The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams results are expected to be released today. 

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Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha is expected to announce the results for the 1,088,986 candidates from various primary schools countrywide, eighteen days after the completion of the examination.

This is the third year the ministry of education will be releasing the results earlier than usual.  

The examiners finished marking English composition and Kiswahili Insha on Thursday.

According to the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), computation of the grades kicked off immediately the marking was completed as the teachers worked to beat the deadline. 

6,440 examiners from different parts of the country traveled to different marking centers to oversee the exercise.  

Magoha had earlier on said cases of exam malpractices had declined compared to the past years. 

“The number of examination malpractices has been reducing significantly over the last few years but we had challenges in Nyandarua, West Pokot and Garissa, where some teachers and exam officials tried to interfere with the tests. Action has already been taken against the culprits,” said Prof Magoha.