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An Academic ‘first’ from Taita Taveta University.

Joseph Muchiri was one of the members of the Taita Taveta University pioneer MMPE class of 2005/2006. Muchiri has managed to become the first Kenyan to attain a Doctor of Philosophy (mining engineering). The doctor got his PhD from the University of Witwatersrand , Johannesburg, South Africa, specializing in Mine planning and optimization.

Joseph Muchiri as he receives his PhD at University of Witwatersrand.

A good and hearty congratulations to the good doctor on this great accomplishment.


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