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Top Newspaper Headlines for April 21: Uhuru remains mum as Kenyans battle tough economic times, lockdowns

The country’s top newspapers on Wednesday, April 21 widely reported on Jubilee Party’s announcement that it would cut ties with William Ruto-linked party United Democratic Party (UDA).

The dailies also reported on the court ruling indicating that nine Cabinet secretaries and all Chief Administrative Secretaries were holding offices illegally.

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Daily Nation

Deputy President William Ruto has hit out at Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju after announcing that the party will cut ties with the United Democratic Party (UDA).

Political leaders allied to the DP argued that Jubilee has no right to annul the agreement it had with UDA.

Soy MP Caleb Kositany said Jubilee has started to.act in anger, further daring Tuju to kick out MPs who are in parliament through the party.

People Daily

President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently on a three-day tour in the Democratic Republic of Kenya (DRC).

According to the daily, the Head of State is in the country at the invitation of President Felix Tshisekedi.

Addressing the visit to DRC, Kenya’s envoy to DR Congo George Masafu said he will seek to strengthen the bilateral ties between Kenya and DRC.

Uhuru and his DRC counterpart will lead their delegations in bilateral talks and also witness the signing of agreements.

The Star

A United Nations agency has asked relevant authorities to speed up the probe into the murder of KBC journalist, Betty Barasa.

Raising the matter, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) director-general Audrey Azoulay asked investigative agencies to investigate whether her death was in anyway related to his profession as a journalist.

Barasa was shot dead in her home on Wednesday, April 7, by a three-man gang that attacked her upon arrival from work.

Taifa Leo

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s silence at a time when Kenyans are battling the tough economic times, and a partial lockdowns has left many in utter despair.

The daily noted that, on March 17, just hours after Uhuru imposed a curfew, a bulldozer demolished houses of 5,000 residents of Ruai.

Uhuru’s address also left many Kenyans jobless such as the hospitalit and transport sectors.

Many Kenyans have also been spending their nights in the cold as police officers strictly enforce the 8pm curfew.

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The Standard

The One Kenya Alliance has hinted at bringing on board string political figures in its coalition as it moves to position itself as a formidable alliance.

According to the daily, the alliance held a meeting on Tuesday, April 20 where they discussed how they would position themselves for victory in the 2022 polls.

They promised to give information on the steps they are taking to strengthen the alliance in due time.

The alliance brings together Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Ford Kenya’s Moses Wetang’ula, Amani National Congress’s Musalia Mudavadi and the KANU party leader Gideon Moi.

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