In the results released at Shimo La Tewa Secondary School in Mombasa, a total of 571,161 candidates were graded, with 299,268 or 52 percent being female and 271,893 or 48 percent being male.
However, this data was inconsistent with the number of students who sat the national examinations.
According to KNEC figures, 574,125 candidates had sat the KCSE exam, of which 273,130 (48 percent) were female and 300,995 (52 percent) male.
The consequence of that discrepancy is such that 26,138 more girls were graded compared to those who sat their exams – a practical impossibility….
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