3 stories already making headlines

1. MPs back bid to cap rent increases at inflation rate

A Parliamentary committee has backed the government’s push to cap rent increases on commercial and residential premises, setting the stage for the passage of the law that seeks to protect tenants from arbitrary changes. The National Assembly committee on Transport, Public Works and Housing approved the Landlord and Tenant Bill of 2021, which now awaits debate and passage by the main House – Business Daily

2. Police officer commits suicide in his Kasarani house

A 52-year-old police officer is suspected to have committed suicide in his house in Nairobi. The 52-year-old officer was attached to the Parklands Directorate of Criminal Investigations. His colleagues said he had hanged himself on a window grill using a piece of cloth. The body was discovered by his sons who tired to resuscitate him in vain – The Star

3. Ruto hits out at Mt. Kenya Foundation over meetings with Raila

Deputy President William Ruto has chided the Mount Kenya Foundation for what he said was cutting political deals at the expense of the voters saying he is not interested in boardroom meetings. The Mount Kenya Foundation leadership met ODM leader Raila Odinga an the One Kenya Alliance principals who outlined their agenda for the Central Kenya region. The group is set to retreat before declaring who they will be supporting in the 2022 elections – Citizen