Nairobi

Nairobi is a busy modern city of between three and four million people and it is the de facto commercial capital of East Africa. Most businesses are headquartered in the city centre or in the industrial area to the southeast.Country and regional offices for the many international humanitarian organi...

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Arson attacks in Kenyan schools

Opposition urges Kenyan education cabinet secretary to resign over school fires. Kenya's opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) alliance has asked the government to declare the recen...
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University of Nairobi skyscraper expansion

Construction is under way of a 22-storey skyscraper The University of Nairobi is building a 22-storey skyscraper on a green site at its main campus to deal with its ever increasing student populati...
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Major construction project at Nairobi University

The University of Nairobi has launched the construction of a 22-storey building at its main campus in the city's central business district, to meet increasing academic activities and provide expanded...
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Suggestion boxes at Lagos schools

Suggestion boxes for children to report instances of abuse or harassment by parents, guardians, teachers and others have been introduced in all public secondary schools across Lagos State. The init...
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Nairobi’s Hillcrest schools get new owners

The group of Hillcrest Schools in Karen has been bought by Ayisi Makatiani, managing partner of Fanisi Venture Capital, and Anthony Wahome of the Linksoft Group of companies. Both are millionaires who...
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Peace education enters Kenyan curriculum.

Pupils at state primary and secondary schools are to study peace education as of January 2009 in a move aimed at countering the negative effects of the post-election violence in the country early this...
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Government moves to end school violence.

Education minister Sam Oneri has banned the use of mobile phones and videos in schools with immediate effect in a bid to stem ongoing unrest in secondary schools across the country. The move comes a...
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Free secondary school fees in Kenya.

The government has announced that it is to scrap tuition fees at state high schools in 2008 to boost secondary education in the country. In a move timed to coincide with general elections in December...