Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) fred matiang'ihas released new measures geared towards curbing rampant cheating during national examinations.
During a press conference on Wednesday, Matiang'i announced that the Ministry had banned midterms, visiting days, prayers' day and all other social activities during schools' third term.
According to the CS, such events were contributing to exam malpractices since students would get access to exam papers and mobile phones to help in propagating the vice.
The Kenya National Examinations Council's (KNEC) board was on Thursday dissolved over the irregularities that marred national examinations in 2015.
Former University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Prof George Magoha was appointed the new chairman of the board, with immediate effect.
He replaces Prof Kabiru Kinyanjui, who was sacked.
At least 28 students of Kamandura Girls Secondary School in Limuru were injured when their dormitories caught fire Monday night.
In a statement to newsrooms, Communications Manager of St. Johns Ambulance Fred Majiwa said the inferno, which started at 8PM and destroyed close to ten dormitories, is suspected to have been caused by an electric fault.
According to reports, majority of the students were hurt while trying to rescue their belongings from the inferno.