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From Kiraitu's happiness to the groundnut hawker, this week's top trends

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 Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja met a hawker whose groundnuts were allegedly spilt by a county askari.

Kiraitu Happiness Certificate

Former Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi recently earned a Degree in Happiness from the Happiness Studies Academy (HSA) in New York. Sharing a photo from the graduation ceremony, he expressed his readiness to lead a "happiness revolution" in his homeland.

Nuru Okanga

Odinga diehard Nuru Okanga disowned a screenshot of his results circulating on social media, remaining silent on his actual score. Despite criticism from opponents about being a school dropout, Babu Owino pledged a scholarship for Okanga. The top KCPE candidate scored 428 out of 500.

Harry Maguire’s apology

Manchester United's Harry Maguire accepted an apology from Ghanaian MP Isaac Adongo who previously mocked him. Adongo had compared Maguire's performances to Vice-President Bawumia's economic management during a budget debate. Maguire graciously accepted the apology and looks forward to seeing the MP at Old Trafford.

Eric Omondi

Comedian Eric Omondi melted fans' hearts by revealing the first glimpses of his daughter Kyla's face on social media. Born on August 9, 2023, Kyla's identity was kept private until now. In an exciting YouTube reveal, Eric and partner Lynne Njehia introduced Kyla as the brand ambassador for a children's clothing line.

Sakaja meets hawker

Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja recently met with 14-year-old Burundian street vendor Ndagire Renova following a viral video of him in tears. Renova, involved in a scuffle with county askaris that resulted in spilled groundnuts, admitted to coming to Kenya illegally. Governor Sakaja, labelling the incident as unfortunate, contacted Burundi's Ambassador to Kenya for support. He also addressed child trafficking and begging issues involving illegal foreign nationals in Nairobi CBD.

 Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja and Ndagire Renova

Cherargei kicked out of Senate

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei was kicked out of the Senate for causing drama by protesting the denial of his question to Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen. Senator Abdul Haji directed Cherargei to leave the chambers. Tensions between Cherargei and Murkomen, evident in a public disagreement at a Nandi funeral on October 27 and played out on social media regarding roads and JKIA infrastructure, contributed to this Senate incident.

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