It’s another fresh week as the year inches closer to end with the start of Christmas festivities. This week, politics surrounding the BBI debate, schools re-opening and the impeachment of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko are expected to dominate public discourse.
TV47’s ‘Morning Cafe’ hosted by Linda Alela will host Ndaragwa Member of Parliament Waithaka Kioni, Political analyst Barrack Muluka and Nyeri County Speaker John Kagucia. They will discuss the State of The Nation from 6:30AM to 8AM.
Kenya’s hottest TV breakfast show will also feature a demonstrative first aid training conducted live on air by St John Ambulance’s Fred Majiwa and his team. You just can’t miss it!
‘Morning Cafe’ will also review the newspaper headlines:
Splash: Split Over Christmas Lockdown
Your governor does not want you to visit your relatives in his county this Christmas. This is due to fear of the spread of the coronavirus. The paper however says that government officials have ruled out another lockdown.
The paper also carries the story of Thika millionaire Julius Gitau who resurfaced yesterday after missing since September 21. He says he was abducted and later dumped at Kamwangi in Gatundu North constituency.
Splash: Ruto’s road to Damascus
Splash: Safaricom seeks unit trust, insurance launch approval
Kenya’s largest telco is seeking to expand its business. It wants to launch insurance, unit trust and saving products as it races for a larger piece of the financial services market.
Late politician Nginyo Kariuki’s family has joined other prominent families on the road to infamy by fighting over property. His eldest son James Kariuki has asked the High Court to allow him run the late tycoon’s Ksh4billion estate. Nginyo left a contested will. He had nine children from three different women.
Splash: BBI dilemma: DP Ruto reduces his tough demands
The paper reports that Deputy President William Ruto yesterday declared he isn’t eager on a political contest with President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga on the BBI. Instead, he is looking for a possible bridge to bridge the divide. “There are things that are important to the people of Kenya at this point in time, one of them us not a contest about our Constitution,” the DP said.
The paper also reveals that the Higher Education Loans Board wants to provide 60,000 laptops to government-sponsored university students. Many universities have migrated their classes online to stem the coronavirus pandemic.
Splash: Uganda polls race stained by violence and deaths
The weekly regional newspaper revisits the week of bloodshed in Uganda as two main rivals in January 2021’s presidential elections President Yoweri Museveni and Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) clashed. Which way forward?
The paper also has a pull-out on the KUSI Ideas festival going down this week. It will involve presentations by heads of state, policy makers and captains of industry under the theme, “Toward a post-covid Africa: Recovering Together.”
Stay tuned to TV47 for these and more……