George Magoha

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George Magoha said : “Why would keep them when they are ready?” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall ensure before Christmas, the children know the secondary schools they will be joining so parents can start preparing earlier,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is need, therefore, to enhance quality research, innovation and technology without which our graduates will be locked out of the technologically inclined economy,” “In addition, universities should seek partnerships with research organisations to advance the research agenda” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “No student has been affected by the chemical,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 11, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You need to be a very aggressive person to identify that phone,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national exams,” External link

tuko Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are not leaving anything to chance,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The candidates were busted by our officers who visited the institution,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national examinations,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “which has photographs so that our people can see that the person sitting the exam is the real person,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It’s quite distressing some of the candidates were not known by our students,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have deployed extra security officers in this examination center to ensure there is zero exam malpractices,” “We don’t want to use our children for the interest of other people to be given the very best and not allow people to use students as glimpse” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government has cast its net wider to arrest those people who are involved in examination malpractices in various parts of the country to ensure that the integrity of the national examination is maintained at all costs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am very ashamed that a serious case of examination malpractice has been found in Nyanza region where I come from, I promise that we are going to smoke out all the people who are out to taint the national examination exercise,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha explained : “Keep watching to avoid earlier exposure, this morning we told them in every container to read and read again and this are people who managed schools, so you can’t say you opened it by mistake, that one we cannot hold and that why you will be responsible for your own mistake,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : "Ensure you don't get involved in cheating because you will not get your results," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “They have already identified supervisors who will be paid Sh120,000, Sh60,000 for invigilators and Sh40,000 for security officers,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "In same cases, they have identify homes next to examination centres to carry out malpractice," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Other issues will be dealt with later. The cases where some students were unruly and are taking exams as day scholars," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I welcome and encourage them to extend the spirit of monitoring the KCPE to the KCSE, which starts on Monday,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "These exams have been seen for the first time this morning as I had told the nation earlier. Its fidelity is unquestionable," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security forces, an invigilator and a supervisor to ensure that no mistake is made. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Monday, October 28, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in front of examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security, an invigilator and a supervisor, to ensure that no mistake is made to open the wrong scripts. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals mask and style themselves as school staff providing essential services only for them to assist in collusion,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “Some schools have hatched plans to have some of the teachers hover around examination centres in the guise of being cooks, watchmen or other subordinate staff. Upon opening of the papers, questions are then quickly sneaked to the teachers who try to smuggle the answers into the test halls,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are implementing change and change is always resisted and painful but is constant in life,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I want to correct some position as I thank the provincial administration. There is nothing like delegating the key to exam containers to somebody else. You shall have the key and you shall not delegate your powers," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha warned : “My warning to them is very clear. The government is watching and those who will attempt will be punished. As a matter of fact, we have capacity to know if you open a paper we will know where that paper was meant to be. Whoever fails to comply with the set rules and regulation will definitely be dealt with,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 14, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am asking the leaders of North-Eastern please allow our children to do their exams without interference. I am saying this without fear of contradiction can we be serious. Why do you want to confuse those children,” “Our surveillance will go up-to two kilometers away from the school and don't be shocked if you find you're being arrested even if you are not a teacher but you're holding exam papers” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 14, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We know that the only road to strengthen our economy is to make use of science and technology and as a prerequisite to put in place the human capital that is needed to do this. PASET for Kenya also means it will bolster our science, technology and innovation capacity that would help us to respond to local and emerging challenges for the future and contribute to the Big Four Agenda of our President His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 7, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Politicians have been confusing parents and that is why there is a low turnout in some schools. We lost eight children in the tragedy and it is not as simple as you may take it. I'm doing my duty to ensure this does not happen again," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "This problem is historical, unfortunately or fortunately I am the one who is now here in charge of education, we are going to deal with it squarely," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha referiu : “Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento” External link

jornaldeangola Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha aliwaambia : "Jengo lolote ambalo halizajingatia kanuni za ujenzi linahatarisha maisha ya watu na linapaswa kubomolewa mara moja, kwa kuwa niko hapa leo naifunga shule ya Greenfield Academy," External link

tuko Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "Any structure that has an illegal upstairs on a temporary building must be shut down immediately, and for today since I am here I am shutting down Greenfield Academy," External link

tuko Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That school has weak structures even than those we’ve closed in Nairobi. We are therefore, shutting down the Green Field School,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The School Director has asked us to give them time to rectify the problem, but I cannot allow that to happen with my children underneath. Therefore, that school shall remained closed,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The Umoja primary school is big enough, has enough water and has excess capacity. Those pupils should be brought here, and they should be given any kind of assistance required,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "My instruction to them is that any structure with a double-storey should be shut down immediately," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 27, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I move like a submarine. I would like to be going without mentioning where I am going," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 27, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The high enrolment and lack of adequate safe physical facilities coupled with non- compliance of other standards like qualified teaching staff, sanitation facilities and failure to follow the registration requirement has rendered the school’s available certificate null and void. We have also proceeded further and in its condition do not warrant continued existence of the school and thus recommended for its revocation and closure,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha referiu : "Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento" External link

portalangop Friday, September 27, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The distance does not worry me. All the pupils at Ngong Forest come from there (Ng’ando) and they are very happy walking,” External link

nation-ke Friday, September 27, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The high enrolment, lack of adequate and safe physical facilities coupled with non-compliance to other standards like qualified teaching staff, sanitation facilities and land size rendered the available registration certificate null and void,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 27, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall supply textbooks and desks to cater for the additional pupils in their new schools,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 27, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The high enrollment and lack of safe physical facilities with non-compliance of qualified teaching staff, sanitation facilities thus render the registration facility null and void," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We have closed down Palm Academy. It's structure is exactly the same as the one that collapsed in Dagoretti. If you look on the inside, the timber supporting the storey has began rotting," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “We have proposed introduction of tenure tracks while also systematically easing off many non-core staff on contracts,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have directed that quality assurance and standards officers ensure non-compliant schools are closed down,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have been to every floor of the school structures and there is no difference from the structure in the school that collapsed on Monday,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We will do these inspections with a human face, but we will enforce the law once a school is found unsuitable,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have been to every classroom. I have been on the floor of the building the and basically, there is no difference from the structure that collapsed," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Nimekuwa katika shule ya St Catherine Bombolulu na hakuna tofauti ya jengo hilo na lile lililobomoka," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Tumeamuru majengo ya shule zote yapigwe msasa na nimeamua kujileta mwenyewe hapa Kibra," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have been to St Catherine Bombolulu and the structure is not different from the structure that collapsed," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Going forward I want to urge the fourth estate to work with us towards getting positive resolutions towards the challenges we face as Kenyans," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Wanafunzi saba wamefariki huku 64 wakilazwa katika Hospitali Kuu ya Kitaifa ya Kenyatta. 62 kati yao walikuwa na majeraha madogo. Wawili wakiwa katika hali mahututi," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Seven pupils died. A total of 64 pupils were admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). 62 of them had soft tissue injuries. Two were in critical condition and are being monitored," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:44:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “This is the reason we have allowed individual class teachers to conduct the exercise in their natural environments during the whole of this term,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha warned : “The ministry is vigilant and will hunt down anyone keen on engaging in irregularities in the most ruthless manner,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This can be organised through co-curricular activities such as sports, health club, hygiene club, drama and music which are mostly learners centred ,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : “I think we should fair to each other including being fair to government; because if the owners of this school would have remained with the single-storey building this accident should not have occurred. If we were working in an ideal environment, they would have come to us for approvals which I guarantee, they would not have got,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 23, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have asked learners to stay at home over the next four days as we put in place adequate measures to ensure their safety of learning,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government will work towards establishing one. We shall ensure that land is made available by all measures possible and by the grace of God we will have a school in three to four months,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “This Kenyan love with examinations, please forget about it. This is not an exam,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 16, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “At KNEC, we have received a lot of results about the integrated activities. It is not starting on Monday it has already started,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 16, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “As you are aware, the Cabinet has endorsed proposals to conduct reforms in universities to ensure the institutions run efficiently,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The conference will enable policymakers and scientists make a crucial link between biodiversity and human development," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Due to lack of knowledge on intellectual rights many musicians in Kenya were poor,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, August 24, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We want to urge those intending to cross to Uganda for alcohol to please reconsider because we want to know how many we are and people should be at home during census. The exercise is very important in helping the nation plan for its citizens,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It’s about your trainer getting satisfied that you’ve gotten the requisite skills so that your name can go to the list,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 21, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "There will be no events, no fundraising, no prayers whether in public or private schools...You can pray for your child in the house and it will arrive directly to the child," External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to be crystal clear that nobody in both private and public institutions will be allowed to interfere with the candidates as they prepare for their examination… So there will be no events in schools, no fundraising, no prayers or any other activities,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The CBC is one of the President’s legacy projects which the government is keen to ensure it succeeds,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, August 18, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have decided that there will be an examination after Year Nine and after Year 12,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Ni vipi tutawapiga msasa hivi kwamba wazazi wataelewa si mtihani?" External link

tuko Friday, August 16, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The CBC is one of the President’s legacy projects which the government is keen to ensure it succeeds,” External link

nation-ke Friday, August 16, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This conference will take stock of the progress that we have made in the design and implementation of the CBC that we rolled out in January 2019,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 16, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to thank God for giving me this opportunity to lead the process of CBC and I want to state here publicly that with God in control, CBC shall succeed. CBC shall synergize the talent if it is discovered early instead of waiting until the tail end of the learning process of children,” External link

tuko Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to thank God for giving me this opportunity to lead the process of CBC and I want to state here publicly that with God in control, CBC shall succeed,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Listen to our own music, I enjoyed the Kikuyu traditional cultural dance from Karima Girls in Nyandarua County and it reminded me how we used to dance for Mzee Jomo Kenyatta,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Even with such a popular song like Tushangilie Kenya may be Mwalimu Thomas Wesonga is still not enjoying the fruits of his brains and that is the message that President Kenya has been preaching and wants embraced in music,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha warned : “That is not your money it belongs to the government and it is the government organising these operations. It is wrong to send children here without chaperones if you try it again next year, you will face the music,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “A review of the programmes on offer in universities reveals multiple cases of intra-university and inter-university duplication of programmes,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 12, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : “The merger issue is a creation of the media and a few people who brought it before you. It does not exist, it is only a figment of imagination of the media,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have a cartel in South Nyanza region with its base in Rongo and runs all the way from Kisii, Nyatike, Homa Bay to the surrounding region. They are the ones confusing children,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have to tell students that they don’t need a university degree to be better off in life. We need to build their careers,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Last year, money was provided by the government to provide sanitary pads. From a random sampling of children the reports are they are yet to get the pads," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Regrettably, the money to purchase these products is not under my control but I will still continue to go and check and I will shout about it," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have no sympathy. I am going to thrash them because we know how they cheat in exams. If anybody attempts to cheat this time we will arrest them,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 31, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “I was given instructions by President Kenyatta after my appointment that no more new universities. We must bring sanity in the university education sector,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : “I was given instructions by President Kenyatta after my appointment that no more new universities. We must bring sanity in the university education sector,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “CUE is not doing its job; it should not allow mounting of courses without proper human resource and infrastructures. CUE should also not allow duplication of courses in the institutions,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : “The books will be bought and availed in January when schools open but on a 1:3 ratio basis,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals pass themselves of as school staff only to assist in cheating,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 17, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are determined to stamp out cases of irregularities associated with the poor management of our national examinations in the past, so that the results obtained from the KNEC are credible,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 17, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals pass themselves of as school staff only to assist in cheating,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “No parent will be allowed to visit schools during the third term as we prepare for the national examinations,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are determined to stamp out cases of irregularities associated with the poor management of our national examinations in the past, so that the results obtained from the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) are credible,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “For over four months, officials from the Education ministry have visited schools countrywide and can confirm CBC is working. Ignore the prophets of doom who want to see it fail,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why don’t we identify the pitfalls and deal with them?” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I confirm to the nation that preparations for the exams are complete. We have even enhanced the security features of the examination process,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 12, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Take your time and ensure your students have understood the syllabus by July or September. There is no need to complete it in March then rush students through revision only to register poor results after they miss concepts,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 12, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We gave deadline for registration and even extended. So no candidate who registered with or without birth certificates was locked out," External link

standardmedia Friday, July 5, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We want to see the roadmap, where we are going, and we have met a battery of stakeholders,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “How will a student for example be placed at Alliance High School without doing an examination? We must have a way of transitioning these learners to the next level,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall find a way of identifying the needy cases so that schools can release the certificates. But there is a sizeable number that can pay,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha stated : “It is not true all certificates being held are for those students who cannot pay their school fees; there is a sizeable number who can afford to pay but have refused,” “If you are a teacher and you have never gone back to pay your fees arrears, then you should be reported to the CRB and get blacklisted,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is not true that all those whose certificates have been held cannot pay their children’s fees. Some are capable but are not honouring their obligations,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 28, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall find a way of identifying the needy cases so that schools can release the certificates. But there is a sizeable number that can pay,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 28, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We gave deadline for registration and even extended. So no candidate who registered with or without birth certificates was locked out," External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “The affected universities can engage the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) to waive interest or to negotiate an agreeable payment schedule from the approved government and appropriation aid budget allocations,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, June 27, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Adoption of sound agricultural practices is a proven method of poverty alleviation and wealth creation, and this can only be realized through proper research," External link

coastweek Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : "You have been handed a critical pedestal to make societal transformation, you should make maximum use of it," External link

coastweek Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for ?maximum utilisation,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We cannot have all universities offering the same courses, getting the same funding. That funding model is fatal and it has to be stopped right now for the university system to survive,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I would expect to see a proposal on how we rationalise the existing universities so that we can have universities that are of high quality, providing the necessary student support for learning, are involved in relevant research, and are globally competitive,” External link

nation-ke Friday, June 14, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Adoption of sound agricultural practices is a proven method of poverty alleviation and wealth creation, and this can only be realized through proper research," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : "You have been handed a critical pedestal to make societal transformation, you should make maximum use of it," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “So I am going to explain to you the way I look. I know niko na sura mbaya (I have an ugly face). But having said so, my strength comes from God and my firmness,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha states ( about George Magoha ) : “How can a Starehe boy be arrogant? We are trained to be servant leaders by example and that is why you see me everywhere. I am telling you this so that you don’t listen to other description of the son of Magoha,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “My dear brothers and sisters if I can’t deliver then I don’t need to be there. You are my employers. You don’t need me but I need you as a team to deliver,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to assure the public that we will do everything to ensure we do not drop the ball in CBC implementation. No amount of opposition, real or imagined, will make us back-pedal on implementing the curriculum,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 7, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

George Magoha alisema : “Mimi huwa sichezi siasa na nitakabiliana na yeyote atakayejaribu kuingiza siasa kwenye suala hili,” External link

tuko Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The unique identification issued to schools, learners and all members of staff in our institutions of learning will improve the management of resources in the education sector,” “Through this system, education sector players will get to know the status of education in regard to access, quality, equity, relevance and institutional development,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I don’t play politics and I will crush anybody who will play politics with the new curriculum,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We will rationalise academic programmes and institutions to ensure the full potential of existing universities and campuses. If possible, universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 17, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have to be convinced as a person that it is good to keep the children in primary for nine years, we are still engaging and interests of the learners must be considered,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I promise not to take my leg off the peddle as far as curriculum review is concerned, as a majority of Kenyans, children, teachers are on my side. And if you do not want to be on my side please leave,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The policy is one of the fundamental documents that will anchor the CBC. Its launch today (yesterday), therefore, is the clearest indication yet that Government is not going back on the process of implementing the CBC. The roll-out will continue in a most well organised, systematic and highly professional manner to ensure our children get quality education for a better future,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I'm proud to announce that the final and revised document is before the House and we hope legislators will be giving it their most urgent consideration. Once passed, the Sessional Paper will further enhance the legal and policy frameworks upon which CBC will be anchored,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to have a critical team in the ministry that shall help me to deliver the competency-based curriculum. If you don’t belong to that team, you can help me to do other things,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to have a critical team in the ministry that shall help me to deliver the competency-based curriculum. If you don’t belong to that team, you can help me to do other things,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 15, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Commission ) : “Anyone who breaks the law will have to be answerable. The situation as regards to the teachers who were interdicted, they remain interdicted. If there is intercession to be done should be done by Teachers Service Commission,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 13, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is noble and right to ask teachers to measure what they are doing. Planing as a teacher is paramount and proportional to your success,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 13, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “On the other hand, Kenya’s public universities are in a dire financial situation. Quantitative expansion seems to have occurred at the expense of quality,” External link

kenyastar Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You can still go further with the reforms in order to ensure that the quality of staff and programmes is maintained,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Holding a paper does not mean anything. Some universities are producing more than 100 PhDs per year but when you look at the quality, it is only 10 who merit to have the doctorate degrees,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We do not have extra funds to give private universities, which have admitted government-sponsored students,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The country has seen an exponential growth in the number of tertiary institutions but underfunding has affected quality of teaching and research needed to achieve industrial growth," External link

coastweek Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We intend to promote domestic resource mobilization to ensure our universities and colleges are modernized and well equipped to handle cutting-edge research," External link

coastweek Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You can still go further with the reforms in order to ensure that the quality of staff and programmes is maintained,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Holding a paper does not mean anything. Some universities are producing more than 100 PhDs per year but when you look at the quality, it is only 10 who merit to have the doctorate degrees,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Holding a paper does not mean anything. Some universities are producing more than 100 PhDs per year but when you look at the quality, it is only 10 who merit to have the doctorate degrees,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Kenya Universities ) : “We can engage the private universities and tell them to withdraw from the Kenya Universities and Colleges Placement Service (KUCCPS) if they will charge any other fee apart from the 18 thousand but the elephant in the house are those students who are already in the system and I want you Mr Chairman to look at this proactively because it will not be practical to transfer a student who has a year or two years to go,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

George Magoha expressed : “They only have to pay exactly what the government is paying or shift to other universities. If it is the wish of this committee that we go and engage now we will because KUCCPS is here, and we are admitting now. If the private universities want to charge extra, then they have an option. Again, if the students want to stay in those universities and yet they do not want to incur other costs, we will have no option but to ignore them,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The country has seen an exponential growth in the number of tertiary institutions but underfunding has affected quality of teaching and research needed to achieve industrial growth," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, May 7, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We intend to promote domestic resource mobilization to ensure our universities and colleges are modernized and well equipped to handle cutting-edge research," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, May 7, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, May 6, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have received requests to increase the number of universities... you must apply the breaks," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 6, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : "No money will come from government to support you," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 6, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why do you have to duplicate courses? Where this university is doing law, the other is doing the same. We cannot establish new universities that will only duplicate courses offered in existing ones,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 6, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Stop dreaming and thinking that the government is going to give you money. It will not," External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 6, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : "I have received requests to increase the number of universities... you must apply the breaks," External link

tuko Monday, May 6, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have received requests to increase the number of universities... you must apply the breaks," External link

nation-ke Monday, May 6, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "No money will come from government to support you," External link

nation-ke Monday, May 6, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha stated : “We will rationalize academic programmes and institutions in Kenya with a view to ensure full potential of the existing universities and campuses. "If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilization,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I will personally take a leading role in ensuring that this exercise succeeds and I will not rely on reports," External link

nation-ke Friday, May 3, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We will rationalise academic programmes and institutions in Kenya with a view to ensure full potential of the existing universities and campuses. "If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 3, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I, therefore, wish to declare the 2019 national rollout of the CBC in Pre-Primary 1 and 2, and Grade 1, 2 and 3 this year an astounding success,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 29, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The people who are currently opposed to the implementation were quiet when we launched it in January. The programme is already rolled out and it will be done 99.99 per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 26, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is obvious that changes come with hitches but let the few challenges we have experienced in the implementation of the curriculum not be used by some people to fight it,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 26, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The country is transitioning to one of the most vibrant and world-class curricula that focus more on acquisition of competencies among learners," "We expect the new curriculum to transform the country through acquisition of 21st century skills as well as application of knowledge as opposed to its mere acquisition," External link

coastweek Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I am assuring the country that we will by September 2019 have a clear masterplan for rolling out the CBC in Class Four next year," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, April 23, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I will personally take a leading role in ensuring that this exercise succeeds and I will not rely on reports," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Of great concern is that there is an unbelievable similarity in the content of academic programmes offered in local universities. The result of this is low quality in the calibre of graduates being churned out of our universities. Another concern is the mismatch between the academic programmes offered in many of the universities and the national development agenda,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 22, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is an unbelievable similarity and duplication of academic programmes and the import of this is the low quality of the graduates being churned out,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “If you have people on contract whom you’d hired because there were module two programmes, ask them to go home,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Commission ) : "There are many programmes in our universities that fail to attract a single student. This situation must be addressed. The Commission for University Education must conduct a thorough analysis of these courses with a view to addressing this shocking scenario, including a review and scrapping of such programmes," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Time has come when we must hold candid discussions about the quality of leadership, teaching and research in our universities. Having been a manager at the University of Nairobi for 10 years, and having observed the sector now for four years, I feel compelled to state that our university sector is at a crossroads,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We must now open up a debate focusing on the critical issues of sustainability of the public and private universities in view of the increasing demands and the need to prioritise expenditure, determination of suitable funding and staffing models for the sustainability of universities,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We must match the spiralling growth of university education with commensurate rise in the level of funding, facilities and other resources,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “In some cases, the percentage of non-technical staff has been much higher than that of the technical staff, indicative that majority of the budget is utilised on activities that do not necessarily contribute to the mandate of the university,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Such models include outsourcing of non-technical functions and having fixed tenure-tracks of employment of staff. Councils of the public universities must develop policies that govern the most suitable staffing models that will result in optimal returns in the respective universities,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have interviewed PhD holders who can’t defend their certificates. I am forced to interview them on their master's degree qualification which they are also unable to defend. I am forced to ask them to use their bachelor's degree. Get the right people into universities not necessarily PhD holders who offer nothing,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Commission ) : "This situation must be addressed. The Commission for University Education must conduct a thorough analysis of these courses, including a review and scrapping of such programmes," External link

nation-ke Monday, April 15, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Nitapata wengine ambao wanafanya kazi (I'll find others who can work). They can go to the ministry where they sleep,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 29, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

George Magoha aliongeza : "Nyinyi (waliokuwa ofisini) endeleeni kufanya hivyo, lakini hao wengine... Nilidhani ningeonya mmoja au wawili lakini sasa ni wengi, zaidi ya 100, huwezi kuwaonya watu 100," External link

tuko Friday, March 29, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "If I start coming here at 10am, what do you think people will do? They will start coming here after 10am," External link

standardmedia Friday, March 29, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : "You (the ones who were in office) keep working that way, but the rest... I thought I could warn one or two but now they are becoming too many, over 100 of them, you can't warn 100 people," External link

tuko Friday, March 29, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not lobby. I am completely apolitical and my nomination is purely on professionalism," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : "In all my years as a surgeon [transpland and urology], I can proudly say no one died on the operating table. If I fail in this position, then it will be the first. I did not lobby for my nomination. It is purely on professionalism. If this is what you want, then I'm ready to deliver, but if there are any shady dealings, then you can keep your job," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 15, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "Should this House approve my nomination, then pray to God that I won't get you asking a schoolgirl to open [their] legs for you," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 15, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "If you bought a property 30 years ago and you want to sell it today, the price varies greatly ... I support the increase to let's say 20,000 or 25,000. That is reasonable," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 15, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not lobby. I am completely apolitical and my nomination is purely on professionalism," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "In fact, we are way behind in curriculum reforms. Rwanda has done it. South Sudan has done it. I mean this is something Kenya should be leading and our sister countries follow... I am going to sleep the curriculum, wake up the curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am not afraid of anyone, my courage must come from God because if I find you earning money that is not yours, I will take it that, that is your choice. If you are required to earn a wage you should work for it,” “Anyone who chooses to plunder Government funds I will not be very kind to them because it’s a choice,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I included him (Matiang'i) as a referee because in the first place this is a ministerial position I never applied for and he had worked there. It is him who recommended me to the president for the KNEC job. He is my friend but that is not the basis I have him as a referee in the CV," External link

tuko Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not sack him and don't know the exact reasons for his dismissal. The university has structures. I empowered everyone I was working with and if the Deputy Vice Chancellor and Legal officer assured me the right procedure was used to make decision about a particular employee irrespective of who he is then that's that," External link

tuko Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "I will not allow anybody to plunder public resources. I will do the work that President Uhuru Kenyatta has given me effectively," External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "It is not the mistake of the student that he doesn't have a birth certificate. I will ensure these things are done on time," External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Everything I touch is a success. I have never known failure and I don't believe I will fail here," External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not lobby. I am completely apolitical and my nomination is purely on professionalism," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha writes ( about Mr Shaw ) : “My proverbial 40 days came one day when I was caught by Mr Shaw riding a borrowed bicycle in town during class hours. He smashed the bicycle to smithereens and took me back to school. When the director returned to his office at NYS headquarters, it was six of the best for me,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT



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examinations council chairman12.87%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
vice-chancellor7.43%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
examination council chairman2.48%EN09/04/201704/09/2017
chancellor4.95%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
boss2.48%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
ceo1.98%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
professor9.90%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
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teachers service commission chairperson2.97%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
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Aden Duale said ( about George Magoha ) : “Unfortunately, they wait until it happens and then led by Prof Magoha start telling you that he will take responsibility. Together with his team he is moving around closing schools. Does it mean that they only woke up from slumber when the children died? Is that why they were given jobs?” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 30, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Wilson Sossion said ( about George Magoha ) : “It is a shame that lives of children are at great risk in several unauthorised private schools. For this one, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha should take responsibility and resign,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

John Kiarie urged ( about George Magoha ) : "Let us continue rescuing those who may still be trapped under as we wait for the Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha to address this issue," External link

kenyan-post Monday, September 23, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

George Magoha states ( about George Magoha ) : “How can a Starehe boy be arrogant? We are trained to be servant leaders by example and that is why you see me everywhere. I am telling you this so that you don’t listen to other description of the son of Magoha,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Wilson Sossion said ( about George Magoha ) : "I should tell Magoha that what he is pushing is dead on arrival. If you want war then we are ready to go full force," "We hereby direct all our members to revert to teach using the outcome based curriculum and forget about the new curriculum" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Amina Mohamed said ( about George Magoha ) : “Our achievements together have by no means settled matters in the education sector. In fact, I am afraid, professor Magoha, the tray is actually full and overflowing,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino said ( about George Magoha ) : “For our girls and boys to get a quality education and grow up as God fearing students, Prof Magoha must be the Cabinet Secretary for education. This the best decision that President Kenyatta has made,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

David Maraga said ( about George Magoha ) : “Upon appointment of Prof Magoha, the only hurdle remaining before he occupies the coveted seat is vetting by parliament’s education committee. Many Kenyans are of the opinion that Prof Magoha doesn't need Parliament to be cleared. I also support that,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

David Maraga said ( about George Magoha ) : “God needs the Magohas from bright students like you who are members of SDA. Prof Magoha has gone through many challenges and today he is one of the most learned man in Kenya and his 91 page CV is a testimony of what kind of person he is,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

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George Magoha said : “Why would keep them when they are ready?” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall ensure before Christmas, the children know the secondary schools they will be joining so parents can start preparing earlier,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is need, therefore, to enhance quality research, innovation and technology without which our graduates will be locked out of the technologically inclined economy,” “In addition, universities should seek partnerships with research organisations to advance the research agenda” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “No student has been affected by the chemical,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 11, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You need to be a very aggressive person to identify that phone,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national exams,” External link

tuko Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are not leaving anything to chance,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The candidates were busted by our officers who visited the institution,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national examinations,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “which has photographs so that our people can see that the person sitting the exam is the real person,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It’s quite distressing some of the candidates were not known by our students,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have deployed extra security officers in this examination center to ensure there is zero exam malpractices,” “We don’t want to use our children for the interest of other people to be given the very best and not allow people to use students as glimpse” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government has cast its net wider to arrest those people who are involved in examination malpractices in various parts of the country to ensure that the integrity of the national examination is maintained at all costs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am very ashamed that a serious case of examination malpractice has been found in Nyanza region where I come from, I promise that we are going to smoke out all the people who are out to taint the national examination exercise,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha explained : “Keep watching to avoid earlier exposure, this morning we told them in every container to read and read again and this are people who managed schools, so you can’t say you opened it by mistake, that one we cannot hold and that why you will be responsible for your own mistake,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : "Ensure you don't get involved in cheating because you will not get your results," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “They have already identified supervisors who will be paid Sh120,000, Sh60,000 for invigilators and Sh40,000 for security officers,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "In same cases, they have identify homes next to examination centres to carry out malpractice," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Other issues will be dealt with later. The cases where some students were unruly and are taking exams as day scholars," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I welcome and encourage them to extend the spirit of monitoring the KCPE to the KCSE, which starts on Monday,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "These exams have been seen for the first time this morning as I had told the nation earlier. Its fidelity is unquestionable," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security forces, an invigilator and a supervisor to ensure that no mistake is made. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Monday, October 28, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in front of examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security, an invigilator and a supervisor, to ensure that no mistake is made to open the wrong scripts. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals mask and style themselves as school staff providing essential services only for them to assist in collusion,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “Some schools have hatched plans to have some of the teachers hover around examination centres in the guise of being cooks, watchmen or other subordinate staff. Upon opening of the papers, questions are then quickly sneaked to the teachers who try to smuggle the answers into the test halls,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are implementing change and change is always resisted and painful but is constant in life,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I want to correct some position as I thank the provincial administration. There is nothing like delegating the key to exam containers to somebody else. You shall have the key and you shall not delegate your powers," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha warned : “My warning to them is very clear. The government is watching and those who will attempt will be punished. As a matter of fact, we have capacity to know if you open a paper we will know where that paper was meant to be. Whoever fails to comply with the set rules and regulation will definitely be dealt with,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 14, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am asking the leaders of North-Eastern please allow our children to do their exams without interference. I am saying this without fear of contradiction can we be serious. Why do you want to confuse those children,” “Our surveillance will go up-to two kilometers away from the school and don't be shocked if you find you're being arrested even if you are not a teacher but you're holding exam papers” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 14, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We know that the only road to strengthen our economy is to make use of science and technology and as a prerequisite to put in place the human capital that is needed to do this. PASET for Kenya also means it will bolster our science, technology and innovation capacity that would help us to respond to local and emerging challenges for the future and contribute to the Big Four Agenda of our President His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 7, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Politicians have been confusing parents and that is why there is a low turnout in some schools. We lost eight children in the tragedy and it is not as simple as you may take it. I'm doing my duty to ensure this does not happen again," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "This problem is historical, unfortunately or fortunately I am the one who is now here in charge of education, we are going to deal with it squarely," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha referiu : “Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento” External link

jornaldeangola Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha aliwaambia : "Jengo lolote ambalo halizajingatia kanuni za ujenzi linahatarisha maisha ya watu na linapaswa kubomolewa mara moja, kwa kuwa niko hapa leo naifunga shule ya Greenfield Academy," External link

tuko Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "Any structure that has an illegal upstairs on a temporary building must be shut down immediately, and for today since I am here I am shutting down Greenfield Academy," External link

tuko Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That school has weak structures even than those we’ve closed in Nairobi. We are therefore, shutting down the Green Field School,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The School Director has asked us to give them time to rectify the problem, but I cannot allow that to happen with my children underneath. Therefore, that school shall remained closed,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The Umoja primary school is big enough, has enough water and has excess capacity. Those pupils should be brought here, and they should be given any kind of assistance required,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "My instruction to them is that any structure with a double-storey should be shut down immediately," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 27, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I move like a submarine. I would like to be going without mentioning where I am going," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 27, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The high enrolment and lack of adequate safe physical facilities coupled with non- compliance of other standards like qualified teaching staff, sanitation facilities and failure to follow the registration requirement has rendered the school’s available certificate null and void. We have also proceeded further and in its condition do not warrant continued existence of the school and thus recommended for its revocation and closure,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 27, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha referiu : "Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento" External link

portalangop Friday, September 27, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The distance does not worry me. All the pupils at Ngong Forest come from there (Ng’ando) and they are very happy walking,” External link

nation-ke Friday, September 27, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The high enrolment, lack of adequate and safe physical facilities coupled with non-compliance to other standards like qualified teaching staff, sanitation facilities and land size rendered the available registration certificate null and void,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 27, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall supply textbooks and desks to cater for the additional pupils in their new schools,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 27, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The high enrollment and lack of safe physical facilities with non-compliance of qualified teaching staff, sanitation facilities thus render the registration facility null and void," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We have closed down Palm Academy. It's structure is exactly the same as the one that collapsed in Dagoretti. If you look on the inside, the timber supporting the storey has began rotting," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “We have proposed introduction of tenure tracks while also systematically easing off many non-core staff on contracts,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have directed that quality assurance and standards officers ensure non-compliant schools are closed down,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have been to every floor of the school structures and there is no difference from the structure in the school that collapsed on Monday,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We will do these inspections with a human face, but we will enforce the law once a school is found unsuitable,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have been to every classroom. I have been on the floor of the building the and basically, there is no difference from the structure that collapsed," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Nimekuwa katika shule ya St Catherine Bombolulu na hakuna tofauti ya jengo hilo na lile lililobomoka," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Tumeamuru majengo ya shule zote yapigwe msasa na nimeamua kujileta mwenyewe hapa Kibra," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have been to St Catherine Bombolulu and the structure is not different from the structure that collapsed," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Going forward I want to urge the fourth estate to work with us towards getting positive resolutions towards the challenges we face as Kenyans," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Wanafunzi saba wamefariki huku 64 wakilazwa katika Hospitali Kuu ya Kitaifa ya Kenyatta. 62 kati yao walikuwa na majeraha madogo. Wawili wakiwa katika hali mahututi," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Seven pupils died. A total of 64 pupils were admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). 62 of them had soft tissue injuries. Two were in critical condition and are being monitored," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:44:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “This is the reason we have allowed individual class teachers to conduct the exercise in their natural environments during the whole of this term,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha warned : “The ministry is vigilant and will hunt down anyone keen on engaging in irregularities in the most ruthless manner,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This can be organised through co-curricular activities such as sports, health club, hygiene club, drama and music which are mostly learners centred ,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : “I think we should fair to each other including being fair to government; because if the owners of this school would have remained with the single-storey building this accident should not have occurred. If we were working in an ideal environment, they would have come to us for approvals which I guarantee, they would not have got,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 23, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have asked learners to stay at home over the next four days as we put in place adequate measures to ensure their safety of learning,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government will work towards establishing one. We shall ensure that land is made available by all measures possible and by the grace of God we will have a school in three to four months,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “This Kenyan love with examinations, please forget about it. This is not an exam,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 16, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “At KNEC, we have received a lot of results about the integrated activities. It is not starting on Monday it has already started,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 16, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “As you are aware, the Cabinet has endorsed proposals to conduct reforms in universities to ensure the institutions run efficiently,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The conference will enable policymakers and scientists make a crucial link between biodiversity and human development," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Due to lack of knowledge on intellectual rights many musicians in Kenya were poor,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, August 24, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We want to urge those intending to cross to Uganda for alcohol to please reconsider because we want to know how many we are and people should be at home during census. The exercise is very important in helping the nation plan for its citizens,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It’s about your trainer getting satisfied that you’ve gotten the requisite skills so that your name can go to the list,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 21, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "There will be no events, no fundraising, no prayers whether in public or private schools...You can pray for your child in the house and it will arrive directly to the child," External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to be crystal clear that nobody in both private and public institutions will be allowed to interfere with the candidates as they prepare for their examination… So there will be no events in schools, no fundraising, no prayers or any other activities,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The CBC is one of the President’s legacy projects which the government is keen to ensure it succeeds,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, August 18, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have decided that there will be an examination after Year Nine and after Year 12,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Ni vipi tutawapiga msasa hivi kwamba wazazi wataelewa si mtihani?" External link

tuko Friday, August 16, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The CBC is one of the President’s legacy projects which the government is keen to ensure it succeeds,” External link

nation-ke Friday, August 16, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This conference will take stock of the progress that we have made in the design and implementation of the CBC that we rolled out in January 2019,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 16, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to thank God for giving me this opportunity to lead the process of CBC and I want to state here publicly that with God in control, CBC shall succeed. CBC shall synergize the talent if it is discovered early instead of waiting until the tail end of the learning process of children,” External link

tuko Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to thank God for giving me this opportunity to lead the process of CBC and I want to state here publicly that with God in control, CBC shall succeed,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Listen to our own music, I enjoyed the Kikuyu traditional cultural dance from Karima Girls in Nyandarua County and it reminded me how we used to dance for Mzee Jomo Kenyatta,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Even with such a popular song like Tushangilie Kenya may be Mwalimu Thomas Wesonga is still not enjoying the fruits of his brains and that is the message that President Kenya has been preaching and wants embraced in music,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha warned : “That is not your money it belongs to the government and it is the government organising these operations. It is wrong to send children here without chaperones if you try it again next year, you will face the music,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “A review of the programmes on offer in universities reveals multiple cases of intra-university and inter-university duplication of programmes,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 12, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : “The merger issue is a creation of the media and a few people who brought it before you. It does not exist, it is only a figment of imagination of the media,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have a cartel in South Nyanza region with its base in Rongo and runs all the way from Kisii, Nyatike, Homa Bay to the surrounding region. They are the ones confusing children,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have to tell students that they don’t need a university degree to be better off in life. We need to build their careers,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Last year, money was provided by the government to provide sanitary pads. From a random sampling of children the reports are they are yet to get the pads," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Regrettably, the money to purchase these products is not under my control but I will still continue to go and check and I will shout about it," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have no sympathy. I am going to thrash them because we know how they cheat in exams. If anybody attempts to cheat this time we will arrest them,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 31, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “I was given instructions by President Kenyatta after my appointment that no more new universities. We must bring sanity in the university education sector,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : “I was given instructions by President Kenyatta after my appointment that no more new universities. We must bring sanity in the university education sector,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “CUE is not doing its job; it should not allow mounting of courses without proper human resource and infrastructures. CUE should also not allow duplication of courses in the institutions,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : “The books will be bought and availed in January when schools open but on a 1:3 ratio basis,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals pass themselves of as school staff only to assist in cheating,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 17, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are determined to stamp out cases of irregularities associated with the poor management of our national examinations in the past, so that the results obtained from the KNEC are credible,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 17, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals pass themselves of as school staff only to assist in cheating,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “No parent will be allowed to visit schools during the third term as we prepare for the national examinations,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are determined to stamp out cases of irregularities associated with the poor management of our national examinations in the past, so that the results obtained from the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) are credible,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “For over four months, officials from the Education ministry have visited schools countrywide and can confirm CBC is working. Ignore the prophets of doom who want to see it fail,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why don’t we identify the pitfalls and deal with them?” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I confirm to the nation that preparations for the exams are complete. We have even enhanced the security features of the examination process,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 12, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Take your time and ensure your students have understood the syllabus by July or September. There is no need to complete it in March then rush students through revision only to register poor results after they miss concepts,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 12, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We gave deadline for registration and even extended. So no candidate who registered with or without birth certificates was locked out," External link

standardmedia Friday, July 5, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We want to see the roadmap, where we are going, and we have met a battery of stakeholders,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “How will a student for example be placed at Alliance High School without doing an examination? We must have a way of transitioning these learners to the next level,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall find a way of identifying the needy cases so that schools can release the certificates. But there is a sizeable number that can pay,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha stated : “It is not true all certificates being held are for those students who cannot pay their school fees; there is a sizeable number who can afford to pay but have refused,” “If you are a teacher and you have never gone back to pay your fees arrears, then you should be reported to the CRB and get blacklisted,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is not true that all those whose certificates have been held cannot pay their children’s fees. Some are capable but are not honouring their obligations,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 28, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall find a way of identifying the needy cases so that schools can release the certificates. But there is a sizeable number that can pay,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 28, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We gave deadline for registration and even extended. So no candidate who registered with or without birth certificates was locked out," External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “The affected universities can engage the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) to waive interest or to negotiate an agreeable payment schedule from the approved government and appropriation aid budget allocations,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, June 27, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Adoption of sound agricultural practices is a proven method of poverty alleviation and wealth creation, and this can only be realized through proper research," External link

coastweek Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : "You have been handed a critical pedestal to make societal transformation, you should make maximum use of it," External link

coastweek Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for ?maximum utilisation,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We cannot have all universities offering the same courses, getting the same funding. That funding model is fatal and it has to be stopped right now for the university system to survive,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I would expect to see a proposal on how we rationalise the existing universities so that we can have universities that are of high quality, providing the necessary student support for learning, are involved in relevant research, and are globally competitive,” External link

nation-ke Friday, June 14, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Adoption of sound agricultural practices is a proven method of poverty alleviation and wealth creation, and this can only be realized through proper research," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : "You have been handed a critical pedestal to make societal transformation, you should make maximum use of it," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “So I am going to explain to you the way I look. I know niko na sura mbaya (I have an ugly face). But having said so, my strength comes from God and my firmness,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha states ( about George Magoha ) : “How can a Starehe boy be arrogant? We are trained to be servant leaders by example and that is why you see me everywhere. I am telling you this so that you don’t listen to other description of the son of Magoha,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “My dear brothers and sisters if I can’t deliver then I don’t need to be there. You are my employers. You don’t need me but I need you as a team to deliver,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to assure the public that we will do everything to ensure we do not drop the ball in CBC implementation. No amount of opposition, real or imagined, will make us back-pedal on implementing the curriculum,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 7, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

George Magoha alisema : “Mimi huwa sichezi siasa na nitakabiliana na yeyote atakayejaribu kuingiza siasa kwenye suala hili,” External link

tuko Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The unique identification issued to schools, learners and all members of staff in our institutions of learning will improve the management of resources in the education sector,” “Through this system, education sector players will get to know the status of education in regard to access, quality, equity, relevance and institutional development,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I don’t play politics and I will crush anybody who will play politics with the new curriculum,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We will rationalise academic programmes and institutions to ensure the full potential of existing universities and campuses. If possible, universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 17, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have to be convinced as a person that it is good to keep the children in primary for nine years, we are still engaging and interests of the learners must be considered,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I promise not to take my leg off the peddle as far as curriculum review is concerned, as a majority of Kenyans, children, teachers are on my side. And if you do not want to be on my side please leave,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The policy is one of the fundamental documents that will anchor the CBC. Its launch today (yesterday), therefore, is the clearest indication yet that Government is not going back on the process of implementing the CBC. The roll-out will continue in a most well organised, systematic and highly professional manner to ensure our children get quality education for a better future,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I'm proud to announce that the final and revised document is before the House and we hope legislators will be giving it their most urgent consideration. Once passed, the Sessional Paper will further enhance the legal and policy frameworks upon which CBC will be anchored,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to have a critical team in the ministry that shall help me to deliver the competency-based curriculum. If you don’t belong to that team, you can help me to do other things,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to have a critical team in the ministry that shall help me to deliver the competency-based curriculum. If you don’t belong to that team, you can help me to do other things,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 15, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Commission ) : “Anyone who breaks the law will have to be answerable. The situation as regards to the teachers who were interdicted, they remain interdicted. If there is intercession to be done should be done by Teachers Service Commission,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 13, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is noble and right to ask teachers to measure what they are doing. Planing as a teacher is paramount and proportional to your success,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 13, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “On the other hand, Kenya’s public universities are in a dire financial situation. Quantitative expansion seems to have occurred at the expense of quality,” External link

kenyastar Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You can still go further with the reforms in order to ensure that the quality of staff and programmes is maintained,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Holding a paper does not mean anything. Some universities are producing more than 100 PhDs per year but when you look at the quality, it is only 10 who merit to have the doctorate degrees,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We do not have extra funds to give private universities, which have admitted government-sponsored students,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The country has seen an exponential growth in the number of tertiary institutions but underfunding has affected quality of teaching and research needed to achieve industrial growth," External link

coastweek Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We intend to promote domestic resource mobilization to ensure our universities and colleges are modernized and well equipped to handle cutting-edge research," External link

coastweek Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You can still go further with the reforms in order to ensure that the quality of staff and programmes is maintained,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Holding a paper does not mean anything. Some universities are producing more than 100 PhDs per year but when you look at the quality, it is only 10 who merit to have the doctorate degrees,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Holding a paper does not mean anything. Some universities are producing more than 100 PhDs per year but when you look at the quality, it is only 10 who merit to have the doctorate degrees,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Kenya Universities ) : “We can engage the private universities and tell them to withdraw from the Kenya Universities and Colleges Placement Service (KUCCPS) if they will charge any other fee apart from the 18 thousand but the elephant in the house are those students who are already in the system and I want you Mr Chairman to look at this proactively because it will not be practical to transfer a student who has a year or two years to go,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

George Magoha expressed : “They only have to pay exactly what the government is paying or shift to other universities. If it is the wish of this committee that we go and engage now we will because KUCCPS is here, and we are admitting now. If the private universities want to charge extra, then they have an option. Again, if the students want to stay in those universities and yet they do not want to incur other costs, we will have no option but to ignore them,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The country has seen an exponential growth in the number of tertiary institutions but underfunding has affected quality of teaching and research needed to achieve industrial growth," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, May 7, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We intend to promote domestic resource mobilization to ensure our universities and colleges are modernized and well equipped to handle cutting-edge research," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, May 7, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, May 6, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have received requests to increase the number of universities... you must apply the breaks," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 6, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : "No money will come from government to support you," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 6, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why do you have to duplicate courses? Where this university is doing law, the other is doing the same. We cannot establish new universities that will only duplicate courses offered in existing ones,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 6, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Stop dreaming and thinking that the government is going to give you money. It will not," External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 6, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : "I have received requests to increase the number of universities... you must apply the breaks," External link

tuko Monday, May 6, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have received requests to increase the number of universities... you must apply the breaks," External link

nation-ke Monday, May 6, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "No money will come from government to support you," External link

nation-ke Monday, May 6, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha stated : “We will rationalize academic programmes and institutions in Kenya with a view to ensure full potential of the existing universities and campuses. "If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilization,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I will personally take a leading role in ensuring that this exercise succeeds and I will not rely on reports," External link

nation-ke Friday, May 3, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We will rationalise academic programmes and institutions in Kenya with a view to ensure full potential of the existing universities and campuses. "If possible, existing universities and campuses can be consolidated for maximum utilisation,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 3, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I, therefore, wish to declare the 2019 national rollout of the CBC in Pre-Primary 1 and 2, and Grade 1, 2 and 3 this year an astounding success,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 29, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The people who are currently opposed to the implementation were quiet when we launched it in January. The programme is already rolled out and it will be done 99.99 per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 26, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is obvious that changes come with hitches but let the few challenges we have experienced in the implementation of the curriculum not be used by some people to fight it,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 26, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The country is transitioning to one of the most vibrant and world-class curricula that focus more on acquisition of competencies among learners," "We expect the new curriculum to transform the country through acquisition of 21st century skills as well as application of knowledge as opposed to its mere acquisition," External link

coastweek Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I am assuring the country that we will by September 2019 have a clear masterplan for rolling out the CBC in Class Four next year," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We will not waste time talking about things which are not important concerning the competency-based curriculum," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, April 23, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I will personally take a leading role in ensuring that this exercise succeeds and I will not rely on reports," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Of great concern is that there is an unbelievable similarity in the content of academic programmes offered in local universities. The result of this is low quality in the calibre of graduates being churned out of our universities. Another concern is the mismatch between the academic programmes offered in many of the universities and the national development agenda,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 22, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is an unbelievable similarity and duplication of academic programmes and the import of this is the low quality of the graduates being churned out,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “If you have people on contract whom you’d hired because there were module two programmes, ask them to go home,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Commission ) : "There are many programmes in our universities that fail to attract a single student. This situation must be addressed. The Commission for University Education must conduct a thorough analysis of these courses with a view to addressing this shocking scenario, including a review and scrapping of such programmes," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Time has come when we must hold candid discussions about the quality of leadership, teaching and research in our universities. Having been a manager at the University of Nairobi for 10 years, and having observed the sector now for four years, I feel compelled to state that our university sector is at a crossroads,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We must now open up a debate focusing on the critical issues of sustainability of the public and private universities in view of the increasing demands and the need to prioritise expenditure, determination of suitable funding and staffing models for the sustainability of universities,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We must match the spiralling growth of university education with commensurate rise in the level of funding, facilities and other resources,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “In some cases, the percentage of non-technical staff has been much higher than that of the technical staff, indicative that majority of the budget is utilised on activities that do not necessarily contribute to the mandate of the university,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Such models include outsourcing of non-technical functions and having fixed tenure-tracks of employment of staff. Councils of the public universities must develop policies that govern the most suitable staffing models that will result in optimal returns in the respective universities,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have interviewed PhD holders who can’t defend their certificates. I am forced to interview them on their master's degree qualification which they are also unable to defend. I am forced to ask them to use their bachelor's degree. Get the right people into universities not necessarily PhD holders who offer nothing,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Commission ) : "This situation must be addressed. The Commission for University Education must conduct a thorough analysis of these courses, including a review and scrapping of such programmes," External link

nation-ke Monday, April 15, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Nitapata wengine ambao wanafanya kazi (I'll find others who can work). They can go to the ministry where they sleep,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 29, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

George Magoha aliongeza : "Nyinyi (waliokuwa ofisini) endeleeni kufanya hivyo, lakini hao wengine... Nilidhani ningeonya mmoja au wawili lakini sasa ni wengi, zaidi ya 100, huwezi kuwaonya watu 100," External link

tuko Friday, March 29, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "If I start coming here at 10am, what do you think people will do? They will start coming here after 10am," External link

standardmedia Friday, March 29, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : "You (the ones who were in office) keep working that way, but the rest... I thought I could warn one or two but now they are becoming too many, over 100 of them, you can't warn 100 people," External link

tuko Friday, March 29, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not lobby. I am completely apolitical and my nomination is purely on professionalism," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : "In all my years as a surgeon [transpland and urology], I can proudly say no one died on the operating table. If I fail in this position, then it will be the first. I did not lobby for my nomination. It is purely on professionalism. If this is what you want, then I'm ready to deliver, but if there are any shady dealings, then you can keep your job," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 15, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "Should this House approve my nomination, then pray to God that I won't get you asking a schoolgirl to open [their] legs for you," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 15, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "If you bought a property 30 years ago and you want to sell it today, the price varies greatly ... I support the increase to let's say 20,000 or 25,000. That is reasonable," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 15, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not lobby. I am completely apolitical and my nomination is purely on professionalism," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "In fact, we are way behind in curriculum reforms. Rwanda has done it. South Sudan has done it. I mean this is something Kenya should be leading and our sister countries follow... I am going to sleep the curriculum, wake up the curriculum," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am not afraid of anyone, my courage must come from God because if I find you earning money that is not yours, I will take it that, that is your choice. If you are required to earn a wage you should work for it,” “Anyone who chooses to plunder Government funds I will not be very kind to them because it’s a choice,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I included him (Matiang'i) as a referee because in the first place this is a ministerial position I never applied for and he had worked there. It is him who recommended me to the president for the KNEC job. He is my friend but that is not the basis I have him as a referee in the CV," External link

tuko Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not sack him and don't know the exact reasons for his dismissal. The university has structures. I empowered everyone I was working with and if the Deputy Vice Chancellor and Legal officer assured me the right procedure was used to make decision about a particular employee irrespective of who he is then that's that," External link

tuko Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "I will not allow anybody to plunder public resources. I will do the work that President Uhuru Kenyatta has given me effectively," External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "It is not the mistake of the student that he doesn't have a birth certificate. I will ensure these things are done on time," External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Everything I touch is a success. I have never known failure and I don't believe I will fail here," External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I did not lobby. I am completely apolitical and my nomination is purely on professionalism," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha writes ( about Mr Shaw ) : “My proverbial 40 days came one day when I was caught by Mr Shaw riding a borrowed bicycle in town during class hours. He smashed the bicycle to smithereens and took me back to school. When the director returned to his office at NYS headquarters, it was six of the best for me,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman48.02%EN12/01/201701/12/2017
examinations council chairman12.87%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
vice-chancellor7.43%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
examination council chairman2.48%EN09/04/201704/09/2017
chancellor4.95%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
boss2.48%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
ceo1.98%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
professor9.90%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
teachers service commission boss0.50%EN12/31/201631/12/2016
teachers service commission chairperson2.97%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
chairman knec board1.49%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
ceo of tsc0.99%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
chairperson1.49%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
education principal1.49%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
chief0.99%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
Names Lang Count
George MagohaEN100.00%


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Aden Duale said ( about George Magoha ) : “Unfortunately, they wait until it happens and then led by Prof Magoha start telling you that he will take responsibility. Together with his team he is moving around closing schools. Does it mean that they only woke up from slumber when the children died? Is that why they were given jobs?” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 30, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Wilson Sossion said ( about George Magoha ) : “It is a shame that lives of children are at great risk in several unauthorised private schools. For this one, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha should take responsibility and resign,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

John Kiarie urged ( about George Magoha ) : "Let us continue rescuing those who may still be trapped under as we wait for the Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha to address this issue," External link

kenyan-post Monday, September 23, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

George Magoha states ( about George Magoha ) : “How can a Starehe boy be arrogant? We are trained to be servant leaders by example and that is why you see me everywhere. I am telling you this so that you don’t listen to other description of the son of Magoha,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Wilson Sossion said ( about George Magoha ) : "I should tell Magoha that what he is pushing is dead on arrival. If you want war then we are ready to go full force," "We hereby direct all our members to revert to teach using the outcome based curriculum and forget about the new curriculum" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Amina Mohamed said ( about George Magoha ) : “Our achievements together have by no means settled matters in the education sector. In fact, I am afraid, professor Magoha, the tray is actually full and overflowing,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino said ( about George Magoha ) : “For our girls and boys to get a quality education and grow up as God fearing students, Prof Magoha must be the Cabinet Secretary for education. This the best decision that President Kenyatta has made,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

David Maraga said ( about George Magoha ) : “Upon appointment of Prof Magoha, the only hurdle remaining before he occupies the coveted seat is vetting by parliament’s education committee. Many Kenyans are of the opinion that Prof Magoha doesn't need Parliament to be cleared. I also support that,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

David Maraga said ( about George Magoha ) : “God needs the Magohas from bright students like you who are members of SDA. Prof Magoha has gone through many challenges and today he is one of the most learned man in Kenya and his 91 page CV is a testimony of what kind of person he is,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT