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Why we homeschool our kids in Kenya

The Mohols chose to take a path less trodden – homeschooling. They are convinced that the children turn out better and are more independent. This is slowly catching on, with… Read more »

Materi Girls: School where rules are unheard of but the girls turn out just right

Touch times go away. Touch people don’t’ are the words stenciled in white on the wall in Bro John Koczka’s office at Materi Girls’ Centre, Tharaka Nithi County, and they… Read more »

Masters and PhD Commonwealth scholarships from UKAid to study in UK

Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries DFID Master’s/PhD Degree Deadline: 3 Dec 2014 (annual) Study in: UK Course starts AY 2015-2016 Brief description: The Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from… Read more »

In same lecture hall with Kenya’s VIP students

On a fine evening in January last year, students inside a lecture hall at Daystar University in Nairobi held hands for a prayer session. As is the norm in this… Read more »

Read Kenya’s poorest composition and why you will encounter more

In what could pass as Kenya’s poorest composition ever, a candidate in last year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams scored two marks out of possible 40. The candidate… Read more »

Fisherman, boda boda rider exchange wives in Oguya Village, Teso

Residents of Oguya village in Kumi district are still reeling from shock after a bodaboda man and a fisherman swapped their legal wives. Peter Opoo, a 30-year-old bodaboda rider and… Read more »

Dreams Do Come True: Kenyan Medical Student Honor Scholarship Donors in Texas Tech University

An Opportunity to Give Back As a young girl growing up in a village near Nairobi, Kenya, Rosalia Mbugua dreamed of becoming a doctor. “My parents knew of my dream… Read more »

Kenyan student rises out of poverty, completes internship at Penn State Berks

Christopher Aredo, formerly a street-dwelling youth in Kenya, is currently completing an internship at Penn State Berks from Kenya Methodist University. His journey from Kenya to Penn State Berks was… Read more »

36 schools in KCSE list of shame

The results of candidates from 36 national and county schools were cancelled because they cheated in last year’s Form Four exam. The schools were not ranked because the administrators failed… Read more »

Mount Kenya University inks student exchange deal with US university

Mount Kenya University is living to its motto of enabling local students to scale the highest standards of learning beyond the East African region by pursing opportunities for them in… Read more »

Accommodation crisis as Kenya varsity Students sell rooms to fellow students

On her admission to the University of Nairobi’s Kabete campus, 19-year-old Jepchirchir Towett, a first year student, had her joy cut short when she was told that she was not… Read more »

Alarm as more and more Kenyan teachers take to alcohol

A male teacher in Vihiga County was last month interdicted after allegedly drugging female students as he prepared a party for them after their national examinations. The teacher at Moi… Read more »

Egerton University releases its first medical doctors in 74 years

Egerton is in celebratory mood as it releases its first ever medical graduates after 74 years of existence. The university which is based in Njoro, Nakuru County, is holding its… Read more »

Blind MKU Lecturer: Yes, I am aggressive and focused

If you and I had just an ounce of the determination that Gladys Rotich has, this world would be a much better place. At just 28 years, Gladys, a university… Read more »

Kenya High School:Brain behind the academic giant

The sight of a wide array of trophies carefully and neatly arranged on a table in Rosemary Saina’s spacious office is perhaps what signifies the numerous achievements that Kenya High… Read more »