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

Milestone

Joseph Charles, the Board of Management Chairperson, Cambridge Mevic School, poses for a photo as the other staff get ready for a ride after a consultative meeting on February 10, 2024. PHOTO/Bonface Otieno, Scholar Media Africa.

Cambridge Mevic School: Cultivating excellence through collaboration

Central to the discourse was the recognition of the pivotal role played by teachers in shaping young minds.   The meeting witnessed fervent deliberations regarding the expansion of the school's academic horizons. The school offers competitive...
Edinah Kangwana MBS, MHC, showcasing her Heroes Award medal conferred to her by President William Ruto during the 60th Mashujaa Day celebrations at Kericho County on October 20, 2023. She was honored under the Human Rights category. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Edinah Kangwana honored as Kenya heroine during Mashujaa celebrations

She has been championing education development in Kenya through her Role Modeling Initiative, a platform for students’ holistic development. During the national occasion, Ms. Kangwana was honored in the category of Human Rights Promotion. Currently, Ms....
Amb. Dominic Obadiah showcases his Heroes award, which he has earned from his humanitarian philanthropy services to humanity. He received the presidential award, which is under Philanthropy, during the 60th Mashujaa Day celebrations held in Kericho County. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Amb. Obadiah bags presidential honor as humanitarian philanthropy hero

Amb. Obadiah received the Kenya Hero Honor under the category of Philanthropy.  The award makes his work an enduring legacy and imprints an indelible mark on the nation’s development journey. He has been awarded before by...

Honoring Chesaina, Baringo teacher changing special needs children’s lives

She is a senior teacher and the founder of the special needs unit at Simotwet Special Primary School.  Chesaina plans to organize a banquet at her home for the candidates, and by the time they...
The Nuru App in action. It helps farmers, without using internet, identify diseases and the health conditions of their crops by waving their phone's camera over the crop's leaves while using the app. PHOTO/Courtesy.

AI in Agriculture: How Kenyan farmers benefit from PlantVillage Nuru app

The adoption of AI in Kenyan agriculture began to gain traction in the early 21st century when farmers and researchers started exploring its potential benefits. The App uses TensorFlow image detection technology to identify objects...

Superior Homes Kenya revolutionizes truck driver rest stops with Supastop

The KSh350 million project aims to provide a safe, secure, and comprehensive resting point for long-distance truck drivers. The modern roadside stopover complex will be constructed at Sultan Hamud town along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway. Governor Kilonzo...
Magdalene Mwebi alias St. Jude (fourth left), a transformational woman leader with an impactful track record in community service, advocacy, leadership development and entrepreneurship, holds her award on July 30, 2023, alongside other women leaders after they presented it to her in a warm event in Kisii town. She had been honored with it earlier during the Women Empowering Women Conference in Nairobi. PHOTO/ Mzii Photography.

Change-driven Magdalene Mwebi honored with National Heroine Award

Ms. Mwebi is a renowned visionary leader, a seasoned woman entrepreneur, a community development enthusiast, a philanthropist, a resource mobilization expert. She was awarded with the National Heroine Award during Women Empowering Women Conference held...
Kiswahili is spoken by over 200 million people in Africa and beyond. In 2017, Rwanda adopted Kiswahili as its 4th official language after Ikinyarwanda, English, and French. Growing it has been a journey. ILLUSTRATION/Courtesy.

Rwanda: How a scholar’s efforts have shaped Kiswahili adoption

Kiswahili is among the fastest-growing African languages globally. With no language policy to facilitate the implementation of Kiswahili and other languages, it made little progress and, as estimated, only 3% of Rwandans know how to...

Cherishing the efforts of Sir Casper Maina, a transformative teacher

By Elias Moturi Chief Principal Casper Maina, the erudite administrator, is a lover of “order and order”.  Once we settled in our classes, you could not know where he was until he found you talking to...

Co-authors: Newly-launched She Leads book is a blueprint for women leaders

This project was inspired by a post that Dr. Esther Dindi posted on her Facebook timeline. The publisher states that the book will have more volumes of different leadership lessons of women leaders in the...