Education

Staring at an Exam Question for too Long Reduces the Chances of Remembering the Answer

The good old practice of intently staring at an exam question until an answer resurrects from a dead corner of the brain is the most popular way of answering difficult questions. However, experts have now warned that the practice is more harmful than good because it actually reduces the chances of remembering the answer. In

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Education

JKUAT Students Threaten to Continue Hacking Everyone if Unemployment is not Addressed by the BBI

JKUAT students are back in the limelight after they ‘alerted’ NBCA that its system might need some improvement. The students who were accused of hacking NCBA said that they did not steal the 25 million shillings as claimed, but it was just a ‘small invoice’ for the work of helping the bank identify the flaw

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Social

6 Reasons why Comrades should be the ones Cleaning Universities

Universities spend millions of shillings every year paying for cleaning services, while at the same time sitting on a huge pile of free labor that can be used to do the work. Our research has shown that Universities would be better off if they saved themselves the money and used that free labor. This can

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Education

Magoha: Kenyan Parents almost as Inconsistent as Me

The Ministry of Education has accused parents of only demanding everything that is the opposite of the Ministry’s policies. Speaking after announcing the reopening of schools, education CS George Magoha said that parents who had been complaining about the closure of schools are now complaining that he is reopening schools. “When we closed schools, parents

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Education

Outcry as 96% of students Outgrow their School Uniform

Parents are concerned that the reopening of schools will not be feasible this year as almost all the school going children have outgrown their school uniforms. In what could be a blow to the government’s effort to reopen schools, parents said that it would be impossible to acquire huge volumes of new uniforms within a

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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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Education

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

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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Governance

HELB Promises to Refund all the Money it has Collected for Compliance Certificates

The Higher Education Loans Board in Kenya has finally seen the light. In what appears to be a Zacchaeus moment, the Board has promised to refund all the money it stole from non-beneficiaries who were forced to seek for compliance certificates when looking for jobs. For years, HELB has been forcing people who did not

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