How Free is Free Education in Kenya & Uganda?

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By IRUNGU PETER

Though universal primary education (UPE) is deemed free, there are several hidden costs which make the programme not absolutely free and at times out of reach for poor parents.

In Kenya and Uganda, there have been cases where students had to buy a bag of cement, toilet papers and brooms for their school. In some cases students who fail to make book donations to school are sent away. Read More

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