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

— Opposition super alliance expected this week to submit to the electoral commission its power-sharing agreement and method of nominating its candidates. Reports indicate the National Super Alliance leaders had agreed on the coalition agreement and draft nomination rules, and were ready to pick a presidential candidate in the next 21 days.

A 12-member national coordinating committee that has been meeting since its formation a fortnight ago has finalized coalition agreement documents, which will be submitted to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission and the Registrar of Political Parties on Wednesday. (The Standard)

— Education officials on Monday start visiting schools across the country to assess the progress of evaluation programs for principals and teachers. They will monitor how performance contracting introduced last year in schools despite opposition from teachers unions is being implemented. (Daily Nation)

— Importers will start paying Kenya’s annual subscription fees to international bodies such as United Nations and the African Union (AU) as the country moves to clear its arrears and ease the burden on the Treasury. (Business Daily)

— Just a day to the end of the one-month voter registration exercise, various leaders continued Sunday to make frantic efforts to encourage Kenyans to registers. Their homestretch bid is aimed at hitting the electoral commission target of 6.1 million new voters by the end of Tuesday. (People Daily) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/


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