PRESS REVIEW | Today’s top stories

Welcome to the press review, where we bring you the top stories of the day from various sources.

Whether you are interested in news, politics, business or sports, we have something for you. Read on and find out what’s happening.

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KEMRI report shows Mukumu Girls’ learners were suffering from gastroenteritis and amoeba infection

A report from the Kenya Medical Research Institute shows that learners from the Sacred Heart Mukumu Girls admitted in hospital were suffering from gastroenteritis and ameoba infection.

According to the ministry of health the results from KEMRI indicate dominance of salmonella typhi, a typhoid causing bacteria in the samples taken from the minors.

26 girls from the school are still hospitalised.

Post-mortem for June Jerop, a student at KU University, to be conducted today

Post-mortem for June Jerop, a Masters student at Kenyatta University is set to be conducted today.

According to a classmate, Jerop had left class at 5pm on March 19th in a hurry after she received a phone call from a friend inviting her out for coffee.

That is the last time her classmates saw her alive.

Her boyfriend, Jesse Wafula Wakukha, is among three suspects that were presented in court on April 5th.

Uhuru starts receiving his KES 1.32 million monthly pension

Former President Uhuru Kenyatta has started receiving KES 1.32 million in monthly pension as the State retains another KES 655 million for a fully furnished office, limousines and salaries for scores of aides pending his retirement from party politics.

Kenyatta has been receiving the KES 1.32 million monthly pay from December 1 and was paid a lump sum of KES 39.6 million, according to Treasury documents seen by the Business Daily.

The former president has to formally retire from party politics to access a retirement benefits budget of KES 655 million for a fully furnished office, aides and luxury cars.

President Ruto expected in Kwale, Nyandarua and Nakuru Counties

President Ruto is set to tour the KES 20 billion Mwache multi-purpose dam project located in Kinango Constituency, Kwale county.

The World Bank funded project is expected to boost water supply to Kwale, Mombasa and Kilifi counties. The project had initially delayed due to land disputes and compensation issues for the residents who gave out the land for the project.

Ruto will also tour Ol Kalou potato plant in Nyandarua county.


Hope for the completion of Siaya Stadium, five years after construction began 

Hopes of Siaya finally having an ultra-modern stadium were revived recently when the first batch of structural steel beams to complete the construction of the terraces were delivered to the site last Sunday as reported by nation.africa.

The project, which sits on 19.9 acres of land, was scheduled to take 10 months and cost KES 394 million but has dragged on with no end seemingly in sight.

The construction of the stadium started on February 2019 but stalled when it was 70 per cent complete.




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