EACC Probing ‘Unethical’ Conduct by CS Magoha; BBI Critics Itch for ‘No’ in Ultimatums to Uhuru, Raila & KNEC Releases Revised KCPE & KCSE Timetables

Good morning,

Can we take time to appreciate the Nairobi Metropolitan Services?

Even though Governor Mike Sonko maintains that the entity is illegally running the county, at least we can see some tangible improvements.

The Nairobi CBD is starting to look like an actual city, with properly laid out roads and walkways for human and vehicle traffic.

We do hope that this will extend to the downtown parts of the City, which is where the madness really is.

With the revival of the railway transit system, it is likely that traffic on highways leading to the city will also ease up. And If General Badi and his team finally manage to kick out matatus from the CBD, then the glory of the City Under the Sun will be restored.

Meanwhile, here are the stories making headlines on Opera News today:

EACC probing ‘unethical’ conduct by CS Magoha

CS George Magoha

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has invited Uasin Gishu county director of Education Gitonga Mbaka to record a statement following alleged ‘unethical conduct’ by CS George Magoha.

In a statement on Monday, EACC said, “The commission has reason to believe you have information that may assist in investigation.”

This is after the CS was last week captured on camera insulting Mbaka at Langas Primary School over the alleged poor state of the school.

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BBI critics itch for ‘No’ in ultimatums to Uhuru, Raila

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga

BBI critics have issued ultimatums to President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga to open the report for discussion or they shoot it down.

Representatives of pastoralist communities, the Catholic Church, senators, women leaders, the County Assemblies Forum and governors want further changes to the proposed constitutional amendments.

They want changes in the proposed Judiciary Ombudsman, election of women senators, creation of a Kenya Police Council and parties selecting IEBC commissioners.

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KNEC Releases Revised KCPE & KCSE Timetables

Students Sitting a KCSE Exam

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) released revised timetables for national exams after Education CS George Magoha issued a new 2021 academic calendar on Monday, November 16.

KNEC stated that the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) will commence on Monday, March 22, 2021, and end on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Class 8 candidates will sit Mathematics, English Language and English Composition exams on Monday, March 22, 2021.

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On Monday, Education CS George Magoha announced the revised 2021 education calendar. Do you think the timelines are practical, and will the country be free of the pandemic by then, keeping in mind that 2021 is less than two months away?

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