Kenya’s newly elected president William Ruto is due to take the oath of office on Tuesday as Kenya’s fifth president since independence in 1963.
Mr Ruto won last month’s election narrowly, beating the seasoned politician Raila Odinga in a result that was confirmed by the Supreme Court.
About 20 heads of state from across Africa are expected in Nairobi to witness the transition.
The outgoing president, Uhuru Kenyatta, who had backed Mr Odinga, finally congratulated the winner on Monday.
Mr Ruto will have to tackle as a matter of urgency an economy in dire straits and a deeply polarised country.
More than 60,000 people are expected to attend the inauguration at Nairobi’s Kasarani Sports Centre.
Senior three learners, who fail the end-of-year promotional examinations conducted in the third Term, will be required to go back to senior one due to the new lower secondary curriculum.
The current senior three and four learners are still using the old curriculum which will be phased out next year while senior one and two learners are already using the new curriculum. This means that senior three learners cannot repeat the class next year should they perform poorly, because they will catch up with senior two learners who are doing a different curriculum.
Some parents are stuck after schools threatened to send their poorly performing children back to Senior One to start afresh as per the curriculum. Some schools have also allegedly been threatening to expel senior three students who perfor...
Over ten Residents of Naluwala village in Kisoga - Ntenjeru town council in Mukono are crying foul after pipes transmitting water from Katosi water plant exploded and their crops and roads was damaged.
The damage included newly planted crops such as vegetables, corn washed away, sweet potatoes submerged and onion fields covered with water and a resident's house was flooded and damaged.
Besides crop destruction, some access is blocked by the ditches created by the water explosions and vehicles cannot access the village of Kituuza, the cracks created in the roads has also caused tension to the public.
Among the affected was Ssemakula Richard who said all his crops have been flooded and he said it is not the first time his property has been flooded.
“I have written to NWSC to work upon the ch...