Ndaragwa Member of Parliament Jeremiah Kioni, Political analyst Dr. Barrack Muluka and Nyeri County Speaker John Kagucia are back to the TV47 studio this morning. They will be hosted by Linda Alela on ‘Morning Cafe’ to discuss the “State of The Nation” from 6:30AM to 8AM.
Later, Peris Mbuthia, a medical esthetician, will tell you how to roll back the years by way of a skincare routine called microneedling.
The show, as usual, will begin with a short review of the daily headlines as summarised below:
- Forty four percent of school girls in Narok, Kilifi and Kakamega counties will not report back to school in January due to pregnancy. The National Parents Association says FGM is the main contributor to teen pregnancies.
- A pay increase for teachers and state workers will further drain government finances already distressed by a rising debt burden and plunging revenues due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
- As the holiday season nears, with the expected increase in inter-county travel , the paper highlights the top black spots where one is likely to have an accident. The black spots are in Kiambu, Nakuru, Machakos, Makueni, Mombasa and Kisumu.
- The BBI promise of an expanded executive has taken the sting out of electoral defeat and created a bypass to the seat of power by top politicians. With key positions enshrined in law, it would be easier to form coalitions as well as posture for the national interest, making the nest election the first win-win contest for the big boys.
- Sarah Hassan’s movie 40 Sticks won nine Kalasha awards last weekend. Who are the other big winners and who were disappointed.
- Commercial Banks are accusing the Central Bank of Kenya of capping lending rates after blocking their bid to raise the cost of loans. Kenya scrapped legal controls of credit charges on November 7, 2019.
- Radisson Blu in Upperhill, Nairobi, has shut down as effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to bite. According to a CBK survey, bed occupancy rates at hotels is averaging 23%.