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MWAURA: Politics of promotion and grievances fuel school infernos

Many reasons behind school arson and unrest: stress, crowding, genuine issues of students, teachers ignored

In Summary

• Maura looks at myriad causes of school unrest and arson. Nowhere does he mention spiritual guidance and/or caning to cure indiscipline, a presumed cause..

• Some grievances by student and teachers are genuine and should be considered seriously. 

There has been a recent upsurge of school fires, with students burning dormitories and classrooms in many places across the country.

The most infamous is the Buruburu Girls High School case, ...