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See below a summary of the top stories for Monday, July 22.
Kenyans were relieved after bakers were forced to reduce prices of bread by Ksh5 amidst stiff competition.
Producers such as Festive Bread, Superloaf and Broadways have in the recent past lost revenue in a brief price war with in-house bakeries across Kenya’s supermarkets.
To the consumer’s delight, the 400-gram loaf of either Superloaf or Festive Bread is currently retailing at Ksh50 down from Ksh55.
The 600-gram loaf of bread sells at Ksh65 on average down from Ksh70. Multiple 800 grams variants of bread brands have reportedly dropped by over Ksh 5 shillings, coming below the Ksh100 mark.
You will go 6 weeks without proper Internet
The government through the Ministry of ICT has warned Kenyans to brace themselves for internet disruptions over the next six weeks due to infrastructural adjustments.
The ICT PS Jerome Ochieng stated that the government plans to relocate the internet cables beginning at end of this August 2021, ahead of the construction of the 234 kilometre highway that will see a dual-carriageway constructed from Rironi to Nakuru and then to Mau Summit.
Police Nabbed UDA Politician at Midnight
The Embakasi East Parliamentary aspirant and UDA strategist Francis Mureithi was arrested during a midnight raid at his home in Nairobi.
Mureithi is accused of being involved in an accident in the Western Part of the Country but some of his supporters insist that the matter was settled amicably.
UDA communications representative Wanjohi Githae confirmed that the politician was being transferred to Western Kenya where he would be arraigned in court.
Runda Residents Unhappy with New Rules
Residents of the affluent Runda Estate in Nairobi are up in arms claiming that the management of their association has introduced new unfriendly rules.
This comes roughly three weeks before the planned elections to choose the leadership of the association that boasts over 1,200 members.
The fallout began in May 2021 after Honorary Secretary Dorothee Von Brentano issued a statement announcing an Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the association.
Original Owner of UDA Party Wants it back
Fresh ownership wrangles have rocked the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), linked to Deputy President William Ruto after former officials moved to court seeking to take back the party.
UDA former Chairman Mohammed Abdi Noor moved to the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal in a bid to reclaim the party from the interim officials - Chairman Johnstone Muthama and Secretary-General Veronica Maina.
Noor accused Muthama and Maina of illegally taking over the party leadership in an unconstitutional manner. He wants the Tribunal to overturn the changes made at the Party and reinstate him as the Chairman of UDA.
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