The ANIE Board has appointed Dr. Kefa Lidundu Simwa as new Executive Director to the African Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE). Dr. Simwa takes over from Prpf. Charles Ongondo who was recently appointed Director Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD). On behalf of the ANIE Board, Prof. Goski Alabi –Chairperson of ANIE Board and President Laweh Open University, Ghana-congratulated Dr.Simwa on his appointment. She noted that ANIE had made several accomplishments since its establishment and had become the leading African organization on research, information exchange and capacity building in internationalization of Education. She impressed on Dr. Simwa to strive to steer ANIE to even greater achievements.
In his acceptance remarks, Dr. appreciated the ANIE Board for the honour, trust and opportunity bestowed on him to serve ANIE as Executive Director. He gave his commitment to relentlessly pursue the goals and objectives of the organization by bringing together the wised membership of the organization in executing these mandates. Dr Simwa had to say…. in the long-term, I aspire to focus on advancing research and knowledge generation on internationalisation of higher education, strengthening capacities of international offices in African universities and building on the collaborations that ANIE already has established with partner organisations. Dr. Simwa is a senior lecturer and Chair of Department, Educational Foundations in the School of Education at Moi University, Kenya. He holds a PhD in History of Education (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), a Master of Philosophy in Education (Moi University) and a Bachelor of Education