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Digital Education in Kenya

16-02-2015

Technology


During the 2014 general elections in Kenya, all presidential candidates made several promises to the Kenyan people so as to woo them into voting for them. The most innovative promise was one made by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, the current president of Kenya, was the provision of laptops for prim...

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From grass to grace

13-02-2015

Scholarships


In 2009, the International Rescue Committee in partnership with the University of Nairobi in Kenya launched the world’s first Master's degree program focused on education in humanitarian emergencies. The program trains educators and administrators to engage with young people wh...

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History of the Technical University of Kenya

13-02-2015

University News


The Technical University of Kenya shares history with the development of the first three higher education institutions in East Africa. The elevation of Makerere Institute to College of the University of London in 1949, led to the establishment of the Royal Technical College (RTC) in Nairobi which...

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Sponsorship to Universities in Kenya

12-02-2015

Education News


In Kenya,there several organisation that offer sponsorship to the needy but bright student. The organizations ensures thier dreams of becoming better people in society is not relinquished. Such funds include the HELB loan which is a plan of the Kenyan Government which offers loans to both...

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Talent vs Education

12-02-2015

Education News


Many a times Education has been deemed as the necessity of necessities especially here in Africa. Without which one is labelled as doomed for for the rest of there lives. Kenyans have embraced the learning culture which encompasses going to school and most times crumming to pass exams as opposed...

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Opportunities for Higher Education Funding in Kenya

06-01-2015

Scholarships


USAID HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME   There are a total of 18 higher education scholarships offered by USAID to Kenyan students. These scholarships are offered to students from marginalized communities in Eastern and North Eastern regions and urban slums of Nairobi. The program t...

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Half-baked graduate who quit TV makes it big in farming

05-01-2015

Careers


Losing his job is perhaps the best thing that happened to 31 year-old Caleb Karuga. The former TV journalist runs a flourishing agribusiness venture. He says he quit his degree course in IT midway when he realized it wasn’t his passion. “I am a half-baked graduate,’’ he says....

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Equity begins selection for 'Wings to Fly' scholarships

05-01-2015

Scholarships


 Equity Group Foundation (EGF) has started the selection process for the 2015 Wings to Fly scholarship programme. Equity Group Foundation and The MasterCard Foundation with support from KfW will this year offer 2,000 Wings To Fly comprehensive secondary school scholarships to financially constr...

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Alternatives of Going to University

09-12-2014

Careers


University isn’t for everyone, plain and simple. There are a myriad of reasons for not going to college, but most parents still push every high school graduate down that path.   While there is a stigma attached to not having a college degree, there are solid alternatives to not goin...

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Financial Literacy and Saving Habits for Teenagers

09-12-2014

Others


Today’s society offers teens a lot of eye candy that is quite expensive. From the pricey sneakers to the expensive video game equipment, many of today’s teens are accustomed to the “gotta have it now” line of thinking. They want immediate satisfaction and have little patience...

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