Newspaper Review 1st March, 2024


1. Daily Nation

A New Alliance Between Wiper and KANU

Wiper’s head, Kalonzo Musyoka, convened with KANU leader Gideon Moi, who has been absent from the political arena, aiming to establish a fresh alliance. Kalonzo heightened his efforts to assume The Azimio la Umoja leadership to replace Raila, who is poised to chair the African Union Commission.

2. The Standard 

The Standard 01032024

Is Azimio on The Verge of a Collapse?

Raila’s departure from Kenya’s political stage has prompted Azimio to seek new alliances in haste. A faction of Jubilee and Narc Kenya leaders has invited 13 parties to chart a path forward for the coalition. Raila’s exit poses a significant challenge for all parties involved, as they struggle with the unpreparedness to fill the void left by his formidable opposition leadership.

3. Taifa Leo 

Taifa Leo 01032024

Is Kalonzo Heading Out of Azimio?

Raila’s move to pursue the African Union Commission chairman position leaves a huge gap in the opposition, leaving leaders scrambling to fill the position. Kalanzo kicked his campaign strategy a notch higher by meeting with Gideon Moi amid talk of a new alliance between the two principals flared around. The move leaves critics wondering whether Kalonzo is finally letting go of his ambitions to lead the Azimio La Umoja coalition of parties.

4. People Daily 

People Daily 01032024

Raila Garners Support from Top African Leaders

Raila’s campaign trail bears fruit as he declares he has garnered support for the African Union Commission job position from the Horn of Africa and South Africa. He prepares to hit the road in full gear, seeking endorsement in all AU member states.

5. The Star 

Uhuru’s KES.6.3 Billion Unga Subsidy Under Scrutiny

The DCI launches an investigation into the alleged KES 6.3 billion Unga subsidy during Uhuru’s administration. Allegedly, 82% of the maize meal distributed nationwide went unaccounted for, resulting in the government being billed billions for the unaccounted product.

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