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EDUCATION

Good news for teachers as promotions to higher job groups begin in accordance to the 2021-2025 CBA

Teachers this morning woke up to great news of promotions across the country. This is in line with the 2021-2025 CBA. The collective bargain agreement was reached at through negotiations between Knut, Kuppet and Kusnet. It was signed in July 2021 and deposited in the industrial court last month, thus binding.

  4 months ago ago
Good news for teachers as promotions to higher job groups begin in accordance to the 2021-2025 CBA

POLITICS

Raila Odinga Sends A Powerful Message To Kenyans At The Devolution Conference

During the seventh summit of the annual devolution conference Makueni county, the former prime minister of Kenya almost changed the theme of the conference as when he was called upon to address the summit, he said that this year's devolution summit is historic as it is the first time it is being held in Makueni county.

  2 months ago ago
Raila Odinga Sends A Powerful Message To Kenyans At The Devolution Conference

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Is this the gem for Arid and Semi-Arid(ASALs) areas?

Ndengu as popularly known is not only drought resistance crop but also resists most of the pests and diseases.It has a wide range of market ranging from local and abroad mainly Pakistan,Saudi Arabia,India and China.Another advantage of green grams is that it is less costly to establish as compare to other crops yet has high returns.An hectare of land requires 10kgs of certified seedlings with minimal labour.Below is cost benefit analysis for better understanding;

  5 months ago ago
Is this the gem for Arid and Semi-Arid(ASALs) areas?

CAREER-JOBS

How to Calculate Tangible Salary from Gross, Basic and Allowances Indicated on a Payslips

This is how to calculate monthly salary you're going to recieve. In case of a police or any other officers deployed in Semi Arid places example Garrisa, Lamu can not get same amount compared to those working at Kiambu, Nairobi and Eldoret, because of hardship issues in the area such as water, food, insecurities etc.

  4 months ago ago
How to Calculate Tangible  Salary from Gross, Basic and Allowances Indicated on a Payslips

POLITICS

Mount Kenya Foundation meets leaders from the Arid and Semi-Arid lands (Asal)

Mount Kenya Foundation (MKF) members yesterday met with leaders from the Arid and Semi-Arid lands (Asal) as they seek to shape President Uhuru Kenyatta succession. MKE, which consists of wealthy Central Kenya businessmen, has positioned itself as the gateway to attaining the support of Mt Kenya region.

  2 months ago ago
Mount Kenya Foundation meets leaders from the Arid and Semi-Arid lands (Asal)

EDUCATION

IEBC should review voter education curriculum

As the countdown to next year’s General Election starts in IEBC should review voter education curriculum, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) as a matter of concern should review voter education curriculum with emphasis put on political rights, political parties and, more crucially, leadership and good governance.

  3 months ago ago
IEBC should review voter education curriculum

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Three factors affecting commercial farming in Lamu county

Lamu County is a Semi Arid area found on the shore of Indian Ocean. It experience rainfall in bits of shortest period occuring in just 5-10 minutes followed by strong winds which push nimbus clouds to the far end. It doesn't mean that everything is dry, it's even green than usual but plants, Weeds and grass are adapted to the situation.

  6 months ago ago
Three factors affecting commercial farming in Lamu county

EDUCATION

Challenges Galore As Schools Resume Learning

Today more than 1.6 million Grade 4 pupils, 1.2 million Standard 8 and 700,000 Form 4 candidates returned back to school amidst many worries by their parents about their safety amongst other issues. For many parents, there was an uphill struggle to raise school fees and to procure learning materials.Many parents feel that the resumption of schools has caught them unawares and they were not given enough time to prepare. For some schools, there was no resuming because the schools infrastructure had been destroyed

  1 year ago ago
Challenges Galore As Schools Resume Learning

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Okra The Delicious Semi-arid Vegetable

Okra is a beneficial crop that originated from Brazil.The crop is grown as vegetable .It has alot of benefit to the body ,this includes the following: 1. High in vitamin A 2. Promotes healthy skin 3.High in fiber this prevents constipation 4. Regulations of body temperature.

  7 months ago ago
Okra The Delicious Semi-arid Vegetable

SOCIETY

Drought to get Worse as Reduced Rains Predicted

The drought that has left millions of Kenyans without food and water and killed hundreds of thousands of animals in the north and Coast region is bound to get worse.According to the latest forecast, the dry spell is set to extend southwards as it ravages counties in Ukambani and other regions in Coast and the Rift Valley.

  3 months ago ago
Drought to get Worse as Reduced Rains Predicted

EDUCATION

Teaching Beyond 60: TSC's Action That Has Left The Teachers Talking

The TSC as the teachers employer has continued to take some actions that have been praised while others have been criticized by the teachers.However,tsc always balances the feelings of the teachers and itself.All in all,it puts the interest of the learners first. The Commission has just brought a mixture of joy and sadness.Joy has resulted from the current ongoing applications for recruitment.The sad part is the proposal to put teachers on probation for ten years that has hit the headlines today. As it released

  1 year ago ago
Teaching Beyond 60: TSC's Action That Has Left The Teachers Talking

SCIENCE

A likelihood Solution to Arid and Semi-Arid areas

This method was first developed in German in 1860 when researchers begun experimenting using clay pipes to create a combination irrigation and drainage systems.It is after this that Israelite's developed plastic emitters and drip irrigation developed where water was released through a larger or longer passageway and friction was used to slow water inside plastics. This is a type of irrigation or system that has potential to save water and nutrients by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of a plant,either

  1 year ago ago
A likelihood Solution to Arid and Semi-Arid areas