— Electoral agency guidelines that put a cap on campaign funding continue to draw criticisms from Opposition politicians, noting they encourage looting of public resources and discourage ordinary citizens from vying for posts. Presidential contenders’ spending was capped at 51.5 million U.S. dollars. (Daily Nation)

— More pain for consumers as cost of fuel rises in August review despite fall in global prices, with the Energy Regulatory Commission blaming the situation to pile-up of expensive June stock. (The Standard)

— Ambiguous constitutional articles have resulted in persistent infightings between the National Assembly and the Senate, delaying legislative work, analysts note. (The Star)

— More commercial banks line up to cut their lending rates as a proposed law to cap the charges piles pressure on the lenders. (Business Daily)

— President Uhuru Kenyatta demands report from the Team Kenya Rio Olympics Committees as claims of poor treatment of athletes emerge. (People Daily) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana


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