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Wind blows off roof of Marakwet school

By Dennis Bett. Ten pupils at Kapkures Primary School in Marakwet West recently sustained injuries after strong winds destroyed their classrooms. The afternoon strong winds blew off roofs of two classrooms forcing learners and teachers to scamper for safety. Chebai Sub-Location Assistant Chief Daniel Kibor said the 10 were rushed to Kapcherop Health Centre for treatment. Out of these, eight …

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Don’t leave your children to teachers alone, parents urged

By Godfrey Wamalwa. Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong has appealed to parents not to desert their children in the hands of teachers only, thus leading them to commit various atrocities in schools. Speaking in An’gorom Ward, the First Lady said it is regrettable that cases of arson which had disappeared have resurfaced in schools with some students being fingered for …

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County youth train to become entrepreneurs

By Okoth Peter. Africa Centre for Women Information and Communication (ACWIT), an organization that assists children from vulnerable communities pursue their dreams has sponsored training of local youths in three Vocational Training institutions in Busia County. Under Ngazi Youth Empowerment Project, the youth are trained on vocational skills, ICT, life skills and entrepreneurship. According to Ngazi Youth Empowerment Project Manager, …

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Institute unveils new Sh50m learning facility

By Dennis Bett. Kipsoen Technical Training Institute has unveiled its new Sh50 million learning facility. Construction of the TTI has been completed and handed over to the institution by the contractor. Speaking to the local resident, Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) Principal, Sammy Cheruiyot said the project will benefit local students. RVIST are the mentors of Kipsoen …

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Take action to improve education, stakeholders told

By Staff Reporter. Education stakeholders in Coast Region have been challenged to work as a team in order to send more students who successfully complete Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) to Public and Private Universities. Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI) Coast branch chairman, Patrick King’oina urged students, teachers and parents to work tirelessly in a bid to …

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