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Principals to govt: Allow us to hire BOM teachers

By Azael Masese. Biting shortage of Teachers Service Commission (TSC) teachers in public schools might slow the pace of reforms being undertaken in the Education sector, Heads of secondary schools say. This comes at a time when the government is moving to rein in Principals who charge parents what it views as exorbitant fees, to pay teachers employed by the …

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Students showcase projects to address tough challenges

By Staff Reporter. The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa held an exhibition recently to showcase innovative projects by 16-year-old students as part of its programme to create outstanding young entrepreneurs, scientists and future leaders. The annual Personal Project Exhibition was the culmination of intensive year-long projects that identify areas of need, backed up by intensive research, which are then developed into …

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Govt probing cases of school girls entertaining tourists

The government is investigating allegations that school girls in the county are not going to school and are entertaining tourists in beach hotels at Diani, Ukunda in Msambweni Sub-County. County Commissioner, Kutswa Olaka (pictured) told the media in Kwale town recently that the allegations are serious and the government would not tolerate it. He said investigations would be hastened in …

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Parents warned over child neglect

By Hilton Mwabili Parents in the county have been told to clamp down on their children’s unruly behaviour or face prosecution for their bad actions. A senior Provincial Administration official said there is a tendency by parents in the region to neglect their children a lapse that has seen them engage in unproductive activities including hard drugs abuse, joining criminal …

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