Newspaper Review 2nd, February 2024


1. Daily Nation 

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A Storm Brewing for CJ Koome

Amidst a fierce conflict between the judiciary, the executive, and a faction of the legislature, a petition calling for the removal of Chief Justice Martha Koome has sparked widespread discussion. Its emergence, shortly after significant legal defeats for the government, has intensified speculation, particularly among politicians aligned with the ruling coalition.

2. The Standard 

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Political Leaders Divided Over Unexpected IEBC Ruling

Leaders have split opinions following the High Court’s ruling on the immediate appointment of IEBC commissioners in line with the constitution and the dismissal of dialogue between President Ruto and Opposition Leader Raila. The dialogue team, which solely anchored a Parliamentary Motion in Parliament and gazettement, ended up wasting public resources and time.

3. Taifa Leo 

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Free Education Could Soon Be An Illusion

The implementation of Free Primary and Secondary Education during the Kibaki Administration in 2003 and 2008, respectively, and its subsequent ratification in the constitution in 2010, may undergo a significant shift. Concerns have arisen due to a surge in enrollment and the imposition of various levies. This change in direction could disadvantage many despite the substantial progress made in the past.

4. People Daily 

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Is CBC A Looming Crisis?

Experts highlight Grade 9 learners need well-equipped laboratories, libraries, and adequate classrooms to meet CBC requirements. However, these essential facilities are lacking in many learning institutions. The students’ experience and educational outcomes remain hindered without access to these resources, threatening CBC’s progress in the process.

5. The Star 

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Wetangula May Have Alternative Political Plans

As the 2027 election race gains momentum, politicians are swiftly aligning their plans and affiliations. Wetagula emerges as a notable figure of interest. Sources reveal he is strengthening his campaign infrastructure and amassing a substantial financial reserve. Additionally, he procured a party-branded helicopter in readiness for the campaign trail.

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