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Top Newspaper Headlines: CBC’s primary and junior secondary to be hosted in one compound

The country’s top newspapers newspapers on Thursday, June 24 widely reported on Kiambu Women Representative Muthoni Wa Muchomba’s shift to Deputy President William Ruto’s Tanga Tanga camp.

The dailies also reported on the commencement of the highly-populists WRC Safari Ralli in Naivasha after a 19-year absence.

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Daily Nation

According to the daily, the Ministry of Education was working to upgrade infrastructure in some primary schools to host Junior Secondary School (JSS) classes under the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).

Both primary and junior secondary which consists of Grades 7,8 and 9 hosted in the same compound.

Furtherz mm, Education CS George Magoba stated that schools that are under-enrolled and in close proximity will be merged.

The Star

Parliamentary budget experts have argued that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four agenda is not achievable during his tenure.

Accordin to the daily, the Parliamentary Budget Office explained that it is impossible due to inadequate funding, heavy debt and challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Big Four agenda was allocated about KSh 135 billion for the next financial year.

The Standard

ODM leader Raila Odinga’s son, Raila Odinga Junior on June 21 protested to the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) over party membership details.

In his letter to Registrat of Political Parties Anne Nderitu, Raila Junior demanded to be removed from the Amani National Congress (ANC) party list.

He gave the registrar 24 hours to rectify the details arguing that he was a lifetime member of the ODM party.

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Taifa Leo

MPs from the opposition party, ODM have backed a proposal requiring MCAs and MPs to have a university degree before being allowed to vie for the above political seats.

The ODM chairman John Mbadi argued that if passed, the law would not allow any aspirant without the university testimonial to compete on its ticket.

On the other hand, Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen who is opposing the demand went ahead to seek an amendment of Section 22 of the Elections Act, 2011.

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