The University of Nairobi students will be participating in the East Africa Games 2016 scheduled to start on December 16, 2016. This year, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology will host the games.
This year the theme of the games will be ‘Regional Sports for Health, Unity, Peace and Academic Excellence’. The games seek to promote interaction among students within the universities, encouraging professional and personal growth enhance regional integration process in East Africa through sports aiding in reinforcing economic, social and cultural integration.
The participating countries include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea.
University of Nairobi students will participate in Ball games, Swimming and athletics.