Migori County Education
Migori will educate 700 bright, needy students in Sh80m plan
Tablets for primary schools at risk in Migori county
Rongo lecturers boycott classes over CBA
15 students injured in wave of attacks at Rongo University
Tension, blood shed as Migori and Homa Bay prepare for ODM nominations
VC okays ‘Team Mafisi Sacco’ in uni
Migori primary school girls impregnated
16yr-old Sageno Sec School boy fighting for his life after been beaten by teachers
2018-02-23 13:14:57 A form three student at Sagero secondary school in Suna West constituency of Migori county is fighting for his life at the Ojele hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by teachers for not shaving his head. The teachers have since been arrested, with the student having undergone surgery and is due to be discharged from hospital, as investigations into the incident continue.   Read More ...
16yr-old Sageno Sec School boy fighting for his life after been beaten by teachers
2018-02-23 13:11:06 A form three student at Sagero secondary school in Suna West constituency of Migori county is fighting for his life at the Ojele hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by teachers for not shaving his head. The teachers have since been arrested, with the student having undergone surgery and is due to be discharged from hospital, as investigations into the incident continue   Read More ...
Two Sagero teachers assault form three student in Migori for not shaving his hair
2018-02-22 20:12:40 A form three student from Sagero Secondary school in Suna West constituency in Migori county is fighting for his life at the Ojele Hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by two teachers for not shaving his hair. According to his guardian Margaret Akeyo, the 16 year boy reported home complaining of severe pain In his abdomen and was rushed to hospital where it was discovered that he had internal bleeding. He was later taken to the theatre where doctor's removed his raptured spleen. Margaret the guardian of the orphan, said Joseph Okore had earlier reported that the two teachers confronted him while he and other students were seating for their exams and asked him to go home and shave his hair   Read More ...
Migori pupils learn in dilapidated conditions
2018-01-24 12:13:07 The faces of pupils at Kotuga Primary School in the heart of Migori county, is that of innocence as they sit in deplorable conditions in their pursuit for an education. The primary school in Suna West Constituency has dilapidated classrooms, with most students forced to sit on stones and logs as teachers use a mango tree as their staff room.   Read More ...
Primary school teacher ends her life after her chicken were stolen
2018-01-02 22:10:14 A primary school teacher in Migori county ended her life after thieves stole 30 of her chickens. - The late is said to have gone missing from her home on Friday,December 29 ,only for her lifeless body to be discovered in her poultry house hours later. A Primary school teacher ended her life after tens of her chickens were stolen by unknown people on Christmas eve   Read More ...
Student commits suicide over poor KCSE results
2017-12-21 10:44:25 A student in Migori County who sat the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations this year has committed suicide over poor results. The 22-year-old who sat the examinations at Moi Nyabohanse Girls Secondary School is reported to have jumped into a well and drowned. Migori County Police Commander Joseph Nthenge said the girl committed suicide after quarreling with her parents   Read More ...
Migori will educate 700 bright, needy students in Sh80m plan
2017-12-02 05:05:17 Migori county has set aside Sh80 million for bursaries to help 700 bright and needy students, especially orphans, in January. The programme targets students who scored at least 350 marks in the KCPE exam. Governor Okoth Obado said they money will be ready when schools re-open for first term. Speaking to the Star in his office in Migori town on Wednesday, Obado said the programme was started three years ago   Read More ...
Family, school in grief after KCSE candidate dies hours to exams
2017-11-06 09:07:19 By VIVERE NANDIEMO A family in Kadika village, Migori county is mourning the death of their son who died just two days to the start of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. Basil Omondi Ogama, 18, who a candidate at Migori Complex Secondary School died on Saturday night after a short illness. According to the father, Francis Ogama, the student was in the school when he developed malaria and typhoid and was allowed to go home to seek medical attention   Read More ...
Tablets for primary schools at risk in Migori county
2017-10-13 18:13:08 The government issued tablets for primary schools under the Digital Literacy Program in Migori county face risk of being stolen and sold off to neighboring Tanzania.   Read More ...
100 Migori Boys' students sleep in cold after fire razes dorm
2017-09-14 13:14:03 than 100 students of Migori Boys Secondary School spent Wednesday night in the cold after a fire gutted down a dormitory. They lost everything in the fire at about 9.30pm but none of then was hurt as they were attending night preps, said principal John Ogolla. âThree teachers - the deputy, our boarding master and I - noticed a huge ball of fire,â Ogolla told reporters concerning the dormitory with 107 beds   Read More ...
Migori teacher kills self after accusing wife of ruining their business
2017-09-05 12:10:02 A teacher in Migori committed suicide on Monday over what is said to be his wife's mismanagement of the family business. Kevin Otieno, a 30-year-old who worked at Sagero Primary School, hanged himself at his house in Onyalo state. Otieno's mother Jane Akoth said he had accused his wife Sarah Anyango of running down the family business despite his efforts to service loans   Read More ...
Rongo lecturers boycott classes over CBA
2017-07-13 01:05:06 Lecturers at Rongo University joined their colleagues in a nationwide strike on Monday over their CBA, disrupting classes. They demonstrated in Rongo town. Lecturers want their CBA implemented to grant them salary and allowance increases. The government did not meet the June 30 deadline. University Academic Staff Union branch secretary Jerald Ochieng’ said the government and leaders should address their grievances to stop the work boycotts and prevent Kenyans from suffering   Read More ...
More Migori students quizzed over dormitory incident
2017-07-07 21:04:40 students from two top secondary schools in Migori County are being interrogated in connection with last Monday’s incident in which boys and girls spent hours in one dormitory. Police and teachers are putting together details to establish the extent of planning by the affected students, majority of whom have already been sent home. “We are treating this matter very seriously so as to avert a similar incident in future   Read More ...
Police investigate night incident in girls’ dormitory
2017-07-07 09:03:30 Police in Migori have launched investigation into an incident in which students from a boys' secondary school spent hours in a girls’ dormitory at night. Dede Girls Secondary School and Manyatta Boys High School, which are 20km apart, are on the spot after the incident, which took place on Monday night, without teachers in either school detecting. The 10 boys were believed to have been invited by the Form Four girls   Read More ...
15 students injured in wave of attacks at Rongo University
2017-07-03 10:05:32 Rongo University students are living in fear after insecurity scare hit Rongo town with more than 15 being people robbed in less than a week. The students get attacked as they leave their hostels with muggers and gangsters targeting money, mobile phones and laptops. On Friday night, a group of five students from night prayers were attacked by gangsters who stole their valuables   Read More ...
Pupil, 13, drowns in unfinished Migori swimming pool
2017-06-28 11:05:36 A class seven pupil drowned on Tuesday in an unfinished swimming pool at a hotel in Suna West sub-county, Migori. Margaret Njai, 13, attended Nyamome Primary School. Her schoolmates said they were fetching firewood when she ran to the pool and dived in head first. “She earlier bought a swimming costume in town and wanted to try it. She had drowned by the time we got there," one said   Read More ...
Tension, blood shed as Migori and Homa Bay prepare for ODM nominations
2017-04-22 00:27:18 Two primary school teachers sustained serious injuries after a group of youth stormed a venue where ODM officials were undergoing training ahead of the Monday primaries. The two — Valentine Omollo, a head teacher at Rare Primary School and Beatrice Onduru of St Jonathan School — were training officials at Rakwaro Seminary ahead of the Monday primaries before armed youth struck and started beating up participants   Read More ...
City News: Kanga: Where boys chewed maths
2017-01-05 18:32:30 Late powerful Internal Security Permanent Secretary Hezekiah Oyugi founded Kanga High School in 1985 in Rongo, Migori County. The first batch of students were enrolled even before structures were put in place — and they were housed at St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rapogi, a school that would later become their arch-rivals. Oyugi donated the first school minibus — which students nicknamed ‘matchbox’ - in 1989. The students preferred trekking to   Read More ...
ODM senator parades son's KCSE results and he is very bright
2016-12-29 17:50:25 Only parents know how proud they feel when their children perform well in school. - Migori Senator is a proud dad after his son performed exemplary well in the just released 2016 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. The shocker KCSE results released by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi on Thursday, December 29 have left ODM and Migori senator Wilfred Machage a proud father. Machage took to twitter where he paraded   Read More ...
Sell degrees at your own risk, Suda tells varsities
2016-12-16 03:33:56 Tom Rachuonyo @PeopleDailyKe. Higher Education Principal Secretary Prof Colleta Suda (pictured) has warned public universities against awarding degree certificates to unqualified students. She claimed some public universities have been awarding degree certificates at a fee to people who have never set foot in classrooms. The most notorious for buying the degrees, she said, are politicians seeking elective positions in the 2017 General Election. Speaking during the first Rongo University graduation,   Read More ...
Ministry targets varsities awarding unqualified politicians
2016-12-15 00:34:13 Universities have been warned against awarding degrees politicians who do not acquire the required qualifications for such academic achievements. Higher Education Principal Secretary Collete Suda said her ministry would not entertain any attempt to relax standards to accommodate politicians after degrees so as to run for various offices next year. Speaking when she graced the first graduation ceremony at Rongo University on Wednesday, Prof Suda said everyone who enrolls in   Read More ...
TEARS and pain as body of top KCPE candidate is found
2016-12-11 14:31:50 The body of top KCPE candidate who drowned in River Migori has been found. - The body was retrieved on Saturday evening, December 10. Residents of Muhoroni and the Seventh Day Adventist church members are in grief and pain after the body of top Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) was found. Erick Juma drowned on Thursday, December 8, his body was retrieved from the raging River Migori on Saturday   Read More ...
Annual church youth camp turns tragic as KCPE champion, girl die in Migori
2016-12-09 22:17:22 Annual church youth camp turns tragic as KCPE champion, girl die in Migori By Scophine Otieno and Maurine Oduor Tragedy struck a Seventh Day Adventist Church youth camp in Migori after two teenagers—one of whom had just scored 386 marks in national exams—died. One of the youths, Edick Otieno Juma (pictured), slipped and drowned after taking a bath at the nearby Migori river. The other, a girl who could not   Read More ...
Top 2016 KCPE Scorer Dies
2016-12-09 21:16:43 A top performer in the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam has passed on. Erick Juma, who scored 418 marks and was expected to join a national school, drowned on Thursday in River Migori during a camping session. The KCPE graduate had attended the Western Kenya Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Camporee at Lichota area where he was unfortunately overwhelmed by the high waters. Suna West Deputy County   Read More ...
Top KCPE performer drowns in river, another dies in camping trip
2016-12-09 11:55:21 A Search and rescue mission continues in earnest in Suna West, Migori County where a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) 2016 male candidate drowned in a river. He was attending the Western Kenya Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Camporee at Lichota, when he was swept away by raging River Migori waters Thursday evening. The candidate, Erick Juma, who hails from Muhoroni in Kisumu County, was in the company of   Read More ...
Maseno University mourns the death of another student
2016-11-13 09:48:19 Maseno University is mourning the death of a student following a tragic road accident along Ayego Rapodi road in Migori County on Saturday evening. Joseph Nyagweno was a second year student taking Agricultural Extension and Education. The student is believed to have been on his way back to school. News of his demise went abuzz in social media with students sending their messages of condolence. SOMU Secretary General, Linus Sang,   Read More ...
Acid test for Knec as exams start
2016-10-29 22:49:27 Tough measures introduced by the government in administration of national examinations will be put to test on Tuesday when Class Eight pupils start their examinations. The 952,473 candidates will sit the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam in 26,308 centres. But, despite the tough measures set out by the Education ministry, one person was arrested in Migori on Saturday on allegations of selling fake examination papers. Ken Odongo, a   Read More ...
Education: Teacher caught selling fake KCPE examination papers
2016-10-29 18:30:30 Teacher caught selling fake KCPE examination papers A teacher at a private school in Rongo is being held by the police after he was arrested on Friday evening with fake KCPE papers. The teacher identified as Ken Odongo who teaches at a private school at Opapo in Rongo Sub-County was trying to sell fake English examination paper to a pupil of Rongo primary. Rongo OCPD Kisaka Muganda confirmed the incident   Read More ...
Teacher arrested in Rongo for selling KCPE papers
2016-10-29 15:07:31 Police in Rongo have arrested a man alleged to have been peddling fake KCPE Exam Papers to schools and residents. Geoffrey Ngonje a teacher at Alpha Academy was arrested after another teacher informed the police. According to Rongo OCPD Jonathan Kisaka, Ngoje, who has been selling the papers at 2,000 shilllings per exam, was caught trying to persuade a student to have her parent buy a fake English paper.   Read More ...
Counties urged to adopt school milk for their early childhood education centres
2016-10-27 18:21:57 The government has urged county governments to adopt school milk programmes for their early childhood development (ECD) centres to provide nutrition to pupils and alleviate childhood hunger. Speaking at the second National School Milk Conference in Mombasa, Agriculture Principal Secretary Andrew Tuimur called on governors from 44 counties across the nation to adopt the programme and boost health, education and the dairy industry. So far, only Mombasa, Migori and Kilifi   Read More ...
Varsity suspends learning at its satellite campuses
2016-09-28 16:54:58 Rongo University College in Migori County has suspended learning activities at its campuses in Awendo Town and Rongo Town to conform to the requirements of the Commission for University Education (CUE). A university college is not allowed by law, according to CUE, to establish satellite campuses until it gets a charter. Students who were taking their studies at the college’s branches in Awendo and Migori have been forced to continue   Read More ...
Eight colleges ready to receive varsity charters
2016-08-19 15:17:47 Eight colleges ready to receive varsity charters Eight constituent colleges are now ready for elevation to full-fledged universities. An official from the Ministry of Education yesterday said Machakos University College, the Co-operative University College of Kenya, Murang'a University College and Rongo University College are ready to be granted charters once President Uhuru Kenyatta launches the second round of institutional upgrade. The other four are Taita Taveta University College, Kirinyaga University   Read More ...
Taarab has audience on edge of their seats
2016-08-13 07:35:52 The annual Kenya Music Festival entered the fifth day on Friday with Taarab music dominating. Performers in the category, for which the Coast region is famous, entertained the audience with songs and dances on various topical themes. Child labour and abuse was a major theme as well as riots and indiscipline in schools. Isebania Primary School from Migori presented a Taarab dance decrying the burning of school buildings by students.   Read More ...
Student in Migori County commits suicide after losing Sh80,000 for school fees
2016-08-09 05:34:15 Student in Migori County commits suicide after losing Sh80,000 for school fees A university student committed suicide last month after losing Sh80,000 in a football bet. The Kenyatta University student from Migori County was on July 7, 2016, found hanging behind his mother's house in Ondome village, Uriri Sub-County. He left behind a note indicating that the money he was given to pay college fees had disappeared in betting and   Read More ...
Murdered KU graduate's family mourns bright, hardworking girl
2016-07-26 18:01:49 Relative and friends of the KU graduate who was murdered by her former lover learned of her death through the news and social media. They said they had been waiting to celebrate the graduation of Edinald Atieno, 22, at her home in Ngege village, Migori county. The girl, who was fondly referred to as Awech, was stabbed 10 times in the neck and chest by Maxwell Ochieng in Kahawa Wendani   Read More ...
Champions Kisumu Day held by brave Kanga High
2016-07-14 20:57:44 Kanga School from Migori County came from behind to force a one-all draw with defending champions Kisumu Day in the opening fixture of the Airtel Rising Stars Lake Region Secondary Schools Term Two B Games on Thursday. Matches are at Kisumu Boys and Lions High School. Kisumu got on the driving seat in the eighth minute when Austine Ochieng cut through Kanga’s defence for the opener and send the partisan   Read More ...
Suspected food poisoning leaves two students dead, scores hospitalised
2016-07-11 02:32:34 A top school in Migori County is on the spot following the deaths of two students last week. Scores of other students at Taranganya High School in Kuria West are still in hospital with food poisoning related symptoms. Panic has gripped the remaining students and teachers are at pains to explain what might had gone awry. One student died at a hospital in Nairobi where he had been taken for   Read More ...
Student commits suicide after losing Sh80k bet on Italy match
2016-07-07 10:21:18 By ELISHA OTIENO A university student has committed suicide in Migori County after losing Sh80,000 in a football bet. The Kenyatta University student was found hanging behind his mother’s house in Ondome village, Uriri Sub-County, on Wednesday. He left behind a note indicating that the money he was given to pay college fees had disappeared in betting and he saw no need of living. The student had placed the money   Read More ...
Student commits suicide after losing football bets
2016-07-07 00:12:59 A university student committed suicide in Migori after losing Sh80,000 in football bets. The Kenyatta University student was found hanging behind his mother’s house in Ondome, Uriri on Wednesday. He left behind a note indicating that the money he was given to pay college fees had disappeared in betting and he saw no need of living. The student had placed the money on the high-stakes high-stakes UEFA Euro 2016 match   Read More ...
Parents stage protests over sacking of principals
2016-07-04 23:41:43 Parents and residents in two of the Kisii County schools affected by a recent wave of fires have united to protest plans by the Teachers Service Commission to post new principals to their schools. At Suneka, the home of the ill-fated Itierio Boys High School, where seven dormitories were set on fire, protesters blocked traffic on the Kisii-Migori road by lighting tyres. Police shot in the air several times and   Read More ...