Education Politics

EBK Asks Raila to do 3 Additional Units which he Missed

The Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) has threatened to deregister Engineer Raila Amollo Odinga after it emerged that he missed three crucial units that are mandatory for registration as an engineer. Speaking during the ongoing Energy Conference, the EBK chair said that all engineers in Kenya must do at least 35 credit hours in Communication […]


“Civil Engineering in Kenya is Just a Dignified Road to Starvation” – Magoha

Education CS Magoha is not a man likely to hide his thoughts, especially when stating a generally accepted truth. This time, he has revealed a well known secret that those who study Civil Engineering know very well. Studying Civil Engineering will give you a good title and social status, but you might easily starve to […]


Graduate Engineers will No Longer Pay Tax in Kenya

Graduate Engineers in Kenya will be laughing all the way to the bank after recent change of the Pay as You Earn Tax policy will see them exempted from paying the dreaded income tax. The new guidelines will see all the graduate engineers become the envy of other professions such as the medics, accountants, teachers […]


Kenyan Engineer Invents an Electric Car that is Powered by a Diesel Generator

A Kenyan engineer has put Kenya on the global spotlight after inventing an electric car that can be used in any part of Africa, including places without electricity. The car which is fully electric is different from all other electric cars in the world today as instead of having a battery bank to store electricity, […]


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 […]


Kenyatta University Ventilator turns out to be a Faulty Bicycle Pump

Unveiled with pomp, color and global media attention, the much-celebrated prototype of the pneumatic ventilator made in Kenyatta University has turned out to be a faulty bicycle pump. The device which had promised to transform the medical engineering in Kenya has turned into disappointment after it emerged that the actual prototype was simply a faulty […]