Top news items in major Kenyan media outlets

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NAIROBI, July 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Friday.

-- President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday lifted the lid on fallen Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore's last moments, revealing for the first time the calls he made of the night and their subsequent meeting just days to his death. The two discussed a wide arrange of matters, but it appears Collymore was most interested in the legacy he and Mr Kenyatta would eventually leave behind, revealed the President during a memorial service in honor of Collymore at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi yesterday. (Daily Nation)

-- A court has been offered video and audio recordings purportedly exposing discussions on a plot to assassinate Deputy President William Ruto. Dennis Itumbi, the secretary of digital media at State House, but who lately works from the DP's office, yesterday sensationally told a Nairobi court he was in possession of the recordings of the alleged meeting at La Mada Hotel off Thika Road in Nairobi. (Standard)

-- The Transport Ministry has rejected the 3 billion U.S. dollars (307.6 billion shilling) price tag on the Nairobi-Mombasa expressway project as it emerged that the costing was inflated. The 485-kilomter mega project is yet to kick off despite the ground breaking set for June. (Star) Enditem

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