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Winnie Odinga mocks Mudavadi after book release

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ODM leader Raila Odinga’s daughter Winnie has mocked ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi on his recently released autobiography Soaring Above: The Storms of Passion.
Winnie stated that in the recent past, her father, Raila was at the centre of everyone’s conversation and some could not help but write books about him.
“Everyone is writing a book about Raila. Raila has written a book about Raila. Raila has written another book about Raila. Others have written more books about Raila. I’m about to make a movie about Raila,” Winnie tweeted.
Her message was preceded by a series of retweets of other Kenyans online and their views on the book by Mudavadi, especially those who criticised the ANC leader.
Winnie’s reaction followed the revelations by Mudavadi pertaining to the political antics and maneuvres of Raila which made headlines on local dailies.
In Mudavadi’s book, Raila comes out as deceitful in his political endeavours yet susceptible to similar games against him; blind to immediate concerns yet astute in rallying people around him, and prone to sudden pronouncements yet focused on the bigger picture, often with him at the centre.
Winnie was Joined by a section of netizens who acknowledged Raila’s political career and his significance in Kenya’s political arena.
“It’s day two of serialisation of what’s supposedly Musalia’s biography and it’s all about Raila Odinga. It happens when all your life you played safe, never stood for anything, never suffered and never sacrificed. You just don’t have a story about yourself,” Raila’s PA Denis Onyango tweeted.
“As for me and my family I will sum up Raila in simple terms, we are blessed to have him, I’m lucky to have lived in the same era when he was alive, one day I will tell my grandchildren about this man Raila,” one Vinny Radak remarked.

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

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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 Kenyans.co.ke 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

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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

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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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