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Dr.Onesmus Gitonga Ntiba

Dr.Onesmus Gitonga Ntiba

Lecturer

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Humanities

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALISATION
Kiswahili Language and Literature

PROFESSIONAL BODIES MEMBERSHIP
Member of Chama Cha Kiswahili Cha Taifa (CHAKITA)
Member of East Africa Interpreters and Translators Association

WORK EXPERIENCE
June, 2019 to Date: Lecturer, Chuka University
May 2017 – May 2019: Lecturer, Mt. Kenya University
2011 – 2016: Part-time Tutor in Kenyan Universities
2009 – 2016: Senior Graduate Teacher, Ikawa Sec. School
2006 – 2008: Graduate Teacher I, Karamugi Sec. School
1996 – 2005: Graduate Teacher, Chief Mbogori Girls, Chogoria
1990 – 1995: Graduate Teacher, Uringu Girls, Kianjai
2017 – 2019: Internal Examiner of Candidates Projects and theses, Mt. Kenya University
1991 – 2009: KNEC Examiner (Kiswahili Insha)

EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy in Kiswahili, Mt. Kenya University
Master of Arts in Kiswahili, Kenyatta University
Bachelor of Education (Arts) Kiswahili & PRS, Kenyatta University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2016: Ushawishi katika Nyimbo za Kampeni za Jamii ya Wachuka katika Kaunti ya Tharaka Nithi, Kenya.
2011: Taathira ya Dhamira kwa Mtindo katika Hadithi Fupi Teule za Kiswahili.

PUBLICATIONS
Ntiba, O.G. na Kineene, M. (2019). Nyimbo kama mkakati wa kuimarisha Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika: Uchunguzi wa Nyimbo za Kampeni za Wachuka. Jarida la Idara ya Kiswahili na Lugha Nyinginezo za Kiafrika, Chuo Kikuu Cha Moi, Toleo Maalum, 249-262.
Ntiba, O.G. (2015). Chuka Campaign Songs: A Close Examination of the style and characterization. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 9, 105-114.
Ntiba, O.G. (2014). Language Use and Context in the Campaign Songs of the Chuka Community in Kenya. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 5 No. 5, 55-66.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Discourse analysis, critiquing fiction works, oral literature.
POSTGRADUATE TOPICS SUPERVISED

1. Uhalisiajabu katika Hadithi za Watoto
2. Suala la Ardhi katika Riwaya Teule za Kiswahili: Tathmini ya Riwaya ya Kidagaa Kimemwozea na Kovu Moyoni.
3. Mwega wa Ujumi katika Ngano Simulizi za Wachuka
4. Motifu ya Msako katika Riwaya ya Kiswahili: Mchango wake katika uendelezaji wa Fani na Maudhui katika Riwaya za Mzingile na Nagona

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