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Storm brews over junior secondary: The Standard

Young girls studying in class. [File, Standard] Teachers are split on where junior secondary education (JSE) wants to be taught, raising fresh questions about the implementation of the new curriculum.  The question of whether or not to learn is to undertake the proposed three years of study in primary or secondary schools. It is also clear that the JSE wants …

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USA: Sh2b seized at Barclays Bank was counterfeit: the standard

Eric Adede, a suspect in Barclays Bank, has a counterfeit saga in the dock of a Milimani court. The police requested a 10-day investigation period. [George Njunge/Standard] The US authorities have told a Kenyan court that the $ 2 billion seized in $ 100 bills at Barclays Bank was fake. It can only be deduced from the standard that the …

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Militias can smuggle dangerous items through the harbor: US: The Standard

Dr. Daniel Manduku, Managing Director of the Kenya Ports Authority, speaks to US Ambassador to Kenya with Kyle Mccarter to journalists after donating state-of-the-art scanners for Mombasa harbor on June 19, 2019 The US government is worried that terrorists are harboring the port from Mombasa for the carriage of narcotic, nuclear and radiological material. The embassy warned in a statement …

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Mercy Masika receives key role of the United Nations

By COLLINS OMULO More from this author Kenyan gospel musician Mercy Masika has been named National Ambassador of Good Will by the UN Refugee Agency for Kenya. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Masika, a high-level supporter of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), supported the Agency's LuQuLuQu campaign to change the portrayal of the African refugee. "It is …

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Former jailer arrested for promoting Wajir IED attack »Capital News

Patrick Safari is said to have published the aforementioned images on his social media accounts / FILE-COURTESY by CORRESPONDENT KITUI, Kenya (ots / PRNewswire / – A former jailer was arrested on Tuesday evening in Mutomo, Kitui County for publishing images of an improvised explosive device attack in Wajir allegedly killing a dozen police officers. Patrick Safari is said to …

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The drama in front of the Eldoret court as an athlete turns out to be a man

Photo: Peter Ochieng A court in Eldoret was stunned yesterday when it turned out that a suspect was an athlete. Shieys Chepkosgei was charged with giving up as a nurse at Moi Teaching and The Transfer Hospital (MTRH) was named Pamela Mulupi on June 14th. Investigator Victor Omondi told the court that Chepkosgei wore the nurse's uniform with a badge …

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Taita Taveta ambulance from the harbor: The Standard

Governor Granton Samboja has to hand over the ambulance to the medical record. [Standard] Three ambulances held in the port of Mombasa were handed over to the government of the Taita-Taveta district after paying the storage fees. The ambulances, imported from the United States, have been in port since September last year, although the district government paid more than 11 …

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Nakuru MCA Njoroge in trouble over paying toilet standoff: The Standard

Biashara Ward Rep Peter Njoroge (right). [Standard] Biashara Member of County Assembly (MCA) Peter Njoroge aka Wanyaguthie wants to appear in court on June 25.  The politician, who is accused of harassing traders over public toilets, appears to be in court on Monday but his arraignment was postponed. Nakuru DCIO David Wangai "The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions …

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I do not know who owns Telkom, says Mucheru

Companies Telkom, Mucheru Tuesday, June 18, 2019 20:52 By EDWIN MUTAI ICT minister Joe Mucheru. FILE PHOTO | NMG ICT Secretary Joe Mucheru told Jamuhuri Holdings. "I do not know the owners of Jamuhuri Holdings. Telkom Telkom, he told the Committee on Implementation Tuesday. He asked the government to reconsider privatization of Telkom Kenya (1966) The House has approved a …

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