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President Uhuru asks parents to Let children make decision on what they want to pursue in future

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4,597 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked parents to allow their children to MAKE decisions  concerning what  they would like to do rather than deciding for them. Speaking on Friday at the KICC during the launch of  the 3rd National Conference on Curriculum reforms,Uhuru said the majority of parents put more pressure into their children to achieve what they want them to do without considering their talents.  Uhuru said more expectations and pressure from parents will hinder their growth, which might be the…

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Nominated MP George Osotsi can now afford a smile as

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2,080 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2019-Nominated MP Geoffrey Osotsi can now breath easy  after the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal announced the  suspension of the decision by the Registrar of Political Parties to remove his  name from the ANC party list. According to the tribunal’s chairman Kyalo Mbobu , the decision to eject the MP illegal citing that he had a right to be heard by the office of the registrar. In March ANC expelled nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi.  The party further summoned nominated Senator Petronila Were…

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Punitive sentence: Two rugby players Alex Olaba, Frank Wanyama sentenced to 15 years in rape case

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1,846 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2019-Two Rugby players Alex Olaba and Frank Wanyama were on Friday   sentenced to 15 years in prison each after they were found guilty of raping a woman in 2018. The former Kenyan international rugby players were been found guilty of gang rape charges following the verdict delivered on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at a Nairobi court. Magistrate Martha Mutuku, while pronouncing the  sentence said the victim, a local musician, was traumatised by the event which took place at Seefa apartments in…

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Primary schools pupils will not sit national exams-President Uhuru

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484 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2019-Primary school pupils under the new curriculum will not  sit national exams.This is according to president Uhuru Kenyatta. The head of state announced this  on Friday during the third National Conference on Curriculum Reforms  held at the KICC. A task force   formed to look into issues surrounding implementation of the new curriculum recommended among others that junior secondary schools be domiciled in secondary school doing away with examinations to be held in Grade 6 during the transition. The recommendations have since…

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Hong Kong protesters face crucial weekend test after airport setback

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3,382 total views, no views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Hong Kong, China, Aug 16 –Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement faces a major test this weekend as it tries to muster another huge crowd following criticism over a recent violent airport protest and as concerns mount over Beijing’s next move. Ten weeks of protests have plunged the international finance hub into crisis with the communist mainland taking an increasingly hardline tone, including labelling the more violent protester actions “terrorist-like”. Chinese state media have put out images of military personnel and armoured personnel carriers across…

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