta University that was established by Legal Notice No. 193 issued in accordance with the University Act No. 42 of 2012 and published as the Mama Ngina University College Order on September 2021. The University College invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to take up part time teaching positions in the following fields; Nursing and Medical related areas, Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business, Economics, Psychology, Public Policy, Governance, Education and Natural Sciences. DOWNLOAD JOB ADVERT JOB APPLICATION PORTAL




Mama Ngina University College (MNUC) is a constituent College of Kenyatta University that was established by Legal Notice No. 193 issued in accordance with the University Act No. 42 of 2012 and published as the Mama Ngina University College Order on September 2021. The University College seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following position in the Library Department. DOWNLOAD JOB ADVERT JOB APPLICATION PORTAL

POST OF ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN – GRADE 11. REF: MNUC/LD/001/20242024-05-14T18:59:20+00:00

Visit to the African Agribusiness Incubators Network in Kampala-Uganda


Dr. Ratemo Makiya who is in charge of the School of Pure and Applied Sciences at Mama Ngina University College has just concluded a visit to the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) in Kampala-Uganda on a promising note. The visit sought to strengthen ties established by Dr. Ratemo during recent multinational workshops on Strengthening Agribusiness Incubation Ecosystems in Africa held in Kampala-Uganda and in the Republic of Ireland. Dr. Ratemo participated in the two workshops under the sponsorship of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation) and SFSI (Sustainable Food Systems Ireland). Today's visit explored emerging areas for collaboration between Mama Ngina University [...]

Visit to the African Agribusiness Incubators Network in Kampala-Uganda2024-06-03T08:06:33+00:00



MNUC, led by the Principal Prof. Zipporah Ng’ang’a, conducted its 3rd annual tree planting at Theta Dam in Kinale Forest with the support of the Gatundu Water and Sanitation Company on Friday 26 th April, 2024. The University College was able to plant a total of 3,000 seedlings, donated by Equity Bank (Gatundu Branch), in the area surrounding the dam.


Accreditation of MNUC as a TVET Center


Officials from the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) visited MNUC for an inspection tour as the University College looks forward to be accredited to offer Diploma and Certificates as a TVET centre. Chaired by the Principal, Prof. Zipporah Ng’ang’a, the meeting delved on fine –tuning key areas of focus that will fast –track the launch of the TVET Directorate ensuring it meets  TVETA regulatory standards. MNUC TVET Directorate will start Diploma/Certificate programmes on Accounting, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Information Science, Marketing Management, Record management once accredited by TVETA.  

Accreditation of MNUC as a TVET Center2024-04-11T13:06:29+00:00

KIEP-SKIES Rapid Tech Skills Program Students Orientation at MNUC


The Principal of Mama Ngina University College, Prof. Zipporah Ng'ang'a addressed the first cohort of the KIEP-SKIES Rapid Tech Skills Program and officially welcomed them to the institution. The Principal congratulated the KIEP-SKIES scholars for securing the scholarships among the thousands that were also interested, but were not fortunate. The Principal encouraged the students to exploit the institution's facilities and other resources at their disposal, to advance their training objectives especially the library and computer laboratories. The Principal also emphasised that the institution has high quality of standards that will be strictly applied in the delivery of the program to guarantee [...]

KIEP-SKIES Rapid Tech Skills Program Students Orientation at MNUC2024-04-10T06:54:35+00:00

Science Technology & Innovation (SIT) Workshop at MNUC


MNUC held an STI workshop on Friday 15th March, 2024. The theme of the workshop was “Strengthening Innovation Through Research Collaborations.” Additionally, staff were sensitized on the “Policy on Motivating Staff to Conduct Research” by the Chairperson of the STI Committee Prof. Thomas Sakwa. The topics covered included Enhancing Innovation through Development of strategic partnerships and collaborations by Prof. Maina Mwangi -Director of Innovation, Incubation & University Industry Linkages, Kenyatta University, Intellectual Property Rights and Privileges by Ms Wahome Wangechi Founder Anza Village and Intellectual Property Rights Management: Enhancing value, leveraging on potential by David Cheboryot East Africa Manager, E4Impact Foundation.

Science Technology & Innovation (SIT) Workshop at MNUC2024-04-08T14:09:17+00:00

Mama Ngina University set for expansion as State promises to compensate land owners


From left: Gatundu South MP Gabriel Kagombe, Mama Ngina University College Principal Prof Zipporah Ng'ang'a and other varsity officials at the institution in Mutomo village, Gatundu South. Mutomo residents in Gatundu South who ceded their land parcels for expansion of Mama Ngina University College can now heave a sigh of relief after the Government indicated that they’ll receive KSh2.12 billion compensation. Expansion of the institution has been delayed for close to two years due to delays in compensating the land owners. The Government through the Ministry of Education (MoE) acquired some 40 acres of the adjacent land for expanding the university, [...]

Mama Ngina University set for expansion as State promises to compensate land owners2024-04-05T07:16:48+00:00

MNUC ISO 2015 Certification


MNUC continues to establish a Quality Management System for effective and efficient service delivery, continuous improvement, as well as achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification. Today the University College held a Top Management briefing session led by our Principal Prof Zipporah Ng’ang’a, and facilitated by the ISO consultant Mr. C.K Mwangi.  

MNUC ISO 2015 Certification2024-04-05T09:14:47+00:00

The KIEP-SKIES Rapid Tech Skills


The KIEP-SKIES Rapid Tech Skills for the 2024 Cohort commenced today at Mama Ngina University College. The program is funded by World Bank in collaboration with the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry (MITI),  State Department for Industry (STI). The placed students who are benefiting from the World Bank grant were inducted by facilitators from the School of Pure and Applied Sciences led by Dr Ratemo Makiya who is the a PI and technical lead of the implementing unit of the project. The excited beneficiaries of the 2024 cohort were taken around to appreciate the resources at their disposal to undertake [...]

The KIEP-SKIES Rapid Tech Skills2024-04-02T13:54:28+00:00



Mama Ngina University College today hosted two Belgium-based experts in business intelligence and cybersecurity (Inas Djelloul - Project Lead and Patrick Nenezic - SECUTEC company representative). The team drawn from VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel , met with undergraduate students of the School of Computing and Informatics to give global insights around cyber security tools and critical soft skills needed in today's world. The team also had a courtesy call with the Principal - Prof. Zipporah Ng'ang'a who emphasised the value of collaboration and promised maximum support to foster MOUs and MOAs for joint research and exchange programs among others. #MNUC2024 [...]

MNUC COLLABORATION2024-03-29T05:02:49+00:00

Business Process Re- Engineering Training


The Ministry of Public Service and Delivery Management conducted a training at MNUC on Wednesday 27th March, 2024 with the University College’s Digitalization Committee. The training centered on Business Process Re- Engineering was facilitated by officials from the Ministry; Ms. Betty Soita: Secretary, Public Service Transformation and Ms. Christine Kaari, Programme Officer.

Business Process Re- Engineering Training2024-03-28T06:35:28+00:00



Joseph Mumu a Second Year Bcom Student at MNUC wins Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the year 2023/2024 and Shem Atoyo, SAMNUC Sports Congress person lead the most disciplined team of the season. Congratulations to all the teams that represented MNUC for the first time in KUSA league season 2023/2024.

REWARDING THE BEST2024-03-27T11:35:42+00:00

Belgian Embassy Visit


Dr Ratemo Makiya from Mama Ngina University College,   engaging with Professor Michaël Dooms and team of visiting postgraduate students of the Vrije Universitieit Brussel (VUB) - one of the top public universities in Brussels, Belgium. The networking event explored possible opportunities for collaboration and took place on 26th March 2024 at the Belgium Embassy. Local partners from various sectors were present including Ms Maina who is a member of the Senate. The engagement was courtesy of the Ambassador of The Kingdom of Belgium (H.E Mr. Peter Maddens) and The Trade Commissioner (Mr. Ivan Korsak).  

Belgian Embassy Visit2024-03-27T10:50:40+00:00

The New Principal and Deputy Principal Installation Ceremony 21st March 2024


  It is with great pride that we officially welcomed our new Principal, Prof. Zipporah Ng'ang'a, and Deputy Principal, Prof. Thomas Sakwa to the MNUC family at their installation ceremony that took place recently. The installation gave us an opportunity to meet our new Chancellor, Amb. Dr. Francis K. Muthaura, graced by MNUC Chairman of Council, Dr. David A. Oginde, KU Vice Chancellor  Prof. P.K Wainaina,  the area MP G.G wa Kagombe, various community representatives and stakeholders who came to welcome the new team.  

The New Principal and Deputy Principal Installation Ceremony 21st March 20242024-05-31T05:52:26+00:00



KUSA Nairobi North Conference 2023/2024 Results Mama Ngina University College (MNUC) made its debut in KUSA Nairobi North Conference League for the year 2023/2024 in various discipline and managed to walk away with the most Discipline trophy overall. The University College also managed to produce the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the same League. Joseph Mumo walked away with the MVP University Sports Day:    THEME: “Sports for Healthy and Active Lifestyle” The University College marked its 2nd Edition of its sports day that was held on Saturday 23rd March 2024. The event featured the School of Health Science (SHS), School [...]

MNUC SPORTS PERFORMANCE 2023/20242024-05-10T15:35:28+00:00

International Women’s Day at MNUC


The 2024 International Women's Day celebrations were held by MNUC Members of Management, students and staff on Friday 8th March, 2024 in the MNUC. The celebrations culminated with a presenation  aligned to the this year's theme"Invest in Women, Accelerate Progress" Dr. Ruth Mbugua -Dean, School of Nursing who was the keynote speaker delivered a speech on gender equality which served as the pinnacle of the event. With her unparalleled expertise and passion, she illuminated the audience with insights and perspectives that resonated deeply with the theme. Her words were not merely informative but transformative, igniting a renewed commitment to advancing gender equality. [...]

International Women’s Day at MNUC2024-03-15T07:35:41+00:00

MNUC Leadership and Politics Club Visit to Kenya National Assembly and Senate on 6th March 2024


On 6th of March 2024, the Leadership and Politics Club had an educational visit to the National Parliament. The tour was divided into two sessions; morning session visit to the Senate and the afternoon session to the National Assembly. During the morning session at the Senate, the club members were recognized by the Speaker of the Senate. Youthful Senator Lemaletian Hezena, who identified with the students as a fellow comrade, graciously welcomed the team to the Senate gallery. She inspired the students to aim higher in their studies and pursue their academic goals with renewed vigor. In the afternoon session at [...]

MNUC Leadership and Politics Club Visit to Kenya National Assembly and Senate on 6th March 20242024-03-15T12:53:11+00:00

Miss and Mr. MNUC!


The grand finale of MNUC's Culture Week was concluded on 1st March 2024 and culminated with the crowning of Mr. and Miss Culture MNUC, a momentous occasion celebrating diversity and unity within our esteemed institution. This captivating event brought together students from all walks of life to showcase their unique cultural backgrounds, talents, and traditions. Our finalists, Miss Silvia Nyaga and Mr. Silus Ngosila embody the spirit of cultural pride and appreciation, celebration of identity, pride, they are the ambassadors of Mama Ngina rich Culture. Let's embrace our heritage together and revel in the splendor of diversity.

Miss and Mr. MNUC!2024-03-08T07:21:01+00:00

World Bank Funded SKIES Rapid Tech Skills Development Program at MNUC


Mama Ngina University College is among eight universities across Kenya implementing the SKIES Rapid Tech Skills Development Program funded by the World Bank. Dr Ratemo Makiya Cyprian, who's in charge of the School of Pure and Applied Sciences, is a Principal Investigator in the project and will be leading the implementation of the program at Mama Ngina University College. The SKIES Rapid Tech Skills program seeks to retool two hundred and sixty-seven (267) techies selected across the country and will equip them with critical ICT skills for the fast-evolving job market. The areas of focus will include; cybersecurity, software engineering, data [...]

World Bank Funded SKIES Rapid Tech Skills Development Program at MNUC2024-03-21T13:44:41+00:00

National Cohesion and National Values Training


The MNUC National Cohesion and National Values committee undergoes training facilitated by Mr. Boniface Kamau & Mr. Kelvin Njoroge from the Directorate of National Cohesion and Values under the Executive Office of the President. The training is aimed at strengthening the committee's abilities in better implementing its mandate at the University College. #MNUC2024 #nationalvalues #cohesion #training

National Cohesion and National Values Training2024-03-08T08:03:29+00:00

HiETeC-2024 Conference.


Dr. Ratemo Makiya, MNUC  Senior Lecturer in the School of Pure and Applied Sciences with the DVC ARSA (Open University of Kenya), and other special guests during the HiETeC-2024 conference. Dr. Ratemo and the other panelists drawn from academia and industry were addressing issues around the application of online pedagogy to impact on the learner's behavior in Distance Education. The HiETeC-2024 conference was jointly organized by Daystar University and AMREF University. The theme of the conference was: Adoption of Disruptive Education Technologies and Pedagogical Skills In a Transformative Higher Education Ecosystem

HiETeC-2024 Conference.2024-03-04T08:24:15+00:00

MNUC’s 1st Cultural Week 28th Feb- 1st March, 2024.


Our First Cultural Week has been ongoing since Wednesday with our students pulling out all the stops. They've quite frankly outdone themselves. We have learned from each other, tried foods from across the country, danced, and sang together. More updates to come, stay tuned. #MNUC2024 #culture #CulturalDiversity #CulturalCelebration #culturalweek2024

MNUC’s 1st Cultural Week 28th Feb- 1st March, 2024.2024-03-08T08:27:44+00:00

National Substance Use Prevention Week


During this week MNUC fraternity came together to campaign against substance abuse in our communities resonating with the theme "National Substance Use Prevention Week". Thorough framework was put in place and needed collaborations. MNUC takes part in campaigning against this vice. IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO CHANGE.

National Substance Use Prevention Week2024-03-10T09:52:07+00:00



The KUCCPS application portal is open for the First Revision of applicants’ choices for placement to Universities, TVET Institutions, Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) and the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC). The portal will close on April 4, 2024. Target: Applicants who have not secured any of their choices submitted in February/March 2024. 2023 KCSE examination candidates with C+ and above who did not apply for Degree Programmes during the February/March 2024 application period. Form Four leavers with any KCSE Mean Grade from year 2000 to 2023 who have never enrolled to tertiary institutions through KUCCPS. They should apply for TVET courses. [...]


SPAS Hackathon, 2nd-4th Feb 2024


MNUC held  its first ever hackathon in 2024! Dubbed the "HACK IT 2024 Student Hackathon", spearheaded by the Chairperson ,Department of Computing and Information Technology, Dr. Cyprian Ratemo Makiya, the event will run from today and conclude this Sunday, 4th Feb 2024. We extend our deepest gratitude to the partnering team from AFRALTI, iLabAfrica (Strathmore University) and Waziup IoT led by Mr. Solomon Kamau, Mr. Oscar Onyango, Mr. Mr. Joseph Shitote and Mr. Leymayian Nakolah. Your willingness to dedicate and avail your time and resources to those at the beginning stages of exploring their gifts in your field is immensely appreciated. [...]

SPAS Hackathon, 2nd-4th Feb 20242024-02-07T13:18:43+00:00
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