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Why Does African Media Get Africa Wrong?

Nanjala Nyabola, Kenyan writer and graduate student at Harvard Law School, recently caused a bit of a stir with her Aljazeera article asking “Why Do Western Media Get Africa Wrong?” ...

Source: Gathara's World

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 1 month


Trouble for Kenya media as ruthless proposals pass

Kenya’s media suffered a major setback Thursday after the National Assembly approved all recommendations presented by President Uhuru Kenyatta on the controversial Kenya Information and Communications Amendment (KICA) Bill 2013. ...

Source: CapitalFM

Drummed by Jimmy in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 2 months


Kenyan Journalists Push Changes to Media Bill

Kenyan media representatives are working on a deal to introduce more changes to a controversial media bill. The negotiations come a day after journalists took to the streets to protest ...

Source: VOA

Drummed by aster in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 2 months


Spokesman: Kenya’s President Committed to Press Freedom

Manoah Esipisu, Kenya’s government spokesman, says President Uhuru Kenyatta is committed to press freedom as outlined in the constitution. Comment comes as journalists protest some clauses in a controversial media ...

Source: VOA

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 2 months


Kenyan President Vetoes 'Unconstitutional' Media Law

Kenya's president vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have imposed fines and restrictions on journalists, saying it was unconstitutional, the first time he has used his power to reject ...

Source: VOA

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 2 months


Kenyan president to return disputed media bill to parliament

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta plans to send back to parliament a media bill critics say would stunt democracy in an African nation with unusually broad press freedoms. Critics said Kenyatta ...

Source: Reuters

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 3 months


The ‘Somali Pirate’ Who Never Was

Somali pirates have kidnapped hundreds of people and cost millions in ransom payments but their infamy has spurned one more twist, one you never would have imagined … The story ...

Source: Afritorial

Drummed by Olivia in Drum Media (Kenya, Somalia) 2 years, 8 months


Kenya's journalists start to break their election silence

Kenya has long prided itself on free media, but when the country went to the polls reporters and broadcasters went into a sort of self-imposed purdah. It has been a ...

Source: Mail & Guardian

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Media (Kenya) 2 years, 10 months


Kenyan DJs go six days without food to promote peaceful elections

Three radio DJs in Kenya are going six days without food while broadcasting non-stop to promote peaceful voting in a country that was nearly torn apart after its last election ...

Source: CNN

Drummed by Jimmy in Drum Media (Kenya) 3 years, 1 month


Kenya: Of Beautiful People in Ethiopia and Us

Kenyan singer and songwriter Eric Wainaina visits Addis and sharply describes his witty observations: "You throw a crown onto any Ethiopian, ask them to stand in profile and light them ...


Drummed by Luc in Drum Media (Ethiopia, Kenya) 3 years, 1 month

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