By Ian Mutiso
Girl child empowerment through vocational training has contributed to more women graduating in Kilifi.
Speaking during a graduation ceremony on Thursday, Clara Chonga, the county executive member for education, vocational training, and ICT, expressed her excitement with the number of girls graduating from traditionally male-dominated fields.
By Ian Mutiso
By Patrick Chiriba and Jael Jepkemoi
President William Ruto on Wednesday launched the eagerly awaited Hustler Fund at Green Park Terminus in Nairobi.
Speaking during the launch, the president said the fund would be vital in unlocking economic equality in the country.
“I am happy that from today we shall all be equal as Kenyans. This is the fund that is going to equalize all the people of Kenya so that every citizen can know that they matter and they count,” he said.
By Patrick Chiriba
The High Court has temporarily put on hold the government’s intention to import GMO pending the outcome of a petition by Kenya Peasants League challenging the lifting of the ban.
The injunction issued by Justice Mugure Thande also forbade the government from gazetting and distributing GMO foods, products, and materials.
Kenyan football has received a reprieve after FIFA lifted the suspension imposed on the country early this year.
The world football governing body confirmed the ban lift in a letter addressed to the Federation of Kenyan Football (FKF) CEO, Barry Otieno.
FIFA said the decision to lift the ban was arrived at following the reinstatement of FKF Executive Committee by Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba.
Cabinet Secretary for tourism, wildlife, and heritage Peninah Malonza received the ‘World Odyssey’ cruise ship at the Mombasa port on Monday.
The 800 tourists on board docked for a five-day stay on the island.
Speaking to the press, CS Malonza noted that the arrival of a cruise ship after a four-year absence of such vessels is promising for the region’s struggling tourism industry.
Cabinet Secretary for Education Ezekiel Machogu has vowed to reduce examination irregularities in this year’s national exams.
Speaking at Kisumu Girls, CS Machogu stated that the government is fully committed to ensuring credible and reliable exams.