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Dr. Matiang’i Appreciates Diaspora Views on Education; States CUE Committed to KUP Realisation

Dr. Fred Matiang’i, the Cabinet Secretary - Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, through an Email expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the Diaspora for the Town Hall meeting on Kenya Education recently held in Boston region. He wrote, “I remain grateful for the opportunity to interact with all of you and look forward to further engagements. Any opportunity to get feedback/views from fellow Kenyans on what is happening in the education sector in our country is always greatly appreciated.”
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Boniface Book Launch & Signing Sells Out Copies

“May this book inspire you to be more courageous,” wrote Boniface Mwangi, an activist and popular figure in Kenya as he signed his book titled, Unbounded. He further wrote, “Keep telling those stories. Enjoy the read.” The book was launched at PCEA Neema Church in Lowell, Boston regions. The books Boniface brought with him for the launch were sold out. He signed the book to the nightfall. ...
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Food 4 Education: $90 One Year Plan For a Needy Child.

Anne Wawira Founder and Executive Director of Food 4 Education presented the feeding program that she has established to feed needy students with a school lunch in Kenya after returning from Australia. “Food 4 Education is currently feeding 300 students with meals every day,” said Wawira. She looks to increase the number of students in the program so every child has a meal during the school day. With a donation of $90 one will feed a child for one year. $30 feeds a child for a term and $10 feeds a child with 20 meals in a month. ...
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A Talk with Graduate Alice Taiti on Education

Graduation is the final day to celebrate. As I headed from Baltimore I got invited to a graduation day lunch and had a talk with Alice Taiti who is a Graduate of 2016. It was exciting to hear what the now lady armed with Education that the late president Nelson Mandela is quoted saying to be the most powerful weapon one can use to change the world had to say on Education. ...
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President Kenyatta on Curriculum Change

At the end of a landmark visit to Germany, President Uhuru Kenyatta has passionately spoken about the need to reform Kenya’s education system to meet the needs of its growing young population....
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From Mud Hut to Maasai Role Model

Sitting in the physician lounge at Suburban Hospital, Gloria Kotente Mumeita blinks back tears as she thinks about her life. The 23-year-old, who grew up in a hut made of dirt and sticks in the Kajiado District of Kenya, is now in her fifth and final year of medical school at the University of Nairobi. She’s on her way to becoming the third Maasai woman doctor ever. “When I look back I can’t believe I got to medical school,” she says....
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Kenya Constitution 2010 Fiscal Sustainable & Fair Pay for Teachers is Kshs 204 billion from Kshs 568 billion

“The new constitution established the Salaries and Remuneration Commission for the first time in our history, and conferred on it the mandate of managing the remuneration of public officers, including teachers. The mandate of the SRC is to set, review and advise on the remuneration of all state and public servants, including teachers and myself, with a view to ensuring that the public wage bill is fiscally sustainable. At the moment, our public wage bill accounts for 52% of revenue,” said President Uhuru Kenyatta. ...
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Through the Belly of The Whale

Am a strong believer that everyone was born with their own unique divine path in this life but the tricky part is to discover that path. As it is with most of us, we are always waking up to a different path and never really knowing which particular one we need to stick with in order to get to our destination. For some it’s as easy as daylight, to some it takes long and to some, it’s a very difficult and a painful experience and unfortunately for some, they come to the end of their lives without ever knowing what their real purpose on earth was. I must say that am humbled by the opportunity to discover my path. My discovery did not come easy....
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Sarah Kirowo talks about ‘A Disease Worse Than Cancer’

SOUTH HUMBERSIDE, England– Perplexed with what she thinks are the increasing prejudice and injustice prevailing in this present generation, Sarah Kirowo wanted to share experiences, with the hope that people will be touched and think of the pain each one cause to each other....
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Bill Gates Recommended Reading Books

Bill Gates writes, "If you’re looking for something to read this summer, I’d recommend any of the books below. I read them all earlier this year and think each one is terrific. Only one, The Rosie Project, qualifies as a typical beach read. But all six are deeply informative and beautifully written." Below the books recommended and Bill Gates comments. ...
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