Top ten offensive items in the Standard today and reasons why it may have been shut down A few copies of the paper are on sale in the streets today despite the mysetrious early-morning burnings.
10. (Tie) Headlines: “Two prisoners qualify for varsity,” and “why only 3 students from North Eastern Province might join university.”
9. Former minister Mwiraria pleads for more time to properly answer questions from the public accounts committee on Anglo Leasing.
8. Headline: “Court bars CDF team from withdrawing cash.”
7. (Tie) Headlines: “Kenya Railways drags in transport sector” and “Construction of road (Mai Mahiu – Naivasha – Lanet) remains behind schedule.”
6. (Tie) Headlines: “Politicians greed will break us, says Ndingi” and “We paid lawyers 72 million shillings says government.”
5. Celtel paid 2 billion shillings in taxes in 2005.
4. Headline: “Teacher to sue over caning.”
3. Former minister Saitoti had lunch brought to him by a catering firm during his interrogation at CID headquarters.
2. Top KCSE student called a ‘genius of sorts’ by his former teachers who invite maths professors to verify a formula he invented. (Even am I am insulted by that, what nerve)
1. Headline: “Women excel in bus management.”