[New Times] The government has said that access to electricity will reach 51 per cent by the end of this fiscal year up, from the current 45 per cent.
[Nation] The government has ordered the Nyayo Tea Zones (NTZ) Development Corporation to stop picking or cultivating tea in the 25-kilometre buffer zone even as the Mau Forest saga is scheduled for hearing.
[Nation] Police have tear-gassed Kenyatta National Hospital staff who staged a go-slow on Monday morning over non-payment of their health service allowances.
[Guardian] In this interview, controversial member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin who was once suspended for exposing some alleged corrupt dealings by his fellow lawmakers, speaks on the gale of defections in the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), expressing confidence that the party would come out stronger.
[Guardian] An economist and former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, once said: “Income inequality is troubling because, among other things, it means that many people in our society do not have the opportunities to advance themselves… .No economy can succeed without a high quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalisation and technical change.”
[The Herald] The Ruling Zanu-PF has taken an early lead in National Assembly results announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission so far today.
[East African] Uganda and Tanzania have taken over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda, which is grappling with weak domestic production.
[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s electoral management body has ruled out rigging or cheating in Monday’s landmark election. Preliminary results from the ‘too close to call’ ballot are expected to be announced Tuesday afternoon.
[Nation] A total of 107 cases of unrests have reported in secondary schools this year, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has said.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The taskforce on the review of the mandatory death sentence is seeking the substitution of the penalty with life imprisonment with eligibility for parole.