Top news items in Kenya's major media outlets

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NAIROBI, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Thursday.

-- Men are far more likely to die from an HIV-related illness than women, although women are becoming infected with HIV at a much faster rate. According to the 2018 Kenya HIV Estimates Report, approximately 523,600 men and 846,600 women are currently living with HIV in the country. (Daily Nation)

-- Majority Leader Aden Duale was yesterday forced to postpone the vote on Gender Bill to February next year after the House failed to raise the quorum. A record 136 MPs stayed away from the chamber in a clear protest against creating more seats for women to meet the constitutional two-thirds requirement. (The Star)

-- Governments and donors pledged billions of shillings to implement outcomes of the first Blue economy Conference that ended yesterday in Nairobi. The conference which brought together 16,320 delegates from across the world, saw countries commit to put aside money to protect oceans, seas, lakes and rivers and the ecosystems they support. (The Standard) Enditem

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