TODAY’S NEWSPAPERS 12TH MARCH 2021.

DAILY NATION

Raila being treated for Covid-19, says doctor – ODM chief becomes the highest profile political leader in the country to announce that he has contracted the virus that has so far claimed 1,899 lives, according to the Health ministry.

Kenya says the vaccine suspended in Europe is safe – The AstraZeneca vaccine has been linked to blood clots in some recipients in Denmark, Norway, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Luxembourg

The Magufuli puzzle – High level security in Nairobi Hospital’s VIP North Wing and access to its presidential suites more restricted than usual after media reported that the Tanzania President was flown into Kenya on Monday night to apparently receive treatment for a cardiac condition and respiratory complaint.

THE STANDARD

Kenyatta’s headache on BBI and 2022 succession – The emergence of cracks in the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga may force the former to rethink his political strategy, 16 months to the end of his tenure.

Denmark stops AstraZeneca vaccination over blood clots – The European country is one of the eight that have put on hold the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine over concerns relating to blood clots in some recipients.

Law to lock out secret lovers from succession-Secret lovers will be locked out of the inheritance when a married man or woman dies if the Law of Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is passed.

THE STAR

‘You will overcome’: Ruto sends well wishes to Raila after testing positive for Covid – Deputy President William Ruto has sent well wishes to ODM leader Raila Odinga after he tested positive for Covid-19.

MPs finally return for revenue bill sitting after staging protest over CDF cash – MPs on Thursday staged protests over delays in disbursement of CDF cash. The lawmakers staged a quorum hitch paralysing the evening sitting. The afternoon sitting was also cut short for lack of numbers, throwing the debate on the Division of Revenue bill into disarray.

Political undertones in Matiang’i Murang’a inspection tour – Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on Thursday led government officials to inspect ongoing Murang’a projects, giving rise to speculation he could be preparing the ground for his political ambitions.

PEOPLE DAILY

BBI, bars likely victims of new Corona rules – All eyes are on the President as he makes decision whether to lift the yearlong containment measures or extend restrictions in the wake of a new surge in infections.

Court suspends Matiang’i order on transfer of chiefs – The High Court yesterday suspended a decision by Interior CS Fred Matiang’i to transfer chiefs in Garissa County.

State revs up 8 parastatals in Sh159.4b government guarantee debt – Auditor General Nancy Gathungu has revealed that the outstanding government guarantee in respect to eight parastatals is Sh159.4 billion as most of them continue to underperform. Out of the 159.4 billion, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) was named among the parastatals with a debt of Sh357million.

Published by MWALIMU Amunga Akhanyalabandu

Passionate about Advocacy on the REAWAKENING teachers in Kenya and reporting on the MULEMBE Nation. Having worked at the Kenya National Union OF TEACHERS in the advocacy department, I will be able to detail and explain about the welfare of teachers and their point of view on socio economic and political matters. Luhyia are the 2nd most populous ethnic group in Kenya. They are blessed with great land, topography, climate, resources and human Resource. We are also keen on Luhya Renaissance is about making the Mulembe People aware of their blessings, appreciating those blessings, defending them and putting them to proper use for the current and future generations.

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