Peter Munyasi


Countries with the least protection for press and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) also tend to have the worst rates of corruption


This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption, while further analysis shows journalists and activists in corrupt countries risking their lives every day in an effort to speak out.

Kenya has made a dismal improvement in the fight against corruption according the CPI by Transparency International.  Kenya scored 28 points out of the possible 100, a slight improvement from 26 points in 2016 and 25 in 2015. However, the score is still lower than the combined average score for Africa which is 32.

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Public schools yet to receive free education cash


Public primary and secondary schools are facing a cash crisis that is nearly grinding operations in the institutions to a halt.

The cash is for supporting the free primary and secondary education.

However, the Education ministry said it had released Sh8.68 billion.

On Wednesday evening, Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang said Sh6.64 billion has been earmarked to benefit 2.5 million students in 8,526 public secondary schools.

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