May 17 major Kenyan media outlets

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


— Opposition Cord protests to push out electoral commission officials ahead of next year’s polls turn chaotic as police and protestors clash. Several people were injured and others robbed. (Daily Nation)

— Kenya was almost barred from the Rio Olympics because the Anti-Doping Act was significantly mutilated, allowing the inclusion of the Attorney General and Treasury officials as country’s representatives, a move the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) was against. (The Standard)

— Senior executives of Kenya’s leading telecom Safaricom named in multi-billion U.S. dollars procurement scam that is being investigated by a parliamentary committee. (Business Daily)

— The National Assembly committee to grill Tuesday the electoral agency commissioners linked to irregular procurement of failed 2013 election material. The officials that include the chairman have been told to clear their names. (The Star) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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