Dec. 27 major Kenyan media outlets

The following are news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Tuesday.


— Opposition leader Raila Odinga gives ruling party Jubilee eight days to rescind the decision to amend electoral laws, an exercise that was approved in parliament after opposition MPs walked out last week, or face mass protests starting January 4.

Odinga says the protests can only be stopped if Jubilee honours the implementation of the laws formulated following a negotiated process between opposition and ruling party legislators. Religious leaders have asked Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta to dialogue over the matter to avoid raising political temperatures ahead of next August’s polls. (Daily Nation)

— Senate expected to hold a special seating Wednesday to debate the contentious election laws acrimoniously passed in parliament last week. (The Star)

— Conference tourism registers a huge success in 2016 in Kenya as the country becomes a top decision for high-level conferences, raising its profile in the sector.

The UN Conference on Trade and Development was one of the high-profile meetings held in Kenya this year. (The Standard)

— Europe has become the main hunting ground for Kenya as the country races to find a buyer for its crude oil, as the government wants to see oil exports begin next June. Samples of crude oil have been shipped to Europe and a number of potential buyers have expressed interest. (Business Daily) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/

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