9 July 2018

Kenya: Three More Schools Closed Over Unrest

Photo: Daily Nation
Kisii residents watch as fire consumes a dormitory at Kisii High School on July 10, 2018.

Three more schools have been closed indefinitely as wave of unrest sweeps across the county.

Barding Secondary School (Siaya), Galana Secondary School (Kilifi) and Chewoyet Boys High School (West Pokot) were shut on Monday.

Property of unknown value was destroyed at Chewoyet Boys High school after burnt down a dormitory on Monday morning.

The dormitory, named Longonot and one of the oldest in the school, housed 115 students.

Kapenguria Police Station OCPD Anthony Wanjuu said the fire started at 5am when students had gone for their morning studies.

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