Despite President Ruto’s promise to lower unga prices, Kenyans will still be forced to bear high maize flour prices due to grain shortage and government debt to millers.
A recent report reveals that some millers are unable to import maize, hindered by financial challenges and permit denials. Kenya imports one million bags of maize, but a shortage is expected for two weeks until the Tanzanian harvest arrives.
The cost of living will be further aggravated as the price of a 90-kilogram bag of maize is expected to rise from KSh 6,200 to KSh 6,500.
In other news, opposition party leader Raila Odinga has called for the resignation of Felix Oduor as Langata MP due to party misconduct. ODM leader vows to support MPs who switched to Kenya Kwanza but urges guilty legislators to change or face removal.
Jalango’s remarks during a political function may have been a catalyst for Raila’s decision, as they implied a lack of loyalty to the party.
Meanwhile, here are news stories making headlines in Opera News today;
Clever Raila Notices What Has Been Happening in Nyanza Since Ruto Won the Presidency, Tells Him This
The former prime minister Raila Odinga has allegedly noticed what has been happening in his backyard since last year’s August presidential election which William Ruto emerged as the winner.
As relayed by a report covered in Friday’s Standard publication, Mr Odinga has noticed that Luo Nyanza is being sidelined by Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza government.
Female MP Becomes A Laughing Stock In Parliament Over Her Illiteracy, Constantly Showing Ignorance
A female member of parliament has of late become a subject of jokes in the parliament session. This is over the manner of questions that she has been asking in the house that paint her as an ignorant person. The questions have also been painting her as naive person and unexposed.
Why Uhuru Was Denied Red Carpet at JKIA Hours After Handing Over to Ruto to Leave For ICC
Defence Cabinet Secretary Aden Duale has revealed more about the happenings that took place in 2014, with regard to former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s summon to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Uhuru, who was among the top political leaders who had been implicated in the 2007 post-election violence, had been summoned to the court as part of the ongoing case against him.