Public Policy

Mortality rate of scholars

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When did mortality first start to decline, and among whom? We build a large, new data set with more than 30,000 scholars covering the sixteenth to the early twentieth century to analyze […]

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Makori Ongechi sacked from Citizen TV

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According to Twitter stories, Makori Ongechi was sacked from Citizen TV allegedly for his religious beliefs and refusing to work on Saturdays as a staunch Seventh Day Adventist (SDA).  However, other sources […]

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Public Policy

Ethiopia’s 450,000 Grade 12 students to be given tablets

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According to official data, exams will start on December 7 to Dec 10. Before the exams, students will take 45 days of classes and technology guidance.  Many people are questioning how this […]

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Public Policy

Education in Ethiopia gets a boost from Global Partnership for Education with $15 million Covid-19 Response

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The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has granted Ethiopia $14.85 million for Covid-19 Responses to focus on boosting the government efforts in handling disruptions in education. The grant will be used to […]

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Public Policy

Ethiopian students will be promoted to the next class without proper exams

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Capital Ethiopia has reported that the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia plans to promote primary and secondary students to the next class without any proper exams with an exception of 8th and […]

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Public Policy

Reopening schools in Kenya

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In this article, we are focusing on budgetary allocation to the education sector in Kenya and how it relates to the resource requirements.  Resource allocation  Kenya is planning to reopen schools from […]

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public finance

What is in Kenya national budget FY 2019/2020?

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What is in Kenya national budget FY 2019/2020? In this article, we focus on analyzing the implications of National budget for 2019/2020 and the tax implications of Kenyan budget. Every year the […]

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Education

KNUT vows to continue with the strike as schools reopens

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KNUT vows to continue with the strike as schools reopens Wilson Sossion, the Secretary General of Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has vowed to continue with the strike as reported earlier […]

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Education

Take Stern Action Against those who impregnate Underage Girls

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Take Stern Action Against those who impregnate underage girls This year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations have exposed how our society is rotten […]

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Public Policy

Affordable housing is needed in rural areas too

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Investments

Investment in children education

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Teodora Boneva argues that parents should invest in their children. While talking to Soumaya Keynes of The Economist, she gave reasons why parents should invest in their children.

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Education / Uncategorized

Is education a right or a privilege?

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Is education a right or a privilege? Jose Nino, a writer and human rights activist from Venezuela has written a great article on education on Mises Wire arguing on whether education is […]

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Education

Minimum Legal Age for Employment in Kenya

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Minimum Legal Age for Employment in Kenya The employment act is clear on the minimum age that qualifies for employment. Read More: Jambo jet 72-Hour sale Sharing is Caring:

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Education

How to Be Smarter in 2018

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How to Be Smarter in 2018 I can relate well with the above infographic. It’s so true!   Sharing is Caring:

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Economy / Education

More Years in School

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More Years in School make One Better People in advanced countries are known to spend numerous decades of their life in school. There’s a very delicate balance between nurturing talent and nature. […]

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Education

BOOK: The Case Against Education

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BOOK: The Case Against Education Professor Bryan Douglas Caplan has announced that his new book will should be available in our bookshops. The book is titled: The Case Against Education: Why Education […]

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Education

JKUAT Won the Inter-Varsity Human Rights Debate

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JKUAT Won the Inter-Varsity Human Rights Debate I was impressed by the debaters from various universities. These kind of debates should be organized more often to improve the skills of our university […]

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Education

“AFTER GETTING PREGNANT YOU ARE DONE,” PRESIDENT JOHN POMBE MAGUFULI

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“AFTER GETTING PREGNANT YOU ARE DONE,” PRESIDENT JOHN POMBE MAGUFULI Tanzanians have raised their concerns about their president’s announcement that school girls who give birth should not be allowed back to school. […]

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Public Policy

Davies Malombe Appointed KHRC Executive Director

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The Kenya Human Rights Commission has appointed Mr. Davis Malombe as the new Executive Director.    “Malombe has been an integral colleague at the KHRC as Program officer and Deputy Executive Director. […]

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