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SEKU partners with Kitui County to boost economic development

By Boniface Mulu. A new partnership between South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) and the Kitui County Government is designed to bolster economic development in the area. SEKU’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Geoffrey Muluvi said areas in the agreement include environment, water, education, health agriculture and mining. Prof. Muluvi said the partnership will enhance service delivery to the people of Kitui County …

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20 needy students sponsored for skilled training

By Kamundia Muriithi. Twenty needy students who are unable to join secondary schools or vocational training institutes are set to benefit from sponsorships to undertake training in hair dressing, fashion and design. The initiative which is being spearheaded by Wanjau Technical and Vocational Training Institute, Embu aims to tap the talents of needy students, mostly orphans and the vulnerable, so …

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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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Two school girls drown in dam

By Makoma Musyoka. Police in Matungulu sub-county are investigating the deaths of two school girls who drowned in a dam near Kwa Mwaura Trading Centre recently. Kyazavi Assistant Deputy County Commissioner Sylvester Rotich said the body of 12-year -old Nduku Mutua, a Standard six pupil at Ngonda Academy, was the first to be retrieved while that of Mwende Kivinda,17, a …

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Parents fault Govt over new fees structure

By Philemon Kiprop. Parents associations in the county has faulted the Government over the new 2018 fees structure released by Education Permanent Secretary Belio Kipsang. Speaking to journalists in Kitale, the county parents’ association chairman Wellington Waliaula said the Jubilee administration has gone against its election pledge of providing free secondary education beginning January 2018. Waliaula accused the Government of …

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