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Hot Takes with the Principal of Strathmore School

Mr Muthiora (left) with some of the fathers of the boys. PHOTO: Strathmore School   Located in Lavington, Nairobi, Strathmore School was established in 1961. Its mission is to “offer, in collaboration with parents, an all-round education based on academic excellence through strong character building and spiritual growth.” The boys-only school has 669 students. Of […]

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Mbagathi Study Centre – A Home for Young Professionals

Once a month, on a Friday evening, a group of young men descends upon Mbagathi Study Centre, a bright-walled building that sits squat next to Strathmore University in Nairobi’s Madaraka Estate. Most of them are recent university graduates, navigating the bottom rungs of a nascent career. A few are married. Most are not, though many […]

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Dancing Away the Year

To most people, Strathmore University is a place of staid composure, of stiff lips and an almost British gentility. There is something right about this. After all, the university has taken a long time to cultivate a reputation for seriousness, and is keen on maintaining so that every person who goes through it can only […]

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Playing Football in Eastlands College of Technology

Many take it for granted that when children everywhere want to play, they at the very least usually have the space to do so. Balls and shoes and other accessories to play might be harder to come by because they have to be bought, but once they are available, there must be somewhere for the […]

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Celebrating Ten Years of Strathmore University’s Charter

It is not often that the Vice-Chancellor of Strathmore University gets a chance to hold court with all of his staff members. As a result, despite the fact that he operates an open-door policy, there’s a tendency for some distance to be kept by staff. It is not a steely distance, like that between an […]

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