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Govt asked not to fire teachers who fled East Pokot banditry attacks

By Alfred Kimosop. Kenya National Union of Teachers Executive Secretary Baringo Branch Mr. Joshua Cheptarus has advised the Government to retain teachers who fled from their attached schools in East Pokot due to insecurity. Cheptarus noted that Kagir ,Tuluk , Ruggus, Yatia remain closed in Baringo North while learners in Mukutani have moved to Eldume Primary after the recent attack …

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TSC under fire over teachers’ promotions

By Jacky Soy. Teachers Service Commission is not resting easy after promoting 10, 000 teachers out of 27, 000 who applied for promotion. Union officials are infuriated over the promotion and have turned the heat on the TSC demanding explanation over the small number of promoted teachers. Bomet County Knut Executive Secretary Malel Langat in Bomet County have termed the …

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50 children in cold after wind destroys home

By Erick Nyayiera. More than 50 children spent in the cold after strong winds ripped off the roofs of five houses at Double Joy Children’s Home at Farm North Uyoma Ward in Rarieda Sub-county. According to the Manager of the children’s orphanage, Peter Atin, they were forced to accommodate 55 children in the dining hall which was partly damaged. He …

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New Maseno School Principal finally takes up post

After four months of uncertainty at the helm of Maseno School, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has confirmed Andrew Odhiambo Buop as the new Principal. Long serving school head, Paul Otula was suspended earlier in the year over claims that he failed to rein in rampant bullying and sexual molestation at the institution. Following the disciplinary action against Otula, Homa …

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Drama as watchmen block teachers from school

By John Ochieng. There was drama at Kadika Girls in Migori County as students resumed classes for Second Term when four watchmen rudely blocked teachers from accessing the school compound. The four teachers, who had been hired by the Board of Management (BOM) were absorbed by the school after interviews in January. However, since then, their quest to be served …

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