Education

Federation of Kenya Employers will not Recognize Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

The Federation of Kenyan Employers has warned that they will not accept any graduate who attends a virtual graduation ceremony, saying that the online ceremony produces half-baked graduates. In what turns out to be a major blow to Covid graduates, the body of employers said that true graduates are those who have attended a physical

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Kenyan Graduates 5 Times Smarter than their American Counterparts

A study by the University of Michigan has recently revealed what many Kenyans always knew; Kenyan graduates are five times smarter than American graduates. In what could be a case of Wakanda striking again, Kenyan graduates beat their American colleagues in all possible disciplines from engineering to anthropology, as well as in all sports including

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Education

2020 KCSE Results Will still be Released this Year

The government has expressed confidence that this year’s KCSE results will be released as scheduled, even though schools remain closed until the end of the year. In what can be considered an operations magic, the education CS Secretary said that Covid-19 would not interfere with the release of the results this year because the government

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Education

Secondary School Students to Receive Monthly Allowances

The Government of Kenya will soon start paying high school students for simply being in high schools! Secondary school students in Kenya will start receiving monthly allowances as the Ministry of Education comes up with innovative ways to instill money skills and also deal with the long absence from schools as a result of Covid-19.

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Education

Pastor Ng’ang’a Launches a Mathematics Learning App

Pastor and Mazimatician James Ng’ang’a has ventured into education technology after launching a mathematics learning app that can be used at multiple learning levels. The android based app is marvel and illustrates how the hard working pastor has used his quarantine time because while you were busy memerizing him, he became an android developer. Do

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Education

HELB to Stop Funding Engineering Courses in Kenya Citing too Many Unemployed Engineers

The Higher Education Loans Board in Kenya (HELB) has announced that it will stop funding all students pursuing engineering courses in Kenya, citing a market glut and lack of meaningful Return on Investment for the courses. Speaking while unveiling the plans for the September 2020 admissions, the Board said that a lot of money was

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Kenyans Open Up About Suffering in the Hands of Nairobi Kids while in Secondary School

Ghosts of systemic discrimination in rural public schools in Kenya have started to emerge, and a huge storm is brewing. Kenyans from rural areas who attended rural schools are for the first time speaking about the discrimination they faced in the hands of their urban counterparts who invaded their rural schools. In detailed accounts that

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Interpol Names Juja a ‘Global Cyber-crime Hotspot’

The International Criminal Police Organization is raising concern that a little known town in the outskirts of Nairobi, Juja, is quickly becoming a global hub for cybercrime activities. The report that was released by Interpol says that a huge number of cyber attacks have been launched from Juja, targeting both Kenyan and the International institutions.

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Medical Students Miss Graduation after a Quarantined Lecturer used Examination Scripts for Tissue Paper

Adversity often brings out the best – and the worst – in people. Covid-19 has proved this with the world now suffering from stupid human actions, inactions, and general stupidity that seems to be worse than the virus itself. While you would expect the people with some good knowledge and information are helping humanity at

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Education

Kenyan Universities end Pending Semesters Without Exams and give Everyone Grade B

With studies disrupted in Kenya and there being no plans on when things will be back to normal, Universities in Kenya have decided to give everyone a grade B and retire the pending Semesters. The move was informed by the prevailing status of Covid-19 spread and the difficulties that resuming the semester would pose to

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