Change of Guard at the Strathmore Law Review
On Friday 26 March 2021, the Strathmore Law Review held its annual handover ceremony at the Policy Innovation Center (St. Thomas More Building) in Strathmore University, Nairobi. The outgoing leadership team led by Khalil Badbess as the Editor-in-Chief and Michael Butera as the Publishing Editor welcomed the incoming team led by Collins Okoh, the Editor-in-Chief.
The new leadership team also comprises of:
Peace Kioko as the Managing Editor.
Marie-Victorie Umwali as the Publishing Editor.
Sharlene Kapere and Sanjana Ragu as the Editors in Charge of Peer Review.
The team is also made up of other board members and senior editors: Larry Chula, Natalie Otieno and Ashley Adipo.
The event was graced with the presence of the SLS Dean, Dr. Peter Kwenjera; the Editor-in-Chief of Strathmore University Press, Professor Juan Riofrio and, Editor-in-Chief of the SLR Volume V (2019-20), Arnold Nciko. They addressed both the outgoing and incoming leadership. The Editorial Assistants that served this prestigious institution in the year 2020-21 were in attendance and were duly awarded. They include Bradley Wafula, Esther Nyakerario, Wambui Gichangi, Shanis Perseina and Dina Majanga.
While speaking at the event, Collins Okoh, the incoming Editor-in-Chief, emphasised the need to maintain excellence, the old-time philosophy and identity of the institution. He also encouraged the Strathmore Law Faculty and the board members of Strathmore Law Review to collaborate in all manners possible to ensure the promotion of African legal scholarships through the Strathmore Law Review.
This article was written by Sanjana Ragu, a second year LLB student.
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