PRESS REVIEW | Today’s top stories
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Ruto to meet Israel’s Prime Minister
President William Ruto is expected to meet Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel. The head of state was yesterday in the Netherlands where he held talks with Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands. The two leaders committed to strengthening ties between the two countries for the mutual prosperity of their citizens.
The president reiterated that Kenya is open for business.
“We have taken measures to implement reforms to attract foreign direct investments,” he said.
Mwathi’s family expresses dissatisfaction with the investigation report
The family of Jeff Mwathi, an interior designer who died mysteriously on February 23rd, has expressed their dissatisfaction with the investigation report, that was recently revealed to them by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, which indicated that their son died by suicide.
The family has poked holes into the report, that was verbally issued to them, calling on the DPP to charge those involved in Mwathi’s death.
Kakamega’s Mukumu girls re-opens
Mukumu Girls’ High School in Kakamega County reopened on Monday, after a one-month closure, following a deadly infection, that claimed the lives of three students and a teacher.
The school management has focused on ensuring that the school has a clean water supply, to avert another tragedy.
Azimio rejects the proposed Finance bill
Azimio One Kenya leader, Raila Odinga, has lashed out at the new tax proposals by the Treasury, terming them as punitive.
Odinga says that the proposals if enacted into law, will sink Kenyans into the abyss of poverty.
The opposition has vowed to oppose the bill in parliament, regardless of Kenya Kwanza’s majority stake.
Fraser-Pryce wins 2023 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award
World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was named Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year in this year’s awards held in Paris.
Fraser-Pryce won a record fifth 100m gold at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22. She’ll on 13 May participate in Kenya’s Kip Keino continental classic tour held in honour of retired athlete Kipchoge Keino.
Among the other winners was footballer Lionel Messi who won the Laureus World Sportsman Award.