— President Uhuru Kenyatta declares vacancies at the electoral commission after eight officials resigned setting stage for the hiring of new officials to oversee next year’s polls. (Daily Nation)
— Opposition leader Raila Odinga accuses the ruling coalition Jubilee of marginalising some regions, and tells its leaders to prepare for a tough battle in next year’s polls. (The Standard)
— Kenya emerges from the recent global wildlife forum CITIES with a bag of mixed successes and failures. While the country failed to get a total ban on ivory trade, which it pushed for, there will be tighter protection of elephants.
— A delegation of British investors visited Kenya last week as they eye lucrative deals in the country’s energy sector. (Business Daily)
— Commercial banks reluctant to lend loans to the private sector after capping of interest rates raising fears economic growth would be stifled. (People Daily) Enditem