However, the Education boss said that the ministry has been implementing radical changes in schools to ensure the discipline of students following a report by a team of investigators who probed last year's numerous cases of school fires.
"It was not an accident, it was arson", Minister Fred Matiang'i said of the fire on Saturday at Moi Girls School in Nairobi.
Matiangi said there had been a spate of arson attacks on schools around the country, including in the coastal city of Mombasa and the western city of Kisumu.
The fire started at around 1.30 a.m. and according to some witnesses emergency services arrived nearly two hours later.
Past year over 100 schools countrywide were set alight by arsonists in three months. I slept in the one adjacent to where the fire started. Cooper said students sometimes cited violent protests by slum residents or university students that successfully publicised their causes, and sought to emulate them.
Only parents who identified themselves were allowed into the school.
A sombre mood, whispered conversations and faces that tell a story of pain, confusion and unanswered questions greet you as you enter Moi Girls School, Nairobi.
"She had inhaled carbon monoxide and needed to be under observation", said Zippy.
"Some of the fires we have faced before in the sector are related to that kind of thing, politicization of school headship, politicization of responsibility in the education sector". We heard the students in that cubicle screaming and we went there and tried to stop the fire, but it was spreading very fast and so we made a decision to run outside. "It is not right", he said in a televised press conference.
One student's mother could be seen wailing outside the school principal's office, and other parents could be seen at a Red Cross desk set up to handle inquiries.
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Greece 1-2 Belgium
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