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Pelosi’s Lectern Looted During Capitol Riots Resurfaces in Hall 9 of the University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi is breaking records again and this time it has to do with the United States Capitol riots. During the recent attempted coup, Trump supporters raided the House of Representatives and one of them was seen carrying the lectern that is used by the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Although the person was

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Machakos University Launches a Bachelor’s Degree in Witchcraft

Machakos University is set to launch a Degree in witchcraft, setting a record as the second institution to offer the same in the world. Speaking during the launch, the Vice Chancellor said that the course had already attracted tens of applicants and the University was aiming at exploiting local resources to make the course a

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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

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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International

Maasai Mara University Student on the Run after Hacking Twitter

An undergraduate student at the Maasai Mara University of Science and Technology is on the run after hacking Twitter and making people who think there is free lunch donate to him over KShs 10 million. The hack which targeted well known individuals such as Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Obama and even corporate accounts

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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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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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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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