Religion

School ordered to re-admit boy expelled for drawing ‘demonic art’

Nakuru County Director for Education Isaac Asebe has ordered Bahati Boys High School to re-admit a form four student who had been expelled from the school for allegedly drawing “demonic art“. The student Ian Mwaura Njenga was expelled from the school on February 13 after he was accused of drawing “suggestive art“. After Njenga’s plight was highlighted by The Standard the County Director of Education stepped in and ordered the

Tanzanian Local govts commended for using UN approach in promoting investment

The UN in Tanzania has commended the government for its commitment in adopting the UNCDF local development finance approach in promoting commercially viable investments in local infrastructure projects that result in achieving significant transformative impacts to communities. Speaking at UNCDF Local Development Finance Workshop in Arusha on Monday, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Tanzania Alvaro Rodriguez said scaling up the UNCDF LFI approach in all local governments

Keep your religions to yourself

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I’m not a hugely religious person; in fact, scratch that, I’m not religious at all. If you asked me to tell you what I believed in, I would tell you that I believe in common sense, good manners and logic. And why shouldn’t I be non-religious? When I look around, all I see are‘people of God’ acting in ways that they should