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Abolishing boarding schools, Teens guilty of rape, Rising incest worrying: Your Breakfast Briefing

2 months ago, 13 July 06:36

By: Oliver Mathenge @ ...

Just days after with the suggestion that all students wear the same uniform, Education Principal Secretary is back in the news.

On Thursday,  that it was time for the country to abolish boarding in public secondary schools as a way to tame unrest. Tens of schools have been closed due to unrest that has seen boarding facilities destroyed in arson attacks.

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has said the government will not pay for damage of infrastructure in the cases of unrest in many parts of the country. Parents, , will bear the cost of reconstruction for the damaged facilities. 

On July 14, 2016, abducted and attempted to sexually assault a doctor - the wife of a senior government official in Eastleigh - using a metal rod. 

On Thursday,  in the sexual assault and attempted rape charges, two of them were principal offenders. 

“The complainant’s testimony was credible and without contradictions. She told the court the truth by identifying the four accused persons and not linking them to three others who were freed for lack of evidence,” he said.

The rising spate of incest and defilement of children has raised alarm among authorities and children’s rights activists as . 

The worrying part is that most children are sexually molested at homes, schools, on their way to or from schools and by people close to them, in a breach of the trust the children have for the people.

We also look at  has been on the rise, despite harsh penalties meted out on paedophiles by courts. Although many cases remain unreported, those that reach the authorities have earned perpetrators stiffer penalties, including life imprisonment.

The Energy Regulatory Commission has promised to consider public complaints, concerns and compliments before coming up with a final harmonised tariff. 

during a public hearing on the harmonisation of retail tariff at KICC, ERC Director general Robert Oimeke said other factors such as affordability and current economic trends will be considered.  

"We have heard the desperation of consumers from large manufacturers to small domestic households and I can assure you we won't overburden the consumer," said Oimeke.

In the past few months, there has been a spate of workplace changes by leading media personalities. 

 to journalists is to be driven by passion and not money. 

"Those [transitions] are more of individual decisions that different people make in life, based on different perspectives. Some go for money while others go for exposure or even because they want to follow people," she said.

The Star Editors are of the view that , integrating Kenyans from every part of the country. If pupils go only to local primary and secondary schools, they will grow up with a very narrow worldview.

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Abolishing boarding schools, Teens guilty of rape, Rising incest worrying: Your Breakfast Briefing

2 months ago, 13 July 06:36

By: Oliver Mathenge @ ...

Just days after with the suggestion that all students wear the same uniform, Education Principal Secretary is back in the news.

On Thursday,  that it was time for the country to abolish boarding in public secondary schools as a way to tame unrest. Tens of schools have been closed due to unrest that has seen boarding facilities destroyed in arson attacks.

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has said the government will not pay for damage of infrastructure in the cases of unrest in many parts of the country. Parents, , will bear the cost of reconstruction for the damaged facilities. 

On July 14, 2016, abducted and attempted to sexually assault a doctor - the wife of a senior government official in Eastleigh - using a metal rod. 

On Thursday,  in the sexual assault and attempted rape charges, two of them were principal offenders. 

“The complainant’s testimony was credible and without contradictions. She told the court the truth by identifying the four accused persons and not linking them to three others who were freed for lack of evidence,” he said.

The rising spate of incest and defilement of children has raised alarm among authorities and children’s rights activists as . 

The worrying part is that most children are sexually molested at homes, schools, on their way to or from schools and by people close to them, in a breach of the trust the children have for the people.

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The Energy Regulatory Commission has promised to consider public complaints, concerns and compliments before coming up with a final harmonised tariff. 

during a public hearing on the harmonisation of retail tariff at KICC, ERC Director general Robert Oimeke said other factors such as affordability and current economic trends will be considered.  

"We have heard the desperation of consumers from large manufacturers to small domestic households and I can assure you we won't overburden the consumer," said Oimeke.

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 to journalists is to be driven by passion and not money. 

"Those [transitions] are more of individual decisions that different people make in life, based on different perspectives. Some go for money while others go for exposure or even because they want to follow people," she said.

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