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Jul 05
From Embu to Brazil: Meet Blair Nthiga, The Lion of Chess from Lion’s Primary School, Embu.

Blair Nthiga is a student at Lion’s Primary School in Embu County and is quickly becoming the new face of chess in Kenya. His impressive victory at the African Youth Chess Championship held in Johannesburg, South Africa, has marked him as a rising star in the world of chess. Chess found its way to the […]

Jul 01
“Empowering Minds: Millbrook International School, a Beacon of Educational Excellence in Embu”.

Millbrook International School has emerged as a transformative force in the educational landscape of Embu, marking a significant milestone as the first institution in the town to adopt the esteemed Cambridge curriculum. This initiative not only elevates Embu’s educational standards but also attracts global recognition while instilling local pride. Elevating Embu’s Educational Standards The school […]

May 08
President Ruto Orders All Schools Reopened On Monday Amid Weather Improvements!

President William Ruto has announced the reopening of all schools on Monday, May 13, 2024. This decision follows improved weather forecasts, indicating a reduction in heavy rains that previously necessitated the postponement of school reopening. Furthermore, President Ruto has instructed that funds for the reconstruction of school infrastructure damaged by heavy rains be made available […]

May 03
President Ruto Declares School Re-Opening Delay Amidst National Flood Crisis.

President William Ruto has directed the Ministry of Education to postpone the re-opening of all schools in the country following the flooding crisis occasioned by the ongoing heavy rains. Addressing the nation on Friday, President Ruto said the school re-opening date be postponed “until further notice”, noting that the situation is likely to escalate in […]

Apr 29
Government Delays School Opening Due to Heavy Rains and Floods.

The Government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Education has made changes to school opening dates.   Learners, who were expected to begin reporting to school on Monday, April 29, will now be expected to report as from May 6, 2024.   The one week extension of school holidays is a result of the heavy […]

Feb 14
“Embu’s Gem:Meet  Mr. JM Kariuki Mbogo, The Maestro of Education Who Turns Classrooms into Sanctuaries of Learning and Laughter”.

  In the bustling halls of every school, there exists a rare gem – the teacher who transforms mundane lessons into captivating adventures, turning classrooms into havens of learning and laughter.   Mr. JM Kariuki Mbogo is one such beacon of light in the academic world, loved by students for his unique approach to teaching. […]

Jan 24
 “MP Mukunji’s Sponsorship Turns Dreams Into Reality for Orphaned Siblings”.

Moreen Mwende (F1) and Clement Mugambi (F2) find joy as MP Gitonga Mukunji sponsors their secondary education, ending their struggle with school fees.   Raised by their grandmother, Madam Muthanje, a trader at Embu Main Market, the orphans faced financial hardships. However, the benevolence of MP Mukunji has paved the way for their enrollment at […]

Jan 08
Eric Macharia Nyaga emerges as the top performer in Embu County’s KCSE.

Eric Macharia Nyaga, the distinguished top-performing student in Embu County’s KCSE examination, has carved his path to success through dedication and hard work.   His educational journey took root at Moi High School Mbiruri, where he honed his academic prowess. Macharia’s exceptional achievement was reflected in his remarkable score of 84 points, securing an impressive […]

Jan 08
48,174 candidates score E as CS Machogu releases 2023 KCSE results.

Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Machogu has officially released the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results.   Speaking at Moi Girls High School in Eldoret on Monday, CS Machogu said that there has been a notable overall improvement in the student’s performance from the 2022 cohort.CS Machogu stated that out of the 899,453 […]

Nov 25
Shock For Parents And Schools As Discrepancies Emerge In KCPE Results.

Just a day after the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results were released, it is now emerging that there were discrepancies in the results. The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) erroneously awarded some candidates wrong marks and assigned grades for subjects candidates did not sit for.   There were also identical scores that were […]