Top news items in Kenya's major media outlets

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NAIROBI, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Kenya's major media outlets on Wednesday.

-- The government is set to roll out mass vaccination of girls against cervical cancer in two weeks, even as doctors affiliated to the Catholic Church have contested the move, citing a myriad of health complications.

The ministry of health will give 10-year-old girls two free doses of the vaccine against the cancer-causing human papilloma virus (HPV), six month apart, at about 9,000 public, private and faith-based facilitates countrywide. (Daily Nation)

-- Kenya has performed poorly in a global ranking on the rule of law, tainted by official impunity, runaway corruption and insecurity. The country is in position 101 out of 126 countries surveyed in the Rule of Law Index 2019. (Standard)

-- Anxiety has gripped the Kenya Railway Corporation after detectives moved in to establish how 900 acres of prime land in Machakos was allocated to a long list of firms. (Star) Enditem

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