Junet Threatened Me Not to Oppose BBI, ODM MP Claims; Former CS Rotich Dam Scandal Trial Takes a Fresh Twist & EACC Eyes Seizure of Kidero’s Luxury Apartments

Good morning,

On Monday, Education CS George Magoha released the 2020 KCSE results eliciting a wave of celebrations across the country for those who passed and a feeling of discontentment for those who didn’t do well.

The big question now is ‘What next?’. The sad reality is that most of the students who are leaving high school either don’t know what to do after form four or make rush decisions that will affect their future career lives immensely.

As much as academic education is massively important, the reality is passing examinations is not a guarantee for success and good life. And conversely, failing KCSE exams does not mean it’s all doom and gloom in life.

All that matters now are not the grades you have attained but what value you will add to society with the experiences you will attain along the way.

For those who scored less than their desired grades, let no one discourage you. Your life should not be defined by a mere result slip.

There are several diploma and certificate courses that can equip you with more technical skills that are relevant to the job market than most degree courses.

For those who excelled, congratulations! Take your time to choose the most suitable course that fits your passion and career aspirations lest you regret pursuing a degree course that is neither interesting to you nor marketable after graduation.

Meanwhile, here are the stories making headlines on Opera News today:

Junet Threatened Me Not to Oppose BBI, ODM MP Claims

DRAMA as Police ARREST Hon Junet Mohammed outside Nation Centre

Days after the National Assembly members endorsed the Building Bridges Initiative bill, Turkana Central Member of Parliament John Lodepe has alleged that he received threats from Suna East MP Junet Mohammed.

Contributing to a debate that took place yesterday in the house, Lodepe claimed that the Minority Whip warned him of voting against the bill as he would be going contrary to the ODM’s call to support Raila Odinga in helping President Uhuru Kenyatta to unite the country via the BBI report.

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Former CS Rotich Dam Scandal Trial Takes a Fresh Twist

Ex-CS Rotich to plead afresh in Kimwarer, Arror dams case

Former CS Henry Rotich trial in his alleged involvement in the Sh63 billion Arror and Kimwarer Dam scandal has taken a new twist.

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has decided to charge Rotich separately from the Italian directors who are also implicated in the dams scandal.

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EACC Eyes Seizure of Kidero’s Luxury Apartments

Sh213m graft case: Court suspends Kidero's hearing

EACC has revealed a trail of cash allegedly stolen from City Hall and used in the upgrade luxurious apartments in Nairobi’s Riverside Drive that are owned by former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero.

The anti-graft agency reveals that part of the loot wired from City Hall through a fake legal contract was sent to the former governor on January 7, 2014 through a company known as Cups Limited.

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Now that the Senate has approved the Constitution Amendment Bill (2020), what amendments would you like to be made to the bill before paving the way for the BBI referendum?

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