Top news items in Kenya's major media outlets

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NAIROBI, March 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Thursday.

-- Public servants will lose several allowances paid to them in a shock move by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission that targets their allowances, and which has the potential of heavily affecting household budgets.

Likely to be worst hit are senior government officials, who enjoy layers upon layers of allowances, some much higher than their basic salaries. (Daily Nation)

-- Kenya and Uganda will set up more border posts to facilitate faster movement of people and goods.

Speaking at a joint press briefing after holding bilateral talks with his Uganda counterpart Yoweri Museveni in Mombasa yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta said increasing border posts would boost trade between the two East Africa countries.(Standard)

-- New Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission documents show how governors, MPs and MCAs are using county government and CDF funds to enrich themselves.

Documents seen by the Star state that governors, MPs and MCAs commonly receive 10 percent kickbacks on CDF and county projects meant to improve transport, education and health - devolved functions. (Star) Enditem

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