He is a Malaysian Commonwealth Cambridge Scholar (1997). This is a merit award to outstanding able scholars going to the University of Cambridge, given by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust in collaboration with the Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre. Kenneth is a member of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. He was a lecturer (Department of History) at the University of Nairobi and thereafter, the Principal of Kenya Utalii College, Nairobi, since May 2009. He has worked as a Research Assistant on the history and epidemiology of malaria in East Africa project, a collaborative project between Wellcome Trust/KEMRI Medical Research Laboratories, Nairobi and Wellcome Unit of the History of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK.