Here is a collation of stories that made the news headlines today, Wednesday 5th December, 2018:
Uncle Moody Awori is back!
President Uhuru Kenyatta appoints 91 Year-old former vice president of Kenya, Moody Awori, as a board member of the Sports, Arts and Social Development Fund.
Court releases candidate who had hatched a plan to kill President Kenyatta and MP Aden Duale: Ahmed Ali, the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidate who was arrested for writing plans to kill President Uhuru and Majority Leader Aden Duale in his English paper was freed after the police failed to convince a court in Mandera to have him held and investigated for committing treason. Read more details here: Student plotting to kill President Uhuru nabbed
Gor Mahia and Kariobangi Sharks March on. Both Gor Mahia and Kariobangi Sharks booked tickets for the next round of CAF club championships. Read more details here: Results Gor Mahi, -Kariobangi Sharks qualify to the second stage of the Continental club championships
The Mighty Eliud Kipchoge: 34-year-old Olympic champion, Eliud Kipchoge, was on Tuesday night named the 2018 IAAF male athlete of the year at a magnificent ceremony in Monaco, France. Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September, this year, overturning the previous best by 78 seconds as he clocked 2hr 1min 39 seconds.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sworn not to give in to demands by Members of Parliament to increase their perks:
The president promised to reject the bill when it is brought to his desk for approval. “Our people are yearning for more development that benefits them directly, solutions that will help them progress.We must stop politicking everyday and come together as leaders to build our nation & to ensure we deliver to our people that which we promised them when they elected us,” said the president.
A Lawyer has filed a petition in Court to have Hon Mike Sonko removed as the Governor of Nairobi County:
The Lawyer cites Sonko’s move to ban Matatus from the City Centre (Read More details here: Agony for Nairobians as Sonko bans PSVs from the City Centre.), Failing to deliver on his Pre-Election promises and Engaging in side shows like recording phone calls arbitrarily.
The English Premier League in on tonight. In the feature match, Manchester United Entertain Arsenal at Old Trafford. Manchester are in a poor run in form while Arsenal is not badly off this season. Who will walk away with the bragging rights?