UoN to start using biometric identification cards

The University of Nairobi (UoN). [Photo: uonbi.ac.ke] Students at the University of Nairobi (UoN) will soon start using biometric identification cards, for security, purposes. They will be used for identification and also serve as an ATM card, which will enable students access the various services at the institution, by swiping. According to the Higher Education…

President Kenyatta, Ruto, attend primary school lesson on Digital Literacy Programme

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto attend lesson on the Digital Literacy Programme in class at the Kathithyamaa Primary in Kangundo, Machakos County, July 4, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] The Jubilee Administration has made great strides towards delivering its laptop promise with 17,000 schools already supplied with the digital learning devices countrywide. President Uhuru…

Lecturers kick off strike, demand pay hike

Striking University dons, July 03, 07, 2017. [Photo: @MacOtani] University dons have downed their tools. This is despite calls by Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i that they should allow talks take effect, before paralysing learning in public schools. The lecturers had threatened to kick off their strike, if the government fails to implement their…

NASA to ensure students receive HELB money in two-weeks, abolish KCPE

NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi speaks during Manifesto launch at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi, June 27, 2017. [Photo: Courtesy] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has pledged to ensure students who depend on the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb), for school fees, are not disappointed. According to co-principal, Musalia Mudavadi, students applying for loans from the institution, to facilitate…

Special report wants Alcoblow introduced in High Schools

Students of Limuru Girls, Kiambu County. [Photo: Courtesy] High schools students might soon be subjected to breathalyser tests, if a proposal by teachers sails through. The teachers want to use the gadget to control school unrest, which hit heights in the country last year. The suggestion has been made by principals and teachers who said…

Rachel Ruto wears uniform to her former High School!

Rachel Ruto greets Butere Girls Secondary School students. [Photo: Courtesy] Deputy President William Ruto’s wife, Rachel Ruto, has been the talk on social media, after he pulled the unexpected. The mother of six amused many, after entering her former Secondary School, Butere Girls, in Kakamega County, wearing school uniform. Photos of the Joyful Women Organisation (JoyWO) founder…

Trans-Nzoia TSC officers get motorbikes

Motorbikes bought for TSC sub-county officers in Trans-Nzoia county. [Photo/Courtesy] In a bid to improve supervision of teachers in Trans-Nzoia county, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has purchased motorbikes for its sub-county officers. Three motorbikes for Kwanza, Trans-Nzoia West and Trans-Nzoia East sub-counties were flagged off by the Commission’s county director Ibrahim Adan. Adan said…

Moi University’s 34th graduation ceremony date released

Graduands at a past graduation ceremony. [Photo/The Standard] The 34th graduation ceremony at the Moi University will be held, June 30, at the Main Campus in Kesses, Uasin Gishu County. The institution has informed respective graduands that they will be conferred with various Degrees, Certificates and Diplomas, during the event, at the Graduation Pavilion. “Moi…

NASA will make secondary school education free, says Kalonzo

  The National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka lifts a child  outside AIC Kasina in Mlolongo, Machakos County, May 21, 2017. [Photo/Kalonzo Musyoka/Facebook] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has pledged to make secondary school education, free. If Nasa is elected in August elections, presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka said all secondary school children will…