TODAY’S NEWSPAPERS 12TH APRIL

DAILY NATION

Ruto, Raila pact faces hurdles in Mount Kenya-Even before Deputy President Willian Ruto and ODM leader formalize a reported alliance, leaders from the region are warning that such a deal would see the DP , lose all the support he enjoys in the vote-rich area.

New School calendar to delay Form One selection this year-The 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidates will have to wait longer than in previous years to know the secondary schools they will join, according to sources at the Education Ministry.

Covid: India stops export of key drug-Setback for Kenya’s fight against Covid as India slaps export ban on anti-viral drug Bemdesivir after a record spike in cases sent demand surging.

THE STANDARD

My lover, My killer-A great poet once said. ’The near in blood, the nearer bloody’. The scary killings being witnessed today among partners point to a bigger problem in society. Yet justice system grinds slowly, amid suffering.

Tuju cant rule out a reunion with Ruto-Jubilee Secretary General, who has been taking the battle to the DP, says it is all politics.’’It is just on BBI. He wants it another way, we want it another way’’ Will there be a reunion? ‘’Perhaps yes, perhaps no’’

Anatomy of rampant wastage in schools- Revelations by a House Committee that the taxpayer could have been funding fictitious schools is just but the tip of an iceberg in the rot that has pervaded the education sector in what reads like a cleverly scripted scheme by unscrupulous people within and without the ministry ranks, public learning institutions have been left stranded with an excess mountain of textbooks.

THE STAR

KBC editor was shot in face, killers on elimination mission-Conmen behind the murder of KBC video editor Betty Barasa were on an assassination mission police have said.

How broke firms got Sh25 billion Ketraco contracts-The Kenya Electricity Transmission Compass is on the spot for awarding lucrative contracts to firms that collapsed before completing multibillion-shilling projects.

Suspects say they left slain NLC staffer alive at scene-Two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of National Land Commission staffer Jennifer Wambua say they met and left her at the scene where her body was found.

PEOPLE DAILY

Who’s fooling whom in Raila, Ruto unity talk – Leaders are split on whether the two should work together with some saying it will be a super alliance but others think there is no chemistry between them.

ICC: Gicheru paid, threatened witnesses on behalf of Ruto – Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru, who is accused of corruptly influencing ICC witnesses in a case against DP William Ruto, met and made cash payments to the witnesses, according to court documents.

Petitioners want Mugenda, Gichohi removed from JSC – Appointment of the new Chief Justice could be thrown into confusion after 3 petitions were filed seeking the removal of 2 commissioners from the Judicial Service Commission and the reinstatement of Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu as the acting chair of the commission.

CITIZEN WEEKLY

Raila poor health tears ODM apart-Even as ODM leader puts on a brave face that their party is intact and will be a force to reckon with in the 2022 general elections, details are emerging of a supremacy war that might see some regional Kingpins credited with giving the outfit a national outlook bolt out.

Matiang’I factor in Uhuru succession-Most leaders and members of the Kisii community have one major question and disturbing their minds resulting in some of them having sleepless nights as the country heads to the next general elections. The big question is, is Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’I going to be on the ballot for the seat of presidency come the 2022 general elections?

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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