Sarah M. Wakaria (Y62/76450/2014) The Contribution of Non-verbal Communication for Effective Interpretation: A Case Study of the Obama 2004 Democratic Convention Speech by an Interpreter Working from English to French (Supervisor: Dr. Gideon Rute Marete) 

Carolyne Barongo Okemwa (C50/825258/2016) Mistranslation of Culture-Specific Expressions: A Case Study of Facebook (Supervisors: Prof. Jane Mutiga & Dr. Gideon Marete) 

Hassan Juma Werwe (C50/78927/2009) A Study of Common Errors by Secondary School Learners of Arabic Language in Nairobi County (Supervisors: Dr. Abdullahi Abdilkadir & Dr. Kame Mbwarali) 

Hassan Funani Abdada (C50/86346/2016) Semantic Change in Swahili words borrowed from Arabic (Supervisors: Dr. Mohamed A. Akidah & Dr. Ahmad Abdi) 

Mercy Chepkemoi Soy (C50/11247/2018) A Morpho-phonological and Semantic Study of Kipsigis Anthroponyms (Supervisors: Dr. Gideon Marete & Dr. David Barasa) 

Jacinta Njoki Kariuki (Y61/37933/2020) Effect of Grammatical Gender on the Quality of English-German Translation: The Case of inexperienced Translators at Kenyatta University (Supervisors: Dr. Alice Wachira & Dr. Kenneth Ngure) 

Doreen Banja (C50/85258/2016) Analysis of Gender Roles and Gender Stereotypes in Swahili Proverbs: Critical Discourse Theory and Ambivalent Sexism Theory (Supervisor: Prof. Kithaka wa Mberia) 

Martin Ekabu (C50/16390/2018) Text Development and Cohesion in Communication in ‘Fathers of Nations’: A Systemic Functional Grammar Approach (Supervisors: Prof. Jane Oduor & Dr. Gideon Marete)  


  1. Bernard NJUGUNA (C80/521135/2017) A linguistic analysis of the pragma-syntax of infosuasion in sermons: A case study of Gĩkũyũ televangelists (Supervisors: Prof. K. wa Mberia, Prof. Helga Schröder Prof. John Habwe)
  2. Linda N. MANG’ENI(C80/56876/2020) A metaphorical analysis of Kenyan politician Raila Odinga’s political rhetoric (Supervisors: Prof. K. wa Mberia, Prof. Helga Schröder Prof. John Habwe)     
  3. XU Jing ROTICH (C80/94367/2014) Foreign Language Learning Strategies: A Study of Processes and Procedures Employed by Kenyan Learners of The Chinese Language at the University of Nairobi (Supervisors: Prof. Jane Oduor, Dr. Catherine Agoya)
  4. Samwel KOMENDA (C80/99809/2015) Intonation in Ekegusii: its structure and interaction with information structure, perception, and interpretation (Prof. Jane Oduor, Dr. Prisca Jerono)
  5. Gregoire Mbonankira (C80/52166/2017) Rwandans’ attitudes towards the three non-indigenous official languages of Rwanda (Supervisors: Prof Alfred Buregeya, Dr. Zipporah Otiso)
  6. Achieng Ochieng Joan (C80/53201/2018) Phonological and lexical innovation in Dholuo: Kisumu- South Nyanza and Boro - Ukwala dialects (Supervisors: Dr. Fred Atoh, Dr. Prisca Jerono)
  7. Judith Mbwika (C80/56589/2020) A Cognitive Approach to Semantic Change in Kikamba (Supervisors: Dr. Fred Atoh, Dr. Zipporah Otiso)
  8. Fridel Njeri Muchiri (C80/58414/2021) Learner Motivation and Teaching Didactics in the Learning of German as Second Language: A case study of online learning in national secondary schools in Kenya (Supervisors: Dr. Catherine Agoya, Dr. Alice Wachira)
  9. Monica Mugure (C80/56379/2020) An analysis of procedural interpretation and the explicit communication of Gĩkũyũ utterances: attitude markers, conjunctions/connectors (Supervisors: Prof K. wa Mberia, Dr. Gideon Marete)
  10. Emily Ayieko C80/52196/2017) A study of Dholuo Tonal Perturbations (Prof. Jane Oduor, Dr. Mohamed Akidah)
  11. Philip Oketcho (C80/57410/2020) Symbolic identities: Language, conflict and identity making in Eastern Uganda (Supervisors: Dr. Alice Wachira, Dr. James Orao)
  12. Fridah Kaviti /C80/56344/2020) Language maintenance and identity formation of considerably minority speakers enclaved by majority speakers: a case of the Mbeere speakers of eastern region of Kenya (Prof Kithaka wa Mberia, Dr. Maloba Wekesa)
  13. Michael Nginye (C80/56369/2020) The process of designing an academic programme on French for specific purposes in Kenya: the challenges and ways to overcome them (Supervisor: Prof Alfred Buregeya)
  14. Michael N. KEBABE (C80/59159/2021) The level of education as variable in the pronunciation of English in Kenya (Supervisors: Prof. Jane Oduor)
  15. Gitu Susan Wangari (C80/55769/2019) A Pragmatic Analysis of Impoliteness in Computer-mediated Communication: A Case Study of Facebook Use in Kenya (Supervisors: Dr. Fred Atoh, Dr. Nobert Basweti)
  16. Muriithi Gerald Njuki (C80/53897/2018) An ethnosyntax analysis of Gikuyu grammar (Supervisors: Prof. K. wa Mberia, Dr. Zipporah Otiso)
  17. Mary Tyengo (C80/55959/2019) Misinterpretation of Dholuo-English Performatives: A Case Study of Winam Law Court, Kisumu County, Kenya ((Supervisors: Dr Fred Atoh, Dr. Boke Joyce Wambura)
  18. Xu Tian (Y71/57426/2020) A Study of Translation Challenges in Chinese and Kenyan Construction Contracts: Implications for Foreign Contracting Projects (Supervisors: Prof. Jayne Mutiga, Dr. Josephat Gitonga)
  19. Japhari Salum (Y71/59549/2022) Exploring Localization Perspectives in the Tanzanian Film Industry: A Case of Selected Films (Supervisors: Prof. Jayne Mutiga, Dr. Josephat Gitonga))



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