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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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TSC creates new directorates’ to boost service delivery

By John Machio. Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has initiated major reforms by creating two more directorates and establishing eight positions of Regional Coordinators, Education News has learnt. The reforms aimed at provision of quality teaching has seen the Commission establish the Directorate of Field Services and the Directorate of Labour Relations to take care of industrial matters fronted by teachers’ …

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MKU students protest over insecurity and drug peddling

By James Wakahiu. Mount Kenya University (MKU) students recently blocked General Kago Road in Thika town to protest against the setting up of illegal structures near the institution. They demanded the demolition of the structures saying they were dens for illicit drugs and other vices. The students gave a one-week ultimatum after which they would pull down the structures by …

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