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KUPPET ASKS TEACHERS TO BE GIVEN GUNS

The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) through their Acting KUPPET Secretary General wants the government to provide security training for teachers deployed in volatile regions and arm them with guns. KUPPET Secretary General Moses Nthurima says arming teachers with guns will not only scare away attackers but ...

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AN ELECTRIC SUPERCAR

(CNN) — According to its designers, the 1,914-horsepower Rimac C_Two hypercar will take a driver from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under two seconds, putting it among the quickest cars in the world. Its 258-mile per hour top speed is faster that a Bugatti Veyron, and its 340 mile driving ...

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County Assembly On Fire

Property of unknown value has been destroyed following a fire outbreak at the Garissa County Assembly. The huge inferno, which began at around 8.30am, destroyed the County Assembly chambers, offices of the Members of County Assembly (MCAs) and other premises at the building, largely made of wooden structures. According to ...

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HOW SOLDIERS WERE RECCRUITED IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

As Word War 1 raged in Europe, the British sought to recruit more Africans into the King’s African Rifles (KAR) . There was need by the British to bolster their troop numbers on the Taveta front, where they faced a large contingent of German troops in German East Africa (Tanganyika).In ...

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Memoir of Charles Njonjo ,Kenya’s First Attorney General

On January 23, Sir Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya’s former Attorney General, minister and power broker turned 101 years. Born to Josia Njonjo, a colonial chief of Kabete in 1920, Njonjo and his brother James (born 1922) were sent to Kikuyu CMS Primary and Junior School and Alliance High School in ...

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How Disease Emergence Affected Social Norms

Once upon a time in 1889, the hinterland of what would later become the territory of Kenya was hit by rinderpest. The scourge reportedly wiped out up to 90% of entire herds of livestock of some communities, notably the Maasai, Kamba and central Kenya tribes. Some families of the Kamba ...

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The Capture In Kenya Of Abdullah Ocalan

——HISTORY TODAY—— On 16th February 1999, the world woke up to a day in which a number of Kenya’s foreign missions abroad were harried by angry Kurdish protestors and our national flag desecrated and burnt. Protesting the capture in Nairobi the previous day of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, the ...

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Biden proposes the overhaul of immigration laws on first day in office

President-elect Joe Biden will roll out a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws the day he is inaugurated, including an eight-year pathway to citizenship for immigrants without legal status and an expansion of refugee admissions, along with an enforcement plan that deploys technology to patrol the border. President Joe ...

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