Matiang’i orders all Universities to capture student biometric data

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has directed universities and constituent colleges to capture biometric data of all students within the next 120 days. Under the new directive through the Commission of University Education, institutions of higher learning will be required to obtain passport photographs, programmes and the year of study for

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LinkedIn launches dedicated pages for Universities

Professional social media website LinkedIn has launched pages specifically dedicated to Universities. This is in a bid to tap into the growing number of young people looking to be connected online and thirsty for information. The pages will allow students explore information about universities, courses and alumni. LinkedIn says over 200

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Two Kenyan Secondary Schools listed among 10 best in Africa

Two Secondary schools in Kenya have been listed among the best 10 secondary schools in Africa by The African Economist. The ranking has listed 100 schools across Africa with exceptional facilities, good learning environment and consistent high education standards. Rift Valley Academy is ranked number two while International School of

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Zuku University Basketball 2013 season kicks off

The much anticipated Zuku University Basketball Tournament (ZUBL) kicked off with an exhilarating and entertaining competition at the Nyayo National Stadium.   The tournament has received massive backing after East Africa Pay TV provider; Zuku injected KSh50 Million to run the league countrywide that includes coach and referee clinics and a basketball

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Kenyan student on a mission to change view of Africa (Video)

If you have studied or are currently pursuing studies in Western countries, you have probably experienced some dim view about Africa, thanks largely to western media. A Kenyan student studying at the Washington and Lee University in the American state of Virginia sought to establish from her fellow students whether the

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Google supports university students to create election-based applications

Election-themed applications built by Kenyan students have been unveiled ahead of the March 4th elections.  The main focus of the apps is along the following themes: Civic Education; Party and Politicians; Lifestyle; Resource Monitoring; and the Electoral process.   The Apps include:Tukumbuke,Spotlight, Jijulishe, Wenyenchi,  Opinion Yetu,Haki II (justice) andRasirimali (resources).  The Apps

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