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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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Ensure national exams run smoothly

By John Njoroge. Parents from Kuresoi and Molo Sub-counties have urged leaders to ensure proper measures are put in place for the national examinations run to smoothly. They said learners are ready for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams. “Our students have prepared themselves well for the national examinations,’’ Robert Kiplagat …

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Giant leap as teachers in county go digital

By Martin Ruto. As the demand for computer knowledge intensifies in the world, West Pokot County teachers have not been left behind. This was seen when a big number of teachers representing various schools in the county assembled at Karas Primary School for a computer workshop recently. The workshop had four main areas to be covered by the teachers including …

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MP censures abuse of Standard Three pupil

County Woman Rep, Mary Mbugua wants culprits of defilement severely punished to deter would be offenders. She said anyone involved in defilement and child abuse should not be left to go scot-free while the victims writhing in pain. Mbugua condemned a recent case where a Standard Three pupil was sexually assaulted by a 57 year old man. The girl, 10 …

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Let children choose own careers, parents advised

By Azael Masese. Parents have been asked to allow their children to choose own careers without coercion. National Education Board Chairman, Erastus Kiugu said parents should not limit choices of their children in identifying future careers or box them into a corner and demand they pursue “more sophisticated” careers like medicine, engineering and law among others. Kiugu who was the …

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