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Kenya must seize the opportunity of access to free trade area market so as to bridge the trade deficit it is facing-DP RUTO .

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2,273 total views, no views today BY DPPS,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Deputy President William Ruto wants Kenya to seize the opportunity of access to free trade area market so as to bridge the trade deficit it is facing. He said it was regrettable that despite trade volumes growing in recent years, it was not in favour of Kenya as it was importing more than it was selling to foreign markets. Addressing the Third Kenya Trade Week on Monday at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Dr Ruto noted that Kenya must “act…

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English premier league clubs sets stage for the 2019/20 Premier League season!

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2,717 total views, no views today BY GUEST WRITER,15TH JULY,2019-It’s almost time for Europe’s domestic football leagues to start back up again, which means much of the world will soon be tuning back in for Premier League action. Per the <a href=”https://www.premierleague.com/news/1240976″>official EPL schedule</a>, the first matchweek begins on August 9th – less than a month from the time of this writing. So, with the action so close, we’re taking a look at the likely contenders for the 2019/20 campaign. <h3>The Favorites</h3><strong>Manchester City</strong> – Manchester City held on for a closely-contested…

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Sessonal paper 1 key in implementing CBC says education CS Magoha,urges parliament to hasten its adoption

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2,577 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU/CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,15TH JULY 2019-Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha  says  Sessional Paper 1 (2019) on Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) which he says will clarify on contested issues around ongoing curriculum reform efforts is key in the whole process. Magoha said on Monday urging legislatures to  hasten its adoption . He said the Sessional Paper will put to rest ongoing politics over the rollout of CBC. Magoha who spoke at Nakuru Boys High School during the launch of  the 2019 Dialogues on Quality Education ,…

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The former KTN news anchor Esther Arunga set to be sentenced in son’s murder case after admitting to lying

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919 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Former  news anchor at Kenya Television Network (KTN)  Esther Arunga will now be sentenced on Thursday in a case which she is accused  of lying about   her son’s death . This comes after Ms. Arunga admitted to lying to authorities about the incident that occurred at their home in Kallangur, Brisbane, in 2014 in order to protect her husband Quincy Timberlake. Appearing before Australian court Justice Martin Burns on Monday, Arunga pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to manslaughter.…

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Govt to adopt an all inclusive formula in implementing the new curriculum-Education ministry

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691 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA/CORRESPONDENT,15TH JULY 2019-The government will accommodate views given by stakeholders to ensure Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) is properly implemented . The assurance was given on Monday  by the ministry  of Education. According  to Education Chief Administrative Secretary and Principal Secretary in the State Department for University Education and Research, Prof Collette Suda, CBC will only succeed if stakeholders’ views and concerns are adequately addressed. Suda said this as a nationwide stakeholder engagement forums on the implementation of the system begun countrywide.She says the …

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Digital tax operators in Nairobi down their tools,demands implementation of M.O.U

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1,148 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019- Several digital taxi operators in Nairobi have gone on strike  accusing their companies of failure to implement  a Memorandum of Understanding signed July 2018. The taxi operators involved in the go slow include those working with Uber and Taxify. The withdrawal of services by a section of operators led a significant increase in price due to an upsurge in demand for popular destinations. Taxi Drivers and Partners Association of Kenya Secretary General Waweru Jamaicah in a statement on  Sunday said they want…

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Nolonger at ease as governors forcefully gains entry into supreme court to submit petition.

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1,039 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Kenyans around the supreme court bullrings in Nairobi were on Monday treated to a dramatic scene  as  Governors  forced their way into the Supreme Court Buildings, to submit a petition. Led by Council of Governors Chairperson, Wycliffe Oparanya, they marched meticulously together in solidarity, chanting protest songs.Some of the governors were also  heard  chanting  ”haki yetu haki yetu” Governors who also joined are Mwangi wa Iria(Murang’a), Martin Wambora (Embu), Anyang’ Nyong’o (Kisumu), Kivutha Kibwana (Makueni) among others. MCAs from various counties were also present. The county chiefs  are seeking…

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Implementation of CBC:CS Magoha to launch Quality Dialogues across the country

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1,156 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Implementation of  Competency Based Curriculum (CBC)  is expected to receive a boost  as Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha launches  the County Quality Dialogues across the country on Monday.The dialogues will seek to discuss among other important aspects  of implementation ,the improvement of learning outcomes and the overall standards of education in the country. The exercise  that will be launched in Nakuru will be taking place in eight regions simultaneously . Prof Magoha  is also set  to  release critical findings of five…

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