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Kambaa Girls Dorms Catch Fire

Kambaa Girls High School in Lari has been closed down indefinitely following a fire outbreak By Ivy Maloy Kambaa Girls High School in Lari, Kiambu County, has been closed indefinitely following a fire that razed down a dormitory. The school’s Board of Management Chair Mukua Ngatia said they decided to close the institution as it …

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Defying the cut and forced marriage

Child holding EndFGM placard By Diana Meneto It was in December 2013, when Naneu Timpani overheard her parents planning her circumcision ceremony. By then, she was only 12 years old but understood the consequences of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  “Through older friends in school who had gone through the rite, I knew that not only …

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Mental Health Crisis on Children

Children Voices By Manga, 15 years. Mental health is one of the biggest issues affecting many of my peers, that must be curbed before it blows out of proportion. Most of mental health illnesses that adolescents go through are depression, anxiety and stress. This is brought about by instances like; too much work load at …

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Girls school closed indefinitely, students ordered to vacate by tomorrow

Moi Girls Eldoret administration Block. Photo Courtesy By collins orono collinsorono@mtotonews.com Moi Girls’ School Eldoret has been shut down indefinitely following students strike early Wednesday demanding for the transfer of their Principal. The students blocked the school’s gate for hours before they were addressed by Uasin Gishu County education officials. The students have called for the transfer …

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What is non-custodial sentence in children and what prompts such Court Rulings?

Photo courtesy By collins orono collinsorono@mtotonews.com A Nyahururu Court on Tuesday sentenced a form three student 18-month non-custodial sentence after he pleaded guilty to assaulting his teacher. Appearing before the Court on Tuesday, February 16, the student pleaded with Nyahururu Senior Resident Magistrate James Wanyanga to pardon him promising to work on his anger management. Samuel a …

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