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Kenya: Moi Girls School students return after rape saga

Ouma Wanzala Students of Moi Girls School-Nairobi returned to school on Sunday after the institution was closed for a week following a rape incident...

Kenya: lecturers resume work amid crackdown by universities

Ouma Wanzala A number of lecturers have started to resume work although at a slow pace as universities crack down on those who are defiant. At...

Kenya public universities crack whip on striking secturers

Ouma Wanzala Public universities have started cracking the whip on striking lecturers and other staff as the industrial action enters its third month on Tuesday. The...

Kenya and its university strike cycle

Ishmael Munene Kenya’s public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation...

Kenya signs law on free sanitary towels for schoolgirls

Lynet Igadwah Schoolgirls who have reached puberty will now receive free sanitary towels from the government, a new law aimed at minimising absenteeism and putting...

Cambridge Analytica, African Elections and Western Double Standards

Vito Laterza A recent article in The Conversation by British academics Gabrielle Lynch, Justin Willis and Nic Cheeseman, downplays the meddling of Cambridge Analytica (CA) in key...

Why kids should be taught how to start a business at school

Michael Gaotlhobogwe and Adri Du Toit The African continent is home to a large number of young people – and it simply doesn’t have jobs for them all. Youth...

Schools in Nairobi slums work with 3-way partnerships

Benta A. Abuya Eight years of research in low-income neighbourhoods of Nairobi have opened my eyes to the significant role of school, family and community...

Poor parents in Kenya choose private schools over free primary schools

Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski The numbers of low cost private schools in low and middle income countries have exploded in recent years. These schools charge fees that are...

Schooling: what Kenya’s history can teach South Africa

Brian Levy “Weak governance” is a popular scapegoat for the poor results achieved by South Africa’s education system. And there is no doubt that many aspects of...

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All Matriculants Set To Rewrite Maths and Physical Science Exams After ‘Scandalous’ Leaks – Motshekga

NYAKALLO TEFUBASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced on Friday that all matriculants will have to rewrite Maths and Physical Science papers after...

Man Appears In Court Over Matric Exam Leak

NYAKALLO TEFUTHEMBA Daniel Shikwambana has appeared in court in connection with the leaking of one of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination...

What Complexity Theory Can Teach Leaders Of South African Universities Today

UNIVERSITIES are complex, dynamic organisations which must adapt in ways that aren’t always planned or predicted. For some university leaders, such challenges...

Government’s Progression Policy For Grade 4 & 9 Learners Given Thumbs Up By Teachers’ Unions, Education Experts

NYAKALLO TEFU TEACHERS’ unions and education experts have welcomed the government’s decision to give learners in Grade 4 and...

Over 40 000 Grades 1 and 8 Learners Still Not Placed In Gauteng Schools: Lesufi

NYAKALLO TEFU GAUTENG MEC of Education, Panyaza Lesufi, says over 40 000 online applicants for Grade 1 and Grade 8...
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