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Covid-19 fight sparks row at Afya House

By People Daily
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
Health ministry headquarters in Nairobi. Photo/PD/FILE
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Covid-19 fight sparks row at Afya House

A row is reportedly brewing at Afya House over the fight against coronavirus, with senior scientists and doctors accusing their bosses of favouring “outsider” consultants.

The specialists, some of whom are directors of key research units, are reportedly complaining of being sidelined by the authorities who have opted for greenhorn university lecturers.

They fear this could hurt the fight against the pandemic.

Aspirant banks on deep pockets to clinch FKF job

A candidate eyeing top Football Kenya Federation (FKF) position was recently overheard bragging how he has greased several palms to ensure he captures the position in the impending elections.

The official is said to have won the support of some senior government officials and influential people in the world football governing body, FIFA.

The candidate has also capitalised on the apparent division in the Jubilee Party for his survival.

Kieleweke MP readies for Cabinet promotion

Is an MP from the Rift Valley privy to imminent changes in government?

The youthful lawmaker, who identifies with the Kieleweke faction of the ruling Jubilee party, is said to have been frantically lobbying for an appointment in the Cabinet should President Uhuru Kenyatta, ODM leader Raila Odinga and Kanu chairman Gideon Moi form a coalition government as reported in a section of the media.

The MP has been pitching tent at the residence of one of the three leaders to make his case, and has even confided in some of his aides of his imminent promotion, our mole intimates.

Disgraced PSCU official now wants his job back

A former senior director at the Presidential Strategic Communications Unit who was recently fired alongside four others is said to have gone full throttle canvassing to get his job back.

The desperate man been traversing offices two Cabinet Secretaries from his region seeking their intervention.

He has also sent a top Jubilee official to convince his former bosses of his loyalty. It is no easy being jobless, apparently!

-STREET TALK

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