KCPE Kicks off in Kibera a Day after IEBC Declaration Protests

Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education examinations kicked off in the main Examination centre schools inh Kibera a day after the IEBC Declaration of Presidential Election protests in Kibera that left a section of Olympic structures up in flames.

Candidates at Olympic Primary School, which has been at the center of the election related violent protests recently witnessed in sections of Kibera, reported to school early just in time to kick off their first KCPE paper.

In several instances during the protests, teargas has been lobbied into the school and there has also been claims of looting and destruction of property.

Olympic primary school is one of the few Government schools within Kibra constituency that  accommodates  a large number of pupils from within and outside Kibra.

There had been doubts and fears of whether the exam will run smoothly at Olympic especially with the then rising tension that was seen a day to the election result declaration. But it was alleged that the protesting youths had vowed Not to disrupt the exam process in the school.

About Steve Banner

My greatest passion is storytelling. I’m a blogger, producer, editor, and a camera person with over four years of experience covering stories in Kibera and Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya. I worked for Kibera News Network, which is funded by Map Kibera Trust.My passion is telling stories about community issues. In the past, I’ve done stories for about incomplete government projects dealing with water and housing in Nairobi slums. My goal is to amplify the voice of my neighbors and fellow slum dwellers. I’d love to pass my film making skills to others in my community through training sessions, so we can increase the number of stories coming out of the slums, where so many Kenyans live.Like many people in Kibera, I have other jobs, too. .... I’m very passionate about music too, I'm also a Deejay by proffesion and I love oldschool music,
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