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18th January Newspaper Headlines Review: Magavana Waweka Bet Yao Kwa Raila

Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that Kenya is now ready to establish a diplomatic mission in Budapest, Hungary’s capital city. President Kenyatta spoke at state house, Nairobi after holding bilateral talks with the visiting Hungarian President Jados Ader.

In the meeting four agreements which included cooperation in health, water, education and diplomatic sectors were signed.

The push by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga to become the fifth president of the country has received a major boost after 30 governors backed his presidential bid on Monday.

The Standard

The governors met Raila under Azimio La Umoja in Naivasha and agreed Raila is the only presidential candidate who has guaranteed the safety of devolution.

The Attorney General is protesting the time he has been allocated to argue his appeal against the BBI bill at the Supreme court.

People Daily

The AG says he is the main appellant in the appeal yet the respondents have been allocated a combined time six hours.

The Supreme Court will commences the hearing of three consolidated petitions on BBI bill from Tuesday for three consecutive days.

The Star

The government has completed connecting the new standard gauge railway with the newly refurbished old metre gauge railway in Naivasha Inland Container Depot ICD in a bid to ease transportation of cargo from Mombasa to Malaba and other parts of the country and as well as beyond the borders.

Speaking after commissioning the operation of the facility in Naivasha, Kenya Railways Managing Director Philip Mainga says the launch will make transportation by rail more effective and affordable. Timothy Kipnusu with the details.

Taifa Leo

A Humanitarian crisis is looming due to the ongoing insecurity in parts of Baringo County as affected people flee from their homes . In Lamaiywe, Mochongoi ward, Baringo South hundreds of families have fled their homes after one person was killed and houses burnt to ashes by suspected bandits. Residents are taking cover in Kapkechir.

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