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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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School administrators asked to enroll more boys

By Erick Nyayiera. The increase in enrolment of more girls than boys in this year KCPE exams could be a pointer that if the trend doesn’t change then gender parity would be a challenge in schools in Siaya sub- County. Statistics from the office of the Siaya Sub county Director of Education indicate that in the year 2017 enrolments, the …

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State urged to improve schools’ infrastructure

By John Ochieng. Ulanda Girls Principal, Symprose Atieno has urged the Government and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to ensure they improve on the infrastructural development of schools. She said that many schools in the region have been facing acute challenges of facilities despite the ministry of education pressurising them to register more students. She also raised concern over the …

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School girls participate in Miss Kitui Pageant

By Boniface Mulu. Several school girls took part in this year’s Miss Kitui County pageant competition in Kitui town recently. Beauty pageant contestants in Kitui County used this year’s competition to stand up for girls’ rights and speak out against gender based violence. The County Tourism Assistant Director Hezron Mulatya has said. “It is the pageant we do every year …

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P1 A-Level teachers demand salary arrears

By Staff Reporter. Over 5,000 P1 A-Level teachers who have been pushing Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to fast-track their promotion from Job Group ‘L’ (Grade C3) to Job Group ‘M’ (Grade C4) have now called on the employer to clear their salary arrears dating back to 1996. The teachers, whose number has reduced greatly over the years due to natural …

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