Ruth Kamande scores A- in KCSE exams - Business Today News
Connect with us

Education

Ruth Kamande scores A- in KCSE exams

The Miss Langata 2016-17 is still making headlines behind bars. Ruth was among top performers in the exams, whose results were released on Wednesday by Education CS Fred Matiang’i

Published

on


Lang’ata Women’s Prison remandee, Ruth Kamande, who shot to fame after she allegedly killed her 24-year-old boyfriend on September 20th 2015 at their house in Buru Buru, Nairobi, scored an A- in this year’s KCSE exams, whose results were released on Wednesday.

Ruth stabbed her boyfriend Fareed Ahmed 22 times following a quarrel over text messages on his phone. She has been remanded at Langata women prison for the last two years.

The Miss Langata 2016-17 is still making headlines behind bars. Ruth was among top performers in the exams.

According to Ghafla, Ms Kamande is among the 901 girls countrywide who scored a mean grade of A- minus. She excelled despite sitting for her exams at Langata women prison.

Related: 2013 KCPE stars fade four years later

Apart from being a prison beauty, Ruth is also a trained paralegal and is also taking modelling lessons. She revealed that she decided to train as a paralegal to gain knowledge to help her in her case.

“In prison, there are so many opportunities which comprise the reform programmes. So there is education that is provided, formal education, I do paralegal training which has helped me with my case which I’m still handling. They also give you an opportunity to explore your talents,” Ruth Kamande said in an interview with KTN in 2016.

In a recent interview with Business Today, she said wants to become an author one day and share her true story to the world, which she couldn’t share to us since the case is still ongoing. She has cultivated a reading culture, frequenting to the prison’s library in order to build her writing project; writing her story.

“I want to write my story someday. My first story will be my life in prison then the story of my whole life will follow,” a smiling Ruth told BT.

READ: NSSF closes Nakumatt Lifestyle

According to Olivia Onyango, the officer in charge of the prison, inmares leave the place well equipped with money-making skills that will make them busy, hence crime will be a thing of the past to them, including Kamande.

“They have formed a club, ‘Crime si poa’ (Crime is not good), which helps them leave the prison reformed people with money-making skills to pick up their lives after this,” she said.


Business Today is the leading independent online business website in Kenya. Started in 2012 by a veteran business journalist, it has a huge following both in Kenya and abroad. It covers various business and related issues. Email editor at: [email protected]

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News Updates

NEWS6 hours ago

Ruto promises tough action of corrupt individuals

Deputy President calls on the Director of Public Prosecution and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to move fast and bring...

Health11 hours ago

Shaving pubic hair increases STIs risk, survey shows

Pubic hair grooming has also been linked to an increased number of sexual partners, as people that frequently groom their...

NEWS14 hours ago

Protests as police force bearded female tout to undress

The abnormal, excessive growth of thick hair in areas not commonly associated with women is as a result of hirsutism,...

NEWS1 day ago

Top Pipeline officials homes raided in Sh647m fraud probe

EACC CEO Halakhe Waqo said anti-graft detectives seized several documents and records from the raided homes, and would use them...

NEWS1 day ago

Law firm to appeal 15-year jail term for woman who slept with 16-year-old boy

In her defence, Judith Wandera said looking at his physical appearance, the boy did not appear a minor

NEWS2 days ago

CITAM signs deal to live stream church services to Gen Z

Church says network will enable it to faithfully live out its vision with this generation, which comprises the pre-churched, un-churched...

NEWS2 days ago

Kenya now blacklists Miguna Miguna

The move is seen as aimed at avoiding another ugly specter at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport similar to the...

NEWS3 days ago

British pensioner guilty of Kenya ‘holiday ‘ rape charges

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said Keith Morris, 72, befriended the young victims' families over the past 20 years, giving...

Health3 days ago

US surrogacy agency withdraws from ‘perilous’ Kenya

Sensible Surrogacy now recommends new lower-cost programmes in the United States, which it says are completely safe and have the...

NEWS4 days ago

Kenya to reform laws to enhance biodiversity conservation

Tobiko says the ministry of Environment has formulated and reviewed laws and regulations to implement the provisions of the constitution...

Advertisement

Trending