The following are news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Sunday.
— Foreign envoys in Kenya call for a credible General Election in August, two days after a new electoral commission took office. The 25 ambassadors and high commissioners said in a joint statement Saturday that mishandling the electoral process may lead to violence, which would bring the country’s progress to a halt or plunge it back into ethnic conflict. On the other hand, they said free and fair polls would help strengthen democracy. (Sunday Nation)
— About 5 percent of Kenya’s 43 million people do not have access to basic mobile phone services, which include voice calls or text messages, according to the Communications Authority, which plans to increase network coverage this year. (Standard on Sunday)
— Ruling party Jubilee confident that it would win the August General election with a huge landslide as President Uhuru Kenyatta intensifies campaign to ask his supporters to register as voters and Opposition Cord calls for fair issuance of identity cards. (The Star) Enditem