Series of Fires at Kenyan Schools Continue

A survey conducted by the Parents Association has revealed that nine out of ten schools are not prepared to handle fire disasters. Schools don't respond quickly hence leading to death and injury.
  • Kenya:  Schools Ill-Prepared for Fires

    The Star, 21 October 2012

    Nine out of 10 schools aren't prepared to handle fire disasters. Those are the findings from a survey conducted by the Parents Association. Musau Ndunda, the secretary general, ... read more »

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School fires that have plagued our learning institutions in the recent past.

  • Kenya:  Schools Ignoring Safety Guidelines-Mutula

    The Star, 21 October 2012

    Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo is concerned that schools may be ignoring the schools safety standards issued in 2008. Mutula says he will not hesitate to deregister any private ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Embu Boys Burn Two Dorms After Girls Call Them 'Cowards'

    The Star, 19 October 2012

    Students of Gitare Mixed Day and Boarding Secondary School on Tuesday burnt two dormitories after girls from a nearby school called them cowards. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mbeere Boys Held for Plotting Arson

    The Star, 20 October 2012

    Some 10 students were arrested on Wednesday in Mbeere South for allegedly planning to burn down their school. The move was to protest the government's extension of third term ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Fire Burns Bunyala School Clerk's House

    The Star, 18 October 2012

    A fire burnt completely the house of the accounts clerk at St Cecilia Namenya Girls Secondary School in Bunyala district. The bursar Jenrix Lukovia was in her office when the fire ... read more »