Full First Name(s)
Hassan Kinyua
Title (honorific)
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Academic Qualifications
Diploma in Advocates Training Programme (2021, Kenya School of Law, Kenya); LLB (2020, University of Nairobi, Kenya); PhD (2014, University of Nairobi, Kenya); MA (2010, University of Nairobi, Kenya); PGD (2008, Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance, England); BA (2007, University of Nairobi, Kenya); Diploma in Mass Communication (2008, Regional Center for Tourism and Foreign Languages, Kenya); Diploma in Public Relations and Customer Service (2007, Regional Center for Tourism and Foreign Languages, kenya); Diploma in Arabic Language (2005, World Assembly of Muslim Youth, Kenya); Diploma in Islamic Shariah (2008, Kenya Institute of Foreign Languages and Professional Studies, Kenya); Diploma in Translation and Interpretation (2010, Langauges Connection Center, Kenya)
Brief Biography (English)

Dr Hassan Kinyua Omari has twelve years working experience in various fields, especially interfaith dialogue where he has highly contributed his skills and experience in solving various problems and contributed towards organisational achievements. He served as lecturer, Imam, mediator, counsellor  and Islamic teacher for 15 years in various institutions. He holds a PhD in Religion/Leadership from University of Nairobi where he also attained his Master of Arts Degree-Religious Studies as well as Bachelor of Arts Degree in Arabic Language and Religious studies in addition to bachelor of Laws. In addition, Dr Omari holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance from Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance, United Kingdom. He also hold Diplomas in Public Relations and Customer Service from Regional Center for Tourism and Foreign Languages, Nairobi; Arabic language from World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) Vocational College, Nairobi; Islamic Shariah from Kenya Institute of Foreign languages and Professional Studies (KIFLAPS); Translation and Interpretation from Language Connections Center, Nairobi; as well as Certificate in Business Studies from Institute of Commercial Management (ICM). Dr Omari speaks English, Arabic, Kiswahili and Kiembu.

Dr Omari presently works as a lecturer of Religious Studies and Arabic Language at University of Nairobi, Tangaza University College (The Catholic University of Eastern Africa), Mount Kenya University and St Paul University-Limuru. In addition, he features on Radio Maisha, Iqra Broadcasting Network, 95.1 Iqra FM, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation and Nation Television.

Dr Omari has several publications among them Arabic for all(2020), My Arabic letters book(2020), Simplified Arabic Language (2020), Islamic Leadership in Kenya (2015) by Lambert Publishing House Germany; Impact Leadership Motivation-Applied Learning Heritage Accountability, with World Vision Somalia 2013 edited 2014; Interfaith issues in Quran in the journal Qur’an Symposium published by University of Nairobi and Iran Cultural Centre 2013; Faith for Life Sermons (to be Published) by Inter-Religious Council of Kenya and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF); Channels of Hope (Maternal Newborn and Child Health) Manual, Christian/Muslim Edition published by World Vision International  2013; Channels of Hope (Child Protection)  Manual, Christian/Muslim Edition published by World Vision International  2012 edited 2014; Channels of Hope (HIV and AIDS) Facilitator’s  Manual, Christian/Muslim Edition published by Christian Bureau of South Africa 2009, edited 2011; Faith For Life Manual (Religion and Health) United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) 2011; Muslim-Christian Co-existence in Eastern Africa in the book Muslim-Christian Co-existence in Eastern Africa published by Catholic University Press 2007 and Environmental Ethics in Islam, posted in the Globe Ethics Website 2008.

Dr Omari is also Chairman of Nairobi County Peace Forum c/o Office of the President, Chairman of Rahma Chokaa Society, National Chairman of Al Wahda Muslim Teachers Association, Director Religious Affairs/ as well as Secretary Majlis Ulamaa  -Supreme Council of Kenya Muslim (SUPKEM) and serves as Chairman of Peace League Africa.

Brief Biography (Alternative language)

Le Dr Hassan a douze ans d'expérience de travail dans divers domaines, en particulier le dialogue interconfessionnel où il a grandement contribué ses compétences et son expérience dans la résolution de divers problèmes et a contribué à des réalisations organisationnelles. Il a été conférencier, imam, médiateur, conseiller et enseignant islamique pendant 15 ans dans diverses institutions.

Il est titulaire d'un doctorat en religion / leadership de l'Université de Nairobi où il a également obtenu sa maîtrise ès arts-études religieuses ainsi qu'un baccalauréat ès arts en langue arabe et en études religieuses en plus d'un baccalauréat en droit.

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Primary Organisation
University of Nairobi
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African Country
African Region
East Africa

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