The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: One Week-Break for Schools During Elections

Photo: Unicef/IRIN
Stakeholders in the Education sector concerned by the school calender (file photo).

There will be a one week long midterm in all schools to pave way for the 4th March elections next year.

Education minister Mutula Kilonzo says schools will open on 7th January and break from the 28th of February to 7th March for the elections. He is also worried about a possible run-off saying it will affect learning.

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