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Rowdy youth disrupt Aisha Jumwa and Mohammed Ali’s BBI press conference



Coast MPs allied to Tanga Tanga were today morning given a taste of what to expect at the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) rally slated for Mombasa’s Tononoka Grounds after youths storm their press conference.
Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa (pictured) and her Nyali counterpart Mohammed Ali have accused Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho of using goons to intimidate them after a group of youths carrying boulders interrupted Jumwa’s presser in Mombasa on Friday morning.
The Malindi MP was addressing the media over their planned BBI rally attendance in Mombasa tomorrow when the youths stormed the presser chanting anti-Tanga Tanga songs.
To avoid confrontation, Jumwa was forced to cut short her presser until the rowdy youths cleared out of the scene.
She downplayed the interruption saying the youths had been sent to deliver a message which they did deliver.
“You have seen the group wielding stones, they have been sent by people we know to come and deliver the message,” she said.
Jumwa who ditched the ODM camp to back Deputy President William Ruto warned leaders against politicising the rallies saying the aim of BBI is to unite Kenyans.
The legislator said there was no showdown expected in Mombasa during the BBI rally, saying the narrative is a creation of the media.
“I am hearing about a showdown at Tononoka, there will be no showdown, forget about these media stories,” said Jumwa.
Ali who came at the presser moments later accompanied by youths accused Joho of paying goons to storm the press conference.
He termed the interruption stupid and cautioned youths against being used by politicians to fight their wars
“It is stupidity to block us from speaking our minds. We will be at Tononoka by force, let them hire many goons tomorrow,” the angry MP said.

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He is a very dangerous man! Sonko’s daughter accuses senator of attempting to kill her



Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip and Saumu Mbuvi, daughter of former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, have announced their separation following wrangles and disagreement.

The reports were fuelled by photos and videos of Senator Loitiptip hanging out with a female friend.

Saumu, on Instagram, announced that the two have separated, claiming that she has undergone domestic violence under Loitiptip.

“These are the things he did to me,” wrote Saumu, in one of her photos showing a swollen face and bruised lips.

“He almost killed me. I will forever fight for women to stand for their rights. Never allow a man to be violent to you.”

She also claimed that the senator had neglected their child, leaving Saumu as the primary caregiver.

Loitiptip told that Saumu shared her father’s traits and was suffering from bipolar disorder, threatening to expose her past to prove his claim.

The two have been dating for months and at one point planned to get married. However, Sonko’s daughter clarified that the two had split before officiating their union.

“Wedding date confirmed,” she captioned a picture of herself and the senator in June 2020.

Her previous relationship with businessman cum politician Ben Gatu also ended after she accused him of being violent.

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US raises alarm over Covid-19 cases surge in Tanzania



The US government has revealed that there are significant cases of Covid-19 in Tanzania.

This is just a week after it advised its citizens against travelling to the East African country.

“The US Embassy is aware of a significant increase in the number of Covid-19 cases since January 2021,” the Embassy said.

In a Health alert, the US said the practice of Covid-19 mitigation and prevention measures remains limited.

The Tanzanian government has not released aggregate numbers on Covid-19 cases or deaths since April 2020.

“Healthcare facilities in Tanzania can become quickly overwhelmed in a healthcare crisis. Limited hospital capacity throughout Tanzania could result in life-threatening delays for emergency medical care,” US said.

The Department of State’s travel advisory level for Tanzania is Level 3.

The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says that travellers should avoid all travel to Tanzania.

The Embassy continues to recommend that all individuals take caution in day-to-day activities.

President John Magufuli assured the 58 million inhabitants that they need not worry about observing Covid-19 preventative measures.

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Siwachii wezi! Uhuru vows not to leave the country to thieves in 2022



President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday made a surprising stop to lecture Nairobi residents after finishing his engagement at the National Cargo Deconsolidation Centre (NCDC-Nairobi).

The Head of State said he was angry at Nairobians for being against the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Bill stating that the report has given Nairobi more constituencies.

“If we have a BBI that says the people of Nairobi will have more constituencies and if it’s bursaries a child in Mathare who today receives Ksh500, how will that child study up to university level,” President Kenyatta said.

“But there is another child who gets Ksh100,000 in Busury per year is that right?… BBI is not for helping Raila or Uhuru it is for you,” he continued.

Uhuru went on to disclose that he has no plans to rule after his term is over and his interest is in finishing the job that Kenyans elected him to do.

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