160,000 students displaced in Kenya conflicts
06 December 2012, 14:37
Nairobi - Daily Nation reports an estimated 160,000 students have been displaced in recent violent conflicts experienced in parts of Kenya, an international conference on peace education was told Wednesday.
Some 1,350 teachers have been affected, 40 schools burnt down and 65 others vandalised, Education permanent secretary George Godia told the on-going international workshop on Peace Education in Nairobi.
The Tana Delta conflict left schools vandalised and burnt down, while students, teachers and education officials were displaced leading to disruption of learning in the areas.
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