TODAY’S NEWSPAPERS 22ND APRIL 2021

DAILY NATION

Murage link to Sh4 billion Kemsa tender – Jubilee Party vice-chairman has finally admitted to playing a role in the award of a lucrative deal for the supply of PPEs to a little known two month old company and MPs investigating the Sh7.8billon scandal now want the politician and his partners to appear before them in person.

Blame game over fake BBI Bill – Ward representatives now want the electoral commission to explain how different versions of the BBI Bill were sent to county assemblies.

Rugby doping report returns to haunt scholar in his bid for CJ job – Prof Dr Moni Wekesa defends 2014 findings of his team, which were later dismissed by the world governing body, when he appeared before the JSC panel.

Bring it on, Ruto’s UDA tells Jubilee – DP William Ruto backed United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has vowed to fight Jubilee’s plot to revoke a coalition agreement between the two parties.

President joins global leaders in climate talks – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among 40 participants in an ongoing Leaders Summit on Climate convened by US President Joe Biden.

THE STANDARD

Ex ministers succession battle drags on 39 years later – The family of former powerful minister James Gichuru is embroiled in a bitter tussle over the management and sharing of his vast estate 39 years after his death.

Gideon holds talks with US envoy, praises cordial ties – The interim US Ambassador to Kenya Eric Kneedler paid a courtesy call on Kanu chair Gideon Moi where the two discussed a wide range of issues geared towards strengthening bilateral ties between Kenya and the United States.

The goodies Uhuru has in his bag from the DR Congo – President’s 3 day visit in Kinshasa breeds more access to a country with so much wealth, potential for business.

THE STAR

Next battlefront: Control of the IEBC for 2022 – A major showdown is taking shape as political bigwigs scheme to control the country’s electoral commission ahead of the 2022 polls where the behind-the-scenes plotting is expected to come down to the wire as politicians connive for a firm grip on the seven-member recruitment panel, or at least significant influence.

UDA backs down, begs for talks over divorce from Jubilee – Deputy President William Ruto’s new political machine, UDA, is now fighting to stop its divorce from the ruling Jubilee Party. In a surprise turn of events, UDA has written to the Registrar of Political Parties saying appropriate arbitration processes needed to be undertaken to resolve the dispute.

Parliamentary committee scuttling BBI, say Raila allies – Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s allies are now reading sabotage in the constitutional amendment push, with fears that anti-change forces have permeated the joint committee considering the BBI Bill.

PEOPLE DAILY

Senators summon Badi to explain use of Covid-19 funds – A senate Committee has summoned Nairobi metropolitan Services (NMS) Director General Mohammed Badi to shed light on the whereabouts of Sh180.07 million raised to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

Influential persons grab Galana Kulalu land worth Sh15 billion – A cabal of highly connected individuals has grabbed a whopping 300,000 acres of land from the Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC) land in Kilifi County.

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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