As the week comes to a close, Kenyans are still mourning the death of former education CS George Magoha who died on Tuesday 24th January.
Magoha has been eulogized by top politicians and leaders as an academic giant whose efforts in the education sector and beyond will always be remembered.
The family is yet to update Kenyans on the burial plans. Before Magoha’s demise, the family was planning for the burial of his brother which is scheduled for Saturday 28th January.
In other news, the Kenyan economy could be staring at a crisis after a fresh report revealed that wages and debt exceed the revenue collected by KRA leaving nothing for development.
The report further revealed that KRA is expected to collect KSh 2.4 trillion in the next financial year with the wage bill projected to hit KSh 1 trillion and KSh 1.4 trillion to be used for servicing debt in the 2022/2023 financial year.
The head of state William Ruto alongside his Deputy president Gachagua had earlier lamented about having inherited a dilapidated economy adding that Kenyans will have to dig deeper into their pockets before the government revives the economy.
Meanwhile here are the news making headlines on Opera News Today
Revealed: The threat that lured Magoha brothers back to Kenya
Mr John Obare Magoha, the elder brother of former Education Cabinet Secretary George Omore Magoha, cracks jokes when he ushers the Nation team into his home in Ahono-Ratudi village in Gem, Siaya County.
Info Now Out on Why Uhuru Kept Avoiding Raila’s Rallies Before The August Election
Kenyans have now been told one of the possible reasons why former President Uhuru Kenyatta hardly attended Azimio La Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s rallies before last year’s election.
‘One Bar Per Town’: DP Gachagua Orders Crackdown on 24hr Clubs in Mt Kenya
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has directed the national government administrators at the county and regional levels to crack down on illicit liquor in a bid to curb alcoholism and drug abuse.