The cause of the fire, which burned down one dormitory of the Moi Girls school, is not known.
"We were sleeping and a girl woke us up and said that our hostel was burning".
Kenyan police did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment on Saturday morning. REUTERS/Baz Ratner Investigators stand inside a cordon line following a fire that burnt down one dormitory of Moi Girls school in Nairobi, Kenya September 2, 2017.
The injured, who are more than 50, have been admitted to Kenyatta National Hospital and Nairobi Women's Hospital, with close to 40 students having been treated and discharged.
The school, which has 1,183 students, has been closed for two weeks to facilitate investigations.
WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated
Residents were ordered to leave after the device was found during construction work in a wealthy suburb of the city. World War II may have ended over 70 years ago, but its legacy still lingers in cities across Germany.
Opposition chief Raila Odinga has send his condolences to the affected families and also asked the govt to expedite investigations into the cause of the fire.
"Our children don't have phones in school so I rushed here because as a parent I'm anxious, but we have yet to be told where our children are", said parent Joyce Mwambia.
A statement from his office on Saturday evening said the death toll had risen from seven to eight.
This comes barely days after students opened school and Form Four students are expected to commence their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams on Friday next week.
Last year, at least 126 high schools were struck by arson in what appeared to be protests by students over the shortening of holidays and the limiting of visits by parents.
A long line of USA presidents has failed to check North Korea's persistent pursuit of missiles and nuclear weapons. The Japanese NHK broadcaster confirmed the test, adding no breaches of nuclear materials to the outside occurred.
The Han Solo spin-off film , set to be the second Star Wars stand-alone film after Rogue One , was already stacked with talent. Bettany's casting comes two weeks after Michael K Williams dropped out of the project due to scheduling conflicts.
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The highlight Tuesday was a $1 million donation from Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk, daughter of the late Bud Adams. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday that the team's thoughts and prayers were with the city of Houston.
Ram Chandra Prasad Singh and, perhaps, Purnea MP Santosh Kushwaha are likely to be sworn in along with the BJP leaders. Unconfirmed reports say transport and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari may get additional responsibility of railways.
Because this is Texas you'll probably do it in six months", he said, winning a roar of approval from the gathering. Trump expressed optimism that getting the relief money to the affected areas would be a " quick process ".
The PM herself also failed to repeat her bold claim when challenged about it during a press conference in Tokyo yesterday. He also said any further sanctions on North Korea would be counterproductive, it said.
Gabon were without their talismanic forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who was not available for this fixture. Ivory Coast is on track, a 3-0 win Saturday confirmed that, while Sadio Mane's Senegal is hanging in there.
But Britton got Darwin Barney to hit a sharp bouncer to second base and Schoop made a ideal throw to cut down Pillar at the plate. After a dicey first inning when Miley put two men on with two outs and need 24 pitches, things went smoothly for him.
At the same time, some refiners including Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Marathon Petroleum Corp. are preparing to restart plants. The company said it expected to resume service on its Houston crude oil distribution system over the weekend.
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First Day Of School Uncertain For HISD
HISD said it will go to shelters 72 hours before the start of school to locate and organize transportation for students. Officials at several districts and charters said they had solid academic reasons for starting school before Labor Day.
White House plans cost of Harvey relief
He says storm victims face " a long and hard path" ahead, but he says that "we are stronger than the obstacles in our path". Harvey downgraded to a tropical depression Wednesday after making second landfall in Louisiana and then in Mississippi.
Presidents Moon, Trump agree to revise missile guidelines
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Andrew Luck Comes Off PUP List, Can Now Practice
If he had opened the season on the PUP list he would not have been able to play for at least the first six games. The Colts have avoided this particular doomsday scenario by activating him from the PUP list on Saturday.
Wimbush leads Notre Dame to 49-16 victory over Temple
Previous year the seating capacity was 80,795, or 3,173 more than after the completion of the Campus Crossroads Project. Before that, the Irish had held the Owls at arm's length, without knocking them out for nearly the entire game.
Court allows Dileep to perform father's rites
Later, the actor approached the Kerala High Court for a bail, two times, but both the pleas were rejected by the higher court. The prosecution argued that permission should not be granted to the actor since he had skipped the ritual past year as well.
North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test, Japan says
The last test, in September 2016, yielded one about as powerful as the bomb the United States dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. The test of an intercontinental ballistic missile in July showed North Korea's weapons program isn't standing still.
LSU leads BYU 14-0 at halftime
Orgeron said he prefers to keep those matters "in-house", but said he expects a number of guys to return next week. Orgeron added that any player now being disciplined would not travel to New Orleans for the BYU game.