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DR ALI ABDULRAHIM HUSSEIN TAIB

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SENIOR LECTURER
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+254714205588
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Directorate / Dept
DEPT. OF LANGUAGES,LIT AND LINGUISTICS
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Jan, 1981-Nov, 1989: Mvita Primary School, Mombasa, Kenya - KCPE Kenya Certificate of Primary Education.
  2. Jan, 1990-Dec, 1993: Lamu Secondary School, Lamu, Kenya - KCSE Kenya Certificate of Secondary School.
  3. 2.3 Apr, 1995-May, 1996 Central Commercial College, Mombasa, Kenya. (KATC) Kenya Accounts Training Certificate-Intermediate).
  4.  Nov, 1996-Jul, 1997 Islamic University in Uganda, Mbale, Uganda. (Remedial Studies Programme).
  5. Jul, 1998-Oct, 1998 Institute of Management Science and Technology (IMSAT), Mbale, Uganda. Intro to Computer and DOS; Intro to Windows/MS work; Processor/Spreadsheet D-base).
  6. Nov, 1997-Jul, 2000 Islamic University in Uganda (I.U.I.U), Mbale, Uganda. (BA. Ed 2nd Class Honors Education – Mojoring in   Kiswahili & Islamic Studies).
  7.  2.7 Nov, 2000-Jul, 2002 Islamic University in Uganda (I.U.I.U), Mbale, Uganda (MA Kiswahili: thesis title. “Mafundisho ya Uisilamu katika Kazi za Shaaban Robert” Supervisor - Dr. K.S.Beja).
  8. Dec, 2008 - 2014  Egerton University, Kenya (PhD. Kiswahili: thesi title. “Taashira na Utendaji katika Nyimbi za Waswahili Kisiwani Unguja” Supervisors – Prof. F. Wako and Prof. K.S.Beja). 
WORK EXPERIENCE

ACADEMICS POST HELD AT EGERTON UNIVERSITY, KENYA

  • Lecturer Department of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, since 2015
  • Programme Academic Leader in Ph.D Kiswahili since 2017
  • Assistant Patron EMSA-Egerton Muslim Student Association since 2017
  • Patron – CHAKIE- Chama cha Kiswahili Egerton since 2017
  • Faculty Research Committee Member since 2017
  • Examination Board Member since 2015

 

ACADEMICS POST HELD AT SEBHA UNIVERSITY, LIBYA

  • Lecturer (Kiswahili). Faculty of Arts, Department of Languages and African Studies  May, 2008-2014.

 

ACADEMICS POST HELD AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF ZANZIBAR

  • Lecturer, (Kiswahili). School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences. April 2005 – Jan, 2008.
  • Secretary to the Dept of Kiswahili (appointed by HOD) Oct. 2005 – 2008.
  • Representative Member of Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). 2006 – 2008.
  • Examination Board Member April, 2005 – Jan, 2008.

 

ACADEMICS POST HELD AT THE ISLAMIC UNIV IN UGANDA

  • Assistant Lecturer (Kiswahili)-Remedial Programme. Nov, 2000 – March 2001
  • Lecturer, (Kiswahili). Dept of Languages, Literature and Linguistics. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Nov,2002– March, 2005
  • Lecturer, (Islamic Studies). Dept of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Islamic Heritage Nov, 2002 – July, 2004.  
  • Member; Board of the Examination July 2000 - March 2005.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POST HELD OUTSIDE UNIVERSITY

  • Kiswahili Examiner; Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Nov, 2002-Dec, 2004.
  • Chairman; Islamic Univ Kiswahili Language Association. Jan, 97-Jul, 2000.
  • Treasurer; Islamic Univ Kenya Students Association Jan, 97- Jul, 2000.
  • Mess Minister; Islamic University Student Union Jan, 99-jun, 2000.
  • Member; CHAKAMA Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki since Nov, 2005 
  • Member WAKITA – TANZANIA since 2016.
  • Chairman Njoro Mosque since 2017.
  • Member CHALUFAKITA since 2017.
  • Editor Swahili Journal BAKIZA 2015 – 2017.
  • Steering Committee Member Namorputh Mosque since 2018.  
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

FASIHI YA UFUNGWA: Nadharia na Mikabala ya Uhakiki-Riwaya kama

  1. Kifani 1. (Author) Text Book ISBN 978-9976-5511-0-5. HEKO PUBLISHER (2019).
  2.  “Inter-textual Relation between the Epic of Fumo Liyingo, Kifo Kisimani and Mstahki Meya (co-author) Published by African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences. Issue 5(2) 2018. www.arjess.org
  3. “Urejeleleomatini katika Uwasilishaji wa Maudhui ya Dhuluma katika Riwaya ya Msichana Mbalamwenzi (K.W. Wamitila)” (co-author) Published by International Jourana of Advance Research (IJAR) 2019 Int.J.Adv.Res.7(5). XX-XX Article DOL:10.21474/IIJARO1/xxx ISSN: 2320-5407  Journal Homepage:- www.journalijar.com   
  4. Gender Represntion in Political Election Campaign Songs in Bomet County, Kenya” (co-author) Published by African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences. Issue 6(2) 2019. www.arjess.org
  5. “Mkabala wa Kiisilamu katika Uchaganuzi na Uhakiki wa Kazi za Fasihi za Kiswahili” (Author) Published by Moi University Press. Tittle of the book Nadharia za Kiswahili. 2008.
  6. "Maisha ya Shaaban Robert na Falsafa yake katika Maandishi". (Author). Published by TUKI - Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. Tittle of the Journal Mulika 2009.
  7. "Maana za Taashira katika Nyimbo za Harusi za Waswahili  na Umuhimu Wake Kisiwani Zanzibar” (Author) have been evaluated and accepted for Publication in the Special Edition (Volume II, 2014) of SUZA Journal of Natural and Social Sciences.
  8. "Usawiri wa Mwanamke  katika Nyimbo za Harusi Kisiwani Zanzibar" (Author) Published by BAKIZA. Tittle of the Journal JAHAZI Vol 1. 2016.
  9. Ufungwa kama Nadharia Pendekezwa ya Kuhakikia Kazi za Kifasihi za fungwa” (co-author)   Published by BAKIZA. Tittle of the Journal JAHAZI Vol 2. 2017.
  10. “Lugha ya Ubabedume Miongoni mwa Vijana wa Kenya. (co-author) Published by CORETRAIN Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education.. Vol 1, Issue 1. 2018.

 

PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION

  1. "Uisilamu na Fasihi: Mafundisho ya Dini ya Kiisilamu katika Utenzi wa Mtu ni Utu”. A paper presented on the 3rd International Islamic Universities Conference. Organized by Sumait University & International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) on 2-4 August, 2019 at Madinatul Al-Bahar Hotel, Zanzibar. Submitted for publication by IIIT.
  2. Nafasi ya Majina ya Makawa katika Maisha ya Ndoa ya Wazanzibar”. A paper Presented on the workshop organised by CHALUFAKITA (Chama cha Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili Tanzania) on 3 – 5, August 2017 at  Sumait University -Zanzibar. Submitted for publication by CHALUFAKITA.
  3. Maana ya Maana ya Vichwa vya Habari vya Mageziti ya Kiswahili na Athari zake katika Matumizi ya Kiswahi Duniani A paper presented on a Conference organized by MS TCDC on April  6-7, 2018 Chuo cha Maendeleo na Ushirikianio wa Kimataifa (MS TCDC) Arusha, Tanzania. Submitted for publication by MS TCDC.
  4. "Mbinu za Kufundishia Lugha ya Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Pili" Submitted for publication by Sebha University Press. June, 2009.
  5. Uhusiano wa Kiutamaduni Kati ya Wazanzibari na Waajemi” Submitted for publication by SUZA Journal of Natural and Social  Sciences, 2018.
  6. Kifo katika Ua La Faraja: Suluhu Au Tatizo?” Submitted for publication by TATAKI, Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. Tittle of the Journal Mulika, 2020.
  7. Ndwele Ielekezayo Kwenye Kifo katika Ua la Farajana Kichwa Maji.” (co-author) submitted for publication by Jarida la CHALUFAKITA, 2021.
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS

PAPERS & ARTICLES PRESENTED IN SEMINARS / COFERENCEES

  1. “Maneno ya Kiswahili yenye Asili ya Kiarabu lakini  yenye Maana Tofauti  katika Lugha ya Kiswahili” A paper presented on a Conference organized by CHAUKIDU (Chama cha Ukuzaji Kiswahili Duniani ) on December 16-17, 2016 at Catholic University of East Africa (C.U.E.A). Karen, Nairobi, Kenya.
  2. “Nafasi ya Dini katika Kutafuta Amani” A paper presented on 3rd Eastern Africa Literary and Culture Studies Conference. on 24th - 26th August, 2017 at University of Dar es Salaam.
  3. “Usawiri wa Mwanamke katika Nyimbo za Taarab: Uchanganuzi wa Kifemensti”. A paper presented on Fast East African Kiswahili Commission Conference. Conference on 6th - 8th September, 2017 at (EACOTONAL) Zanzibar the United Republic of Tanzania.
  4. “Usayansi katika Miko ya Jamii ya Waswahili katika Pwani ya Afrika Mashariki”(The Scientific meaning founded in the  Taboos  of Waswahili Along the Coastal Area of East Africa ) A paper to be presented to the Seminar on the Theme “Lugha,  Fasihi na Shirikisho la Afrika Mashariki” Organisze by CHAKAMA, Arusha on 20-22/09/2007. 
  5. “Maana ya Maana ya Vichwa vya Habari vya Mageziti ya Kiswahili na Athari zake katika Matumizi ya Kiswahi Duniani” A paper presented on a Conference organized by MS TCDC on April  6 -7, 2018 at Chuo cha Maendeleo na Ushirikianio wa Kimataifa (MS TCDC) Arusha, Tanzania. 
  6. “Uhusiano wa Kiutamaduni Kati ya Wazanzibari na Waajemi” A paper presented on a conference organized by Chuo Kikuu cha Taifa cha Zanzibar (SUZA) na Kituo cha Utamaduni cha Ubalozi wa Jamhuri ya Kiisilamu ya Iran on February 10, 2018 at SUZA, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  7. “Under-going research on “ Athari za Utamaduni wa Kimagharibi katika Utamaduni wa Waswahili". (The Impact of Western Culture in Swahili Culture).
  8. “Under-going research on “ Athari za Utalii katika Pwani ya Afrika Mashariki”  (The Impact of Tourism along the Coastal Area of East Africa).
  9. "Mbinu za Kufundishia Lugha ya Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Pili" A paper presented to the Seminar on the Theme “The Teaching of African Languages in Libya". Organized by Sebha Universiti, Faculty of Arts, Department of Languages and African Studies, Sebha on 15/4/2009.

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES ATTENDED

  1. 12th International Conference. Theme Knowledge Solutions for Society the Economy and the Environment. Held at Egerton University main campus Njoro , Kenya 28th -30th March, 2018.
  2. 1st CORENTRAIN Conference on Languages and Linguistics. Organized by Laikipia Universiy –Nakuru Campus held on 15th - 16th September 2017.  
  3. National seminar on teaching of Kiswahili in Uganda. Organized by Faculty of Arts and Social Science held at Islamic University in Uganda. Mbale, Uganda. 2000.
  4. Workshop on “Towards Improving Students Performance in School Practice”. Organized by Faculty of Education held at Islamic University in Uganda. Mbale, Uganda.2000.
  5. 13th Annual Ramadhan convention on Islamic the solution to Humanity and  Eschatology. Organized by Islamic University Dawah Secretariat, held at I.U.I.U. Jul 2000 
  6. Workshop on “Research on Writing Dissertation” Organized by Center for Postgraduate Studies, held at I.U.I.U. Aug 2001. 
  7. International Symposium on Islamic Civilization in East Africa. Organized by I.U.I.U and IRCICA, HELD at Nile Hotel International, Kampala, Uganda. Dec 2003. 
  8. International workshop on Kiswahili Theories, organized by CHAKAMA, held at Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret, Kenya. Nov 2005.
  9. 13.7. Workshop on “ Kumbukumbu ya Kumuenzi Mohammed Said Abdullah”, organized by BAKIZA, held at Ecorternal, Zanzibar, Tanzania March 2007. 
  10. Seminar on the Theme “The Teaching of African Languages in Libya". Organized by Sebha University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Languages and African Studies, Sebha on 15/4/2009.
  11. The International Symposium (on the Priorities of the African Union) under the slogan for The Establishment of United States of Africa. Organized by Sebha University, Faculty of Arts, Held at Baitu Thiqafa, Sebha on 26 - 27/5/2009.
  12. Seminar on the Theme: “Lumba Kiswahili kwa Maendeleo ya Afrika Mashariki” On The International Kiswahili Conference. Organized by CHAKAMA (Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki) held at Nkurumah Hall, Dar es Salaam University, Tanzania on 16 – 17 September, 2016.
  13. Seminar on the Theme: Integrating Islamic Studies with Essential Social and Technical Competence for the Betterment of the Ummah” on The 3rd International Islamic Universities Conference. Organized by Sumait University in collaboration with International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) held at Madinatul Al-Bahar Hotel, Zanzibar on 2 - 4 August, 2019.
  14. Workshop on the Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (Pedal) Training: Organised by Egerton University in collaboration with pasgr.org & UKaid on September 11 – 19, 2019 –Nakuru, Kenya. 
TEACHING AREAS
  • Introduction to Kiswahili Literature
  • Introduction to Islamic Studies
  • Theories and Analysis of Kiswahili
  • History and Development of Kiswahili
  • Kiswahili Poetry
  • Introduction to Kiswahili Language and Linguistics
  • Islam and Kiswahili along the Coastal Area
  • Swahili Novel
  • Swahili Plays
  • Swahili Culture
  • Oral literature and Zanzibar Folklore
  • Language usage
  • Teaching Swahili as a Foreign  language.
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :

MA.KISWAHILI SUPERVISION 

  1. Melvine, A Ouma (supervised, M.A- Kiswahili) “Mtazamo wa Vijana wa Kiume wa Kenya Kuhusu Ubabedume: Mkabala wa Kipragmatiki” (Graduated in 2019, Egerton University).
  2. Zaharia Mohamed Alawy (supervised, M.A- Kiswahili) “Taathari za Ubabeduma. (Graduated in 2019, The State University of Zanzibar - SUZA)
  3. Kwa  Mwanamme Mwenza wa Kizanzibari Kupitia Nyimbo za Taarab Asilia” (Graduated in 2019, SUZA). 
  4. Mohd Idirisa Haji (supervised, M.A- Kiswahili) “Uhalisia wa Utabaka za Janga la Werevu na Kitumbua Kimeingia Mchanga” (Graduated in 2019, The State University of Zanzibar - SUZA).
  5. Khatibu Habibu Ali (supervised, M.A- Kiswahili) “ Dhima ya Majina Katika Vyombo vya Uvuvi kwa Jamii ya Tumbatu” (Graduated in 2019, The State University of Zanzibar SUZA).
  6. Achuriatom K. Geofferey (appointed as Internal supervisor MA-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2016) Thesis Tittle: “Jinsi Mielekeo ya Lahaja zingine za Kalenjin kwa Lahaja ya Pokot inavyoleta utafauti wa Kilahaja: Mfano Wanafunzi wa Chuo Kikuu cha Egerton kutoka Jamii ya Kalenjin”. 
  7. Mildred A. Abonyo (appointed as Internal supervisor MA-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2016) Thesis Tittle: “Muingiliano Taaluma katika Fasihi na Matangazo ya Biashara”.
  8. Maulid Ramadhan Tofiki (supervised, M.A- Kiswahili) Thesis Tittle: “Ukwepi na Uhalisi wa Riwaya za Mohamed Said Abdulla katika Maisha ya Karne ya Ishirini na Moja” (Graduated, 2018. The State University of Zanzibar - SUZA).
  9. Benard Situma Khamala Waswa’s (appointed as Internal Examiner, MA-Kiswahili- 2020) Thesis Title: “ Utendaji wa Mivigha ya Olubeko Miongoni mwa Abanyala wa Kakamega”. 
  10. Francis G. Gichohi (appointed as Internal supervisor MA-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2017) Thesis Tittle: “Utambulisho wa Mwanamume katika Methali za Ki-Kikuyu”.

 

BACHELOR DEGREE KISWAHILI SUPPERVISION 

  1. Evance E (as a supervisor PGDE ) in the topic “Factors related to the Performance of Kiswahili in Uganda Secondary School”.
  2. Adam. O (supervised B.A Educ) “Nyimbo za Kizazi Kipya katika Jamii ya Wazanzibar".
  3. Ramadhan.A (supervised B.A Educ) “Athari za Mazimwi katika Jamii ya Kizanzibar”.
  4. Khamis.A.K (supervised B.A Educ) “Athari za Ndoa za Kale na za Sasa katika Jamii ya Kizanzibar”.
  5. Omar K (supervised B.A Educ) “ Nafasi ya Miko katika jamii ya Wazanzibar”.
  6. Zahor. M (supervised B.A Educ) “Athari ya Nadharia za Kiisimu katika Ufundishaji Sarufi ya Kiswahili katika shule za Sekondari, Zanzibar".
  7. Mjombo, R (supervised B.A Educ) “ Mafundisho ya Kiisilamu yanayojitokeza  katika baadhi za Methali  za Kiswahili”.
  8. Atik. S (supervised B.A) "Athari ya Lugha ya Kiarabu katika Lugha ya Kiswahili" 
  9. Zamzam. A (supervised B.A) " Maneno ya Kiswahili yenye Asili ya Kiarabu lakini maana yake ni tofauti katika Lugha ya Kiswahili"
PhD. LEVEL :

PhD. Supervision 

  1. Mathew Kwambai (appointed as  Internal supervisor Ph.D-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2018) Thesis Tittle: “ Uwakilishi wa Maisha ya Binadamu Duniani katika Riwaya Teule za Euphrase Kezilahabi na William Mkufya” 
  2. Mutua Janice Mwikali (appointed as Internal supervisor Ph.D-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2018) Thesis Tittle: “ Mbinu za Kimajaribio kama Kunga za Kiuandishi katika Riwaya Teule za Kyallo Wadi Wamitila” 
  3. Saade Said Mbarouk (appointed as External supervisor Ph.D-Kiswahili, The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) since 2017) Thesis Tittle:  “Usasaleo, Ubwege na Kejeli Katika Tamthilia ya Kiswahili: Ulinganishi  Amezidi, Mashetani,  Kaptula la Marx na Nitaolewa Nilipenda”
  4. Mburu Charles Kiarie (appointed as Internal supervisor Ph.D-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2020) Thesis Tittle: “ SHUJAZ; Fasihi na Stadi za Maisha kwa Vijana Nchini Kenya” 
  5. Daniel Nguzi Kioko (appointed as Internal supervisor Ph.D-Kiswahili, Egerton University since 2020) Thesis Tittle: “ Kiswahili kama Lugha Rasmi katika Kuafikia Malengo Endelevu ya Maendeleo nchini Kenya” 
  6. Asha Hamad Mhene (appointed as External Examiner -Ph.D-Kiswahili, The State University of Zanzibar) Thesis Tittle: “ Muundo wa Lugha katika Mashairi ya Watungaji wa Zanzibar” (Graduated, 2018 - The State University of Zanzibar  –SUZA)
REFEREES

Prof. James Ogolla Onyango,

Lecturer and Director  Nakuru Campus, 

Laikipia University.

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NAKURU, KENYA

 

Prof. Issa Y. Mwamzanndi,

Idara ya Isimu, Fasihi na Mawasiliano;

Chuo Kikuu cha Kabianga

KABIANGA, KENYA

 

Prof  Dr T.S.Y Sengo

Professor of Kiswahili

DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANZANIA

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