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Parents should enrol their children in day schools- CS Magoha
Out of the 3,500 classrooms set to be constructed, Magoha said only 50 are ready for commissioning. New level of education is geared towards a day school setting and not boarding.
By Nancy Nzau 22 days ago
Parents should enrol their children in day schools- CS Magoha
Gender commission launches gender violence data tool
The initiative is in response to the government’s commitment number five made under The Generation Equality Forum.
By Nancy Nzau 27 days ago
Gender commission launches gender violence data tool
Media houses urged to focus on inclusive reporting
The call was made during a high-level four-hour consultative meeting on advocacy to ensure gender-sensitive and inclusive reporting.
By Nancy Nzau 27 days ago
Media houses urged to focus on inclusive reporting
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Curiosity, debate hot up as many look into snake farming for profit
Snakes have been considered medicinal in China, Japan, and other Asian countries. The snake farmer now takes extra measures to ensure death and injuries do not happen.
By Nancy Nzau 29 days ago
Curiosity, debate hot up as many look into snake farming for profit
New gender data collection tool launched
The revised Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) framework now goes hand in hand with the existing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Information System.
By Nancy Nzau 30 days ago
New gender data collection tool launched
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Handwriting matters in minors' learning progress
As we edge towards phasing out paper and with technology transforming how we learn, work, and live, what place does handwriting have in the modern world?
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Handwriting matters in minors' learning progress
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Knut, Kuppet differ on junior secondary plans
While Knut wants junior secondary retained in primary school so as to use existing infrastructure, Kuppet says it should be pushed to high schools as it is within secondary curriculum.
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Knut, Kuppet differ on junior secondary plans
Kuppet asks for State support ahead of transition to CBC
Akello Misori said construction of classrooms and general preparations for transition need to be elaborate to avoid subjecting education to a profit-making venture
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Kuppet asks for State support ahead of transition to CBC
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How tablets, internet have brought students renewed zeal to learn
Over the decade, the speed, affordability, and flexibility of rapidly evolving digital technology have helped close the digital and to an extent economic divide between the haves- and have-nots,
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
How tablets, internet have brought students renewed zeal to learn
Conservationists call on Kenyans to resist the Forest Amendment Bill
Environmentalists warn that should the Forest Amendment Bill be passed, more than half of forests would be lost.  
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Conservationists call on Kenyans to resist the Forest Amendment Bill
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Ayushi: Entrepreneur following legendary grandfather Manu Chandaria's footsteps
The 20-year-old Ayushi, who is a graduate of the prestigious Standford University, has already worked for top global firms such as renowned consulting giant McKinsey & Company.
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Ayushi: Entrepreneur following legendary grandfather Manu Chandaria's footsteps
Hindu community share their culture with Kenyans
The event brought together 154 Hindu communities across the five Hindu zones, including Kisumu, Eldoret, Nakuru, Mt Kenya, and Mombasa. 
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Hindu community share their culture with Kenyans
More women now take up leadership positions in firms
Despite a push for equality in jobs, the number of women in top positions remains low. A global report shows that Africa leads the rest of the world in terms of women leadership.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
More women now take up leadership positions in firms
Why the African child still under siege decades later
Children in Kenya continue to suffer the effects of harmful practices despite the existence of laws and policies that safeguard their rights and welfare.
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
Why the African child still under siege decades later
WHO to rename monkeypox due to stigma claims
So far, 1,600 cases of the disease have been recorded globally in recent weeks. 72 deaths have so far been reported in countries where virus was already endemic.
By Nancy Nzau 1 month ago
WHO to rename monkeypox due to stigma claims
Women journalists bear brunt of sexual harassment online
Over 70 per cent of women journalists worldwide have faced online harassment.
By Nancy Nzau 2 months ago
Women journalists bear brunt of sexual harassment online
Medical bill for son who died after hammer accident now at Sh8.7m
After a surgical procedure to fix his brain, for six months he lay immobile. The family organised a fundraiser but only managed to raise Sh150,000
By Nancy Nzau 2 months ago
Medical bill for son who died after hammer accident now at Sh8.7m
Homeless women's pain during menstrual period
Girls need relevant knowledge and information on menstrual health management, access to quality sanitary towels and basics like undergarments, access to clean water.
By Nancy Nzau 2 months ago
Homeless women's pain during menstrual period
Billboard of emaciated adult tugged at my heartstrings
Dr Susan Karanja could have gone into music were it not for a billboard of an emaciated adult with the slogan ‘Aids Kills’ that tugged at her heartstrings.
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
Billboard of emaciated adult tugged at my heartstrings
Rotarians to cycle to Diani to raise funds for needy children
200 children undergo tests and free heart surgeries every year, thanks to such initiatives. 97th Annual Rotary District Conference and Assembly to be held in Mombasa next week.
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
Rotarians to cycle to Diani to raise funds for needy children
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'Pregnancy brain' gets women absent-minded
Pregnancy brain is among the changes that come with pregnancy and childbirth alongside ‘pregnancy nose’, bigger breasts, weight gain, allergies and loose joints.   
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
'Pregnancy brain' gets women absent-minded
Covid-19 pandemic hurt more working women
According to data collected by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, women were nearly two times more likely to lose their job than men in the first year of the pandemic. 
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
Covid-19 pandemic hurt more working women
World bank, Melinda foundation launch childcare fund for developing countries
The fund will support countries to formulate and implement better childcare programs and policies, build capacity, generate data, and gather evidence on the impacts of childcare.
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
World bank, Melinda foundation launch childcare fund for developing countries
My calling is to nip cancer in the bud
In his quest to share knowledge; Prof Mansoor looks forward to establishing a cancer research programme, a clinical research unit, and a cellular therapy unit.
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
My calling is to nip cancer in the bud
Standard Group's sustainability bid starting to bear fruit
Standard Group is committed to a non-binding United Nations pact that encourages businesses to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies.
By Nancy Nzau 3 months ago
Standard Group's sustainability bid starting to bear fruit
More women joining newsrooms, but few have risen to top positions
Amwik Executive Director Judie Kaberia says women in media are grappling with sexual harassment, pay disparities and career stagnation.
By Nancy Nzau 4 months ago
More women joining newsrooms, but few have risen to top positions
Kenyan leaders react to approval of black woman to US high court
The 51-year-old Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has two degrees from Harvard University. As Justice in waiting, she is set to replace Justice Stephen G. Breyer upon his retirement.
By Nancy Nzau 4 months ago
Kenyan leaders react to approval of black woman to US high court
Kenya among four countries to benefit in clean water project
Kenyans living in arid and semi-arid areas will have increased access to clean water, thanks to a partnership between ChildFund International and Davis & Shirtliff.
By Nancy Nzau 4 months ago
Kenya among four countries to benefit in clean water project
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Want bright kids? Give the mother more money
It's unclear whether the outcomes were because more money allowed mothers access to better food or health care.
By Nancy Nzau 4 months ago
Want bright kids? Give the mother more money
KEPSA launches the first private sector gender mainstreaming policy
The policy seeks to offer guidance to companies and organisations seeking to optimise gender equality and women's empowerment initiatives.
By Nancy Nzau 4 months ago
KEPSA launches the first private sector gender mainstreaming policy
How cultural practices hinder the realisation of women's property rights
Kenya has the most laws and policies on women’s rights, but implementation is the main challenge.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
How cultural practices hinder the realisation of women's property rights
Barriers women face: Why the two-thirds gender rule has a long way to go
Without action to curb the barriers that keep women out of power, the great equality movement may constitute no more than a trickle.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
Barriers women face: Why the two-thirds gender rule has a long way to go
How gender bias pushed one woman to desperate measures
Suffragettes have troubled the world for the better, and thanks to women like Wangari Maathai, we can hug a tree in Karura.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
How gender bias pushed one woman to desperate measures
Society still not ready for women leaders - TIFA report
The analysis shows that only 19 per cent of Kenyans mention a lady as a potential running mate for either of the two leading presidential candidates.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
Society still not ready for women leaders - TIFA report
Prehistoric sites set to for major revamp by NMK
History lovers convened at the Kariandusi Prehistoric site on Friday to launch the beginning of the rehabilitation of over 140 museums.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
Prehistoric sites set to for major revamp by NMK
Rehabilitation of 140 museums, prehistoric sites starts
Kenya National Museum and wanderlust Diaries signed a memorandum of understanding to fundraise.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
Rehabilitation of 140 museums, prehistoric sites starts
Standard Group joins UN Global Compact to further sustainable development goals
Standard Group CEO Orlando Lyomu says the group is committed to building a progressive society that upholds human rights.
By Nancy Nzau 5 months ago
Standard Group joins UN Global Compact to further sustainable development goals
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When romance goes south, brace for actual love diseases
Not dealing with the effects of breakups leads to deep-seated bitterness, fear of dating leading to delaying marriage.
By Nancy Nzau 6 months ago
When romance goes south, brace for actual love diseases
Aquinas school in the eye of the storm over sodomy allegations
A parent of a Form One student has claimed her son was sodomised at the school.
By Jacinta Mutura 6 months ago
Aquinas school in the eye of the storm over sodomy allegations
Men, forget gonorrhea, there is ‘flesh-eating’ donovanosis
Drug-resistant gonorrhea can infect the urethra, throat, rectum and cervix, and symptoms include painful urination.
By Nancy Nzau 6 months ago
Men, forget gonorrhea, there is ‘flesh-eating’ donovanosis
'Fimbo ya Nyayo' monument gets facelift
NEWS
By Pkemoi Ng'enoh
3 mins ago
Missing Embakasi East Returning Officer Daniel Musyoka found dead
National
By Brian Okoth and Kamore Maina
1 hr ago
John Ngumi: The blue-eyed boy of State corporations
Financial Standard
By Macharia Kamau
2 hrs ago
Conceding after losing is graceful and classy
BLOGS
By Cosmas Butunyi
2 hrs ago
Profile: The four IEBC commissioners who disowned presidential results
National
By Amos Mabinda and Patrick Vidija
2 hrs ago
Cool under fire: Chebukati the soft-spoken man of steel
National
By Amos Kareithi and Brian Otieno
2 hrs ago
Irungu Kang'ata extends fairy-tale journey with governor win
Central
By Wainaina Ndung’u and Boniface Gikandi
2 hrs ago