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September 20, 2017 5:08 PM NANJIRA: The choice of economic development over justice is unjust

As the initial excitement of the Supreme Court ruling starts to wane and as the full decision is published, some people will seek to cope through the familiar cynicism with which they navigate their citizenship. Others still might be propelled by the winds of change that blew on that historic day. All the reactions, as the people in whom they reside

September 20, 2017 4:02 AM Terrorism major threat to Kenya’s security

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya’s national security and development. In a report presented during the induction of MPs Wednesday, NIS Deputy Assistant Director Alexander Muteshi said that the threat remains high in border counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Lamu. Mr Muteshi told the MPs that the threats

September 19, 2017 6:31 PM Knut objects to use of schools as polling centres

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) wants the electoral commission to de-gazette all schools, especially boarding institutions, used as polling centres so as to avoid disruption of learning ahead of the October 17 repeat presidential election. The union’s secretary-general, Mr Wilson Sossion, said the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission 1

September 18, 2017 10:32 PM Developing Zambia through contract management, administration

The country is thirsty for development and has embarked on numerous socio-economic infrastructure developments. Let us collectively and closely review some selected projects which have the potential to fundamentally lift the face of Zambia if well-managed; upgrading of Lusaka-Ndola and the Ndola-Kasumbalesa roads to dual carriage ways, Kasomeno-Mwenda

September 18, 2017 9:22 AM In DR Congo's wounded heart, voting drive offers hope for peace

After more than a year of bloodshed, faint hopes of peace are starting to stir in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the vast region of Kasai, the authorities are now starting to register voters -- an outwardly banal operation that is nonetheless key to securing the country's stability. "It's telling proof that peace has returned to the greater 1

September 18, 2017 2:07 AM Student wins Cycle with Rhino Nakuru race

Sixteen-year-old Paul Kibet won the 13th annual Cycle with Rhino race held at Lake Nakuru National Park on Saturday. Kibet, a form two student at Moi Secondary School in Nakuru, featured in the competitive senior boys’ category for 14 to 17 years. The race saw more than 600 participants drawn from 10 primary schools and four secondary schools cycle through 2

September 17, 2017 7:10 AM County Teachers of the Year honored for exceptional education

One teacher is a musician who fell in love with math, while another planned to be a doctor, but became entranced by woodworking. A kindergarten teacher helps the youngest students from some of the poorest neighborhoods, and the others help students explore film and English literature, or use gardening to create an outdoor learning lab. On Saturday, five educators

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 15, 2017 9:17 AM UhuRuto, Sonko pour millions in support of Moi Girls

Nine students died in a suspected weekend arson attack Nairobi county government alongside Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto have come to the rescue of Moi Girls High School following the fire tragedy, with a donation of a whopping KSh12 million. A number of dignitaries also offered a cash to the school during the memorial service held at the institution 1

September 14, 2017 8:37 PM Sad send-off for 9 school fire victims

The Moi Girls’ High School Nairobi principal spoke publicly for the first time on Thursday since the fire at the institution two weeks ago that killed nine girls. Mrs Jael Mureithi relived the moments immediately after the fire in an emotional memorial service for the departed students, moving those in attendance to tears. “This is one speech that no school 1