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Fear and panic as learners, school staff contract Covid-19

Nairobi, Oct. 21 -- At least two cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in schools a week after basic education institutions partially reopened, casting doubt on plans for full resumption of in-person ... Read More


Thousands out of school amid fears of mass drop-outs

Nairobi, Oct. 14 -- Thousands of learners in Coast region have failed to resume their studies following the reopening of schools on Monday, raising fears of a mass dropout. Education officials and ad... Read More


Meet the men behind Moi's two-decade grip on power

Nairobi, Oct. 13 -- For more than two decades, the nation was under the control of a chosen few from the Rift Valley. Guided by the self-styled 'professor of politics', the inner circle of former Pres... Read More


It's a sluggish start to Day 1 of reopening as school heads struggle with logistics

Nairobi, Oct. 12 -- Low turnout and poor preparation characterised the first day of school yesterday. Most parents kept their children at home, countrywide spot checks revealed, but Education officia... Read More


Reopening leaves broke parents with bitter taste

Nairobi, Oct. 12 -- A whole new world awaits learners in schools as phased reopening begins this morning after a seven-month closure. More than 1.6 million Grade Four pupils, 1.2 million Standard Eig... Read More


Power brokers: Tycoons who pull political strings behind the scenes

Nairobi, Oct. 11 -- With deep pockets and international networks, they are an asset to any political campaign - the ultimate power brokers. The wealthy businessmen reportedly bankroll campaigns for t... Read More


William Ruto: State's plan to block my campaign

Nairobi, Oct. 7 -- Deputy President William Ruto has alleged an elaborate State-sponsored campaign to scuttle his 2022 State House bid through chaos and painting him as an unwanted man in some parts o... Read More


William Ruto: How State plans to block my campaign

Nairobi, Oct. 7 -- Deputy President William Ruto has alleged an elaborate State-sponsored campaign to scuttle his 2022 State House bid through chaos and painting him as an unwanted man in some parts o... Read More


Back to class for varsity, college students in cautious reopening

Nairobi, Oct. 6 -- Universities and colleges started phased reopening on Monday, with some ill-prepared to adhere to the Ministry of Health guidelines for the prevention of Covid-19. Senior Ministry ... Read More


Strikes cripple health services countrywide

Nairobi, Oct. 1 -- It is 9am on Wednesday. The parking lot at Kenyatta National Hospital's Accident and Emergency Centre is full of activities not related to saving lives. Music from speakers reverbe... Read More