Newspaper Review 23rd, February 2024

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1. Daily Nation

The Second Wave of Punitive Taxes For Kenyans

The opposition pledges to obstruct what it describes as another round of harsh taxes that would exacerbate the burden on Kenyan citizens and diminish household incomes. Meanwhile, the government, in the Budget Policy Statement, defended implementing aggressive measures to increase revenue collection to KES 4 trillion, citing the growing need for debt repayment.

2. The Standard 

The Standard 23022024

Rest Well Kiptum

At just 24 years old, Kevin Kiptum has achieved what many great men only dream of but ultimately fall short. He has carved his name among the pantheon of the greatest athletes to grace the earth. As Kenyans bid him their final farewells, they are left with a sense of longing, hoping that another exceptional marathon champion will emerge to walk in his illustrious footsteps.

3. Taifa Leo 

Taifa Leo 23022024

Rest Well Kiptum

Kenyans bid a poignant farewell to Kevin Kitum, the renowned long-distance runner celebrated for his unparalleled achievement of holding the current world record time for 42-kilometre races. Kitum’s legacy transcends his athletic prowess, as the world will forever cherish him for his indomitable spirit, unwavering resilience in the face of challenges, profound kindness toward others, and relentless diligence in pursuing his dreams.

4. People Daily 

People Daily 23022024

Shock as New Housing Bill Drops

After dealing with the disappointment of the legislative voting on the housing bill unopposed, Kenyans have to grapple with the new amendments to the bill as Kenya Kwanza MPs vote to include non-salaried workers as contributors to the levy. The amendments have sparked growing concern as individuals wrestle with the challenge of living paycheck to paycheck.

5. The Star 

The Star 23022024

Payday for IEBC Lawyers

IEBC lawyers will collect their payment today for representing the commission. The lawyers will receive a 500 million payout, although the Auditor General queries the lack of supportive documents for the process from her office.

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