PRESS REVIEW | Today’s top stories
Welcome to the press review, where we bring you the top stories of the day from various sources.
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Muslims mark Idd-ul-Fitr today
Muslims across the country mark Idd-ul-Fitr celebrations, ending the Holy month of Ramadhan.
The Shawaal crescent moon was sighted in Wajir and Mandera counties on Thursday evening.
Twitter blue ticks start vanishing
Various leading media houses and Twitter personalities have started losing their blue check marks.
Twitter began the mass removal of its blue ticks on Thursday, as the symbol previously used to signify a verified account vanished.
Twitter CEO Elon Musk announced that only users who will have the blue checkmark will be the ones who subscribe to the Twitter Blue subscription.
Debt office to be made independent
President William Ruto’s government is working on a plan to make the debt office at the National Treasury autonomous to enhance accountability and transparency in public debt management.
This means that the Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) will soon have the power to approve or reject proposed loans, a major boost for the office.