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Over 50 per cent of law students fail their bar exams

By Peter Changtoek A report that many students pursuing law are failing massively in bar exam has shocked many. The report reveals that most of the students who sought admission as advocates of the High Court of Kenya, between 2009 and 2016 failed. It emerged that out of total of 16,086 students who sat the Bar examinations administered by Council …

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ECDE teachers owed Sh126m

By John Majau. The County Government of Meru owes about Sh126 million in monthly salary arrears of more than 1,400 Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) teachers who were employed in May 2017. The teachers are yet to receive a single cent since they were recruited by the devolved unit with the delay blamed on the change of leadership after governor …

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Parent with Sh800 faints at Kwale school after being told to pay Sh17,000

By Joseph Mambili. A parent who had taken his daughter for admission to a Kwale school in Kinango Sub-county collapsed after being told to pay Sh17,000 and was rushed to hospital. Ndaikwa Chale, on Wednesday, January 11, had taken his daughter to Kingwede Girls Secondary to be admitted at the institution. His daughter Fatuma Chale aged 16 had secured a …

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Why boys were rejected by Nakuru school?

By Joseph Mambili A boys’ school in Nakuru County converted to a girls-only institution leaving the male students who had reported for Term One shocked. About 60 students of St Georges Greenland Senior Boys had to look for the alternatives after the school’s management decided to covert the school allegedly without informing them. The school’s proprietor George Gichimo claimed that …

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Girl denied Form One admission for having long hair

By Joseph Mambili.   A student in Kisumu County has been denied admission to a secondary school for having long hair. Sharon Akinyi, who earned herself a place at St Mark Obambo Secondary in Kisumu West, was turned away by the school’s administration for her long hair which she says she cannot cut because of her religious beliefs. The rules …

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