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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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Take steps to ensure safety of students, teachers told

By Tsozungu Kombe. The Coast Regional Education Coordinator, Abdikadir Kike (pictured) has appealed to principals and Boards of Management (BOM) in the area to take adequate measures to ensure the safety of school children. This comes in the wake of recent fire incident at Moi Girls School, in which 10 children perished. He said teachers play an essential role in …

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