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HELB Sets Deadline for Subsequent Applications

Join Our Telegram Group The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) has announced the deadline for subsequent applications on the 31st of October 2021. This means that all subsequent applicants should ensure they have applied for their HELB loans by the end of this month. Announcing the directive on their Twitter page, HELB posted: Comrades, Kumbukeni […]

Teachers Want CBK To Come To Spire Bank’s Rescue

Join Our Telegram Group Teachers are imploring the government to bail out Spire Bank amid the bank’s financial struggles with more than Sh. 2.6 billion of teachers’ savings at stake. The Spire Bank was formerly known as Equatorial Commercial Bank (ECB) before the change of name. Mwalimu Sacco, the largest Sacco in Kenya by assets, […]

14-year-old class six pupil kills schoolmate over Ugali

Join Our Telegram Group A 14-year-old class six pupil allegedly killed his schoolmate over Ugali and Kunde. Following the killing, the class six learner is said to have dumped the body at River Simakina in Navakholo which is located in Kakamega County. According to Navakholo OCPD Richard Omanga, the now-deceased 10-year-old pupil had been looking […]

Globe Teacher Prize 2021 Has Revealed the Top 10 and Top 50 Finalists

Following Tabichi’s win, many Kenyan teachers are excited to know who has come out on top in the Globe Teacher Prize. According to Globe Teacher Prize, their teachers come from all parts of the world including remote villages and towns and even schools in cities. The prize advocates for inclusivity and covers many aspects in […]

President Museveni: No Salary Increment for Arts Teachers

Uganda’s President Kaguta Yoweri Museveni has directed that there will be no salary increment for teachers who teach humanities. The Uganda President’s announcement has directly affected a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) of 2018 in which the government of Uganda was to provide uniform salary increments for all teachers. President Museveni announced this while delivering his […]

TSC Deploys More P1 Teachers to High Schools

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has released more letters of deployment to practising P1 teachers to teach at the secondary level. The letters were released this month (October) for PTE teachers who held a Bachelor’s of Education degree (secondary option) and they will now begin teaching their subject areas in secondary schools. Following a long […]

5 Universities from Kenya to Work Together With German Counterparts to Reduce Unemployment among Graduates

Five Kenyan universities from Kenyan have agreed to collaborate with German universities in an attempt to rid graduates of unemployment. The tertiary institutions have decided on funding young promising innovators to help them reach their true potential. The institutions have already begun a campaign to create awareness among students to shift their minds from dreaming […]

TSC insists on Public School teachers being CBC-Compliant

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has insisted that more than 300,000 who are unemployed have to attend the ongoing upgrading programme in order to be compliant with the new Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC). The message was hammered home with the Commission declaring that TSC will not automatically take them in even if they complete the upgrading […]

KUPPET Supports Gradual Phasing out of Boarding Schools

The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) has voiced its support for the progressive phasing out of boarding schools so as to reduce the strenuous workload on teachers. KUPPET Secretary-General Akello Misori said that tutors in boarding schools work for a longer time but are not paid for the same. Teachers on duty […]

Alliance Girls High Student Commits Suicide

Following the reopening of schools, Alliance Girls High School student Serena Nyokabi committed suicide. The young girl had been reportedly undergoing treatment over her mental struggles and had been seeing a Psychiatrist over the same since the year 2019. The psychiatrist had been dealing with her anxiety disorder. A Facebook account with the name Peter […]

Kisii University Suspends Second Year Students Indefinitely Following Protests

Second-year students at Kisii University have been indefinitely suspended from the institution after protests over a hike in fees yesterday. The media failed to reach the Vice-Chancellor via phone but not the expected decision has been made with the First, Third and Fourth-year students exempted from the suspension. In a memorandum posted on their Twitter […]

Second Year Students at Kisii University Protest over Fees

Second-year students at Kisii University today protested over a hike in fees by destroying property within the premises of the campus during the protests. The students also destroyed the entrance to the office of the Vice-Chancellor during the protests. In response, tear gas canisters were thrown at the protestors with the incident escalating further to […]