The following are news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Saturday.
— Ruling party Jubilee and Opposition leaders clash over voter registration, with the former accusing the electoral commission of favouring their opponents’ strongholds in the ongoing exercise. Opposition, on the other hand, has claimed that Jubilee is engaging in manipulation of the voters’ register and has asked the polls agency to clean it up to curb rigging.
The exchanges put the electoral commission in a fix as both players show they do not have confidence in the institution. (Saturday Nation)
— Government declares war on drug trafficking warning that the days of those engaging in the vice are numbered. This week Kenya extradited four individuals suspected to be drug barons to the U.S. where they will be charged. (The Standard on Sunday)
— A majority of Kenyans believe that fronting a single candidate is the most formidable Opposition strategy to unseat President Uhuru Kenyatta, new poll findings showed Friday. Tuesday, Opposition leaders unveiled a super alliance on which they would field an aspirant against Kenyatta. (The Star) Enditem