Public Lecture on Intelligent Design held at the University of Eldoret on 11th September, 2023

The Lecture was held at the University of Eldoret in North Rift region of Kenya in Kerio Hall. It started at 8.30 am with colorful opening ceremony led by a local brass band which led a procession of the speakers, board members, university management and the first cohort of certificate in Intelligent Design graduands. Over 1,300 participants attended the lecture physically. The lecture was also broadcasted live through YouTube and Facebook. The University management led by the Vice Chancellor appreciated BioCosmos Kenya and BioCosmos Africa for honoring the institution by considering it for a public lecture. 

A section of the Public Lectures Participants

The Chair, BioCosmos Kenya and Chair, BioCosmos Africa introduced the speakers and accompanying board members. They also gave a brief on BioCosmos Kenya and BioCosmos Africa with emphasis on dissemination of information on the theory of Intelligent Design.

During the plenary sessions, participants’ questions were answered appropriately by the two speakers. This shade more light on the lecture topics and also clarifications made on many areas. The management was presented with copies of How and Why the West Lost its Faith and The Mystery and Majesty of Life books. Each participant also received a copy of The Little Book of Creation.

Group photo R-L: Front– Prof. Philip Raburu (DVC – PRE), Rune Solli (BCA Board Member), Prof. Lizzy Mwamburi (Director Research & Innovation), Dr. Brian Miler (Discovery Institute), Mr. Dag Kr. Norli (CEO/Chair BCA), Prof. Wilson Ngetich (DVC – AF), Dr. Hellen Sitawa (HoD Humanities), Dr. Richard Ochieng; (Chair, BCK & Lecture UoE), Back – Prof. Donald Otieno (Vice Chair BCK, Dean School of Science), Dr. Jacob Onyango (Dean, School of Arts & Human Development)

The lecture was followed by a certificate awarding ceremony to the 1st Cohort of Certificate in Intelligent Design graduands. The University Management was grateful to BioCosmos for making the institution to be first in Kenya to mount the certificate as a stand-alone program. A total of 22 students graduated, a ceremony presided over by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Eldoret – Prof. Thomas Cheruiyot. The University plans to enrol the 2nd Cohort of the Certificate Course in intelligent design which is expected draw participants across the whole nation and will be offered both face to face and online.

The 1st Cohort of 22 students who received their Certificates for the Intelligent Design Course

It is important to note that Reuben Kigame attended the public lecture through the invitation of Mr. Dag Norli, CEO/Chair BioCosmos Africa.

Mr. Reuben Kigame asking a question during the University of Eldoret Public Lecture on Intelligent Design

The day’s programme ended at 1.30 pm. BioCosmos Foundation sincerely thank the VC University of Eldoret for hosting the Public Lecture and for Launching the Certificate course in Intelligent Design at the University of Eldoret

CEO/Chair BioCosmos Africa with the VC University of Eldoret Prof. Thomas Cheruiyot during the University of Eldoret Public Lecture