3 January 2013

Kenya: Probe Still On for KCPE Pupils Duped By School

Thirty-seven candidates in Mombasa who did not sit for their KCPE exams in 2012 after their schools failed to register them will have to wait longer to know their fate.

KNEC boss Paul Wasanga on Monday said they and the ministry of Education investigated the matter and are currently validating and compiling the reports before giving a comprehensive response.

The 37 pupils from St Catherine's Barack and Michelle Obama Academy in Mtwapa got a rude shock when they arrived at the school ready to take their exams and discovered that examination papers had not been delivered to the school.

Headteacher Catherine Ogolla told them they had not been registered despite paying Sh1,000 each as registration fees while those without birth certificates paid an additional Sh500.

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