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Gucha parents, students evict school ‘land grabber’

By John Ochieng. The community of Karungu Mixed Secondary institution in Gucha Sub County thronged the school at dawn and evicted a man with his family members from the school land that he defied to vacate claiming that was his ancestor land and had a right to occupy it. His semi-permanent house was brought down before he was frog matched …

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St Paul’s University Chancellor lauds new education reforms

By Felix Wanderi. St Paul’s University Chancellor, Samuel Kobia has commended the government for the introduction of the new education reforms, which would replace the 8-4-4 system. He said the new reforms which sought to introduce 2-6-3-3-3 system were a step in the right direction. The Chancellor noted that the reforms in the Education sector will give room to students …

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MUA Chancellor sees no need to send students overseas

By Achilla Amimo. The Management University of Africa (MUA) Chancellor, Dr Reuben Mutiso does not see the need to send students abroad saying there are many reputable universities and colleges in the country. “If you look at it, there’s no reason why we should be airlifting students abroad when our universities are among the top in the world”, said Dr. …

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School steps up efforts to address teenage pregnancy

By Jeremiah Chamakany. Marigat Integrated Primary School in Baringo County, a school with a population of not less a thousand pupils is a case study in the war against teenage pregnancies. Teenage pregnancy is a scourge that is threatening to reverse the gains so far achieved in the advancement of girl-child rights in education. For the last three years, the …

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Why students perform poorly in science, language subjects

By Tsozungu Kombe. Negative attitude towards Science subjects, English Language and Mathematics by Coast region secondary school students has been identified as a major stumbling block to academic advancement in the region. Professor Gabiel Katana Gona of Pwani University decried the poor performance in Science subjects in national examinations. He urged the students in the area to change their attitudes …

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