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Let Us Rethink Phased Reopening Of Schools

The Ministry of Education and the government should, therefore, find ways to look into and manage the frustrations of the people. Otherwise, the rules will continue to be broken with untold consequences. Pupils and students have now begun going back to school in the phased manner that the government provided. As of April 6, Primary Four and Five pupils had

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Former Ghana President, John Dramani Mahama Donates ¢10k To Family Of Murdered Kasoa Boy

Former President John Mahama has donated ¢10,000 to the family of the 10-year-old Ishmael Mensah Abdallah who was gruesomely murdered by two teenagers for money rituals in Kasoa. The consolation was made by Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate of the 2020 National Democratic Congress (NDC), flagbearer John Mahama on Tuesday. “On behalf of former President John Mahama and

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Deputy President, William Ruto, Dismisses Morocco Envoy’s Claims That He Back Autonomy Plan

Deputy President William Ruto has dismissed claims made by Morocco Ambassador to Kenya that he supports the autonomy plan as the best solution to the Moroccan-Sahara issue. In a letter seen by the Star to Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo, Ruto, through Chief of Staff Ambassador Ken Osinde, says the claims are false, and urges the ministry to deal with

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JONATHAN CALLS FOR STRENGTHENING OF THE NATION’S ELECTORAL LAW.

Former President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called for the strengthening of the nation’s electoral laws to restore the integrity of the ballot. Dr Jonathan argued that the standard practice is that the electoral management bodies exercise the sole responsibility of returning candidates and declaring winners while the judiciary complements by either upholding declared results or nullifying flawed elections and

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INSECURITY: SOUTHEAST GOVERNORS LAUNCH EBUBE AGU SECURITY OUTFIT.

Southeast governors on Sunday, April 11, 2021  launched a regional security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu (the glory of a tiger) to battle rising insecurity. They restated that open grazing remained banned and urged security agencies to enforce it. The governors met in Owerri, the Imo State capital, with heads of security agencies in the region. Acting Inspector-General Usman Baba sent a delegation comprising a

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William Ruto, 4 Other Politicians Who Fiercely Defended Government Borrowing, Now Condemning It

Kenya’s ballooning public debt has caused a sensation for some time now, with a section of citizens slamming the Jubilee government for its insatiable appetite for loans. Kenya’s public debt currently stands at between Ksh 7.3 trillion and Ksh 8.4 trillion, equivalent to about 65% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Several leaders had earlier defended government borrowing, especially during

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Kenyans Have No Moral Authority To CRITICISE Government Spending Says Mutahi Ngunyi

Kenyans Have No Moral Authority to Criticize Gov’t Spending, Mutahi Ngunyi. Political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has sneered at Kenyans for criticizing the government’s spending and borrowing spree amid high taxation and the dwindling economic fortunes. The controversial current affairs commentator defended massive borrowing by the Jubilee administration and insisted that loans were good for the nation’s development. Ngunyi said Kenyans

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I WILL BATTLE BANDITRY, KIDNAPPING AND SECESSIONISTS, SAYS ACTING POLICE IG, USMAN BABA.

Acting Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba began his tenure on Wednesday with a pledge to confront increasingly, complex and pervasive security threats in the country. He listed them as “terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, secessionist agitation and sundry organized crimes.” Baba, 58, who was appointed on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, spoke at the Force Headquarters in Abuja after taking the reins

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MEMBERS OF IPOB/ESN ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMO JAILBREAK – CP MBA.

Frank Mba, Police Public Relations Officer, has disclosed that Preliminary investigations revealed that the attackers of Imo state custodial service centre, who came in their numbers with sophisticated weapons, are members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN). Frank Mba who was speaking on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed said that

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Bobi Wine Must Surrender “Bullet Proof Car” To URA, Court Rules

The outgoing Kyadondo East member of parliament and former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has lost his bid to block Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) from recalling his vehicle for a reassessment. His application was dismissed today Tuesday by the deputy head of High court civil division judge Emmanuel Baguma. Baguma argues that Kyagulanyi failed to adduce evidence to show that the recalling

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