2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Nyamira County

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An example of the Zipline drone. Such drones are set to be supplying medical products in Nyamira County health facilities as a result of a deal inked between the county and Zipline company. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, Scholar Media Africa.

Nyamira County tests adopting drones to deliver emergency medical products

Nyamira County is the second to enter into a partnership with Zipline drones technologies after Kisumu County three months ago. The drone services are way cheaper and faster than emergency ambulatory services to far-flung areas. The...
A section of the Journalism Club members and their Patron, Cosmas Nyabuti (far right), pose for a photo after a session with Scholar Media Africa team. Beyond promoting academic excellence, Mwongori High School has been keen in identifying and nurturing talent. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, Scholar Media Africa.

Braced for Excellence: Mwongori High School on the road to limelight

Motivating the top students and the staff has been taken to heart, with the learners being regularly exposed to mentors, motivational speakers, and examiners to parade them for success. The school exhibits a high level...
Bamboo trees at a tree nursery in Nyamira. It is one of the alternatives to the water-thirsty eucalyptus, in a bid to combat climate change. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Nyamira residents list measures to counter climate change effects

Hazards were identified in an action plan that was created through a public participation exercise. Climate public participation is entirely a participatory process. To counter prolonged dry seasons due to climatic changes, the people proposed...
Top students showcase their revision books after getting awarded. With them are Mrs. Rebecca Ondicho (in front), Deputy Principal Administration, Mrs. Jane Nyanumba, Principal (center), BoM Chair, Dr. Charles Nyandusi (next to principal) and a teacher (far end). PHOTO/Tombe Girls.

Tombe Girls High School raising the bar of excellence

As of today, it is a center of excellence for a whopping 1320 girls. Every weekday, the teachers curve out time and avail themselves for academic consultation by students.  The principal and her staff have also...
New Kenyatta Science Complex at Sironga Girls High School. The institution has been posting impressive results and is streamlining all structures to do even better. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, Scholar Media Africa.

Sironga Girls reinventing for seamless excellence

The national girls' school has been steadily improving for the past decade. This year’s lot of candidates have been prepared enough. The institution has continued to rise above the lingering challenges. Started 53 years ago, Sironga...
Graduands follow proceedings during their graduation on April 6, 2023, at Ekerubo Gietai TTI, Nyamira County. Over 500 of them graduated. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, Scholar Media Africa.

Ekerubo Gietai TTI holds maiden graduation, smells national status

Ekerubo Gietai Technical Training Institute (TTI) will soon be upgraded to a national polytechnic, according to President William Ruto’s directive to have a national polytechnic in every county. About 200 new Technical and Vocational Education...
Entrance to Ekerubo Gietai Technical Training Institute in Nyamira county. The institute is set to have its first graduation this week. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, Scholar Media Africa.

All set for Ekerubo Gietai TTI first ever graduation, eight years on

The event is set to happen later this week. The principal is encouraging more youths to join the institution for technical skills. The TTI is anticipated to be raised to a national level soon. Located in...
A public participation exercise at Kabonyoru ward, Nyamira county recently. PHOTO/Courtesy.

How Nyamira county has embedded public participation in development plans

By Isaac Bw’Onyancha The creation of the Nyamira county third County Integrated  Development Plan (CIDP 2023-27) is currently underway and in earnest.  The entire process involves such steps as reviewing the previous CIDP and the sector-specific...
Chief Principal Charles Onyari (in blue t-shirt) and other guests during the thanksgiving Sabbath at Nyambaria High School grounds. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, Scholar Media Africa.

‘Kenya One’ celebrates stellar results, vows to stay top

Nyambaria High School, a national school in Nyamira County, emerged top in the country in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations hence earning the prestigious name 'Kenya One'. On Saturday, February...
Sasini PLC Chairman Mr. Jim McFie cutting the ribbon to commision the Kipkebe Solar Power Project during the event. PHOTO/Dan Nyamanga, The Scholar Media Africa.

Sasini Group adopting green energy, phasing out electricity use

Sasini PLC, a public company that majors in the growth and processing of tea, coffee, avocado and macadamia nuts, could in the near future say bye to the use of electricity, which comes with...