What happened to the relief food programme targeting famine stricken areas? This is the concern by residents of counties in the arid areas of North Eastern Kenya after the supply of the food suddenly rations stopped.
Reports reaching The Grapevine say that locals in Mandera, Isiolo, Marsabit, Garissa, Wajir and Turkana have not received any support in the last one month, leaving them to face hunger pangs.
Questions are now being raised on what happens to the billions of shillings said to have been set aside by the government to provide foodstuff and other basic needs to the people who are in the risk of suffering from starvation. Over to you Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa.
In other news…
A former top government official said to be eyeing a political seat in 2022 seems to have outwitted his opponents.
After getting tired of being humiliated in funerals and other public meetings by people who switch off the microphone or grab it from him as he is speaking, the man who was disgracefully kicked out office had to act.
The Grapevine has been told that the ex-government has now invested in powerful a state of the art public address system, complete with a cordless microphone, which he moves around with in a car from one function to the other.
Nobody else is allowed to use the microphone belonging to the politician who is not strange to controversy. Talk of beating your opponents at their own game!