JKUAT Student leader urges Government to reopen Garissa University

Former Jomo Kenyatta University Students Organization-JKUSO Vice-chair Meimuna Said has urged the government to reopen Garissa University, which was indefinitely closed following April 2 terror attack. Said, a fourth year at JKUAT, described the continued closure of the university is a discrimination against the people of the defunct North Eastern Province. “Where

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College students in the US allowed to carry guns

Students in some states in the US have allowed students to carry concealed weapons in public college campuses. Republican-dominated legislatures in Texas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, Oregon, Utah and Wisconsin passed bills that permit students to carry guns into classrooms, dormitories and other buildings. This move has elicited a wide range

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147 Croatian students lie down for 147 seconds in honor of #GarissaAttack

147 students lie down for 147 seconds at Zagreb University, Croatia, in solidarity with victims of #GarissaAttack pic.twitter.com/7FJ2z8hcW8 — Agence France-Presse (@AFP) April 16, 2015 Zagreb University students commemorated the death of 147 students killed by Al Shabaab terrorists in Garissa on 2nd April. The 147 students lay outside the Croatian National

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Government mulls mandatory NYS training after High School

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru has hinted that the government may reintroduce mandatory National Youth Service training for students after high school. Waiguru said on Wednesday that her ministry was in consultations with the Education Ministry and other stakeholders to see whether the training can be introduced. The training comes in the

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Italy offers 25 scholarships to Garissa attack survivors

Italy has offered 25 scholarships to Garissa University College students that survived the deadliest terrorist attack on Thursday last week. Visiting Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Paolo Gentiloni said his country was deeply saddened by the happenings in Garissa where heavily armed Al Shabaab terrorists descended on

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How extremist groups are using social media to recruit young, bright urbanites

Two days before the Garissa University College attack that has left 147 families grieving, Kenyan security officers captured three female university students at Elwak town on the Kenya-Somali border as they attempted to sneak to Somalia. Upon interrogation, the three young ladies said they were to meet a contact person who

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