Parents protest schools’ use of motorbikes
| Jun 11th 2014 | 1 min read
Kirinyaga,Kenya: Parents in Kirinyaga County have expressed concern over transportation of children to music festival venues using hired boda bodas.
The Standard has established that each boda boda carries four or five children per trip.
Contacted, the County Director of Education Joseph Nyaga it was unacceptable for teachers to transport the children to the competitions using motorcycles.
“Am shocked that some teachers could behave so irresponsibly,” Nyaga said, adding that the schools had been allocated funds for extra-curriculum activities.
He said disciplinary action will be taken against teachers found culpable and urged traffic police to be on the loot out for boda boda operators found transporting the children.
Traders wait for online clearance system to go liveKenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) has announced it will now be possible for importers and exporters to file the taxes and other payments through the banks, using its electronic platform.
When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglersKnown as the era of black gold, it began in 1976 when Ugandan farmers decided to sell their coffee in the private market.
I do not own Keroche Breweries, Tabitha Karanja says
- Museveni's first son Muhoozi: clear signs of a succession plan
- Want to sue me? Deposit Sh50 million in court - Sonko
- Six people arrested for disrupting Karua's political meetings in Kirinyaga last week
By Jane Mugambi
- Azimio-One Kenya coalition unveils 16 campaign teams
- Reconsider plans to run for presidency, Kalonzo told
By Mate Tongola