The Vice Chancellor Professor Wainaina, the Chief Guest The First Secretary Political Affairs First Secretary Security and Rule of Law at the Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Nairobi Kenya, and The Head of Cameroonian Diplomatic Mission in Kenya Dr Vivian Nain Kuma, joined in a group photo by other guests, the University Management Team and the those who contributed chapters to the book.
Courtesy Call Group Photo, at the Centre is the Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, Professor Paul Wainaina, to his immediate right is Ms Kirtsten Hommes, The First Secretary for Political Affairs at the Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Nairobi Kenya, following by The Dean of the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Prof. Lucy Maina, and The Registrar Corporate Affairs, Professor Grace Bunyi. To the Vice Chancellor’s immediate left is The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Outreach Professor Frederick Gravenir, followed by The Chairperson, of the Department of International Relations, Conflict & Strategic Studies Dr Felistus Kinyanjui and Dr James Nyawo, a Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Conflict & Strategic Studies. [23 August 2019]
Courtesy Call to the Vice Challencor, Professor Paul Wainaina, far left is Professor Frederick Gravenir, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Outreach (RIO), followed by Prof. Lucy Maina, The Dean of the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies and Dr Felistus Kinyanjui, The Chairperson, Department of International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies and Dr James Nyawo, Co-editor of the book and Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies, 23 August 2019.
MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL NANDWA, DEPUTY CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES INTRODUCES SENIOR KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY TO PROF. PAUL WAINAINA, VICE CHANCELLOR KENYATTA UNIVERSITY.
SENIOR KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY STAFF ALONGSIDE THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM KENYATTA UNIVERSITY JOIN THE CHIEF GUEST MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL NANDWA AND PROF. PAUL WAINAINA, VICE CHANCELLOR KENYATTA UNIVERSITY IN SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM DURING THE MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR KMA-07 HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY'S AMPHITHEATRE
Kenyatta University - Hosted International Criminal Law Experts to discuss the prospects, challenges and the future of International Criminal Justice in Africa since the Adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998. 23-24 September 2018.
Professor Viktor Marsai, from the National University of Public Service Budapest, Hungary delivering a Public Lecture on the Security situation in the Horn of Africa, at Kenyatta University, School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Staff members and post-graduate students.
Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Students Attended United Nations Day Celebrations – at the United Nations Office in Nairobi Kenya.

Name: Dr. Xavier Francis Ichani
Qualification: PhD in History
Position: Lecturer 
Department: International Relations, Conflict and strategic Studies. 
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Address: P.O Box 48844 – 00 100 Nairobi

 ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8919-3344

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Personal Profile
I am military historian and peace and conflict practitioner with 17 years military experience and a wide range of excellent skills in scholarly writing. I have a passion in Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies. 

PUBLICATIONS

Thesis, Books, Papers Published in Refereed Journals

  • 2021:Xavier, I., & Hamud, O. (2021). Trends in Military Diplomacy Between Kenya and Britain, 1963-2017. Path of Science, 7(10), 9001-9009. https://doi.org/10.22178/10.22178/pos.75-11 
  • 2021:Mwinga, S. N., & Ichani, X. F. (2021). Prevalence of Improvised Explosives Devices and Related Terrorist Attacks in Garissa County, Kenya (2017-2021). Path of Science, 7(10), 1001-1009. https://doi.org/10.22178/pos.75-1 
  • 2021: Simotwo, C G., & Ichani, X.F., (2021). “Corruption in the Land Question and Protracted Conflict in Bungoma County, Kenya 1992-2019”. International Affairs and Global Strategy www.iiste.org  ISSN 2224-574X (Paper) ISSN 2224-8951 (Online) Vol.91, 40 
  • 2021:Kaino J. B. & Ichani, X F. (2021) “Cross-Border Disarmament and Intercommunal Security: A Case of Turkwel River Belt”  International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS), Volume V, Issue XI, November 2021 PP 885. ISSN 2454-6186 
  • 2021:Siocha J., Ichani F.X. & Omagwa J. (2021). “Impact of China’s Monetary Aid on Kenya’s Public Debt Stock”. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science, Vol. 5, Issue No.10.
  • 2021:Nyangeri, R., & Ichani, X .F. (2021). “States’ Compliance to International Environmental Law Obligations: Study Based on Multilateral Environmental Agreements Perforrmance in Kenya”. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) |Volume V, Issue XI, November 2021|ISSN 2454-6186, www.rsisinternational.org  Page 342
  • 2021: Muchemi, K.M. & Ichani,X.F. (2021). “Civil-Military Cooperation of African Mission in Somalia as Tool of Peace-building in Kismayo District, Lower Jubbaland, Somalia (2011-2020)” International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) Volume-5-Issue-11, pp.167-177 DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.47772/IJRISS.2021.51112 
  • Ichani, F.X., (2019) Kenya Defence Forces and Militarization of Internal Disputes, Ph.D. Thesis, Egerton University.
  • 2019:Ichani, F. X., Matheka R, M., Wario H. A. (2019) “Debating on Success of the Kenya Counter Insurgency on the Shifta War: Between Double Success
  • Ichani, F., Xavier, (2017), Human Rights in Criminal Justice, E- Learning Module, Egerton University Press.
  • Chore, A., Ichani, X. F, and Tarus, I. (2016) Origin of The Kenya Army: From Kings African Rifles to the Kenya Defence Forces, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, Impact Factor 2.417, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 4, Issue 3.
  • Ichani F. Xavier and Onsarigo Beatrice, (2015), Crime and Conflict Management, E- Learning Module, Egerton University Press.
  • Ichani, F., Xavier, (2014), “Battle Stressors and Fatigue of Military Intervention in Somalia” Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Impact Factor 1.393, ISSN: 2320-5082, Volume 2, Issue 3.
  • Ichani, F., Xavier, (2014), “Military Intervention in Local Conflict: Justification, Perceptions, Lessons and Recommendations” Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Impact Factor 1.393, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 2, Issue 2.
  • Ichani Xavier Francis, (2011), “Women in Post-Conflict Peace-building: A Case Study of Mt. Elgon Conflict 1991-2011”, MA Thesis, University of Nairobi.
  • Chore, Allan, Ichani, Xavier, and Tarus, Isaac, (2016), Origin of The Kenya Army: From Kings African Rifles to the Kenya Defence Forces, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Impact Factor mpact Factor 2.417, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 4, Issue 3.

Conference and Workshops

  • 27 January 2022:  Dr Xavier Ichani participated in the international online workshop “Community based conflict management in urban and rural areas of East Africa,” 27 January 2022. The workshop was organized in collaboration between Uppsala University (Department of Peace and Conflict Research) and Kenyatta University (School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies). Dr Ichani presented a paper on the theme “Economic interventions and peace building in conflict affected communities in rural Kenya,” and served as a discussant on one paper. In addition, he participated actively and constructively with comments and questions throughout the workshop.
  • 26-27 May 2020 : Dr Xavier Ichani participated in the international online workshop “Community based responses to violent conflict: Actors and strategies,” 26-27 May 2020. The workshop was organized in collaboration between Uppsala University (Department of Peace and Conflict Research) and Kenyatta University (School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies). Dr Ichani presented a paper on the theme “Ethics in Internal Military Intervention: An evaluation of State Response on Intra-Communal Conflict among the Sabaot of Mount Elgon Sub-county, Bungoma County, Kenya,” and served as a discussant on a panel with papers on water-related communal conflict. In addition, he participated actively and constructively with comments and questions throughout the workshop.

Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • 1st-10th February, 2021: Facilitator Capacity Building Workshop for South Sudan Defence Forces and Security Agencies on Regional Global Security Issues
    12th February, 2021: Featured on Weekly Voice of America Encounter Programme on Africa Turmoil; Sub-Saharan Africa Insurgencies and the Best Strategies for United States African Command (USAFRICOM) Programme available at:  https://www.facebook.com/CarolCastielVOA
  • Aug 2017 - Workshop on Module writing for E-Campus Egerton University held at School of Government Baringo.
  • Aug 2015 – Workshop on Module writing for E-Campus Egerton University held at Morendant Naivasha.
  • June 2015 – Attended Workshop on the harmonization of teaching materials and ARMS Training organized by the Department of Philosophy, History and Religion, Egerton University.
  • 2005 - Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Management Seminar –KAFTEC Embakasi
  • 2003 - Leadership and Management course – Mount Kenya school of Adventure Marania.
  • 2002 - Armed Forces Senior Leadership Course – Laikipia Air Base.

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