Teacher is key in child's education, despite emerging technologies
The guiding star of schools and any educational institution is a teacher. ICT and all the capabilities it has as an educational tool cannot and will never substitute a teacher.
By Kennedy Buhere 1 year ago
Teacher is key in child's education, despite emerging technologies
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Why some literature setbooks are taught again and again
The crop of students who study the setbooks are never the same. The books are therefore as new to them as they were to students who studied them a decade or so earlier.
By Kennedy Buhere 1 year ago
Why some literature setbooks are taught again and again
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Cheaper calls on the way as telcos agree to cut key rates
Operators have reached an out-of-court settlement that will see them cut mobile termination rates by 41 percent. Safaricom had appealed an earlier decision by regulator to cut the rate by 87 percent.
By Kennedy Buhere 1 year ago
Cheaper calls on the way as telcos agree to cut key rates
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Kenyan children don't know Martin Shikuku? Seriously?
The student who unconsciously studies, comes to appreciate the place of words in the pen and mouth of the great and exceptional men and women he reads about.
By Kennedy Buhere 1 year ago
Kenyan children don't know Martin Shikuku? Seriously?
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To end exam cheating, we must understand purpose of education
Examination cheating can be ended when the country adopts what he called authentic assessment model.
By Kennedy Buhere  2 years ago
To end exam cheating, we must understand purpose of education
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The day Jackson Kibor knelt before President Moi
Rich and stubborn, Jackson Kibor was rubbing up President Moi in the wrong way political fixer Mark Too had an idea of how to tame the wealthy farmer.
By Kipkoech Tanui 2 years ago
The day Jackson Kibor knelt before President Moi
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Cold pew and jazz: My unnerving encounters with Charles Njonjo and the story that never was
When taps of memory of those who encountered or heard about him dry up, the final opinion of what kind of person he actually was will be left to you.
By Kipkoech Tanui 2 years ago
Cold pew and jazz: My unnerving encounters with Charles Njonjo and the story that never was
Mzee Moi's final moments
There was little of politics and politicians as destiny and fate wrote out the last pages of former President Moi’s rich life.
By Kipkoech Tanui 4 years ago
Mzee Moi's final moments
DP Ruto: My road to presidency is clear
Deputy President William Ruto has told his supporters that his 2022 presidential bid is on course.
By Kipkoech Tanui 4 years ago
DP Ruto: My road to presidency is clear
Revolution? Kenyans are hungry and angry for sure
Billions upon billions are reportedly being looted. Tribalism is still rife and appointments to key positions are skewed.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Revolution? Kenyans are hungry and angry for sure
Mr President, heed the silent voices of protest
Back here at home we have a President struggling with the same two issues – census and tax
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Mr President, heed the silent voices of protest
Let’s inspire our youth and tell them the world is not coming to an end
You quickly realise life is short, and that career life is even much shorter.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Let’s inspire our youth and tell them the world is not coming to an end
'Handshake' a blessing and curse in our politics
The point is that the moment Uhuru courted Raila, his supporters immediately seemed to ‘forgive’ and ‘embrace’ him. A simple political signal shone a
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
'Handshake' a blessing and curse in our politics
Uhuru, Raila ‘handshake’ party risks being spoiled
After the 2013 successful challenge of Uhuru-Ruto victory in court, Raila showed you only ignore him at your own peril.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Uhuru, Raila ‘handshake’ party risks being spoiled
Storm in the Rift: Story of graft, Ruto and Kenya
Then there is the noise about who is for and against the fight on corrupt networks.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Storm in the Rift: Story of graft, Ruto and Kenya
Of Uhuru, Raila and the sins of their fathers
Today, Uhuru has done more or less the same thing, re-embraced Raila and is pushing Ruto to the wall over claims that he is some form of a corruption
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Of Uhuru, Raila and the sins of their fathers
Uhuru stuck in 4-way junction and choices have consequences
Give it to the man, at least we are seeing some action in the fight against corruption.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Uhuru stuck in 4-way junction and choices have consequences
‘Handshake’ lowered temperature but a year later Kenya is still ailing
When Nakumatt Supermarkets started wobbling, a friend reminded me of our History class in ‘A’ Levels on France, the gladiator imperialist empire.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
‘Handshake’ lowered temperature but a year later Kenya is still ailing
Weston is the millstone around Ruto’s neck that will sink his grand ambitions
Not that Ruto will let go of Weston. tTRhat he won’t for sure, that is not him.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Weston is the millstone around Ruto’s neck that will sink his grand ambitions
Analysis: Ruto this way, Raila that way, Uhuru’s foot on each side
That there is trouble in Jubilee is beyond question and you can tell from what Ruto’s confidants claim
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Analysis: Ruto this way, Raila that way, Uhuru’s foot on each side
Uhuruto should decipher coded online messages
Kenyans seem to have concluded that President and his deputy may not be any different from the Kenyan fathers.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Uhuruto should decipher coded online messages
Pain lies in repaying loans from the Chinese dragon
Paying Chinese loans will obviously be unbearable.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Pain lies in repaying loans from the Chinese dragon
Politics, money and sex are the biggest drivers of assassinations
Politics, money and sex are the biggest drivers of assassinations and they need proper solution.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Politics, money and sex are the biggest drivers of assassinations
Haji must know political goodwill to fight graft is limited
Fighting graft and abuse of office requires political willingness.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Haji must know political goodwill to fight graft is limited
Don’t allow political filters a role in graft war
Like in the Bible, we have a case of hot or cold, where there is no provision for lukewarm, on our hands as a nation.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Don’t allow political filters a role in graft war
Of school uniforms and dumb cosmetic changes
Schools have for decades maintained their school uniform for reasons of pride and heritage.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Of school uniforms and dumb cosmetic changes
Imports window used to strangle local industries
The war against this thieving gale would be won faster if we look at our import containers.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Imports window used to strangle local industries
Who between Uhuru, Ruto is plotting a hostile takeover?
Ruto’s supporters expect him to reciprocate by supporting the man from Sugoi as his next and chosen successor
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Who between Uhuru, Ruto is plotting a hostile takeover?
Jubilee: Between Uhuru and Ruto who is plotting a hostile takeover?
Things have gone so wrong that it may only require divine intervention in President Uhuru’s heart to take Kenya off the path of self-destruction
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Jubilee: Between Uhuru and Ruto who is plotting a hostile takeover?
Mr President, it’s not too late to salvage your legacy
Corruption, which is the bigger name for the sugar mess we are in, has also grown wings lately.
By Kipkoech Tanui 5 years ago
Mr President, it’s not too late to salvage your legacy
Let them plan for 2022 hoping God does not have different ideas
As we toy with the question of who may likely succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta when his term lapses in 2022, there are factors we must keep in mind
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Let them plan for 2022 hoping God does not have different ideas
Theft: Uhuru is probably looking the other way
We have resigned to the fact that corruption is the pillar of our politics
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Theft: Uhuru is probably looking the other way
Bitter lessons we must learn from dam tragedy
A little voice tells me that this was a case of impunity and negligence
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Bitter lessons we must learn from dam tragedy
The moment at which Kenya started ‘dying’
Long ago as children, we used to be warned of a three-eyed scary monster trawling the night ready to snatch those who defy parents’ orders.
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
The moment at which Kenya started ‘dying’
Hopefully, it's not call to join nyama choma feast
We stopped short of reminding them of what former President Daniel Moi used to reprimand us about: ‘Haitaongeza ugali kwenye sufuria zetu
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Hopefully, it's not call to join nyama choma feast
Uhuru, Raila have more to do after handshake
the surprise handshake between Uhuru Kenyatta and his fiercest rival Raila Odinga that dramatically changed the direction and vibe of our politics
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Uhuru, Raila have more to do after handshake
Why Uhuru should tread with great caution
The question whether we are beginning to see a new Uhuru is important for our political discourse in many ways
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Why Uhuru should tread with great caution
Why anti-Raila strategy could just boomerang
The deportation of the National Resistance Movement’s ‘General’ Miguna Miguna is as intriguing as it’s monstrous and scandalous.
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Why anti-Raila strategy could just boomerang
Aircraft Kenya appears to be on a direct flight path to very dark times
Now let us analogously assume Kenya is this goatskin and various forces are pulling it apart, with two main players – President Uhuru Kenya and Opposition leader Raila Odinga – wanting not a part, but all of it.
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Aircraft Kenya appears to be on a direct flight path to very dark times
Whatever the outcome, victory should be to Kenya
At the end of the day, Kenya must win and that is what we expect of Justice David Maraga
By Kipkoech Tanui 6 years ago
Whatever the outcome, victory should be to Kenya
The hidden cost of uninsured employees
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How a floating hotel 'gamble' has paid off
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Tension as Uganda impounds Kenyan fish exports to DRC
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Ruto turns up heat on Gachagua rivals, sends him to South Africa
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