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TSC BOSS NANCY MACHARIA’S SHOCKER FOR “LAZY” TEACHERS AS THE COMMISSION PLANS TO INCLUDE TEACHER INVOLVEMENT IN THE NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS IN…

THIS IS WHY KENYAN TEACHERS WILL BE SCRAMBLING FOR THE LIMITED KNEC CONTRACT JOBS ONLY TO RECEIVE A PITTANCE The Teachers Service Commission has hinted at including involvement of teachers in this year’s national examinations in the TPAD. This is good news for teachers who have been spending time to invigilate, supervise and mark the national examinations. Teachers with a non-committal attitude will reap what they have been sowing all along. The information was released by the TSC CEO Dr Nancy Macharia who said that…

CONFUSION AT THE NHIF FOLLOWING SYSTEM ERROR

THIS IS WHY ABOUT 70, 000 KENYANS CANNOT ACCESS HEALTHCARE USING NHIF CARDS Shocking details have emerged about an error in the NHIF system. Appearing before the National Assembly Public Investments Committee to respond to audit queries, the NHIF acting boss Nicodemus Odongo said that about 70, 000 Kenyans have been affected by the anomalies. According to Mr Odongo, the NHIF collects up to sh 3.2 billion in a month from its members.

PRESIDENT UHURU TELLS KENYAN MEN TO SEDUCE WOMEN “RESPECTFULLY” AFTER ELACHI CHAOS

President Uhuru Kenyatta has told men to seduce women with respect. He spoke today when he commissioned the JKIA Westlands today following chaos that erupted at City Hall after the County Assembly speaker Beatrice Elachi attempted to reclaim her position. The project was officially launched near Cabanas, Mombasa Road. The president made the statement in jest in what seems like a reaction to the fracas that erupted at City Mall.

SDA LEADERSHIP WRANGLES DEEPEN AS SOME CHURCHES THREATEN TO BREAKAWAY

SDA LEADERSHIP WRANGLES DEEPEN AS SOME CHURCHES THREATEN TO BREAKAWAY In summary: The Seventh Day Adventist church has recently been mired by controversy over allegations touching on corruption, nepotism and tribalism. A section of the church has demanded an overhaul of the entire leadership. This group has pointed a finger at the church leadership over nepotism, disregard of the law, looting of property and misuse of power through the help of the police. According to The Daily Nation, leadership wrangles continue to…

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ONLINE PORTAL

LOG IN TO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS PORTAL FOR E-LEARNING, FEES, COURSES, EXAM RESULTS, BOOKING HOSTELS AND REGISTRATION A student portal is a simplified way through which universities enhance services to students at their convenience. Not everyone can access it. To access the portal, you must have a student registration number and password which is given to students once they get admitted to the university.

HOW TO EXCHANGE A CURRENCY

HOW TO EXCHANGE A CURRENCY Are you are set for life overseas or planning to travel for a relatively long time?In the course of your preparation, you must get to know how you will get your cash exchanged without experiencing any niche. Even if credit cards are accepted in most countries, there still comes a moment when you may need to exchange your cash, and based on your destination, you may need more than just cash. Here is a guide on how to easily exchange foreign currency. When exchanging money, there are so many…

EXAMINE CHILDREN IN MOTHER TONGUE THE WORLD BANK SUGGESTS

EXAMINE CHILDREN IN MOTHER TONGUE THE WORLD BANK SUGGESTS KISWAHILI TAILS IN THE LIST OF PREFERENCE According to a report by the World Bank, Kiswahili and English are not the best-suited languages to determine the development of children. Although these are the official languages in Kenya, the report suggests that mother tongue is better placed when it comes to determining the development of a child before s/he joins school. Therefore assessments of children in either Kiswahili or English may not fully depict a clear…

MIGUNA TROLLED ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR DISRESPECTING ELIUD KIPCHOGE

MIGUNA REFERRED TO KENYANS AS HUNTERS AND GATHERERS Miguna Miguna is back! Yes, he is but the self-proclaimed NRM General is on a hot seat after he bashed Kenyans for “over-celebrating” the NoHumanIsLimited marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge. The former Nairobi gubernatorial seat’s aspirant took to social media and accused Kenyans of acting like hunters and gatherers. He said that while the world is celebrating NOBEL PRIZE winners in serious disciplines such as Literature, Medicine, Physics, Economics and Peace that…

THE “BURDEN” OF BHANG

TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED AFTER WRAPPING 48 BROOMS OF BHANG ON THEIR BODY Two suspects were arrested on Sunday after it was discovered that they had bhang wrapped on their body. Silas Okonji, one of the suspects, was transporting the illicit drug on a motorbike when he was arrested at Ekama area along Bungoma-Kakamega Road. Together, they had 48 brooms of bhang. According to Mumia West sub-county Police Commander Peter Kattam, the police smelt a rat after the two were signalled to stop but they defied the order.

DR NANCY MACHARIA SUSPENDS LEAVE FOR TEACHERS AHEAD OF THE 2019 NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS

NO MORE LEAVE FOR TEACHERS AND POLICE OFFICERS AHEAD OF THE KCPE, KCSE NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS In Summary The Teachers Service Commission boss Dr Nancy Macharia has suspended leaves for teachers and other education stakeholders from now henceforth. The Interior CS Dr Fred Matiang’ i has also suspended leaves for police officers ahead of this year’s 2019 national examinations. He also said that he will be on duty during the examination period. Speaking at the Kenya School of Government today, Dr Matiang’ i said that…

MANDERA, WAJIR AND GARISSA ON THE SPOT OVER PLANS TO CHEAT IN THE UPCOMING NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS

MANDERA, WAJIR AND GARISSA ON THE SPOT OVER PLANS TO CHEAT IN THE UPCOMING NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS UNGODLY PLANS Professor Magoha also added that he is already aware of plans by Mandera, Wajir and Garissa to help learners cheat in the forthcoming examinations. He further implored upon the leaders of the North-Eastern region to allow learners to sit for their examinations without interference. The leaders should also stop confusing learners. According to Professor Magoha, their surveillance will cover up to two kilometres…

TSC AWARDS SH 9 BILLION TO BETTER TEACHERS’ MEDICAL COVERS

Kenyan teachers have got reason to smile after their employer the Teachers Service Commission awarded a sh 9 billion medical cover with enhanced insurance packages to cater for their health care services. According to The Standard, AON Minnet which is in charge of the health care of teachers has been awarded a new three-year contract to implement the enhanced benefits for the 318, 000 teachers. Details of the new contract show that during the second year of implementing the contract, around sh 12 billion will be used.…

315 SCHOOLS EARMARKED FOR INTENSIFIED SECURITY OVER PLANS TO CHEAT IN THE UPCOMING 2019 NATIONAL EXAMS

TIGHT SECURITY AHEAD OF KCPE AND KCSE EXAMS Three cabinet secretaries are set to meet today over thorough preparations to secure this year’s national examinations. Besides, authorities have alerted the public to avoid any form of cheating national exams as it will attract tough penalties. The Kenya National Examinations Council also warned its staff against attempts of leaking the examination. In an interview with The Standard, the KNEC Chief Executive Officer Mercy Karogo reiterated that the KNEC Act on the penalties…

KUPPET DEMANDS FOR A NATIONAL EXAM AT GRADE 6

WHAT IF DR AMINA MOHAMMED WAS RIGHT? According to Dr Obura, Education key stakeholders have already embraced competitive national exams even though they do not want to be associated with the idea given that they have promising “manna and quails” all along. Our mega concern is the fact that education authorities have not yet revealed a standardized assessment method which will be used at Grade six to select learners into secondary schools. Dr Amina Mohammed’s reign at the Ministry of Education was never welcome given the…

DID YOU KNOW THAT ELIUD KIPCHOGE’S RARE WIN IN VIENNA IS NOT A WORLD RECORD?

FIND OUT SEVEN REASONS WHY KIPCHOGE’S WIN IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH Today is a very special day in Kenya’s history as its boldest son Eliud Kipchoge broke the record when he crossed the finish line in less than two hours. Eliud Kipchoge completed the 42-kilometre marathon in 1:59:40 at the INEOS 1:59 challenge which took place in Vienna, Austria. However, it is crucial to note that Kipchoge’s feat at INEOS will not be recognized as an official world record. If you are still wondering why then here are the reasons:…

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA JOINS KENYANS IN CELEBRATING ONE OF ITS OWN

CONGRATULATIONS ELIUD KIPCHOGE Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has made history after breaking the two-hour threshold today in Vienna. He ran the marathon at Prater Park within 1:59:40. Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge was extremely elated after his victory since he is the first human to run a marathon in less than two hours. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has joined millions of Kenyans and other well-wishers in congratulating Eliud Kipchoge for his smashing victory today. The president in his message said, “the win will inspire future…

KUPPET REJECTS PROFESSOR MAGOHA’S PROPOSAL TO HAVE OUTSIDERS MANAGE SECONDARY SCHOOL FUNDS INSTEAD OF PRINCIPALS

WHO IS BETTER SUITED TO HANDLE SCHOOL FUNDS, PRINCIPALS OR OUTSIDERS? KUPPET on Thursday refuted a proposal by the Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha to have outsiders manage secondary school funds. The union’s secretary-general Okello Misori and chair Omboko Milemba defended the principals saying they can manage school money. They said that professor Magoha should stop undermining the authority of principals since they have already undergone rigorous training on matters financial management. The two…

BOBI WINE’S TRIUMPHANT ENTRY INTO “JERUSALEM”

WHO SAID BOBI WINE IS A DIMWIT? BRAIN IS MIGHTIER THAN PHYSICAL SIZE is a saying that most of us are aware of. It, therefore, may appear mundane until it finally becomes applicable. This is the time you sit back and watch the drama unfold… Yesterday, Ugandans gathered for celebrations to mark 57 years of independence. However, as the celebrations went on, Kyadondo East Member of Parliament alias Bobi Wine ensured that he kept the police “busy.” Bobi wine engaged in a cat and mouse race in Kampala.

HEARTBREAKING NEWS FOR KENYA AS NGUGI WA THIONG’O MISSES OUT ON THE COVETED 2019 NOBEL PRIZE AWARD OF LITERATURE

KENYA MOURNS AS OLGA TOKARCZUK AND PETER HANDKE WIN THE NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZES Kenya’s hope to have one of its offspring named as this year’s Nobel Prize winner has been dimmed by the grand announcement a few minutes ago. According to Al-Jazeera, this year’s Nobel literature prizes have been won by Olga Tokarczuk and Handke Peter. The Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and the Australian writer Peter Handke could not hold back their joy after they were announced as this year’s winners. Olga Tokarczuk was announced winner of…

TWO NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THURSDAY: KENYA’S NGUGI WA THIONG’O IS AMONG THE COMPETITORS

ALL EYES ON NGUGI WA THIONG'O AS THIS YEAR'S 2019 NOBEL PRIZE WINNER OF LITERATURE IS SET TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THURSDAY Let us first accept that Ngugi wa Thiong’o being listed as a possible contender for the coveted Nobel Prize Award for Literature2019 is worth celebrating. This is a milestone for us Kenyans especially bearing in mind the white man’s unfounded claim that Africa is a desert of literary art. Today, Kenyans have got every reason to celebrate following Ngugi wa Thiong’o's nomination for the 2019 Nobel Prize…

FACTS YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT TSC INTERNSHIPS 2019

FACTS YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT INTERNSHIPS ALSO READ: INTERNSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURE 1. Teachers on internship are likely to serve within their home counties. This, therefore, means that they are free from the highly dreaded delocalization threat. 2. Fresh graduates only should apply for the job (0-3 years). Senior graduates should cool their heels, wait for mass recruitment. 3. Senior graduates MUST be absorbed first before the interns. Therefore, there is nothing like preferential treatment for…

PROFESSOR MAGOHA FACES THE WRATH OF PARENTS IN NYANZA

WHY NOT PUBLIC SCHOOLS? KNUT QUESTIONS PROFESSOR MAGOHA’S “BIASED” CRACKDOWN Parents within the Nyanza region in Kenya have expressed their displeasure following the closure of 174 schools with unsafe facilities. In the spirit of rebellion towards the “injustice” meted on them, hundreds of their children who have been affected by the crackdown are yet to report to their new alternative schools. Most of the schools affected by the crackdown are privately owned. They have not however been duly registered or ensured the…

TSC BOSS NANCY MACHARIA BREAKS HER SILENCE ON TEACHERS’ NEW SALARIES

KNUT HAS PROPOSED A TRIPLED SALARY WHILE KUPPET IS FIGHTING FOR A HARMONIZED HOUSE ALLOWANCE In summary: Dr Nancy Macharia, the TSC CEO has finally spoken about the proposals given to the TSC by KNUT and KUPPET. She says the commission is looking into KUPPET’s proposal to have the teachers’ house allowances harmonized. KNUT proposes to have the teachers’ salaries tripled with the lowest-paid teacher earning a basic salary of sh 65, 268. KNUT’s rival KUPPET, on the other hand, is proposing a salary increase of 30 and 70…

BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS RECEIVE FREE BOOBS FROM A GROUP OF KENYAN WOMEN AND MEN

MEET THE LIMAU CANCER CONNECTION GROUP WHICH KNITS BREASTS FOR SURVIVORS, HOW HAVE YOU CHANGED THE WORLD? Thousands of breast cancer patients are perishing while those who are lucky enough to survive battle a low self- esteem due to the scars left behind by the menace. For any woman, breasts are an intimate and indispensable part of their body since they boost confidence and make one feel like a woman irrespective of their size. Therefore, losing a breast to any disease, cancer included can emotionally drain any woman…

TSC REVEALS NAMES OF THE 36 DEREGISTERED TEACHERS-OCTOBER 2019

HERE IS A LIST OF NAMES OF THE 36 SACKED TSC TEACHERS The Teachers Service Commission has released the names of the 36 teachers who were recently dismissed due to gross misconduct. This, therefore, means that the teachers will no longer serve in any institution in Kenya as teachers whether public or private. The TSC is hereby notifying the public that the following teachers have been deregistered from the official teachers’ register according to Section 30 (I) of the Teachers Service Commission Act: