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MMUST hosts sports medicine conference

By Cally Imbayi. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) recently played host to sports physicians from 20 African countries. The physicians were taught how to manage fatal injuries and deaths on the field. This was the second edition of the sports medicine conference on fatal injuries which took place between 15th and 18th October 2017 with over 2000 …

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State told to release free learning funds early

By Kamundia Muriithi. A teacher’s union and principals of secondary schools have asked the Ministry of Education to release funds for Free Secondary Education (FSE) early enough to facilitate its smooth rollout. The educationists while lauding the Government for the ambitious programme that is set to increase enrolment and retention in schools said FSE should be approached with a lot …

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Moi Varsity, AGBA sign MoU to host Conference

By Wasike Elvis. Moi University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the US-based Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA) to host its forthcoming conference. The University Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Laban Ayiro said the conference aims at helping academics and scholars at Business Schools across emerging countries to connect with the Western developed world for mutual benefit. “The collaboration …

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Foreign firms fund feasibility studies for Anglican Varsity

By Kamundia Muriithi. Two foreign firms will fund a feasibility study for the proposed Kenyan Anglican University in Kanyuambora, Mbeere North, Embu County. The budding university has partnered with US based Global Trade and Finance Company and South Korea’s-Pyunghwa Engineering Consultants towards the study that will cost of Sh104 million. The feasibility study was launched at Kanyuambora recently during a …

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JKUAT, Japanese Varsity in solid waste management deal

By James Wakahiu Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has signed a deal with Fukuoka University, Japan to undertake technology transfer in solid waste management. The pact comes in the wake of successful piloting of the Semi-aerobic landfill technology, also known as Fukuoka Method Landfill in Kiambu County. The initiative sponsored by the UN-Habitat and JICA has seen Kiambu …

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