Report: Six communities hold nearly three quarters of all jobs in public universities, colleges

President Uhuru Kenyatta (centre, sitting) with vice-chancellors of public and private universities and other officials at State House in Nairobi on August 16, 2016. PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • Members of Kikuyu, Luo, Luhya, Kalenjin, Kisii and Kamba communities occupy 70.8 per cent of all jobs available in the higher learning institutions.
  • There are 28,935 jobs in 22 public universities and nine constituent colleges.

Six ethnic communities are hogging nearly three quarters of all jobs in the country’s 31 public universities and colleges, according to a new government survey handed to President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.


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