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EDUCATION

Proposal to form another CBC taskforce draws mixed reactions

Parents and other stakeholders have responded differently to the discussion surrounding the CBC's implementation and the upcoming creation of a new CBC task team. While some believe the system should be eliminated, others believe this should not be an option. Even though CBC is not being used effectively, according to education expert Jonathan Wesaya, it should only be improved rather than eliminated.

  9 days ago ago
Proposal to form another CBC taskforce draws mixed reactions

EDUCATION

CS Magoha Issues Stern Warning To Teachers Who Make Sexual Advances Towards Students

Education CS Prof George Magoha has told primary school children to stop engaging in premature sex and instead focus on their studies. Magoha, meanwhile on a tour at Kakamega Primary School, told Standard Eight candidates that they will have enough time to have lovers in future after excelling in school.

  4 months ago ago
CS Magoha Issues Stern Warning To Teachers Who Make Sexual Advances Towards Students

SOCIETY

Police collect two bodies dumped beside the road by unknown killers

Police collect two bodies dumped beside the road by unknown killers, Narok County. The two bodies were discovered by members of the public who called the police. Preliminary investigations revealed that the bodies were found on Monday and transferred them to the hospital mortuary. "Police found two other bodies the following day (Monday) and took them to Kilgoris Mission Hospital mortuary in Narok."

  2 months ago ago
Police collect two bodies dumped beside the road by unknown killers

EDUCATION

KCPE Candidate Paralyzed After Being Beaten by 4 Teachers in School

A primary school in Elgeyo Marakwet County is on spot after a Standard Eight pupil got badly hurt to a point of being paralyzed. The student is reported to have been beaten by her teachers. The pupil is allegedly said to have nick-named one of the teachers and as a result, the teachers punished her. The four teachers are being investigated by detectives on the matter. Photo: Courtesy (previous incident) The 15-year-old young girl at Kibargoyet Primary School got paralyzed from her midsection down to the feet

  1 year ago ago
KCPE Candidate Paralyzed After Being Beaten by 4 Teachers in School

EDUCATION

Good news for Parents as Education CS Magoha makes this announcement

Parents have been for a while disappointed as their children's Educy calendar is pushed to January next year.This directive was issued by CS Magoha on Tuesday of July 2020 this year The minister announced that all basic learning institutions will re-open in January next year, as that is when the virus curve is expected to have flattened.Therefore examinations will not take place this year as the Covid-19 pandemic has rendered the school calendar lost.     Candidates were disappointed because Standard Eight

  2 years ago ago
Good news for Parents as Education CS Magoha makes this announcement

EDUCATION

Education CS's Last Minute Verdict Sends Teachers Back to The Drawing Board Ahead of Monday's Exams

KNEC examination papers are already waiting for the students from tomorrow Monday.All the KCPE candidates will begin their exams with Mathematics paper in the morning.This will be followed by English Language paper in the mid-morning and finally Composition paper in the Afternoon.Day two will see Science, Kiswahili Lugha and Insha

  1 year ago ago
Education CS's Last Minute Verdict Sends Teachers Back to The Drawing Board Ahead of Monday's Exams

SOCIETY

A Class Eight Student Kills His Pregnant Aunt And Her Two Sons In Narok

In Poroko village, Narok County, a Standard Eight student is suspected of killing a pregnant woman and her three children. The bodies of Evans Mioki, 10, and Eliot Leitipa, 5, who were the sons of Juliet Naeku, were discovered by police on Monday, 150 meters from their home.

  2 months ago ago
A Class Eight Student Kills His Pregnant Aunt And Her Two Sons In Narok

EDUCATION

KCPE & KCSE Officially Cancelled, Colleges and Universities to Resume!

-It is now Official. CS Magoha has cancelled the 2020 KCPE and KCSE. -The exams has been pushed to 2021 -CS Magoha confimed this today, Tuesday, while speaking at thw KICD headquarters. -The CS asserted that new dates will be communicated later. -Colleges and Universities will open in September under strict conditions. “Stakeholders have shelved the initial proposal to reopen schools in September for Standard Eight and Form Four candidates,” CS Magoha Speaking today at the KICD headquarters, and as a reply

  2 years ago ago
KCPE & KCSE Officially Cancelled, Colleges and Universities to Resume!

EDUCATION

Latest Updates on School Reopening as Final Dates Confirmed.

Schools in Kenya were closed down in March this year following the Orders from the President,this was after the First Corona Virus Cases were reported in the Country.The decision was reached at to prevent the spread of the new Corona Virus.However, there is hope for school to open.  Schools in Kenya will now open on October 19 while Standard Eight and Form Four learners will sit their national exams in April 2021 if the government adopts proposals by a committee appointed by Education Cabinet Secretary George

  2 years ago ago
Latest Updates on School Reopening as Final Dates Confirmed.

EDUCATION

Kitui: A manhunt is underway for the headteacher who allegedly impregnated a 16-year-old pupil

After a botched abortion attempt on her 5-month pregnancy, a 16-year-old girl was hospitalized in Kitui County. The Standard Eight student complained of abdominal discomfort and was transported to hospital by her mother, according to a report released by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Monday.

  7 months ago ago
Kitui: A manhunt is underway for the headteacher who allegedly impregnated a 16-year-old pupil

COVID

Parents Official Support Opening of Schools on October 19

The Kenya National Parents Association has supported the move by the government to open schools on October 19, 2020. According to its chairman Nicholas Maiyo, they said the coronavirus curve has flattened therefore need to open schools. "As parents, we support the move by the government to open schools on October 19, 2020. This is a good move since our children have suffered a lot staying at home doing nothing," said the Kenya National Parents Association Chairman while speaking to the press. Schools will open

  2 years ago ago
Parents Official Support Opening of Schools on October 19

EDUCATION

Parents Protest Over School Reopening in October

Schools are set to be reopened on October 19th 2020 according to reports by the Nation Newspaper on Sunday. Standard Eight and Form Four candidates will likely sit their national exams in April 2021in case the government and Education Ministry adopts proposals by a committee appointed by Education CS George Magoha.     However, according to the People's daily Newspaper on Monday today,Parents and guardians have come out to protest against the idea of schools opening in October. At first the Ministry had

  2 years ago ago
Parents Protest Over School Reopening in October

COVID

Schools to be opened in November if these measures are in Place

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said , schools could open in November if the measure are in place to cub the spread of coronavirus .So far only three technical and vocational colleges are ready for reopening in line with the Covid-19 protocols and five other institutions have made good progress. The reopening of schools in November will allow Form Four and Standard Eight students back in school so as to sit for their final exams. schools could open in November but Education Cabinet Secretary George

  2 years ago ago
Schools  to be opened  in November  if these  measures are  in Place

CRIME

How Baringo Girls Fall into The Trap of Sex Predators

Young girls in Baringo County have been left to wander into the unfriendly arms of sex predators promising them pads, among other things. The girls, whose parents are either poor or have absconded their duty, have fallen into cheap love tricks from local men and boys, eventually finding themselves pregnant. Some of them who spoke on condition of anonymity said the men promised them pads which they desperately needed, and which they get to receive after falling for sex. It is said more than 20 school girls from

  2 years ago ago
How Baringo Girls Fall into The Trap of Sex Predators