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Shut down bogus colleges - 4 days ago, 23:06

Editorial

Reports that unaccredited private colleges are awarding certificates to unwitting students are distressing, though not surprising.

The colleges, which probably do not meet the conditions set out in the law to operate, receive money from students and brazenly disregard the regulations and give them fake certificates, which no one will recognise.

According to the Kenya National Qualifications Authority, the agency charged with quality assurance of academic credentials, the colleges are violating the law and their owners risk prosecution.

While it is prudent of the KNQA to raise the alarm, the warning is coming too late in the day. Action should have been taken a long time ago.

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Besides, the authority ought to name the offending colleges and have them shut down immediately.

The authorities must go further and investigate how the colleges were allowed to operate in the first place, how many students have been awarded the dud certificates and what ...
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