Top news items in Kenya's major media outlets

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NAIROBI, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Wednesday.

-- The war of words that threatens to bring down the Jubilee Party continued unabated yesterday as leaders allied to Deputy President William Ruto intensified their attacks on President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The leaders said the war on graft was aimed at derailing the construction of mega projects in the Rift Valley and stifling the DP's presidential ambition. (Daily Nation)

-- The High Court has declared unconstitutional sections of law that gave men the leeway to either accept or reject responsibility for children born out of wedlock.

In what now makes it harder for absentee fathers to reject or fail to maintain children they sire, the court decreed that parental responsibility is mandatory and cannot be left on the woman alone. (Standard)

-- The noose is tightening around suspects in the failed 4.8 billion shilling prisons security equipment purchases and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives are only awaiting approval from the Director of Public Prosecutions to pounce.

The Star has established, however, that the EACC has formally sent the investigation file to DPP Noordin Haji in what is likely to claim high-profile suspects in government and heighten the tension rocking Jubilee. (Star) Enditem

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