Government pumps sh 250 million to complete stalled projects at Nakuru’s Industrial Training Institute

The government has assured that all stalled projects at the Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI) in Nakuru will be completed in this financial year. Speaking at the Institute on Monday when he inspected the progress in the implementation of the Big 4 agenda,Chief Administrative Secretary Industrialization Lawrence Karanja reiterated government’s position. According to the CAS,this financial year the governmnent has pumped Sh 250 million to facilitate completion of all projects at the facility. “This financial year the governmnent has pumped 250 million shillings to facilitate completion of the construction projects…

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MP Kathambi lashes out at Ministry over ‘laxity’ in registration of schools

Njoro MP Charity Kathambi has lashed out at the Ministry of education over what she termed laxity in registration of more schools in Njoro Sub County. While lauding the government policy of 100 percent transition from Primary to secondary, the vocal Nakuru Legislator was categorical that Njoro needs more secondary schools to make the policy successful. The MP was speaking at Njoro Park on Thursday during the launch and issuance of Njoro NG-CDF bursary cheques worth Kshs.44 Million where she vowed to ensure matters education are given priority in the…

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CS Magoha lashes out at Judiciary over court orders to re-open ‘unfit’ schools

Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has called on the Judiciary to respect decision taken by the Ministry of Education to close down schools that do not meet the required standards. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday morning when he led the led the 100 percent transition mop-up exercise, the CS stated that the schools that were closed down last year were given conditions to meet before they are re-opened. He however regretted in what he termed is Judiciary issuing out court orders for the same schools to be re-opened yet…

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CS Magoha leads 100% transition mop-up exercise in Nakuru

Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha on Monday morning led the 100 percent transition mop-up exercise in Nakuru West sub county, Nakuru County. Addressing media at Nakuru West Secondary where 10 needy students among the over 30 identified in Nakuru West will be admitted, the CS revealed that already through the government initiative the transition rate from Primary to secondary stands at 96 percent. He was however quick to cite that the government is doing all that can be done to ensure the 100 percent transition is achieved. This, he…

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MP Ngunjiri faults Ministry on 100 percent transition program

Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri has lashed out at the Ministry of Education 100 percent transition program saying children are set to be dumped onto schools without the necessary infrastructure to host them. Speaking in Bahati while issuing bursary cheques to more than 200 needy students in the area, Ngunjiri said a lot of schools are grappling with congestions yet little has been done to salvage the situation. According to him, the need by the government to see children continue their education is a good initiative, however, he said foundation in…

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Hundreds of parents camp at MP’s office over bursary forms

Hundreds of parents spent the better part of Monday at Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama’s office trying to sort out issues pertaining their bursary forms. This is after it merged that their bursary fees application forms for their children had been rejected.The MP in a statement to press stated that the forms had been rejected after parents failed to attach necessary documents while applying for the NG-CDF bursary. He however assured parents that the matter will be sorted out through his NG-CDF office. “There were some parents who did…

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