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September 15, 2017 8:41 PM NDORI: School fires raise questions on safety

The revelation by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i that the recent fire at Moi Girls High School in Nairobi that claimed the lives of nine girls was a case of arson raises more questions than answers. Dr Matiang’i observed: “We have a school environment where there are arguments about local communities and the headteachers and they foolishly

September 14, 2017 6:15 AM Myanmar says China endorses crackdown of Rohingya which U.N. sees as 'ethnic cleansing'

YANGON (Reuters) - China endorses Myanmar’s offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media said on Thursday, as the U.N. secretary-general described the operation, forcing nearly 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh, as “ethnic cleansing”. The Myanmar military offensive in the western state of Rakhine was triggered by a series of guerrilla 2

September 12, 2017 8:03 AM Kenya: Panic After Fire Guts Kitchen at St George's Girls School

Nairobi — "I was just watching the news and there it was, St George's Girls High School on fire, I panicked and I ran out... I started praying and shouting Jesus since my daughter is there," a fear stricken Jane Muthoni told Capital News on Saturday night. She had just arrived at St George's Girls Secondary School, after the institution kitchen and food store

September 10, 2017 8:06 AM Panic after fire guts kitchen at St George’s girls school

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 10-“I was just watching the news and there it was, St George’s Girls High School on fire, I panicked and I ran out… I started praying and shouting Jesus since my daughter is there,” a fear stricken Jane Muthoni told Capital News on Saturday night. She had just arrived at St George’s Girls Secondary School, after 5

September 9, 2017 7:33 PM Fire scare at St. George’s Girls High School, Nairobi

An inferno at Nairobi’s St. Georges Girls High School on Saturday night was successfully put out about an hour after it broke out. Fire fighters from the Nairobi City County emergency department responded promptly after alarm was raised in a scare that occurs barely a week after 9 students lost their lives in a school-dorm fire at Moi Girls, Nairobi

September 9, 2017 1:39 PM Jesus brace fires City to 5-0 win over 10-man Liverpool

The result sends City to the top of the Premier League table with 10 points from four games, a point more than Manchester United. MANCHESTER, England - Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City hammered Liverpool 5-0 in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday with the visitors forced to play the second half down to 10 men. The result 2

September 8, 2017 7:21 PM Play your role on school safety

Secondary school heads have said they lack support from parents and the government in dealing with school fires. The principals said quality assurance officers only seek to address the situation after incidents have occurred. Head teachers who spoke to the Saturday Nation in the wake of the recent fire disasters pointed an accusing finger at the government 11

September 5, 2017 8:45 PM Governor Kivutha Kibwana’s executive member elected new Speaker

Governor Kivutha Kibwana’s executive member for water, Douglas Mbilu, braved a serious challenge to bag the county assembly speaker’s position. Mbilu garnered 35 votes out of 47 beating other six competitors among them a Sub County administrator in Kibwana’s government and Wiper’s Mbooni parliamentary loser Mary Muting’a. Addressing journalists outside 5

September 3, 2017 12:12 PM Ekuru Aukot calls for resignation of Ezra Chiloba, Wafula Chebukati and other IEBC officials

Third Way Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot has called for the immediate resignation and prosecution of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials for mismanagement of August 8 presidential election. Aukot wants IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati and Chief Executive Ezra Chiloba charged for conducting a sham election adding that they were culpable 3

September 3, 2017 8:28 AM Students die as disaster report gathers dust

The death of eight students at Moi Girls School Nairobi on Saturday has once again put into sharp focus the safety of students in boarding schools. The incident comes four months after a government-led taskforce recommended drastic measures to ensure the safety of students in schools, but whose implementation still remains unclear. The report on unrest