Cameroon Tries to Get Child Miners Back to School

Authorities in Cameroon say they are attempting to remove thousands of children working in gold mines along the country’s eastern border.  Some of the children were displaced from the Central African Republic because of violence there and dropped out of school to mine gold for survival. The 2021-2022 school year in Cameroon started Monday, and […]

Crisis Looms as Kenya Public University Lecturers Plan to strike over Ksh 8.8 billion

Operations at public universities are likely to come to a halt from today August 30, 2021 when a seven-day strike notice issued by lecturers and staff unions expires, unless a deal is reached to avert it. The 2021/2022 academic calendar begins in September and any industrial action will disrupt start-of-semester activities. Many universities are scheduled […]

Kenya: Magoha orders fees refund for secondary school parent

The ministry of education has ordered public secondary schools to refund parents fees charged besides that which government has recommended. The Education Ministry further outlawed schools from sending students home for failing to clear arrears that exceed the set fees. The recommended fees for national schools is set at sh45,054, county schools at sh35,035 and […]

Why are characters important in the life of literature?

Characters serves as driving force in literature, Characters illustrate and personify the theme of the story. Characters push and create the plot of the story. Readers of literature can experience world of the writer or narrator through characters interact in the environment and the way the characters view the environment. The types of characters that […]

Ten of the most popular endangered animals

The third Friday of May is celebrated as endangered species Day across the globe. This day increases awareness about these species that are about to disappear from the face of the earth and need to save them. 1. Rhinoceros  Rhinoceros is commonly known as Rhino. There are five species of rhinos, each one with distinct characteristics. […]

The Sacred Mugumo tree

The demise of sacred mugumo tree (Ficus natalensis) in Kikuyu culture is symbolic that foretells incoming tragedy, end or beginning of an era. Mugumo tree grows upward, others are strangler figs that grows from seeds that falls on others. Mugumo trees offers a lifeline habitats for birds, fruit bats and monkeys. The roots (aerial roots) […]

The Khoisan

The Khoikhoi and San are two different people, they are both called Khoisan because of their distinct click sound language. As opposed to San, Khoikhoi were both hunter-gatherers and pastoralists, the first pastoralists in Southern Africa. The San were hunter-gatherers. San people are the oldest ethnic group in the world. Their territories span Botswana, Namibia, […]

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