— Opposition leader Raila Odinga wants new electoral commissioners be hired in the next one month to give them time to prepare for next year’s elections. The current commissioners agreed to bow out due to credibility issues. (Daily Nation)

— An anti-graft report shows that immigration officials at Kenya’s border points extort money for services offered for free and collude with foreigners to gain entry or exit the country without the relevant papers. (The Standard)

— East Africa’s coffee output is expected to rise in the short term, but coffee farming may no longer be viable by the end of the century due to rising temperatures and increased risk of disease, a new report says. (Business Daily)

— Kenya’s national soccer team, Harambee Stars, holds Zambia’s Chipolopolo to a 1-1 draw in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The results revive Kenya’s hope of qualifying. (People Daily) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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