KCK’s Big Book to be unveiled on August 1st!

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAKenya Community in Korea is set to unveil the BIG BOOK  ( a collection of  academic papers (Thesis/ dissertations/ journal articles/ conference papers) authored by KCK members, former and current. The idea of creating a “big book” is to make these papers available and accessible to researchers, future students and policy makers. The collection will be available at:

–         National and private libraries

–         Research institutes

–         Education foundations Continue reading

Pomp and Color in East Africa Sports Day

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It was pomp and color on Saturday July 11, 2015, as East Africans met for Sports Day event at Seoul National University’s main field.

More than 120 participants from nine nations, but mainly from Kenya and Tanzania, decided that “all study and no play don’t just make Jack a dull boy, it also kills the potential to research, discovery and mastery.”

They decided that some sports can result to flexibility, creativity and is refreshing ideas. Thanks Kenya Community in Korea (KCK) and Tanzanians in the Republic of Korea (TANROCK) for organizing and mobilizing participation of one of the biggest sports gathering by East Continue reading

KCK Statement on MERS Outbreak in Korea

Overview of MERS and Symptoms

* Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is an illness caused by a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus), also called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

*MERS have been linked to countries in and near the Arabian Peninsula and currently confirmed cases in Korea.

* Major symptoms Fever or hyperthermia over 38℃ Cough Shortness of breath

 

 Guidelines for Prevention

– Avoid heavy crowds and places with Continue reading

KCK Statement on Xenophobic Atrocities in South Africa

logoThis statement addressing the issue of xenophobic atrocities in the Republic of South Africa is hereby issued by the Executive Board of Kenya Community in Korea (KCK) on April 21, 2015.

Kenya Community in Korea (KCK), being a diverse group, advocates for basic human rights, freedom of movement, and socio-economic welfare and interests of Kenyans and Africans.

We, the members of Kenyan Community in Korea, therefore express our compassion and solidarity with the victims, their families and all others currently residing in fear, in the Republic of South Africa.

We urge those behind these unimaginable atrocities to cease with immediate Continue reading

Garissa attack: Kenyans in Korea hold prayer vigil

11173434_823481741022466_7325819_nKenyan Community in Korea and friends of Kenya gathered at Yewon Presbyterian Church on Saturday, April 18th, for a prayer vigil in honor of students and security personnel who lost their lives or injured following the terrorists attack at Garissa University College. The gathering wished those that were injured a quick recovery, peace of mind at this time of pain. They also prayed for those who lost their loved ones. They expressed their desire for Kenyans to stand firm in unity and fight insecurity. A tribute Continue reading

Jambo Kenya Korea spring (online) edition published

Jambo Kenya Korea Spring Edition 2015_페이지_01Here comes our Jambo Kenya Korea newsletter for spring season 2015.

The quarterly newsletter is jointly published by Kenya Community in Korea and the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya (Seoul)

Read the online edition here: Jambo Kenya Korea Spring Edition 2015

Printed copies will be available soon. To request for a printed copy please email kcknewsletter@gmail.com

To contribute articles please email: kcknewsletter@gmail.com or kenyakorea@gmail.com

Thank you.