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Schools Burnt in Kenya Over….

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Four more dormitories were set on fire Sunday night in the ongoing countrywide wave of unrest in schools across Kenya. The incidents occurred at Baringo High School in Baringo County, St Augustine Boarding Primary School in Mombasa and Gachika Secondary School in Kiganjo. Similar incidents were reported earlier in the …

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Makerere University Admits 3400 New Students

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About 3,400 students yesterday became postgraduate students of the Makerere University. Registrar in charge of Postgraduate Admissions, Prossy Nakayiki, in a statement, said the newly admitted students can collect their admission letters and related information from the institution on Friday, with classes expected to start in mid-August. 22 students were …

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Bizarre! Exam Fever Leads To School Fire

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Property worth millions of shillings were lost as fire gutted down a dormitory, staffroom and two classrooms at Embu High School in a suspected arson attack on Sunday night. The fire which started at around 7pm spread quickly and destroyed property at the private institution. The Embu County firefighters managed …

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Tanzanian Schools Adopt Tech To Improve Education

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The Tanzanian government has partnered with the Tigo mobile company in implementing a 2-year project to enable at least 700 public secondary schools countrywide access internet so that students could see learning materials online. The Ministry of Communications, Works and Infrastructure and Tigo yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) …

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Tragic! Two Women Commits Suicide On Campus, Same Day

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Tragedy struck at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras as an assistant Professor’s wife and a post-doctoral research scholar reportedly committed suicide in a matter of hours, at the same day. According to police reports, the physics assistant professor Ganeshan’s wife Vijayalakshmi, 47, was found hanging inside her quarters around …

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Kenyan University to Close Down Five Campuses

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Kisii University is set to close five out of 10 campuses after it was ordered to be shut down by the Commission for University Education early in the year. The university will merge as part of a 12-month road plan agreed upon by the institution and the Ministry of Education. As …

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