Newspaper Review 4th, March 2024


1. Daily Nation 

Senators vs. Governors

A new proposed law will permit senators to allow chiefs to appear before the senate plenary to give an account of their counties to enhance accountability and transparency over dealings. The move is already creating tension between governors and senators as a faction welcomes the changes while others consider it unnecessary. MCAs completely oppose the move.

2. The Standard 

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Kenya’s Dying Industries

Budding counties with industries that sustained the local economy are slowly losing their lifelines after years of steady decline. Unfortunately, neither the Uhuru nor Ruto administration has the solution to revive the dying industries by attracting new investors or retaining old industry giants. The aftermath of this shrinking economy is the utter destruction of industry as counties plunge into chaos.

3. Taifa Leo 

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A Pentagon Alliance in The Making

Critics note the recent associations between Ruto, Raila, and Mudavadi could be a remake of the 2007 Pentagon alliance. Wycliffe Oparanya, the Kakamega governor, chimes into the discourse stating that it could be the three principals’ strategy to ensure the vice president loses his position in the upcoming 2027 election against the Azimio la Umoja Coalition.

4. People Daily 

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Justice Delayed For Rongo Residents

A case over the murder of a Rongo University student leaves relatives and former legislators seeking justice for decades. The slowness of the arm of the law in settling the case is leaving many to wonder if this will be a case of justice denied. The courts fail to offer a clear solution over the delay.

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