Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has for the third year running emerged as the most preferred University at the just released placement for the first year students where Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programmes attracted the highest number of students. In the announcements by Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. George Magoha on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, JKUAT attracted 6,006 students compared to University of Nairobi that attracted 5,894 with Maseno University closing up…"JKUAT Retain Top Slot for the Third Year Running"
NAIROBI, 3rd June 2020 (PSCU)-Countries that form the Organization of the African, Carribean and Pacific States (OACPS) have identified the growing debt burden and existing economic sanctions among its members as challenges that are aggravating the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking today during a virtual summit of Heads of State and Government that was convened by President Uhuru Kenyatta in his capacity as the organization’s President-in-Office, the leaders welcomed the various debt relief…"Debt Burden, Economic Sanctions Key Concerns As OACP States Discuss Covid-19 Response"
The household water pans project by National Irrigation Board (NIB) has received praises for effectively preventing flood menace in Nyangala division in Voi sub-county and thereby saving hundreds of farmers from annual losses incurred whenever it rains. The NIB has constructed 290 household waterpans for farmers in Maungu and Kasighau location for storing water for both domestic consumption and irrigation. The water pans were also meant to divert destructive flood waters to be channeled into…"NIB Waterpans Praised For Controlling Floods"
After successfully sitting for her Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) in 2016, Ms. Evalyne Pere’s dream was to become a teacher. The girl who hails from Nkarretta area in Narok North Sub County was one of the few girls who had successfully completed secondary school as most of her age mates had dropped to get married or had been impregnated. Ms. Pere was so passionate with her class work and looked forward to pursuing…"Unusual Disease Hinder A Young Maasai Girl From Achieving Her Dreams"
An Anglican Church of Kenya Bishop has called for Corona virus mass testing in Busia County as the number of registered positive cases continues to increase daily. The Katakwa Diocese Bishop, John Okude made the appeal a week after the re-opening of Malaba One Stop Border Post following a truck drivers’protest that paralyzed operations for six days creating the worst truck pile-up stretching to over 50 kilometres on the Northern corridor. The clarion call came…"Katakwa ACK Bishop Calls For Corona Virus Mass Testing"
The Taita-Taveta County has a deficit of over 800,000 tree seedlings, which poses a challenge to the county`s ambitious plan of planting one million trees by the end of this year. Already, the county has planted 200,000 seedlings in several areas, including schools, farms, ranches and parts of degraded Taita Hills. This is part of an aggressive afforestation strategy to promote conservation in the region, but speaking to KNA on Tuesday, the County Commissioner (CC),…"Communities, Farmers Asked To Boost Seedlings Production To Increase Forest Cover"