Oct. 6 major Kenyan media outlets

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


— Nine electoral commissioners and their chairman formally resign paving the way for a new team to be picked to oversee the 2017 General Election. (Daily Nation)

— Commercial use of genetically modified foods in Kenya to delay as environmental watchdog tussles with the biotechnology regulator over approval of field trials for GM maize. (Business Daily)

— Opposition leader Raila Odinga declares that he will not endorse his allies in the Cord alliance for the presidency in next year’s elections. Instead, he said the coalition will pick the presidential flagbearer through competitive process. (The Standard)

— The government has introduced a crop insurance scheme to cushion farmers from adverse weather conditions. The scheme is being tested in three counties. (People Daily)

— Six people were killed Thursday morning during a suspected Al-Shabaab attack in Mandera town, northern Kenya. The incident happened at about 2 am at a residence in Bulla public works. (The Star) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.cm.gh

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