Man pleads guilty of defiling and impregnating his two daughters

By Collins Orono Kirinyaga Pastor accused of sexually defiling and impregnating his two under-age daughters on Tuesday pleaded guilty to two charges of incest. John   Gichuki a pastor at a local Akorino church is accused of impregnating his 16-year-old daughter who has a seven-month-old child and his 14-year-old daughter who is 5 months pregnant. The …

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National Guidelines for School Re-Entry in Early Learning and Basic Education

By Constance Ndeleko The Basic Education Curriculum seeks to promote ethical values, equity, diversity, equality of opportunities and excellence for all children. The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with UNESCO, UNFPA, Population Council and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Alliance (SRHR), has developed these National Guidelines for School Re-Entry in Basic Education through a participatory …

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London Primary Schools to remain closed as coronavirus cases surge

Photo courtesy: BBC By Reuters The British government has announced that all London primary schools will remain closed for the next two weeks to counter the rapid spread of a more infectious variant of the COVID-19 virus, the capital’s mayor said on Friday. Education minister, Gavin Williamson, on Wednesday outlined a plan to delay the …

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Another School closed as 4 students test positive for Covid19

Four students tested positive for Covid19 at Kiamaina Secondry school By Collins Orono Kiamaina Secondary School in Bahati Constituency, Nakuru county has been closed down for 14 days after four students tested positive for COVID-19. Citizen was the first to report that the decision was arrived at owing to the fact that the school is …

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80 KCSE Candidates storm out of School claiming Fatigue

students had stayed home for six months due to the Covid-19 pandemic before schools resumed in October By Amanda Wakesho 80 KCSE candidates from Matungulu Boys High School, Machakos County on Thursday stormed out of school claiming that they were tired of studying. The learners ran away from school after claiming that they were fatigued by …

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At least 43 kids killed in North West Syria since March

October has been the worst month. Photo courtesy: Save the Children By Amanda Wakesho Over the past months, 700,000 more children are facing hunger in Syria because of the country’s badly-damaged economy, violence and the impact of COVID-19 restrictions according to a recent report by Save the Children. UN data shows the number of confirmed …

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21 teens arrested in alcohol-filled birthday Party

Inside the house at Mountain View Estate in Nairobi where police officers arrested 44 teenagers aged between 14 and 17 years. Photo Courtesy /PD/PHILLIP KAMAKYA By Collins Orono Police officers have arrested 21 teenagers at an alcohol-filled birthday party at a hotel in in Webuye in Bungoma County. Webuye OCPD Valerian Obore says police stormed …

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Detectives arrest 44 school kids at a house in Nairobi, seize alcohol and Bhang

By Collins Orono Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Saturday night arrested 44 children at the Mountain View Estate in Nairobi. The kids who included 26 boys and 18 girls aged between 14 and 17 years were arrested a alongside a 41-year-old woman identified as Millicent Kithinji who had hosted the children …

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