IN TODAY’S DAILIES. 29TH MARCH 2021.

DAILY NATION

Uhuru under pressure to ease pain-Intense lobbying for the Head of State to ease some of the Covid-19 lockdown measures announced on Friday. Tourism sector players say containment has put 1.3 million jobs at risk; suggest a less punitive safety plan.

Blow to Raila as BBI runs into fresh turbulence- The new containment measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday, will affect the timelines for the Building Bridges Initiative(BBI) referendum , dealing a fresh blow to its chief proponent, ODM leader Raila Odinga.

Exams expose full crisis of schoolgirl pregnancies-The ongoing Form Four exams have exposed the depth of the teen pregnancy crisis, with hundreds of candidates sitting their papers in maternity wards.

THE STANDARD

No adverse side effects reported so far as more line up for Covid-19 vaccine-Kenyans who have received the Covid-19 jab have not reported adverse side effects so far besides pain at injection site, headache, tiredness and muscle ache, according to Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi.

Uhuru dilemma with DP allies atop Senate list – President Uhuru Kenyatta is facing a major political dilemma in replacing the six ousted nominated senators, as some of their potential replacements are allies of Deputy President William Ruto.

THE STAR

IEBC in Sh9m Dubai trip for boundaries review training – Polls agency IEBC is on the spot over a planned executive training for commissioners and directors on boundaries review as sources at the commission informed that taxpayers would fork out close to Sh9 million in travel, accommodation and per diem expenses for the trip.

Haji could charge Kemsa officials over Sh7.8bn Covid scandal – The Director of Public Prosecutions is considering charging Kemsa bosses in relation to the Sh7.8 billion Covid-19 procurement scandal.

Mzee Kibaki spends three weeks at Nairobi Hospital-Ailing former president Mwai Kibaki is still at The Nairobi Hospital. Kibaki, 89, was admitted to the facility on March 9,Initially he was being treated for what was described as low blood pressure.

PEOPLE DAILY

Pain in rush for lockdown deadline – Public transport vehicles raise fare threefold after desperate commuters mob termini to travel to or out of the restricted zones.

Lockdown will not affect KCSE, Ministry assures – KNEC has issued an assurance that the KCSE examination, which enters its second day today will not be interrupted despite the new Covid-19 containment measures.

CITIZEN WEEKLY

Uhuru takes charge of his succession as he isolates Ruto, Raila-If supporters of Raila Odinga are unhappy with Uhuru Kenyatta for betraying their man, they will be livid with rage to hear that Uhuru has been saying that Raila cannot agree on power-sharing deal with William Ruto due to what Uhuru claims to be bloated political egos and hardliners surrounding them.

Uhuru appoints Kabogo to lead Juja by-election- UDA has changed tune in the upcoming Juja constituency by-elections in what is viewed as a move to avoid a direct confrontation with Jubilee ruling party in Uhuru Kenyatta’s hometurf.

What Uhuru told Coast governors at State House-Details have emerged on Uhuru Kenyatta’s promises to Coast governors during State House meeting that shockwaves to William Ruto and Raila Odinga’s camp

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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