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MP worried over delayed disbursement of funds to schools

By Charles Ojiambo. The National Government has been challenged to disbursed capitation for schools in time to avoid disruption of learning. Matayos Constituency Member of Parliament, Geoffrey Odanga has observed that head of schools went through hard time during Second Term after the government failed to remit all the money on time. Odanga stated that the delay negatively affects the …

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Confusion mars Knut meeting in Nyamira

By Ongondi Nyakundi. Confusion and uncertainty marred Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Annual General Meeting in Nyamira County after a school venue was locked. The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) ordered the administration of Kebirigo Boys High School not to allow union to hold its AGM at the school premises. The local Teachers Service Commission Director, Olendo Onono wrote a …

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Enhance Tusome Programme at TTCs

By Samson Nzyoka. It was great joy recently to see about 500 teacher trainees graduate at Kericho Teachers Training College under the leadership of Chief Principal, Elda. Achungo. Out of the 500, about 200 teachers who taught Standard Two and Three taught English and Kiswahili using TUSOME methodology. This was a great move to ensure that teacher trainees are compliant …

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JKUAT, Japanese Varsity in solid waste management deal

By James Wakahiu Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has signed a deal with Fukuoka University, Japan to undertake technology transfer in solid waste management. The pact comes in the wake of successful piloting of the Semi-aerobic landfill technology, also known as Fukuoka Method Landfill in Kiambu County. The initiative sponsored by the UN-Habitat and JICA has seen Kiambu …

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Joy as Special Needs school get games kits

By Jacky Soy. Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Bomet County recently donated games kits to a Special Needs school. Speaking at the handover at Korara School for the Visually Impaired, Bomet Knut Branch Executive Secretary, Mr. Malel Langat said it was the union’s way of making society more inclusive for people with disabilities. “It is our responsibility as a …

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