EDUCATION

Dr John Ndavula Launches Book On The Use Of Social Media And Politics In Kenya

Dr John Ndavula, a Communication Lecturer and editor at Borderless Press has launched a new book on social media and political campaigns in Kenya. In his new book, Social Media & Political Campaigns In Kenya,  Ndavula explores the relationship between digital networking and contemporary Kenyan politics. He addresses such...
Silanga Secondary

100 Students Flee Silanga Secondary In Nyandarua County

Over one hundred students from Silanga Secondary School in Ol Kalou, Nyandarua County fled from the school on Tuesday morning over suspected fear of mock exams. Silanga Secondary is a mixed day and boarding school consisting of 280 students in total. 110 of the students are boarders and...
great lakes orchestra

Ignite Afrika Set To Launch Great Lakes Orchestra In August

The Great Lakes Orchestra, an Ignite Afrika program that aims at identifying and nurturing kids' talent in music, dance and circus is all set for the grand reveal on August 24, 2018 at the Aga Khan Hall, Kisumu. The initiative carries out training over the weekends and boot...

125 Students Arrested, Three Jailed Over Unrest In Schools

Three students from Siakago Boys in Embu have been jailed for one year on probation and have since cleared from the school. They can only attend a day school as they report to the local chief. Other 125  from various schools affected by student unrest have been arrested as...
makueni boys

Makueni Boys Has Student Elections Supervised By IEBC

Makueni Boys High School on Saturday had its student council elections conducted by the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). According to commissioner Ibrahim Guyo, the free exercise was some sort of a CSR exercise as the school was their county tallying centre. "The School being our County tallying...

Kenya Scholar-Athlete Project Opens Borders For 179 Kenyans To Ivy League Schools

Kenya Scholar-Athlete Project (KenSAP) has secured admissions for 179 Kenyan students to top-tier universities in North America through its program since inception, making it one of the largest scholarships in the region. KenSAP prides itself in securing admission at institutions such as Harvard (19 students), Yale (12 students)...
student rape

Another Student Raped In Dormitory By Three Men

Another female student was defiled within the school premises on Friday at 2 am. According to the Kirigara Girls' Secondary School, Meru, form one student, she met her three assailants as she made her way to the toilet. The attackers who had their faces covered assaulted her and left...
gaming among children

Is The Government Unable To Control Gambling Among Children?

Thousands of children have fallen prey to the gaming machines that have flooded the Kenyan market especially the rural areas. The machines are imported from China and are assembled in downtown Nairobi and the biggest markets are in Nakuru, Mombasa, Kericho and Kisumu. In Mombasa, for instance, the agents...
queen's young leaders award, douglas mwangi

Queen Awards Kenyan Hero, Douglas Mwangi For Transforming Lives In The Slums

Douglas Mwangi alias Mzelo was on Tuesday presented by Her Majesty the Queen with a Queen’s Young Leaders Award at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, in honour of the work he is doing to transform lives in his community. The Queen was joined at the Award...

Jaramogi University To Pay Farmers Ksh5,000 Per KG Of Crickets In New Scheme

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University is recruiting farmers to rear crickets in a bid to counter the declining maize production in the country. Interested farmers will be trained on the process of rearing crickets from the start until they mature and afterwards the university will buy the insects from...
Schools

Are Private Schools Crippling The Stature Of Historical National Giants?

Over the last five years the historical National schools have been marred by a series of incidences. From tales of bullying, arson, rape cases to a myriad of unusual happenings within the school set up. Parents have opted to take their children to private schools which cost more...
Education CS Amina Mohamed

No More Public Events In Schools, Education CS Amina Mohamed Orders

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has banned public events from schools in a bid to protect the young minds to focus on educational matters. The order will be fully effective as from next week. Ms Mohamed said the move will ensure that students prepare well for the National...

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