The summary below the headline is: “As part of his larger strategy of netting the vote-rich Mt Kenya block, the deputy president has settled for the former agriculture CS as his second in command in his 2022 State House bid.”
Ruto has declared his intention to run for president in Kenya’s next general election, slated for August 2022. Kiunjuri is a close ally of Ruto and has been reported to be eyeing the position of president.
But was this really the front page of the Star newspaper on 1 March 2021?
No announcement from Ruto, fake front page
The Star newspaper usually publishes digital front pages on its social media accounts. But the one published for 1 March is different from the one attracting political debate.
The headline reads: “Proposed: Tough new law to ban pornography.”
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