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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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Parents body condemns sodomy in secondary schools

By Wasike Elvis. Kenya National Parents Association (KNPA) Chairman Nicholas Maiyo (pictured) has condemned rising cases of sodomy in secondary schools. He said it is against the law and African traditions and should be condemned in the strongest terms possible. “It’s sad our children are being exposed to such heinous acts and no one seems to bother. As parents we …

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Youth asked to join technical colleges

A Baringo Central MP aspirant has vowed to support existing technical colleges within the county and urged the youth to enroll in the institutions to acquire skills which the country is currently in dire need of. Joshua Kandie said majority of youths are likely to get employed if they join technical colleges. The aspirant spoke while making donations to Kabarnet …

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