Mr Zakayo Amayi
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Message from the Chairman
The Department of English, Literature, Journalism and Mass Communication at Kibabii University College (KIBUCO) offers the following programmes to both undergraduate and graduate students: Bachelor of Education (English/Literature), Bachelor of Education (French), Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication) and MA in Comparative Literature. However, it worth noting that the department is in the process of developing some additional courses to cater for the ever expanding needs. The market-oriented programmes include: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Media Studies and Publishing, Bachelor of Arts in Television Production, Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing, MA and PhD in Literature and Creative Writing, MA and PhD in Linguistics, MA and PhD in Mass Media and Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Mr Zakayo Amayi is the Chairman of the Department of Languages, Literature, Journalism and Mass Communication. He is a holder of MPhil in Literature and Creative Writing from Moi University (2006) and Bachelor of Arts in Literature (2000) from the University of Nairobi. He has also undertaken various professional courses at the Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA) in Lower Kabete, Government Training Institute (GTI) in Lower Kabete and Administration Police Training College (APTC) in Embakasi.
Mr Amayi is a many sided intellectual who has established himself as a published novelist, short story writer, children’s writer, playwright, journalist and publisher. Prior to his appointment at the Kibabii University College as an Assistant Lecturer, Mr Amayi had used to work at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) as a Senior Administrative Assistant in the School of Graduate Studies and Human Resources sections. He has also worked with the Office of the President both as an Administrative Officer.
As a widely published writer, his works include: Masai and the Hare (2007), Love is Blind (2009), The Foolish Jumbo (2012), Why Some Animals Have a Bad Smell (2010) and The Councillor’s Daughter (2014).
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