University of Nairobi lecture and renowned sociologist Dr Ken Ouko is dead.

According to UoN communications director John Orindi, Ouko died of COVID-19 complications on Saturday morning, August 1 at the Nairobi Hospital.

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Until his death, Ouko was a senior lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the University of Nairobi.

The lecturer’s professional opinion was widely sought by journalists seeking to explain existing and emerging social phenomena.

They included the rise of gambling addiction in Kenya and why there has been an upsurge of jealousy-motivated killings in marriages among many others.


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Kenyans flocked social media to mourn the departed lecture, below are some reactions;

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