The one third gender rule will be strictly adhered to when awarding tenders for the supply of desks and lockers to learning institutions under the economic stimulus programme. Marsabit County Commissioner Paul Rotich said small entrepreneurs in the jua-kali sector would be accorded first priority with youths and women being encouraged to apply before the extended 25th September 2020 deadline. Rotich while assuring for transparency and fairness in the process that seeks to locally procure…"Gender Rule To Apply In Awarding Tenders To Suppliers Of Desks To School"
University and college students from Teso North Constituency have been urged to take advantage of the long Covid-19 break to engage in online jobs and earn income. Teso North MP Oku Kaunya made the appeal on Sunday when he hosted a group of university students sponsored by the National Government Constituency Development Fund to study Law, Medicine and Engineering courses for lunch at his home in Kakemer village. Kaunya told the students that the country…"Teso Students Tipped To Seek Online Jobs"
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has announced it will start undergraduate first year students’ online classes from Tuesday even as the university acknowledged it will have to limit physical learning even after schools re-open. Vice Chancellor (VC) Victoria Ngumi however said first year and second year students will have to do online classes a little longer before being recalled to school for physical classes, due to social distancing challenges. Speaking when the…"JKUAT First Years Begin Online Classes"
As the Government ponders on the way forward on re-opening of schools, a primary school in Kiambu County is constructing a dining hall to usher in boarding life in readiness to the long awaited day. Located in Ngegu area of Ndumberi location, Riara primary school which has been a day mixed school for boys and girls is being given a face lift to offer boarding facility and do away with the agony of learners walking…"Kiambu Day School Upgrades To Boarding Status"
A Molo court has slapped a 60-year-old teacher at Tembwa primary school in Kuresoi South with 20 years’ imprisonment for defiling and impregnating his 14-year-old pupil. Principal magistrate, Rhoda Yator told the court Friday that the evidence tabled before the court through the prosecution indicated that David Langat actually committed this heinous act to a minor whom he ought to have protected from such a vice. The sentence read in part “…the accused mitigates that…"Teacher Sentenced To 20 Years For Defiling Pupil"
The Council of Turkana University College has appointed Prof. George Chemining’wa to head the University for a six-month renewable contract. The varsity was previously rocked by leadership wrangles that saw the former Principal, Prof. Thomas Akuja sent on compulsory leave in January to pave way for investigation into alleged financial irregularities. The Chairman of the Turkana University Council, Solomon Muchina made the announcement on Tuesday, accompanied by other board members. Chemining’wa, who has been a…"New Turkana University College Principal Takes Over"