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Kenyan Harvard Don Given A Scholarly Send Off, Only PHDs Were Allowed To Carry The Casket And Masters Holders Dug The Grave

Kenyan fallen varsity don from Harvard Kennedy College Calestous Juma was finally given a scholarly send off a day ago after he succumbed to death while he was in the USA.

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His requiem mass was held at the Holy Basilica hall in Nairobi which was attended by scholars and Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta.

Before his demise, here is his record breaking achievements

  1.  He was listed as one of the most influential 100 Africans in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the New African magazine
  2. WAS ALSO Professor of the Practice of International Development and Faculty Chair of the Innovation for Economic Development Executive Program at Harvard Kennedy School
  3. Juma was Director of the School’s Science, Technology and Globalization Project at Harvard Kennedy School as well as the Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

It is believed that during his burial, there was a high concentration of varsity scholars and dons than any had witnessed in a single burial ceremony

It is believed that funeral arrangements and duties were allocated according to your academic level and perfection, with the list positions, a music DJ being given to a a diploma holder.

When the body of Prof Calestous Juma touched down in Budalangi from a millitary helicopter, Only those with PhDs were…

Posted by Ndege Fredrick on Friday, January 5, 2018

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