We are halfway through the month of April which can be summarised in one word, uncertain.
The current Covid-19 measures have taken a toll on Kenyans who have been crying out to the government to open up the country.
To add more misery to their current situation, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i extended the containment measures till the end of May.
As a new week is around the corner, we look at the stories that made headlines the past seven days:
Maina Kamanda Resurfaces
Vocal Jubilee politician Maina Kamanda finally resurfaced after months of silence from the political scene.
Kamanda revealed that he had contracted Coronavirus and was admitted in Hospital.
The ex-Starehe MP further noted that he got the disease during the BBI campaigns.
Student Goes Blind Minutes Before Sitting for an Exam
Tragedy struck a school in Migori during a KCSE exam.
A student in Wayaga Mixed Secondary School went blind minutes before the start of the CRE paper.
Reports indicated that the student had told her colleagues that she couldn’t see things clearly the previous night.
Moses Kuria Arrested
Gatundu MP Moses Kuria became the talk of town after he was arrested.
Kuria was put behind bars for flouting the Covid measures set by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The controversial politician was pictured taking photos with other Kenyans nabbed for the same offence.
Former Tahidi High Actor Cries Out for Help
Another ex-Tahidi actor opened up on the struggles he had been going through.
Bernard Mwangi mostly known as Mr Mweposi on the local show, revealed that he had been struggling with depression and alcoholism.
Mr Mweposi further explained that his broken marriage was the cause of his predicament.
He expressed that he needed help from Kenyans to venture into business in order to turn his life around.
Oxygen Plant Failure Leaves Three Dead
An oxygen plant failure in a hospital in Nakuru turned tragic after three patients died.
Nakuru Level 5 Hospital experienced the catastrophy after its oxygen plant failed to produce the required 80 cylinders.
County Executive Committee Member of Health Gichuki Kariuki pointed out that the three who passed away were Covid patients, who were dependent on the oxygen equipment.
Makueni Girl Emerges as KCPE Top Candidate
A girl from Makueni County topped the 2020 KCPE exams.
The young student identified as Faith Mumo scored 433 marks to be crowned the best in the country.
The bright star from Kari Mwailu Primary School, during an interview with a local media house, noted that she was thrilled with her efforts.
She further articulated that she wished to become a Neurosurgeon in the future.
Ruto Reveals His Payslip & Amount of Tax he Pays on Live TV
Deputy President William Ruto was back in the spotlight after his bold move.
Ruto during an interview on Citizen TV, revealed the amount he earns as the second in command and the amount of money deducted from his salary in tax.
From his payslip, the DP takes home Ksh 1.22 million while KRA receives a whooping Ksh 413,000.
The UDA politician became the first high ranking official to go public about his salary on live tv.