WINAMTV and Kisumu Campus

Wiman TV

On 20th November 2023, a team from WINAMTV paid a courtesy call to the Ag. Associate Dean, Kisumu Campus and discussed various ways in which the two Institutions can partner to improve the livelihoods of the communities in which they carry out their businesses.

The team from the University of Nairobi, Kisumu Campus led by Ag. Associate Dean, Dr. Nixon Omoro reiterated the University’s position and its commitment to the core business being research, teaching and learning through creation, preservation, integration, transmission and utilization of knowledge.

Further deliberations included visibility for the University through media coverage, airtime, talk- show platforms for the Academic staff on contemporary issues.

Issues affecting the community key among them being the high suicide cases amongst the youth in Kisumu County were noted and need to undertake further research and proffer solutions on the same was crucial.  The two institutions agreed to upscale their discussions leading to a collaboration which will also meet the requirements of the performance contract demands for the 2023/2024 financial year.

The WINAMTV is a regional television Station located in Kisumu city Milimani at the fourth floor of Parkview safari Hotel building next to Impala Park. The Station, majorly features broadcasts in English, Kiswahili and Dholuo, complimented by a boost of 5 million viewership across the region, Currently, the reach and cover 15 counties namely; Kisumu, Siaya, Homabay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Bomet, Kericho, UasinGishu, Bungoma, Transzoia, Kakamega,Vihiga, Busia and Narok.

The team from Kisumu Campus consisted the following: Dr. Nixon Omoro (Ag. Associate Dean), Dr. Isaac Abuya (Chairman, Executive Porgrammes), Dr. Paul Ogendi (Coordinator, Faculty of Law), Mr. James Nyawade, (UNSA, Chairman, Kisumu Campus), and Ms. Musambayi Margaret (Office of the Associate Dean).  While the team from WINAMTV comprised of Reverend Captain George Okuoga (Director) and Derick Ochieng and Derrick Ridge (Production).