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KUDHEIHA branch awarded for signing pacts with schools

By Boniface Mulu. Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers (KUDHEIHA) Kitui branch emerged the best in signing recognition agreement with secondary schools last year. The Organising Secretary, Peter Kimeu Mutune disclosed the national office awarded the branch certificate and trophy as a result. He said the branch was the most improved out of all the …

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MCA asks colleagues to pursue degrees in ‘casting out demons’

By Kamundia Muriithi. An MCA tickled the County Assembly when he urged his colleagues to pursue degrees in divinity and casting out demons to avoid the embarrassment of weak academic credentials in 2022. Runyenjes Central Member of County Assembly (MCA), Steve Simba warned his counterparts that to vie as a Ward Rep in 2022, one would need to be a …

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Mbeki commended for spearheading African development initiatives

By Joseph Mukubwa. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) has awarded former South African President, Thabo Mbeki an honorary degree for his role in the liberation of the people of South Africa and African Renaissance. The Nyeri-based University conferred him with an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (DHL, honoris causa) in appreciation of his role during the 6th …

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Go for market-driven courses, CUE boss urges Varsities

By Wasike Elvis. Universities have been urged to launch market-driven programmes to avoid instances where students graduate but end up staying jobless. Speaking to Education News in Eldoret town recently, Commission for University Education (CUE) Chairman Chacha Nyaigotti-Chacha expressed concern over the increasing number universities offering courses that are not market oriented. “Such courses take shorter time than the normal …

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UoN team picked to develop Science, Tech Parks master plan

By Staff Reporter. University of Nairobi (UoN) has clinched a deal to develop National Master Plan for Science and Technology Parks in the country. The contract which would be carried out by its subsidiary University of Nairobi Enterprises Services (UNES) involves development of the plan and designing of technology parks for Konza and Dedan Kimathi University of Technology and Science. …

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