KCPE 2018 Results: Everything you need to know about the results

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed released the 2018 KCPE results at Star of the Sea Primary School in Mombasa.

A total of 1,052,364 candidates sat for the examinations- Of these 527,294 (50.1%) were boys, 525,070 (49.9%) were girls.

The top Candidate in this year scored 453 marks.

Male candidates performed better in Maths, Science, Social Studies and Religious studies as compared to their female counterparts.

TOP CANDIDATES (2 of them) scored 453 Marks The number of candidates scoring 400 and above has shot up significantly

A total of 228,414 students scored between 301-400 marks.

Over 50% of the candidates scored 250 marks and above.

Students who got over 400 marks are 12,273.

None of the nine papers administered during KCPE period were leaked

 

Patanisho: Na hisi nimetengana na bwanangu juu ya kutoweza kupata mtoto

Tulianza rasmi rasmi kitengo cha patanisho saa mbili unusu, ampbapo ujumbe aliyetuma ni Bi Rile ambaye alisema ndoa yake ya miaka kumi imesambaratika pale kwasabanabu hajaweza kubarikiwa na mtoto.

‘Ameniacha baada ya miaka kumi. ilitokea lini. aliondoka mwezi wa kwanza akienda kazi, akaniacha kwa boma na sasa haji nyumbani tena, ni mwalimu na hadi sasa shule zimefunga na hajarudi. Nikimpigia simu ananiharakisha akisema niongee haraka. Lakini nimesikia tayari ameoa, na mkewe amejifungua. 

Tangu Januari sijamuona. Na anajuaje kwamba ni ile swala la mtoto limeleta hii shida yote?

wakati kabla atoke, kuna comments ambazo alifanya kwamba wakati wenzake a umri wake wanalipa school fees na yeye bado tuu kwa nyumba ananunua mkate ya watu wazima. 

Bi Rile angependa kujua nini kuhusu bwanake katika patanisho?

ok tunaongea kwa simu once in a while anaweza kuchukua simu lakini haongei kama vile mtu huongea na mke wake.

Alieleza Gidi ukweli wa mambo kupitia simu bwana Robert alisema

Inaeza kuwa shida ya mtoto nimekaa na this lady for ten years, na saa hizi kuna pressure from all corners na huu mrembo mimi nimempeleka hospitali ikapatikana yey ndiye akona shida na nimempeleka through IVF sessions mara tatu with various doctors na unaona hiyo kitu ilichukua almost 450,000 shillings sasa mi namwambia ukweli labda through radio jambo kwamba mimi niliamua kutafuta mke wa pili as much as I hated to do it to her.

Skiza kanda ifuatayo

KCSE student dies while giving birth in Suba North

BY ROBERT OMOLLO

A KCSE candidate at Kakimba mixed Secondary School in Suba North constituency has died, barely a week before completing her national examinations.

Faith Atieno died on Monday morning at Homa Bay referral hospital where she had been admitted to give birth.
The student developed labour pains on Sunday evening before she was rushed to the hospital.

Homa Bay County Police Commander Marius Tum said the student died after she developed complications during delivery.
“We have information the candidate died because there were some problems in delivery,” Tum said.

Atieno’s death brings it to three the number of KCSE candidates who have died during the ongoing exams in Homa Bay county.
The other two died at different hospitals when they were receiving treatment after getting injuries during football matches.
Tum said they are conducting investigations into the cause of death.

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MPs from Pokot storm Eldoret police station over arrest of suspect linked to banditry in Kerio Valley

Two MPs from Pokot stormed the Eldoret police station demanding release of a suspect held in connection with banditry along the West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet border where four people have been killed by bandits in the last one week.

Tension is high along the border between the two counties and more than 1,000 people have fled from their homes fearing retaliatory attacks.

Pokot South MP David Pkosing and his Sigor counterpart Peter Lochakapong stormed the station after police arrested the suspect Jackson Kibet at the Moi Referral Hospital.

Kibet was taking care of his brother who is admitted in ICU at the hospital. He was among those injure when bandits suspected to be from Marakwet raided Chemusto area in Pokot on Friday. Two of the raiders were killed in a gun fight between the two neighbouruing communities.

“We have come here because the man arrested is innocent and was just taking care of his injured brother. It’s the Pokot community which was attacked and we cannot thus be suspects”, said Pkosing.

He said police had failed to arrest five key suspects who were involved in the raid and instead went for innocent people.
“We want the man arrested to be released unconditionally because he is innocent”, said Pkosing.

Pkosing and Lochakapong said although tension was high in the areathey had asked the residents to remain calm as the insecurity matter was being handled.

Police in the volatile region have been placed on high alert following fears of an upsurge in violence heading into the festive season.

The first attacks earlier took place in Sewes, Marakwet East subcounty. Residents fear the attackers were out to kill and not to
steal cattle.

“No livestock was stolen. The first victim was waylaid and shot dead by bandits. The reservist was killed when he responded to the distress call,” a witness said.Those killed were Kenya Police Reservist Luka Suter, 30, and villager Joel Kirotich, 35. The bodies were taken to Iten County Referral Hospital mortuary.

Marakwet East MP Kangogo Bowen flew to the area and appealed for calm. “Such attacks are acts we do not wish to witness again. Peace had returned to this region and we ask the police to ensure the bandits do not kill our people again,” he said.

He also told residents to remain peaceful and resist carrying out retaliatory attacks, which would further spread the violence.
In Baringo, two people including a Tugen herder were shot dead by suspected Pokot bandits in the other attack.

Earlier this week, a herder was killed in the same area and hundreds of livestock stolen. Elgeyo Marakwet county commissioner Dr Ahmed Omar has directed chiefs and other security officers to ensure the attacks do not take place again.

Governors John Lonyangapuo (West Pokot), Alex Tolgos (Elgeyo Marakwet) and Stanley Kiptis (Baringo) have been working on joint peace programmes between communities in the North Rift.

“We have made a lot of progress in dealing with banditry and we will work to ensure the attacks are a thing of the past,” Lonyangapuo said. The Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) is also in the process of building two mega-dams at Arror and Kimwarer, which will help to improve the lives of residents in the North Rift.

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UEFA Nations League: Switzerland stun Belgium 5-2 to make final 4

LUCERNE, Switzerland (AP) – Top-ranked Belgium fell to a stunning 5-2 loss against Switzerland on Sunday, with Haris Seferovic’s hat trick lifting his team into the UEFA Nations League finals.

Belgium led 2-0 after 17 minutes thanks to Thorgan Hazard’s two goals and was cruising toward the inaugural Final Four mini-tournament to be hosted by Portugal in June.

Only defeat by a two-goal margin could stop Belgium winning the group – and a Swiss team inspired by Xherdan Shaqiri hit back with five unanswered strikes, including three by halftime.

“We all disappeared from the match suddenly,” Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said. “It leaves us with a lousy feeling.”

The shock was on in the 62nd minute when defender Nico Elvedi made up for a bad early error to put Switzerland 4-2 up with a glancing header.

Seferovic sealed the victory by getting his third with a header in the 84th after Shaqiri’s trickery set up Kevin Mbabu for a cross.

Switzerland won Group 2 in League A on the head-to-head record because both teams had nine points from four games, and Belgium beat the Swiss by just 2-1 in Brussels last month. Iceland placed last and is relegated.

The tiebreaker option seemed moot when Thorgan Hazard scored after 66 seconds and again in the 17th minute.

But Switzerland struck three times in an 18-minute spell before halftime, and kept up the pressure in the second half.

A wild match played out in a noisy, intimate 16,000-capacity stadium in Lucerne gave Swiss fans what they looked for after an infuriating World Cup exit in July, in a lackluster 1-0 Round of 16 loss to Sweden.

The game also recalled Belgium’s stunning 3-2 comeback win over Japan in its World Cup round of 16 – only this time it was the Red Devils wasting a two-goal lead.

Belgium quickly led when captain Eden Hazard’s brother Thorgan seized on a bad mistake. Thorgan Hazard had been offside when a forward pass went directly to Elvedi, but the defender misplayed the ball behind him into space. Thorgan Hazard, now onside because of the opponent’s pass, pounced to flick the ball over goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

In the 17th, Thorgan Hazard was allowed to move into the Swiss penalty area and fired an angled shot past Elvedi and the diving Sommer, his teammates at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Switzerland now had to score at least four goals to edge the tiebreaker – and had three by halftime.

A penalty by Ricardo Rodriguez in the 26th was awarded for Nacer Chadli’s foul on right-back Mbabu. Minutes later Rodriguez crossed for Shaqiri to guide a header across the goalmouth for Seferovic to tap in as Courtois scrambled in vain.

Seferovic then swept in a curling shot with his weaker right foot. He now has 17 goals for Switzerland one year after he was booed off the field by home fans in a World Cup playoff despite the team advancing.

Belgium’s capitulation had echoes of a 3-1 loss to Wales in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals. It leaves this team still seeking a trophy to justify the “Golden Generation” label that is often a curse in world soccer.

Nottorious cop suspended for demanding kitu kidogo from Embakasi residents

By Lilian Mutavi

A police officer on suspension was arrested on Sunday for arresting and demanding bribes from Embakasi residents.

Titus Matinge was nabbed in Mukuru kwa Njenga after residents reported him to the authorities.

A police report stated that the officer was demanding money to secure release of those who fell to his trick.

“Police officers from Embakasi moved in and established that the officer was not from our division,” the report reads.

Upon being searched,  Matinge was found in possession of a certificate of appointment.

The suspect said he was from Kenya Airport Police Unit (Kapu) but the JKIA police boss denied knowing him.

After that, Matinge changed the narrative and said he was from Railways police, a claim that was dismissed by Nairobi bosses.

The officer, the report states, later claimed he was stationed at Railways, Mombasa.

The police are holding him for further investigations.

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Naivasha man kills 6-year-old boy after his mother rejects him

Irate residents of Karagita estate in Naivasha have lynched a 30-year-old man who brutally murdered a six year old boy after the mother rejected him.

In a love gone sour incident, the man who was recently released from prison turned his anger to the minor slashing his neck leading to his death.

The minor who was asleep when the attack occurred died while been rushed to Naivasha sub-county hospital before the residents caught up with the suspect who left jail two months ago.

Emotions ran high in the homestead after the weekend incident as relatives and neighbors tried to come to terms with the attack that left many in shock.

According to Monicah Mumbi who is the aunt to the minor, the suspect had on several occasions threatened the family.

She said that in one of the incident, her sister who had a relationship with the suspect reported the matter to the police leading to the arrest.

“He left jail a couple of months back but he kept threatening that he would kill my sister and later turn the knife unto himself,” she said.

Tears flowing down her cheeks, Mumbi narrated how the suspect tried to attack her sister whom managed to escape leaving the minor alone in the house.

“He stabbed the minor all over the body before members of the public moved in and rushed him to hospital but he died along the way,” she said.

A community leader Moses Wanyeki narrated how the managed to grab the bleeding minor from the suspect and rushed him to hospital.

Wanyeki termed the suspect as a known criminal who in the past had been arrested on several occasions for a series of criminal activities.

“We were woken by screams and rushing to the home we found the man holding the minor and we rescued him but sadly he died while on the way to hospital,” he said.

A neighbor John Mwangi said that the couple had in the past quarreled after the woman decided to leave the man over his continuous threats.

“This incident has left as in shock after the man decided to kill the innocent boy who had nothing to do with the couples differences,” he said.

Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru confirmed the incident adding that an inquest file had been opened and the two bodies taken to Naivasha mortuary.

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Matokeo ya mtihani wa KCPE yako tayari kutolewa, atangaza Rais Kenyatta

Rais Uhuru Kenyatta leo ametangaza kwamba kusahihishwa kwa mtihani wa Kitaifa wa Shule za Msingi, KCPE, kumekamilika na matokeo yako tayari kutolewa.

Wakati huo huo, Rais alisema kwamba mtihani wa mwaka huu wa KCPE haukukumbwa na visa vya udanganyifu na kasoro  zozote zile.

“Kulikuwa na visa vichache  sana vya udanganyifu au ukiukaji sheria wakati wa mtihani wa mwaka huu na nawashukuru wazazi, walimu na watahiniwa. Tungependa kuwapongeza wale wote waliochangia ufanisi kwenye mtihani huo,” kasema Rais.

Rais Kenyatta alisema haya katika kijiji cha Gachororo, eneo wakilishi bunge la Juja ambako alihudhuria ibada ya Jumapili na kuongoza shughuli ya kuchangisha pesa za kusaidia ujenzi wa kanisa jipya la PCEA.

Rais alisistiza ahadi yake ya hivi majuzi kwamba hakuna mtahiniwa aliyefanya mtihani wa KCPE atakosa nafasi ya kujiunga na shule ya upili.

Alitoa wito kwa wazazi wa watahiniwa wa KCPE kuhakikisha watoto wao wanajiunga na shule za upili kwa sababu nafasi zao tayari zipo na Serikali itagharamia elimu yao.

Vile vile, Rais  alisistiza matamshi yake ya hivi majuzi kwamba kanisa linastahili kutekeleza wajibu mkubwa kuimarisha maadili ya taifa.

Alisema Kenya imekuwa ikitambuliwa kuwa nchi ya imani kuu lakini hivi karibuni imeonekana kupoteza mwelekeo wake wa maadili.

“Lazima turejeshe mfumo wa maadili ya taifa letu kupitia ushirikiano kati ya Serikali na Kanisa,”kasema Rais.

Vile vile, Rais Kenyatta alitoa wito kwa wabunge kupitisha Mswaada kuhusu usawa wa kijinsia ili kutimiza mahitaji ya katiba.

“Hebu tuwajibike kwa mjibu wa katiba na kupitisha sheria kuhusu usawa wa kijinsia,” kasema Rais.

Viongozi wengine waliohutubu katika kanisa hilo ni kiongozi wa wengi katika Bunge la Seneti Kipchumba Murkomen, Gavana wa Kaunti ya Kiambu Ferdinand Waititu na Seneta wa Kiambu Kimani Wamatangi.

Rais Kenyatta alisimama mjini Juja kuitikia salamu za wananchi kabla ya kuwahutubia kwa muda mfupi.

Crime roundup: Police officer injured in Ruaka

A police officer was last evening shot and injured in a clash with suspected thugs in Ruaka area, Nairobi.

The officer was in the company of three others and had responded to a distress call when they came under fire. Police say the officer was shot and injured in the leg as the suspected thugs escaped on foot.

He is recuperating in hospital.

Meanwhile, seven suspected thugs were at the weekend shot dead by police in two separate incidents of crime in the city.

The first incident happened in Mwiki area where three suspects were killed after a chase by police. A pistol was recovered from the three. Four others were yesterdaykilled in Umoja area in a botched robbery and two pistols found on them.

Police say the men had been attacking and robbing locals when they were alerted. This increases to more than 30, the number of suspects killed in the past month alone in the war on crime in the city.

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Shetani Gani Hii? Nurse suspended after taking selfie showing woman giving birth

A woman in the process of labor and giving birth would rather keep this moment private rather than share with the world.

But a nurse in Malawi didn’t think so.

A midwife at a health centre in the country was swiftly suspended after posting a selfie in the labour ward where a women was giving birth.

The nurse has been identified as Patricia Malichi from Ndirande Health Centre.

The regions Director of Health Service  Dr. Gift Kawaladzi in an interview with a Malawi radio station confirmed the incident saying

“We have suspended her pending further review of the case by Nurses and Midwifery Council of Malawi,” 

The selfie photo has gone viral on social media, and no I will not show you. Head over to Twitter and see for yourself.

The nurse has defended herself saying the photo was leaked by a bitter ex-lover.

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