Oct. 24 major Kenyan media outlets

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


— Kenya yet to begin the formal procedure to pull out of the International Criminal Court despite Parliament making two resolutions for withdrawal, the government has said. There is a new push for African nations to quit the court. (Daily Nation)

— Teachers’ salary increase talks enter a defining moment this week when the government is expected to table a counter offer to unions. The teachers are demanding a salary rise of 300 percent. (The Standard)

— Kenyans will wait until the second week of December to get new electoral commissioners as the search for the new team kicks off this morning with the advertisement of the vacancies. The recruitment calendar runs until November 30. (The Star)

— Unruly passengers on board flights that land in Kenya’s airports will face prosecution and other tough sanctions if Parliament ratifies a new protocol amending the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft. (Business Daily)

— Regional countries where Kenya can import maize to cover a predicted deficit next year are experiencing a dry spell that will inevitably lead to poor harvests, a study shows. The country needs to import at least nine million bags of maize to avert hunger but ravaging famine in region has dampened hopes to tap neighbouring countries. (People Daily) Enditem

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