Kenya: Learning derailed as hunger keeps children away from schools

The ongoing drought has hit schools hard and hundreds of thousands of students are starving out of classrooms. Although official figures are unavailable, nationwide surveys and interviews with education officials suggest that learning has suffered, particularly in the nomadic communities. Children have been forced to drop out of school as …

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Africa: Mboma, Masilingi and Ta Lou meet at Kip Keino Classic

The Ivorian 100m bronze medalist Marie-Josee Ta Lou from Ivory Coast and the Namibian Olympic 200m silver medalist Chrissitine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi will renew their rivalry over the women’s 200m on September 18 at the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi. Ta Lou, who finished fifth in the 100 meters …

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UAE seek new trade deal with Kenya

business UAE seek new trade deal with Kenya Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 Nairobi skyline. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author summary The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plan to sign a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Kenya to consolidate its position as a gateway for global trade …

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Standard Group in Support of the Vocational Education and Training Agenda

Attendees listen to Orlando Lyomu, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Group, during the Kenya Association of Technical Training’s Capacity Building Workshop and Annual General Meeting for School Directors, Directors, and Assistant Principals at PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort in Mombasa in September 2021.[Omondi Onyango, Standard] Standard Group’s Chief Executive Officer Orlando …

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