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Education ministry tells parents to clear school fees

PS for Basic Education, Dr. Belio Kipsang, assessing the learning and the procurement of locally Assembled desks for schools at Ole Kasas in Kajiado County. By Collins Orono The government has urged Parents with children in boarding schools to clear fee balances, days after an order barring Heads of Schools from sending learners home. School …

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24 students killed at a suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

A man who lost his brother in the attack (R) is comforted at a hospital in Kabul. Photo: Reuters By Amanda Wakesho A suicide bombing in an education center in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, on Saturday left 24 people including teenage students dead and dozens wounded. The explosion at the private facility, which offers courses for …

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Lady justice Martha Koome commended during the UN Kenya-person of the Year 2020 Award.

By Constance Ndeleko Lady Justice Martha Koome receives runners up UN Kenya -person of the year 2020 awards in regards to her advocacy for the rights of children in conflict with the law and child victims. The court of appeal judge received the accolade in recognition for chairing the National Committee on Administration of Justice …

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The Virtual Virus

By Constance Ndeleo The online super highway is one of the greatest gifts technology has brought to us, with enormous advantages especially during these unprecedented times. The internet and social media has proved to be a critical platform for girls, to raise concerns about issues that confront them and to provide avenues to express themselves …

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Impact of Covid-19 on lives of Girls/ young women in Humanitarian setting

By Constance Ndeleko The impact of the pandemic couldn’t be felt harder and harsher than by those coming from humanitarian settings. It has been tough and challenging to survive this phase for children on the move and refugee especially with Covid-19 restrictions in place to help combat the virus. Girls and young women have stomached …

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School Reopening: Alarm as thousands of school-going children fail to resume classes

Lessons at Mwingi Primary School on Monday, October 12. Photo: The Star By Collins Orono Education officials from the Coastal region have raised alarm over failure of thousands of school-going children to resume learning in their respective schools following the reopening of schools on Monday. Education officials and administrators collecting data on the cases in Tana …

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Commemorating #IDG2020

By Constance Ndeleko This year, under the theme, “My voice, our equal future”, let’s seize the opportunity to reimagine a better world inspired by adolescent girls – energized and recognized, counted and invested in. |UNICEF| In 2020, we also commemorate 25 years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the global agenda for advancing the …

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