— South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma leaves Nairobi without offering a definite answer to elimination of strict visa rules for Kenyans by his country, which many citizens had hoped he would address. Zuma asked Kenya to deal with the issue of illegal immigrants first. (Daily Nation

— Tanzania has dealt Kenya another blow by distancing itself from the common visa launched between Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. The visa is meant to enable the member states to jointly market their tourism as a single product. (The Standard)

— African peer markets have outperformed the Nairobi Securities Exchange in the first three quarters of 2016, with the Kenyan bourse pulled down by a sharp decline in September following the cap on bank interest rates. (Business Daily)

— Parliamentary committees on defence and security wants South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar’s family and his allies banned from Kenya following renewed violence in the country. (The Star)

— Kenya Rugby Union is set to unveil a new Sevens coach this morning with the country’s most successful tactician Benjamin Ayimba reportedly not on the final five-man list. (People Daily) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/


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