MKU wins moot court competition in Rwanda

Mount Kenya University has emerged as the overall winner of the just concluded regional human rights moot competition held in Kigali, Rwanda which was held at Mount Kigali University under the theme “climate change refugees-enhancing government transparency and accountability in the promotion of human rights”

MKU’s Parklands Law campus emerged victorious , closely followed by the University of Kigali, while Ines Ruhengeri University came in at third position. MKU scooped the best male speaker award which went to Moses Mumo, while the University of Kigali received an award for Mariza Latifa, best female orator.


According to Ms. Nelly Wamaitha, director Parkland Law campus, the theme of the competition focused on alternative dispute resolution (ADR), forced migration law and refugee law. The theme allowed the law students to explore innovative solutions to the challenges of displacement and the protection of human rights through alternative dispute resolution.

MKU students travelled to Mount Kigali University, Rwanda to and put up a brave fight as all teams were well prepared hence the win was not handed over on a silver platter.The students travlled from Uganda to Rwanda.