Jan. 25 major Kenyan media outlets


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

— Opposition coalition Cord and ruling party Jubilee leaders accuse each other of scheming to rig elections as voter listing goes on.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga claimed that government agencies are enlisting foreigners as voters but President Uhuru Kenyatta dismissed the claims noting it is his rivals that want the August elections rigged.
Meanwhile, the electoral agency admitted that more than 128,000 people share identification details in the voters’ register, and promised to correct the anomaly. (Daily Nation)

— Kenya is among countries racing against time to declare the inventory of elephant ivory and rhino horn in their possession by February 28. This follows the deadline set by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna and flora. (The Star)

— A team of 12 is working on structures and selection of a joint Opposition presidential candidate expected to be unveiled next month. Sources said the team was drawing up structures for and a mode of picking the presidential candidate who would face President Uhuru Kenyatta. (The Standard)

— The United Kingdom has said it will have a free hand to sign better deals with Kenya once it completes its exit from the European Union. (Business Daily) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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