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THE PICK OF THE LITTER OUT OF THE 125,000 2019 KCSE STUDENTS GET TO JOIN UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

The University of Nairobi will admit 313 of 630 students who scored an A in the Kenya Secondary School Certificate 2019 to study medicine, engineering and architecture which are competitive courses offered and most desirable courses.

COVID-19 TESTING KITS IN SHORT SUPPLY HAMPERING THE FIGHT

Dr.Rashid Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary from the Ministry of Health, on Tuesday 2nd June 2020, said “We have a backlog of samples that we need to test but we will clear them with time.” This is admittance that the delayed results is due to the temporary shortage of testing materials. The overall implication is scaling down of testing, that will hamper efforts to identify the infected in good time, to act fast and reduce infections.

UZALENDO AWARD RECOGNIZES 3 UoN STAFF

On 1st June Kenyans celebrate Madaraka day, this year was an exception as it was done virtually amidst the Corona virus pandemic. 57 years of Madaraka, the government saw it fit to recognize contributions from patriotic individuals who have played their part and role in different ways cutting across all sectors in the fight against covid-19. President Kenyatta decorated 68 Kenyans with new Presidential Order of Service award known as 'Uzalendo Awards.'

WHERE HAS HUMANITY GONE?

What is man? Man is meant to be a social being. The good book tells us that man was created and given authority over all the animals to subdue and fill the earth. Man decided to set his own path and rules and go his own way from God's original purpose. From one man came mankind.

What is mankind? the human race, collection of all races together. What is race? the grouping of based on physical or social distinct qualities into groups. What happened to humankind when we began to label things as black, white, pink, etc?

COVID-19 EFFECT ON CHILDREN AS DCI ISSUES A WARNING TO PARENTS

In Kenya, efforts to contain the coronavirus since the first reported case in March led to closure of schools on the 16th of the same month until to date. This has had diverse effects on the learners health, also exposing them to increased risk of violence, maltreatment, gender-based violence and sexual exploitation.

563,544 STUDENTS WHO SAT FOR 2019 KCSE EXAM TO MISS UNIVERSITY SLOT

CS of Education, Prof George Magoha announced that out of more than half a million candidates who sat for KCSE in 2019, only 125,000 students who scored C+ and above to be admitted into Universities. This number translates to 563,544 missing out, which means they need to look for an alternative which their parents might not be too happy about.

UHURU'S MADARAKA DAY SPEECH HINT

Kenya celebrated Madaraka day celebrations 57 years for the first time indoors and virtually. President Uhuru Kenyatta gave his speech again for the first time from State house that was given live coverage as Kenyans followed from home. The president said that in the coming days he will address the nation on matters going forward amidst the increasing positive cases on covid-19.

SUBMISSION OF FINAL THESIS/DISSERTATION/RESEARCH PROJECTS AND CLEARANCE AT GRADUATE SCHOOL

The Graduate School will receive the bound theses, dissertations and research projects; Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. The bound theses, dissertations and research projects will be received by GS staff at the Reception 13th Floor of the University of Nairobi Towers. Students will be required to submit the following:

PRESIDENT KENYATTA SIGNS INTO LAW THE KICD (AMENDMENT) BILL

On Thursday 28th May,2020, President Kenyatta signed into law the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (Amendment) Bill of 2019 at State House. Justin Muturi, Speaker of the National Assembly, Leader of Majority in the National Assembly Aden Duale and Treasury CS Ukur Yattani attended the signing ceremony among others such as Attorney General Paul Kihara, Joseph Kinyua - Head of Public Service,Njee Muturi - State House Deputy Chief of Staff,Michael Sialai - National Assembly Clerk.