Newspaper summaries-May 10 2017

Daily Nation Get ready: IEBC sets off race for 19m votes: Official poll campaigns will start on May 28, the electoral commission has announced. The announcement made on Tuesday paves

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SportPesa goes live in Tanzania

The Government of the Federal Republic of Tanzania has welcomed and pledged its full support to leading gaming firm SportPesa after it officially rolled out its operations in the country

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Business highlights – Kenyan law firms ranked among world’s leading litigators

Nakumatt to shut down outlets as retailer adopts accelerated cost cutting strategy  Regional retailer Nakumatt Holdings has entered into an accelerated business restructuring phase to streamline its operations The accelerated

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Sports headlines-May 9 2017 Posta’s win over Sofapaka see them remain unbeaten

Posta’s win over Sofapaka see them remain unbeaten It seems there is no let-up by Posta Rangers to continue with their fairy-tale run in the SportPesa Premier League in which

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List: little known individuals vying for presidency in the August 8 election

Thanks to the recently concluded party primaries ahead of the August 8 election, the term ‘Independent candidate’ has become a special Kenyan vocabulary with those who failed to clinch party

Kenyatta, Odinga and Dida to face off in second presidential debate

The Presidential Debate Steering Committee said on Tuesday that the first debate will be held on Monday, July 10. The second debate, involving the presidential candidates’ running mates, will be

CJ calls for alternative mechanisms to clear case backlogs

Chief Justice David Maraga has urged Kenyans to embrace alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to help reduce a backlog of cases in courts. Maraga called for a societal change of attitudes

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Business highlights – Cut in foreign exchange tax hands consumers cheaper electricity

Cut in forex levy hands consumers cheaper electricity Electricity prices that hit a 30-month high in April will ease this month after the energy regulator cut the forex levy in

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Raila Odinga implores religious leaders to speak out against corruption

National Super Alliance (NASA) flagbearer Raila Odinga has challenged religious leaders in African countries to be in the forefront in fighting graft and bad governance. Mr Odinga also wants spiritual

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News highlights-May 9 2017 Presidential aspirants to face off in 2 July debates

Presidential aspirants to face off in 2 July debates The country’s presidential candidates will battle it out in two debates as they seek to lay their campaign agenda ahead of