Over 1000 KCSE candidates are missing their results over irregularities - The Sauce
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Capital Campus

Over 1000 KCSE candidates are missing their results over irregularities

At least 1,309 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates will miss their examination results after the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) cancelled their results over irregularities.

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha Wednesday said the number has significantly reduced from 4,519 cases reported in 2018.

Irregularities were as a result of cases of candidates sneaking mobile phones and carrying unauthorized studying materials into the examinations’ rooms among others.

“We collected close to 100 mobile phones from various examination centres. In Kisii, we apprehended more than 10 impersonators. In Nairobi’s Eastleigh, we collected 35 mobile phones from a single centre,” he said.

The examination council is also withholding results for 658 candidates, in what Magoha termed as routine checks on small details, including accuracy of their names and registration details.

“These results will be released to candidates as soon as the verification process is completed,” Magoha said.

During the examination period, cases of collusion were noted to have reduced to 1,158 from 4,355 noted in 2018. However, the number of cell phones nabbed, and the cases of impersonation were noted to have increased.

Over 699,000 students wrote the national examination with 627 candidates scoring Grade A up from 315 in 2018.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

This article was first published by Capital News.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Some More Sauce...


Kenyans on Twitter woke up to an explicit video that has since gone viral. In the video, a woman who is known on social...

Da Squeeze

Kenyan beauty Tanasha Donna Oketch recently opened up about her life. The 24 year old former radio presenter, musician and mother of one is...


Ugandan TV journalist Simon Kaggwa Njala’s face has got to be one of the memed faces of 2019.   But how did this Ugandan...

Da Squeeze

Kenya has a robust matatu culture and some people around the world love it. Award winning American singer and dancer Chris Brown yesterday (23.03.20)...

Da Squeeze

Kenyans on Twitter are not to be messed with, they bring guns to a knife fight. The hard-hitting K.O.T recently got into a Twitter...


The Free Mason society is known to be secretive and very private, but not anymore it may seem. The Freemason society based in Nairobi...

Da Squeeze

Bongo star Harmonize launched his latest album over the weekend and his former boss Diamond Platnumz is on the frontline cheering him on. Wasafi...

Da Squeeze

Famed comedian and radio host Jalang’o hosted John Otieno “Owago Onyiro” Byron, on YouTube for a candid discussion on his ventures in comedy and...