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Top Newspaper Headlines for July 28: Uhuru allies hint at endorsing Raila for presidency come 2022

The country’s top newspapers on Wednesday, July 28 widely reported on ODM leader Raila Odinga’s tour to Murang’a to celebrate local musicians.

The dailies also reported on suspected killer cop Caroline Kangogo’s autopsy that showed he died from a single gunshot to the head.

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Taifa Leo

Musalia Mudavadi-led Amani National Congress (ANC) has condemned the arrest of 42 of its members.

According to the Swahili publication, the officials were arrested in Kitale on grounds that they were holding a political meeting in total disregard of the COVID-19 protocols.

The officials were arraigned before a Court of Law and fined KSh 15,000 each, forcing the outfit to pay KSh 700,000 to secure their releases.

The party argued that the arrests were meant to intimidate Mudavadi as hia popularity is growing.

Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s allies from the Mt Kenya region have hinted at supporting ODM leader Raila Odinga for the top seat come 2022.

The hint was made during the Skiza Thanksgiving ceremony in Murang’a where the former Prime Minister attended as the chief guest.

Speaking during the event, Kirinyaga governor Ann Waiguru said the region will go with whatever the president will say in regards to the 2022 polls.

People Daily

According to the daily, parents of Mbichi Secondary School have raised concerns over the school’s poor performance in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in the past few years.

The parents argued that the school which was an academic giant lost its glory due to mismanagement.

For instance, in the 2020 KCSE examination, the first student scored a C- while the rest of the candidates got a D+ and below.

The Standard

The family of Wycliffe Omwenga has said that his autopsy report is inconclusive as it did not reveal the cause of his death.

The post mortem was conducted at the Nairobi Women’s Hospital Mortuary by Government Pathologist Charles Muturi.

After the autopsy, more samples had been taken for further examinations at the Government’s Chemist, as they will determine the presence of any chemical substances that could have been ingested by the deceased.

Wycliffe is slain businessman Kevin Omwenga’s brother.

The Star

Counties in the Northern Region are still behind behind in the COVID-19 vaccination, with some counties yet to have at least 1,000 people in the total population vaccinated.

In Tana River County, just 385 resident had received the two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the target population of 151,051 people aged 18 years and above.

Mandera, Garissa, Wajir, West Pokot, and Isiolo are yet to vaccinate 2,000 people with 1,130, 1,134, 1,294, 1,350, and 1,525 people fully vaccinated respectively.

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