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Breaking News: Starehe Boys Centre on Fire

 Nairobi’s Starehe Boys Centre is on fire. 

It is reported that the fire which consumed the school workshop and main study centre, started on Saturday evening.

Sources indicate that the fire is being contained as the fire fighters are already at the school.

The Starehe Boys Centre acting director Josphat Mwaura, reported that the school administration is confirming to account for all the students.

So far no casualty has been reported.

According to Charles Njagua (formerly Musician Jaguar) who is the current Starehe Member of Parliament, fire fighters from the Nairobi fire department acted in time to contain the inferno.

The MP thanked the Nairobi City Council-fire brigade and KPLC for their instant response to the scene of tragedy.

The exact cause of the fire at school has not yet been established.

However,  there are speculations of the fire having been caused by faults in electricity lines.

Breaking News: Starehe Boys Centre on Fire
Starehe Boys Centre on Fire – Official School Statement. (PHOTO/COURTESY)

Details and Contacts of Starehe Boys Centre

Starehe Boys’ Centre (popularly known as “Starehe”) is a partial-board, boys-only school.

It was founded in 1959 by Dr. Geoffrey William GriffinMBSOBE, Geoffrey Gatama Geturo and Joseph Kamiru Gikubu.

Starehe Boys Centre School on fire
Starehe Boys Centre School Logo. (Photo/Courtesy) 

The school started as a rescue centre in Nairobi. According to Wikipedia, Starehe and Brookhouse School are the only African schools south of the Sahara and north of the Limpopo distinguished as Round Square members.

Starehe Boys Centre Contacts

Address: General Waruinge Street,
P.O Box 30178 -00100, GPO,
Kenya .

+254 777 761 213-7
+254 727 531 001

Email: info@stareheboyscentre.ac.ke

Website: http://www.stareheboyscentre.ac.ke/


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