80% of Kenyan Lawmakers Smoke Marijuana, Senator Claims; ‘Send M-Pesa!’ Tuju Makes Light Of ICU Reports & Badi to Impose Ksh200K Fine for Littering

Good morning Kenyans.

It is Friday the 13, a day that is attributed to weird happenings and strange results for those who believe in the superstitious legend about the day.

For President Uhuru Kenyatta, it seems that day came early this month after the court overturned his directives.

On another note, the new move by the Judiciary institution would come as a sigh of relief to Deputy President William Ruto.

According to the ruling given, the police are not to effect the orders given by Uhuru and the National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) on political gatherings.

The body had directed politicians who had plans to hold meetings to be cleared by the area Officer Commanding Station.

This brings up the big question, did the court make a wise move on the matter?

These are the news making headlines on Opera News App today:

80 Percent of Kenyan Lawmakers Smoke Marijuana – Senator Ledama Olekina

Narok Senator Ledama Olekina revived his calls for marijuana decriminalization in Kenya saying it’s high time the country had a serious conversation about the economic benefits of legalizing the plant.

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‘Send M-Pesa!’ Tuju Makes Light Of ICU Reports

Jubilee secretary general Raphael Tuju downplayed false reports that he is admitted in the ICU under critical condition.

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Badi to Impose Ksh200K Fine for Littering

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has clarified orders given to police who were tasked to implement punitive measures against Nairobi residents and firms who dump garbage illegally.

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President Uhuru, during his State of the Nation Address, noted a major challenge facing the full reopening of schools.

The Head of State pointed out that the construction of more classes and dormitories would be required ahead of the scheduled resumption of full learning in 2021.

Despite the request to Parliament to allocate money to achieve the idea, is the country still ready to go ahead with the reopening plan considering the recent surge in  Covid-19 cases?

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