Category Archives: News In Kenya

President Uhuru 2020 State of the Nation Address Speech

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that at least 12,500 new classrooms and related school facilities will be constructed ahead of schools’ reopening in January next year. The head of state, who spoke in Parliament as he made the 2020 State of The Nation Address, said the Ministry of Education and the Ministry Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban issue… Read More »

Nakuru County: Covid-19 Isolation Centres, Schools per county

The County Government of Nakuru has identified and equipped about 80 institutions to be used as Covid-19 isolation centres in case there are multiple infections in the county. Most of those selected are secondary schools across the 11 Sub-counties in Nakuru. This comes even as the Kenya Union of Post primary Education Teachers, KUPPET, raised concern over the use… Read More »

Kuppet now has reservations on use of Secondary Schools as Covid-19 isolation Centres; Give Demands

Secondary schools teachers have now developed reservations over the use of schools as Covid-19 quarantine centres. Through their representatives the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers, Kuppet, the tutors are demanding for ‘a review on the use of learning institutions as quarantine centres.’ “The government’s recent announcement that secondary schools around the country would be used as isolation centres… Read More »

Gusii Mwalimu SACCO Office closed for flouting Covid-19 Guidelines

The Gusii Mwalimu SACCO’s office has been closed for flouting the Ministry of Health’s guidelines on prevention of the deadly Coronavirus Disease (covi-19). The order to close the office, that is located in Kisii town at the Mwalimu Building, was issued by the Kisii County’s Department of Health and Sanitation. “Due to the outbreak of (Covid-19) corona virus… Read More »

Full List of all Best Hand Sanitizers to Prevent Corona Virus

The recent outbreak of the novel corona virus, Covid-19, has taken the whole World by a storm. An infected person can spread the infection to a healthy person through eye, nose and mouth, via droplets produced on coughing or sneezing. Other modes of transmission include close contact with infected persons and contact with contaminated surfaces, objects or items… Read More »

Safaricom Reduce Mpesa Transaction charges Due To COVID- 19 Cases

Giant telecommunications Company, Safaricom, has waived transactions fee for amounts less than Sh1,000. This follows a directive by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday evening. The directive to reduce cashless transaction costs is aimed at curbing the spread of the infectious Corona Virus pandemic. Safaricom customers will now also be able to transact increased sums of money per day.… Read More »

Corona virus update: President Uhuru address to Close all Schools, Universities

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered that all learning institutions to be closed in order to curb the spread of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic. This is after two more cases tested positive for the disease. Here is the full address by the President on Sunday evening; “My Fellow Kenyans., On Friday March 13th, 2020 the Government of Kenya… Read More »

Schools in Kenya to be closed as two more cases of Corona are Confirmed

Two additional cases of Corona Virus in Kenya. The two had interacted with patient zero.President Uhuru Kenyatta SUSPENDS learning in all education institutions starting Monday March 16, 2020. More to follow….. This is after two more cases were confirmed in the Country. Schools closure to take place in a staggered approach throughout the week. Here is the latest;… Read More »

TSC withdraws all Teachers from Ndooni Primary School after death of a Teacher

TSC withdraws all Teachers from Ndooni Primary School after death of a Teacher The Teachers Service Commission,  TSC, has taken action after parents killed Madam Daisy Mbathe Mbaluka, a teacher at Ndooni Primary School, Endau Zone, Mutitu Sub-county, Kitui County, in unclear circumstances. The Commission has since withdrawn all the remaining six teachers from the school. FOR A… Read More »