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CS Matiang’i summoned over controversial road block on Thika Road

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Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has been summoned over a controversial road block mounted on Thika Road to enforce the 4am to 8pm curfew.

Committee chairperson, Kisumu Senator Fred Outa, announced that it had resolved to invite the CS to explain who gave the order to mount the road block.

“The Senate Committee on National Security has warned police offices that subjecting Kenyans to brutality and high-handedness is a violation of the law. This was said in reference to the manner police in Nairobi have been enforcing the curfew since Saturday.

“The committee has invited Interior CS Fred Matiang’I to offer insights on who issued the order that saw the police blockade Thika Superhighway since April 17th. Among the issues the senators want the CS to shed light on is whether the police have established kangaroo courts to punish Kenyans as they enforce the curfew,” a brief from parliament read.

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Government reviews curfew hours in Kisumu and 12 other counties, restricts movement

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The government has reviewed COVID-19 containment measures in 13 counties within the Lake Basin region following a spike in the infection rate.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the dusk to dawn curfew shall begin at 7pm and end at 4am in the counties of Busia, Vihiga, Kisii, Nyamira, Kakamega, Kericho, Bomet, Bungoma, Trans-Nzoia, Kisumu, Siaya, Homa-Bay and Migori.

This takes effect from Friday, June 18, 2021.

The CS said the 13 counties have been declared a COVID-19 hotspot zone after registering a positivity rate of 21% against a national average of 9%.

Movement in and out of the region will remain restricted unless for emergency and essential purposes.

“Except for essential and emergency services, movement between the hotspot Zone and the rest of the country is strongly discouraged,” reads the statement.

All forms of physical gatherings including at places of worship in the 13 counties have also been suspended for a period of 30 days.

It has further been ordered that all funerals and interment ceremonies within the Hotspot Zone  be conducted within 72 hours of confirmation
of death.

The attendees for funerals within the Hotspot Zone are capped to a maximum of 50 persons while only 30 people will be allowed to attend weddings and any other traditional ceremonies.

“That the attendees, officiators, and facilitators of weddings, celebrations of marriage or traditional unions, ceremonies of rites of passage, and all other similar events or ceremonies is maintained at 30 persons in total until further notice,” read the statement.

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OdiBets gifts UgaliMan a Car, Full Gym, and 5 million

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Charles, whose video was shared multiple times on social media last week, entertained netizens when he was captured tossing his ugali meal in the air before eating. Odongo, who is a fitness trainer by profession, stated that he has recorded more than 100 videos before.

Just a week after famous ugali man, Charles Odongo landed a lucrative deal with one of the betting companies in Kenya

Today Odibets has decided to surprise him with a car and full gym equipment after having a deal with him.

Odongo is just one among many who have used this method, whether by accident or by hard work, to stand out from the crowd and grasp opportunities.

Odibets has really emphasized supporting youths on various things likes Inua mama mboga, ODibets mtaani, and many more.

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Former Gem MP, Jakoyo Midiwo Is Dead

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Former Gem Member of Parliament Jakoyo Midiwo has died. The former MP passed on Monday evening at a Nairobi hospital after a long battle with illness.

The former law maker’s death comes only days after he lost his sister who is set to be buried on Saturday. He died while recieving treatment in a Nairobi Hospital according to information by the Orange Democratic Movement Director of Communications, Philip Etale. Etale made the announcement on his Twitter and asked Kenyans to pray for the family and friends of the politician.

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