Raila Bags Prestigious Tender From Govt, Atwoli Urges Senate to Save Waiguru for BBI’s Sake & Burundi Leader Nkurunziza Died of Covid-19 – Diplomats

Good morning Kenyans.

We are almost at the end of the second week of the month of June that has comprised of drama, despair and surprises.

The political heat in the country keeps going up despite facing the Coronavirus pandemic.

Public Service CS Margaret Kobia found herself on the wrong side of Kenyans after she claimed that Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru was impeached because of her gender.

Public Service CS Margaret Kobia during a past interview

Many Kenyans and some politicians condemned her sentiments and complained that she had exhibited a double standard behaviour.

Kobia’s Sentiments sparked Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika to life where she sarcastically made a claim that caught everyone by surprise.

Kihikia jokingly responded to Kobia by asking if she and Runyenjes MP Cecily Mbarire had to send naked pictures to the CS in order to gain her support.

Kobia was criticised for being unfair for not having stood up for the Nakuru female leader and her counterpart when they were shown the exit door.

This brings up the question of will this be the trend, for some female leaders who get into trouble, to always use the gender card?

Here are the news making Headlines on Opera News App:

Raila Family Bags Lucrative Tender From Govt

A company affiliated to Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has bagged a lucrative tender from the Kisumu County Government.

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Save Waiguru for BBI’s Sake, Atwoli Urges Senate

Trade unionist Francis Atwoli has appealed to the Senate to save Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru after MCAs impeached her on Tuesday.

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Burundi Leader Nkurunziza Died of Covid-19 — Diplomats

Burundi’s outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza died of Covid-19, diplomatic sources in Bujumbura and Nairobi confirmed on Wednesday.

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Deputy President William Ruto was dealt a massive blow this week when another ally seemed to have switched sides.

Laikipia MP Catherine Waruguru met with ODM leader Raila Odinga at his Capitol Hill offices.

According to Waruguru, the agenda of their meeting was based on National Unity.

The female leader’s view that in politics there were no permanent friends or enemies insinuated that her allegiance had probably shifted.

This left one wondering, is this the beginning of the end for the Tanga Tanga camp?

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