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International human rights law, which Kenya is a signatory to, states that primary education should be free and compulsory, while secondary and higher education should be made progressively free of charge. However in Kenya, many families cannot afford ...
The incumbent Samuel Ragwa and the first-time Chuka/Igambang'ombe MP Muthomi Njuki are the top contenders for the seat with the former vying on a Narc-Kenya ticket the latter on Jubilee's. Other candidates include the 2013 ... Ragwa has been citing ...

Kenyan universities produce about 50,000 graduates annually with Technical Vocational education and Training (TVET) colleges and national polytechnics graduating a similar number. The internship programme will significantly boost the President's ...
Uhuru announced the award of the Charter to Umma University after getting a request from Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) National Chairman Professor Abdulghafur El-Busaidy.
Nairobi (Reuters) - Kenya's ruling party promised to expand free education and healthcare in a manifesto published on Monday, but did not acknowledge problems in existing social services that have triggered strikes as elections approach.
Otieno's entrepreneurship journey started way back when he was a second year university student at Kenya College of Accountancy in 2008, now KCA University - where he started an online market for electronics. "I failed to pay the maintenance fee for ...

Alex Ramazani poured in 29 points as United States International University (USIU) defeated Equity Bank 76-68 in a tight duel.
University Academic Staff Union National secretary General Dr. Constatine Wasonga(l) and Inter Public Universities Council Consultative Forum chairman Prof.
Free day public secondary schools and doubling the allocation for student loans in universities and technical colleges are key Jubilee Party plans to improve education. President Uhuru Kenyatta's pledge to increase spending for the Higher Education ...
A woman has been charged with murder in the death of a woman run over following a dispute in the Austin neighborhood last month, according to authorities.
Prof Gunturu Revathi, a clinical microbiology and infectious diseases specialist at Aga Khan University hospital in Nairobi, defined gastroenteritis as a common food-borne disease.
Donatus Njoroge, a researcher at Mt Kenya University, said industrial effluent and raw sewage flowing into the river has caused the menace.
Lecturers have rejected the government's plan to pay their Sh10 billion salary increment in phases. The University Academic Staff Union (UASU) Secretary General Constatine Wasonga said he was surprised the Government wanted to change the initial ...
In the midst of a very busy and hectic campaign period, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta last week signed into law amendments to the country's education act which among others things require that "free, sufficient and quality sanitary towels" must be ...
AFC Leopards on Saturday trounced Dero FC 15-1 in a lop-sided GOtv Shield contest at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu County. In other selected results of this competition, Kakamega Homeboyz joined Leopards in the round of 32 after pipping Naivas FC 1-0 at ...
Mosonik, who was accompanied by the IAAF World Under-18 Championships' Chief Executive Officer Mwangi Muthee and Kenyatta University acting Vice Chancellor Paul Wainaina, was particular impressed by the new security lighting systems at Kasarani ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta today launched projects worth Kshs 2.5 billion in Vihiga County, ranging from water, hospital to university, teachers college and technical training institute rehabilitation. The Vihiga Water Supply project to cover the Tiriki ...

Strathmore University Scorpions warmed up for their crunch Kenya hockey Union women's Premier League clash against rivals USIU Spartans with a 6-0 ...
KFCB CEO Ezekiel Mutua gives a trophy to Dr Zipporah Okoth of Kenyatta University Department of Film and theatre arts for the overall winning film in the universities' category on June 25, 2017. Over 200 educational institutions were awarded with ...
Universities are burning the midnight oil developing new curricula for the doctorate degree programme after the higher education regulator introduced tough rules that require students to undertake course work for at least one and a half academic year ...
Three students of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of science and technology have died in one week. The deaths have left students and staff at the university puzzled and demanding the closure of hospitals where they students were treated before they ...
WHAT would you think of a university that provides you with world-class education, pays for your internship abroad and, when you graduate, gives you a cool $100 000 to start your own business?
Mount Kenya University (MKU) has been given the green light to offer maritime and transport logistic courses. The Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) authorised MKU to offer certificate and diploma programmes at its Mombasa campus after reviewing the ...
Academic publishing is the natural outworking of an academic career, the currency of academic mobility. Yet Africa accounts for 2.1 per cent of academic journals.
transformers, cable wires and other items will be offloaded for use in upgrading the Cathedral Kenya power station along the road.
Sitting on a couch in his home in the Karen suburb of Nairobi, Samuel Odaga stares at his phone, his fingers occasionally flicking the screen.
We shouldn't trust leaders who were born in State House or whose fathers were Prime Minister of Kenya to care or even comprehend the plight of the ordinary ...
The eldest is Jonah Nyagah Kindiki is a professor of international education and policy. While Kithure composes poetry in praise of the Jubilee government, Isaiah is disdainfully dismissive of a regime.
Kenyan universities produce about 50,000 graduates annually with Technical Vocational education and Training (TVET) colleges and national polytechnics graduating a similar number. The internship programme will significantly boost the President's ...
Second-placed Greensharks will be out to end Butali Sugar Warriors' nine-match unbeaten run this evening when the two sides clash in the Kenya hockey Union men's Premier League at City Park Stadium. Ten matches are on the cards this weekend at the City ...
The institution will join Siriba teachers college now Maseno University, Kenya science Teachers College now a campus of University of Nairobi among others which have been upgraded from teachers training colleges to universities. According to the report ...
He has also been a faculty member at West Point, the National Defense University, the Coast Guard Academy, and the United Arab Emirates National Defense College and, according to his online biography on the department's website, he holds a doctorate, ...
The series is described as a contemporary take on the current issues facing students and administrators in the world of higher education. Deon Cole, who plays Charlie, will also float between the two shows. Shooting on the series is expected to kick ...
He has also been a faculty member at West Point, the National Defense University, the Coast Guard Academy, and the United Arab Emirates National Defense College and, according to his online biography on the department's website, he holds a doctorate, ...
... on United States International University in the main match. The students also have a date with Equity Bank. Blades, who prevailed 65-62 in a close fight against USIU face off against Trailblazers.
"I was wondering whether I should call my family to tell them I love them," says the zoologist, of Queen's University Belfast in the United Kingdom. In recent months, drought and overgrazing in northern Kenya have sent thousands of herders and their ...
But now the onus has been put on the Kenyan government to provide free sanitary towels to every schoolgirl. The amendment to the education act, signed into law by President Uhurru Kenyatta this week, states "free, sufficient and quality sanitary towels ...
Nairobi, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Nyechuol Ruai Kuol has tragic memories of fleeing turmoil in her native South Sudan at a tender age only to reunite with distant relatives and former neighbors at Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya. The 24-year-old major ...
Moses "Chiif Kadiff" Otieno, pictured on 24 May 2017, is a spoken word artist and aspiring graphic designer who lives in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Otieno hopes to benefit ... higher education in Kenya is prohibitively costly for many young ...
Universities are racing against time to improve on instruction hours for school based programmes (holiday learning) as directed by the regulator.
The institution will join Siriba teachers college now Maseno University, Kenya science Teachers College now a campus of University of Nairobi among others which have been upgraded from teachers training colleges to universities. A report by the ...
Prof Kamau Ngamau has been acting VC of the Co-operative University of Kenya since March 2017. Prior to this appointment, he was the Principal of the institution when it was still a University college. With a Doctor of Philosophy in Horticultural ...
In the new study, a team of psychological scientists led by a researcher from Florida State University investigated the relationship satisfaction of 144 married couples.
Do you speak African? I know someone from Kenya called Okello, do you know him? ... women began attending Makerere in 1945 and by 1949, Makerere Higher College became a University College of East Africa, awarding degrees of the University of London. In ...
Kenya has taken on a leadership role in the fight against terrorism, stabilisation of Somalia and South Sudan, and regional infrastructure development.
Prof Kamau Ngamau has been acting VC of the Co-operative University of Kenya since March 2017. Prior to this appointment, he was the Principal of the institution when it was still a University college. With a Doctor of Philosophy in Horticultural ...
A 17-year-old Kenyan student has been ranked the best globally after emerging top in the 2016 Cambridge International examinations tested across 160 countries.
Masaisai, Sande and Ekai are reported to have started training at the Kenya prisons Staff Training College in Ruiri yesterday while Nairobi Water duo of Okiri and Chepkorom have joined Kenya Defence Forces. ... libero Cellestine Nyongesa (pipeline ...
"Black-ish" Will Cross Over A Lot Next Season With Its Spinoff "College-ish". Creator Kenya Barris told BuzzFeed News that there will be a lot of back-and-forth between Black-ish and the new Freeform series starring Yara Shahidi.
Kenya, like many other African countries, again faces food insecurity that ought to be addressed through a sober search for long-term policy interventions instead of political rhetoric and blame games on the shortage and high prices of unga (flour ...


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