Alumni Information
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Names and Photos of Famous Alumni

1. Ngugi wa Thiong'o - Reknowned author and critic


2. Jasper Rugut -  Central Provincial Commissioner


Paul Olando

3. Paul Olando - Former Provincial Commissioner and Administrative secretary at the Ministry of Environment


4. Micere Githae Mugo


5.  The Late Wahome Mutahi - Thespian, Writer and Columnist


Tom Mshindi

6. Tom Mshindi - Chief Operating OfficeNation Newspapers at Nation Media Group and former member of the University's Council -

7. Wangethi Mwangi -Former Editorial Director, Nation Newspapers


Simon Gikandi

8. Simon Gikandi


9. Dr. Eddah Gachukia - Educationist and Academician


10. Dr. Henry Chakava - Chairman, East African Educational Publishers


11. Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira - Currently the Chairperson of the Department ot Literature.


Dr. Fred Matiang'i

12. Dr. Fred Okengo Matiangi - He's Currently the Cabinet Secretary to the Ministry of Information  Communication and Technology: and formerly Chief of Party, Parliamentary Strengthening Project, Kenya: (Centre for International Development/Sunny CID) - 









13. Dr. Arthur Mudogo Kemoli (The Late) Music Composer


14. Prof. Francis Davis Imbuga (The Late)


15. Mr. Francis T. Kimemia is the Permanent Secretary (PS), Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Public Service.


16. Jimmi Makotsi - Publisher and Creative Writer




17. Prof. Oluoch Obura -


18. Eric Kiraithe - Former Kenya Police Spokesman and now head of security at the Kenya Airports Authority


Matthew Adams Karauri

19. Mathew Adams Karauri - Former Tigania MP and Assistant Minister


20. Prof. David Rubadiri from Malawi, Former Vice-Chancellor and Ambassador from Malawi. A well known East African Poet

21. Prof. Taban Lolyong - University of Juba, Southern Sudan. A prolific writer and critic



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22. Okot P'Bitek - Famous African Poet, Critic and Philosopher from Uganda. The Author of Song of Lawino, Artist the Ruler and many others.




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23. Gacheche Waruinge- Managing Director, Phoenix Publishers and a critic.


Kimani Gecau

24. Kimani Gecau was the chairperson of the Department between 1980 - 1982

He is currently teaching Media and Communication studies at the University of Zimbabwe.