HEADLINES – Our first newspaper today in the Business Daily Newspaper with the headline: Safaricom pays Michael Joseph Sh127.5 million bonus.
According to the newspaper, these benefits makes Michael Joseph, who is Safaricom’s former CEO and the Telco’s current chairman the best paid board member.
On the front page of the newspaper is also another headline: Betting firms ignore new 7.5 percent tax on stakes.
The Star newspaper today ran the headline: Ruto wooing Lusaka,Weta and Oparanya.
According to the paper, this is intended to make DP William Ruto to “run away with the western votes from the traditional Raila bastion.”
Another story to catch up on on The Star is the story exposing officers from the Ministry of Social protection “feast on money meant for orphans and elderly persons.
The paper reported that this involves the officials registering beneficiaries in more than one social assistance programme.
The Standard Newspaper ran the headline: Uhuru’s men turn the guns on each other.
After kicking out ‘rebels’ allied to DP Ruto, Jubilee party has been rocked by in-fighting by members seeking for its control.
Teachers pay boom as state unlocks Knut millions is another story on the front page worth reading.
Taifa Leo has the headline: Watetezi feki wa wanjiku.
The Swahili Newspaper has called out DP Ruto, ODM Leader Raila Odinga and Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka for not being genuine in speaking against increase in tax on basic commodities.
The Daily Nation
Raila: My terms for Nasa trio.