Monthly Archives: February 2013

Uhuru leads Raila in Ipsos poll

Ipsos-Synovate map showing the strongholds of Jubilee and Cord coalitions

Ipsos-Synovate map showing the strongholds of Jubilee and Cord coalitions

Jubilee presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta’s popularity has overtaken that of Cord Alliance Raila Odibnga  nine days to the Kenya general elections schedule for March 4.

Opinion poll results released today by Ipsos-Syovate shows that Uhuru Kenyatta popularity is at 44.8%, higher than that of his rival Raila Odinga’s 44.4%. It is the first time Uhuru Kenyatta has taken the lead in the polls.

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Dida 10 famous quotes in presidential debates

  • We are exporting tea and coffee while importing condoms.
  • Dida on gay marriage: When a man is busy with another man, what will my daughter do?
  • “Kenyatta Avenue should be an open hawkers market from 8pm to 11pm at a fee of 20/= per night,” Dida during a  COTU presidential debate.
  • We spend alot to seek treatment of cancer abroad yet the answer is in camel milk and urine
  • The immediate job creation is asking all politicians to pay 10,000 to have posters cleaned up after elections.,Dida reacting to questions on how he will create jobs.
  •  Let us reduce diseases by eating healthy foods. Eat white meat instead of red meat.
  • If you want to be healthy, eat when you are hungry! – preventive medicine
  • Dida on abortion: I don’t like wrestling with God. If God wants life, let it be. God has a way of balancing life. Some are born, others die,during a debate by Christians.
  • Kenya has much potential. A university student told me Arts and Design alone can create 70,000 jobs
  • Unemployment fetsers from poor governance and corruption.

Uhuru Kenyatta letter to presidential debate team

UNEDITED LETTER SENT TO PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TEAM BY JUBILEE ALLIANCE

Jubilee Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta during a rally  in Kisii on Tuesday Photo/UKpress

Jubilee Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta during a rally in Kisii on Tuesday Photo/UKpress

We write to commend you on successfully orchestrating the first ever Presidential Debate held in Kenya.

The Debate was broadcast simultaneously on all the country’s Television and Radio channels and it will undoubtedly and rightly come to be
viewed as a seminal event in Kenya’s history.

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Brookhouse school:Is this the most expensive school in Kenya?

Brookhouse International School Screen Shot 2013-02-10 at 3.35.47 PMIf you thought education is expensive in Kenya then you have never checked Brookhouse International School fees structure. It costs Ksh9.1 million to complete primary and secondary eduction in this elite school located in Karen area of Nairobi City. This is the school that will host the first ever Kenya presidential debate tomorrow night.

It costs Ksh450,000 per year for a two-year old child who has just joined school at Brookhouse . According to the school’s fee structure posted on its website Early Years  day scholars pay Ksh150,000 per term.

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Makerere,Nairobi among best Universities in Africa

University rankings by Wobemetrics

January 2013 University rankings by Wobemetrics

Kenyan universities have leaped  in the latest world rankings by Webometrics in result released in January 2013. Makerere University in Uganda is still ranked as the best University in East Africa and 9th in Africa one place up from position 10 in July last year.

University of Nairobi(UoN) is now ranked 12th best University in Africa  from position 14 in July.

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Obama tell Kenyans to shun election violence

Obama message to Kenya

US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama

Habari yako? Obama started his special message to Kenya ahead of the March 4 elections. The president in a two minutes 38 seconds speech says he has been moved by the spirit of the people of Kenya.

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