TODAY’S NEWSPAPERS 8TH APRIL 2021

DAILY NATION

Power women driving politics-Playing integral roles, and others behind the scenes, a growing number of influential women are expected to shape the 2022 succession. Politicians like governors Charity Ngilu and Ann Waiguru, and Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua, regularly participate in strategy meetings as political allies begin to take shape ahead of next year’s elections.

IMF: Treasury to unveil new taxes-The government plans to introduce new taxes and cut back on existing tax exemptions as part of a reforms package funded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Probe

Launched into ‘miscarriage linked to vaccine’- The national drugs regulator is investigating a case in which a woman reportedly suffered a miscarriage after receiving the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

THE STANDARD

IMF okays Kenya’s Eurobond plan as job cuts loom-The International Monetary Fund endorses plan to borrow upto Sh508billion to repay other expensive loans as thousands of civil service and parastatal jobs face axe in IMFs tough terms.

Raila Party’s about –turn on flag bearer-ODM now calls National Executive Committee meeting and hints at possibility of extending application period for presidential aspirants.

Abdul, the unlikely politician – Abdulkadir Mohamed Haji, Senator-elect for Garissa County, carries the hopes of residents who looked up to his late father, Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji.

THE STAR

Big hotels empty, smaller owners are hurt by Covid-From Nairobi to Mombasa to Kisumu, hoteliers are telling of how the virus is killing small business across the country.

Counties in fresh cash crisis as pandemic hits-The cash crunch in the 47 counties has deepened during the Covid-19 pandemic as governors said allocations are at least three months behind schedule.

Vaccine is safe as 350,000 receive jab, says ministry-Government says the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe. The Health ministry said an adverse event following the uptake of the vaccine does not imply a causative relationship.

PEOPLE DAILY

Raila’s 2022 plans divides his key ODM lieutenants – ODM leader Raila Odinga is walking in a tightrope in his quest to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 with some party officials and supporters expressing reservations about his strategy.

Governors see decline in Coronavirus cases – The Council of Governors (CoG) said there has been a tremendous progress in combating Covid-19 in the last one week owing to lockdown and stringent measures

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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