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Top 10 Famous Kenyans Who Studied At University Of Nairobi

In 1970, the University College Nairobi transformed into the first national university in Kenya and was renamed the University of Nairobi.

As one of the biggest university in the country, the university tops in Kenya’s university ranking and is ranked 7th in Africa and 1698 in the world according to Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

Here is a list of the most successful “UoNs” ranging from a Nobel peace price laureate to entertainment icons.

1. Wangari Maathai

The first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for “her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace”.

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2. William Ruto

Deputy President of Kenya, 2013 – Present (2016).

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3. Musalia Mudavadi

Former Deputy Prime Minister 7th Vice-President of Kenya (2002 – 2003).

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4. Apolo Nsibambi

Prime Minister of Uganda from 5 April 1999 until 24 May 2011.

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5. Joyce Aluoch

Judge of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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6. Willy Mutunga

Chief Justice of Kenya and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya.

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7. PLO Lumumba

Director of The Kenya School of Laws since the year 2014

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8. Avril


Singer-songwriter, actress and entertainer. She was formerly signed to Ogopa Deejays, one of the leading music production and record labels in Kenya.

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9. Maina Kiai

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.

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10. Erastus J. O. Mwencha

Former Secretary-General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa and current Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Successful Kenyans Who Went To University Of Nairobi

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