Brief guide on how to prepare for a career in the media after joining university or college. What you should to increase your employment chances as a journalist. So you have just received that admission letter to university to study mass communication and journalism. Your heart skips with happiness. You eagerly wait for reporting day and when it finally arrives, you report,all set for the new adventure. Most journalists would tell you media is a demanding course and it is not all about class work alone. You have to do your part as well. Get conversant with media tools Don’t… Read More »
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Kenyatta University was closed on 8th October 2019 following two days student protests. Below is a follow up update on why the university was closed. Reasons why Kenyatta University were protesting The demonstrations started on 7th October 2019 where students engaged the police in running battles along Thika Road. It proceeded to the second day of 8th October 2019 when the administration made the decision to close the university. Here is why the protest: Students were demonstrating against the increment of graduation fee from Ksh. 3500 to 6000. The unlawful sacking of more than 700 casual workers without any notice.… Read More »
Citizen TV investigative story , The Mara Heist reveals massive corruption running into millions of stolen money at Masaai Mara University. It was investigated by Asha Mwilu, Waihiga Mwaura and Jamila Mohamed. It aired on Citizen on Sunday 1st September 2019. Below is a response from Maasai Mara University Vice Chancellor Prof. Mary K. Walingo on the same. Maasai Mara University response to Maraheist Corruption Revelations NOTE: This is a transcribed version of the video available below. Some parts and words have been left out. You can watch the full response in the video below “I would like to take… Read More »
Below are aerial view photos of the Mpesa foundation Academy that sits on a 100 acres land in Kiambu County. Admission application link has been provided below. About Mpesa Foundation Academy Mpesa Foundation Academy is a modern private mixed and boarding high school that is based on the Kenyan curriculum. It was founded by Safaricom in . It is located along Thika Mangu Road, 6 kilometers on the Thika Superhighway in Kiambu County. The school admits students who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and therefore there is no school fees charged. Brief History of Mpesa Foundation Academy Mpesa Foundation… Read More »
Uber Eats Kenya: In the last year since its arrival in Nairobi, Uber Eats has introduced a number of exciting and unique modes of delivery, which can be seen as rather unconventional to some. While motor vehicles and electric scooters are still viable options, there has been a rise in Kenyans arriving with food on a bicycle, roller skates and skateboards! Uber Eats caught up with some of these delivery-partners making use of these delivery methods to explore their city, while still earning some extra cash. Small wheels, big opportunities No time for that early morning jog? Why not use… Read More »
Clarification on a statement attributed to Education CS Prof. George Magoha that University students will be required to wear school Uniforms On University Wearing Uniforms A source from the education ministry who spoke to Kenyayote has confirmed that the citizen tv screenshot circulating on social media linking Prof. Magoha to University students wearing school Uniforms is fake news. At no point did Prof. Magoha say that University students should wear school uniforms. On 10th May 2019, Education CS George Magoha was in Bungoma County where he addressed the media on why schools with poor infrastructure risk closure. He was not… Read More »
What follows are official 2019 terms dates for Primary schools, High or Secondary schools and colleges in Kenya. That is closing and opening terms dates. You can also check: 2020 School Calendar. Ministry of education 2019 Term Dates for Schools in Kenya The term dates provided below were issued by the ministry of education. The 2018 school calendar will run for a period of 38 weeks. 2019 Pre-primary and primary schools terms dates Term 1: Opening dates (3rd January 2019), Closing Dates (5th April 2019) (First term, will run for14 weeks) (First term Half-term begins on February 18 to… Read More »
Moi University 6th year medical student Ivy Wangechi was today hacked to death by a man, Naftali Kinuthia , who is said to be his Boyfriend . How Ivy Wangechi was killed Witnesses says that Naftali Kinuthia believed to be Ivy Wangechi’s boyfriend traced her to The Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital where she was doing her school practicals and enticed her to come out. He then pulled out an axe from a sack, hit her on the head. He then slit her throat with a knife leading to the immediate death of Ivy Wangechi. He tried to escape but… Read More »
Below is a statement from Kenyatta University on the tile breakage incidence close to the lift at the postmodern library that caused a scare on Monday 18th 2019 noon. Kenyatta University statement on lift incidence at postmodern library There was an apparent safety scare at the Postmodern Library today, Monday, 18th March, 2019 at about 12 noon. Following this incident, this is to clarify that the noise that triggered the scare was a result of impact of breakage of floor tiles on 3rd floor next to the lift. This is therefore to report and advise as follows; The few students… Read More »