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New Literature, Fasihi set books released

By Our Reporter. The Ministry of Education in liaison with Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development Education (KICD) have approved new set books for Literature in English and Kiswahili for 2018 to 2022, Education News has learnt. The books will replace the current ones that have been in use since 2013 with effect from January 1, 2018. In a Circular (MOE/QAS/A/5/19/16) …

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Scheme spends Sh2m on teachers’ funerals

By Kese Werugha. Kilifi Teachers Burial and Benevolent Scheme (KTBBS) has approved its budget for the 2018 totalling Sh14.7 million against its total expenditure of Sh14.6 million during the period. The proposed budget approved during the Annual General Meeting held at Ganze primary school in Ganze Sub-county under the chairmanship of Raymond Ringa revealed that a total of Sh13 million …

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Why boys were rejected by Nakuru school?

By Joseph Mambili A boys’ school in Nakuru County converted to a girls-only institution leaving the male students who had reported for Term One shocked. About 60 students of St Georges Greenland Senior Boys had to look for the alternatives after the school’s management decided to covert the school allegedly without informing them. The school’s proprietor George Gichimo claimed that …

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Plans in place to curb gender based violence

By Alfred Kimosop. A raft of measures has been outlined to curb alarming cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) rampant in some communities in Baringo. Baringo Deputy Governor Jacob Chepkwony while presiding over the 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence noted that Government is committed to advancing human rights and curbing gender based violence. He noted that the …

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Bomet varsity gets own Council

By Benedict Ngetich. Bomet University College, a constituent of Moi University recently got its own Council, gaining semi-autonomous status. It is set to become a fully-fledged university. The Council members were sworn in recently by Moi University Senior Legal Officer, Petrolina Chepkwony at Bomet University College main campus in Bomet County. The swearing in ceremony follows the appointment by Education …

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