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Cash strapped Catholic Varsity closes campuses

By Staff Writer. Cash strapped Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) which lately has lost over Sh400 million through leakages of funds has started shutting down campuses countrywide. Poor management decisions and leakage of funds by former officials of CUEA have left the 33-year-old institution in a precarious financial position, leading to the immediate closure of campuses in Kisumu and …

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VC urges students to develop a reading culture

By Tito Tavasi. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) Vice Chancellor (VC), Professor Fredrick Otieno has asked first year students to develop a culture of reading. Otieno said the Ultra Modern Library at the institution is well equipped with books and other reading materials to enable learners read extensively courses they are undertaking at the University. Addressing 4,400 …

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University of Embu admits pioneer Nursing students

By Kamundia Muriithi. The Vice Chancellor Prof Daniel Mugendi has revealed that the School of Nursing admitted its first full time undergraduate students from the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) during the September 2017 intake. Prof Mugendi also unveiled the newly appointed University of Embu Council which was appointed by Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i. Founding …

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Karatina Varsity to train nurses

By Joseph Mukubwa. Karatina University, situated in Nyeri County, plans to establish a medical school in the coming financial year that will offer training to nurses. This announced recently by Karatina University Deputy Vice Chancellor in Charge of Academics, Professor Peninah Aloo Abutho, during a free medical camp organized by Karatina University and Aga Khan University Hospital, at Karatina Stadium …

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Union terms TSC promotion criteria ‘unfair’

By Benedict Ng’etich The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) has claimed that the criteria used by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to promote their members was unfair. The Kericho Branch, Executive Secretary, Julius Mibei during the Annual General Meeting held at Sunshine Hotel, faulted the criteria saying it did not consider many aspects of the teachers. The …

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