KUCCPS: Does the university you go to matter?

90,755 students scored a mean grade of C+ and above in the 2018 KCSE examination, hence eligible for placement to universities as Government-sponsored students come September, some as early as May, to pursue various courses after the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) released its report for the 2019/2020 cycle. Most of these students, … Continue reading KUCCPS: Does the university you go to matter?

Murdered University student: hacked to death by lover

Ivy Wangechi, a sixth-year medical student at Moi University School of Medicine was brutally murdered by a man who walked over to her and hacked her to death using an axe on Tuesday morning. According to details, Ivy had finished her ward rounds at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, and was leaving with her friends … Continue reading Murdered University student: hacked to death by lover

Sex Consent Age: 18 to 16 in Kenya

Today in Kenya there's an ongoing debate on the proposal by three Court of Appeal judges about lowering the age of sex consent from the current 18 to 16. The judges;  Roselyn Nambuye, Daniel Musinga, and Patrick Kiage want an amendment made to the Sexual Offences Act to lower the age for sexual consent. This … Continue reading Sex Consent Age: 18 to 16 in Kenya

Cyclone Idai: Africa Mourning

Cyclone Idai. It has left as many as 700 people dead in Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe and over a thousand others still missing, and thousands more displaced with no basic needs. Families are still holding on to some hope that rescue workers are going to find their missing relatives. Friends have been separated. The … Continue reading Cyclone Idai: Africa Mourning