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The Aga Khan Deserves a Medal - and the Gratitude of All KenyansThere is something about Kenya that many of our people don't seem to fully appr
The Aga Khan Deserves a Medal - and the Gratitude of All Kenyans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
There is something about Kenya that many of our people don't seem to fully appreciate. This is that we are a vibrant democracy surrounded by authoritarian states. Indeed I would say that some of the nations in our neighbourhood are "militaristic... Read more
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A Cheerful Death AnnouncementWe East Africans have plenty to learn from our Kenyan brothers and sisters, inc
A Cheerful Death Announcement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
We East Africans have plenty to learn from our Kenyan brothers and sisters, including, as I discovered early this week while in Nairobi for an assignment, how to write a cheerful death announcement, one that leaves a wry smile and not a tear in a... Read more
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East Africa's Trade Is in the Firm Chokehold of Untouchable BaronsAs the controversy over sugar imports from Uganda continues, statistics on impo
East Africa's Trade Is in the Firm Chokehold of Untouchable Barons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
As the controversy over sugar imports from Uganda continues, statistics on imports from January to June this year show that Zambia and Madagascar have been bringing in much more sugar than Uganda. Clearly, the widely-held belief that Ugandan sugar... Read more
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Jassi Chatthe Claims African Rallying ChampionshipJassi Chatthe is the 2015 African Rally Champion after winning the latest round
Jassi Chatthe Claims African Rallying Championship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Jassi Chatthe is the 2015 African Rally Champion after winning the latest round of the Continental series in Uganda on Saturday. Kibos-based Chatthe becomes the first Kenyan to win the prestigious crown since Dave Horsey achieved the fete in 1984... Read more
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Mutua Ruffles Feathers With Chap Chap SloganWiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has claimed that the government has sensed defeat
Mutua Ruffles Feathers With Chap Chap Slogan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has claimed that the government has sensed defeat in the next General Election and is now trying to divide the Opposition. Without mentioning Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua, a man who has lately been spoiling for a... Read more
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M'membe Lies in Court - "Post Workers Deny Ever Forfeiting Salaries to Service ZRA Debt"Post Newspaper owner and the infamous cartel boss Fred M'membe has apparently t
M'membe Lies in Court - "Post Workers Deny Ever Forfeiting Salaries to Service ZRA Debt"
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Post Newspaper owner and the infamous cartel boss Fred M'membe has apparently told the Lusaka High Court a lie in a statement of claim stating his employees agreed with management to delay their salaries in order to service his huge debts. The... Read more
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The Return of 'Matigari', the Story of Two Kenyattas and Ngugi's New RoleThere is nothing fishy about the coincidences, but the first time I met Prof Ng
The Return of 'Matigari', the Story of Two Kenyattas and Ngugi's New Role
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
There is nothing fishy about the coincidences, but the first time I met Prof Ngugi wa Thiong'o, we both had rock shrimp for lunch. The setting was California, in December 2003, when he was still an exile, a dissident isolated from his motherland for... Read more
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Kenya Vs. the ICC (The Sequel) and Other News in This Week's Press ReviewYou might want to get some popcorn for this one. It's Kenya versus the Internat
Kenya Vs. the ICC (The Sequel) and Other News in This Week's Press Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
You might want to get some popcorn for this one. It's Kenya versus the International Criminal Court (ICC), the sequel. Like any movie follow-up, the actors are the same, the script has been tweaked and, so far at least, the battle between the main... Read more
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African Press Review 27 August 2015The Kenyan media has once again extensively covered the achievements of its ath
African Press Review 27 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Kenyan media has once again extensively covered the achievements of its athletes at the World Athletics Championship in Beijing. Both The Daily Nation and The Standard carry photographs of yesterday's gold medal winners Julius Yego and Hyvin... Read more
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African Press Review 26 August 2015The Kenyan press is dominated by the glittering achievements of the country's a
African Press Review 26 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Kenyan press is dominated by the glittering achievements of the country's athletes at the world athletics championship in Beijing. Buhari is accused of political partisanship in the fight against corruption in Nigeria. And a South African... Read more
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KPL Awards Gor Mahia Three Points From Mashemeji DerbyThe Kenyan Premier League has awarded Gor Mahia maximum points for their abando
KPL Awards Gor Mahia Three Points From Mashemeji Derby
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Kenyan Premier League has awarded Gor Mahia maximum points for their abandoned match against arch-rivals AFC Leopards last Sunday. The Mashemeji Derby was called off in the 64th minute on security grounds owing to crowd trouble perpetrated by... Read more
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Finance Bank Chairman Nyrienda Sacked From PacraThe interim Chairman of Finance Bank William Nyrienda has been sacked from his
Finance Bank Chairman Nyrienda Sacked From Pacra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The interim Chairman of Finance Bank William Nyrienda has been sacked from his position on the board of the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) following accusations that he abused his position to pressure the institution into altering... Read more
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Does Your Pastor Enrich Your Life or Drain You?The first time I wrote about this subject, I got a couple of hate e-mails from
Does Your Pastor Enrich Your Life or Drain You?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The first time I wrote about this subject, I got a couple of hate e-mails from die-hard "faithful" who assured me that I would burn in hell for questioning the abnormal hold that today's preachers have on their congregations. At the time, I had... Read more
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African Press Review 21 August 2015Crime, shock and the secret to the fountain of youth make the headlines of the
African Press Review 21 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Crime, shock and the secret to the fountain of youth make the headlines of the African press, as Kenyan police make a breakthrough in April's Garissa attack. We also find out why cheating on your partner can cost you your life. Kenyan police have at... Read more
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Ruto and Sang's Bad Day At the ICC, Fears of Sanctions Against Kenya and Judges Blast BensoudaRuto and Sang's bad day at the ICC Kenyan newspapers love to put the ongoing I
Ruto and Sang's Bad Day At the ICC, Fears of Sanctions Against Kenya and Judges Blast Bensouda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Ruto and Sang's bad day at the ICC Kenyan newspapers love to put the ongoing ICC cases in boxing terms. Headlines often take the "Ruto suffers blow" or "Blow for Bensouda" formulation, depending on who is having a bad day in The Hague. When news... Read more
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Got a Cell Phone? You Can Now Support Ailing LeopardsAFC Leopards have launched a new mobile phone program where fans can remit cont
Got a Cell Phone? You Can Now Support Ailing Leopards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
AFC Leopards have launched a new mobile phone program where fans can remit contributions to help ease the club's financial crisis. The program, dubbed "Ingwe Fans Support Program", was launched on Thursday by club chairman Walter Onyino and it aims... Read more
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Beware Journalists Who Solicit From You 'Facilitation' in the Course of Their WorkLast week, a group of readers took Nation Media Group to task for "not knowing
Beware Journalists Who Solicit From You 'Facilitation' in the Course of Their Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Last week, a group of readers took Nation Media Group to task for "not knowing journalists who write for them as some are fraudsters". The readers were referring to one of the most naked con jobs in journalism in recent weeks. The fraudster worked... Read more
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Changawa Siblings Storm Kenya Open Doubles Semi-FinalsTop seeded siblings Ismail Changawa and Shufaa Changawa on Thursday beat Burund
Changawa Siblings Storm Kenya Open Doubles Semi-Finals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Top seeded siblings Ismail Changawa and Shufaa Changawa on Thursday beat Burundian third seed Sada Nahimana and Kenya's Fazal Mohamed in the mixed doubles quarter-finals of the Britam Kenya Open Championships. The Changawa siblings beat their... Read more
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Malkia Strikers Safely in Tokyo, Ready for Word CupThe national women's volleyball team on Thursday arrived in Tokyo, Japan ready
Malkia Strikers Safely in Tokyo, Ready for Word Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The national women's volleyball team on Thursday arrived in Tokyo, Japan ready for the 2015 FIVB World Cup which serves off Saturday. The Malkia Strikers arrived in the country's capital following a two-hour trip from Hitachi town, where the team... Read more
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Kwanthanze Girls, Malava Boys Through to Volleyball SemisKenyan volleyball giants Kwanthanze Girls and Malava Boys on Wednesday advanced
Kwanthanze Girls, Malava Boys Through to Volleyball Semis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Kenyan volleyball giants Kwanthanze Girls and Malava Boys on Wednesday advanced to the knock-out stages of the Brookside East African Secondary School Games on the fourth day of action. East African basketball champions Shimba Hills recorded their... Read more
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African Press Review 20 August 2015Accusations of sectarianism, suicidal ministers and a couple who prove that lov
African Press Review 20 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Accusations of sectarianism, suicidal ministers and a couple who prove that love isn't blind, are some of the stories topping the African papers. And in South Africa we look at why it's become easier for students to cheat. The build-up to Uganda's... Read more
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Officials Engage in Blame Game As Boxers Miss Games QualifiersThe Boxing Association of Kenya and the Ministry of Sports are engaged in a bla
Officials Engage in Blame Game As Boxers Miss Games Qualifiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Boxing Association of Kenya and the Ministry of Sports are engaged in a blame game after Kenyan squad failed to travel to the African Confederation Boxing Championship in Morocco. Kenya's team of 16 was to compete in the event which is also the... Read more
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Victory for Sammy Sholei At Last As Tribunal Lifts BanThe Sports Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday reinstated Sammy Sholei as the Football
Victory for Sammy Sholei At Last As Tribunal Lifts Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Sports Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday reinstated Sammy Sholei as the Football Kenya Federation vice-chairman. The Tribunal also lifted the blanket ban slapped on Sholei by FKF before reinstating him to his position close to three years after he... Read more
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Cardinal Njue Advises Kenyans to Avoid Influences That Contradict Their BeliefsDelaware — John Cardinal Njue has called on Kenyans living in the United States
Cardinal Njue Advises Kenyans to Avoid Influences That Contradict Their Beliefs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Delaware — John Cardinal Njue has called on Kenyans living in the United States to shun foreign influences that go against their traditional and religious beliefs. "Many of you were born and raised under strict religious beliefs and African... Read more
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Super Sport
Chaos in Kenyan Sevens Chaos has erupted in Kenyan rugby that threatens to engulf their highly-succe
Chaos in Kenyan Sevens
Super Sport / Posted 12 days ago
Chaos has erupted in Kenyan rugby that threatens to engulf their highly-successful Sevens programme and could end their hopes of qualifying for the Rio Olympics next year. With players not having been paid for three months... Read more
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Residents Flee Village Following Visit From the AlLamu — Residents of Basuba area in Lamu County have deserted their homes after
Residents Flee Village Following Visit From the Al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Lamu — Residents of Basuba area in Lamu County have deserted their homes after al-shabaab invaded the area, preached to and threatened the villagers, reported the Daily Nation newspaper. The August 15 event saw over 30 families flee to an area... Read more
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African Press Review 19 August 2015Giving your legs a climb, walk or a jump can boost your brain power, resuscitat
African Press Review 19 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Giving your legs a climb, walk or a jump can boost your brain power, resuscitate you or help you find criminals, some of Africa's papers reveal. And a new "Miss Virgin" has been crowned in Nigeria, as the US commercialises the first "female... Read more
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You Must Stand Up to Address Indiscipline in Schools, Bishop Urges TeachersNairobi — Bishop Philip Anyolo, Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bi
You Must Stand Up to Address Indiscipline in Schools, Bishop Urges Teachers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Nairobi — Bishop Philip Anyolo, Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has challenged Catholic school principals to stand up to address indiscipline cases in schools. "Throughout this year we have been confronted with evidence... Read more
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Nuttall returns for Gor Mahia Gor Mahia coach Frank Nuttall will be back in the dugout when the defending K
Nuttall returns for Gor Mahia
football411 / Posted 13 days ago
Gor Mahia coach Frank Nuttall will be back in the dugout when the defending Kenyan Premier League champions make the trip to the Nyayo National Stadium to face Nakuru All Stars on Wednesday.Nuttall missed K'Ogalo's 3-1... Read more
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African Press Review 18 August 2015Modern-day Moses figures in Uganda and high priests in Kenya, biblical referenc
African Press Review 18 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Modern-day Moses figures in Uganda and high priests in Kenya, biblical references dominate the African press. While in Gabon, the president opens the state coffers to the younger generation. The Daily Monitor headlines with this spectacular claim... Read more
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Jowal Jones - Monkey See, Monkey DoAfter US President Barack Obama's recent visit to Kenya, Grandpa Richard, was a
Jowal Jones - Monkey See, Monkey Do
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
After US President Barack Obama's recent visit to Kenya, Grandpa Richard, was a jolly man. However, his hopes of leaving behind a better Kenya for his grandchildren have been dashed over the past few days. His moods have nosedived from the tower of... Read more
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Why Churches Have Become a BattlefieldConcern is growing among Kenyans over the spate of violent clashes and shocking
Why Churches Have Become a Battlefield
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Concern is growing among Kenyans over the spate of violent clashes and shocking incidents rocking the religious sector. While the importance of religion cannot be ignored, the behaviour of a section of the clergy and faithful is raising questions on... Read more
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African Press Review 17 August 2015The watchword dominating the African press today is "dirty." From dirty money i
African Press Review 17 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The watchword dominating the African press today is "dirty." From dirty money in Uganda's presidential election campaign to "dirty" South African officials, accused of involvement in the Marikana mining massacre of 2012. Meanwhile, Nigeria has... Read more
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African Press Review 15 August 2015A football game turns tragic as lightening strikes children sheltering under a
African Press Review 15 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
A football game turns tragic as lightening strikes children sheltering under a tree. A "dead man" causes commotion in a Nigerian court where he appeared as witness. And South Africa's liquor industry offers an olive branch to the government in an... Read more
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Kenyatta Defends Uganda Sugar DealBy Dorothy Nakaweesi and Neville Otuki Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has def
Kenyatta Defends Uganda Sugar Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Dorothy Nakaweesi and Neville Otuki Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has defended his decision to allow Ugandan sugar imports into Kenya saying it will promote regional integration. Despite criticism from the opposition leaders in the... Read more
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Uhuru Makes Peace With the ICC, PEV Victims Want to Left Alone As Ruto and Sang Wait for Big NewsIn this week's press wrap-up, Uhuru has nice things to say about the ICC, PEV v
Uhuru Makes Peace With the ICC, PEV Victims Want to Left Alone As Ruto and Sang Wait for Big News
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
In this week's press wrap-up, Uhuru has nice things to say about the ICC, PEV victims pour scorn on the ICC and we wait together with Ruto and Sang for some big news from The Hague. Uhuru makes peace with the ICCPresident Uhuru Kenyatta is full of... Read more
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Many Kenyans Shocked By Sugar Deal With UgandaKenyans have reacted to trade deals with Uganda with shock and skepticism. A nu
Many Kenyans Shocked By Sugar Deal With Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Kenyans have reacted to trade deals with Uganda with shock and skepticism. A number of deals were reached during a three-day state visit to the neighboring country by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. One of the deals agreed by President Kenyatta and... Read more
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The Ruto-Obama Handshake Guessing Game as Bensouda Takes a HitPresident Barack Obama left Washington for Kenya on Thursday in a trip that wil
The Ruto-Obama Handshake Guessing Game as Bensouda Takes a Hit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
President Barack Obama left Washington for Kenya on Thursday in a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital and a visit to the home ... ( Resource: President Obama Leaves the U.S. for Nairobi ) In this week’s press review we look... Read more
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Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards Players Strike Over Unpaid SalariesGor Mahia and AFC Leopards players have threatened to boycott their respective
Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards Players Strike Over Unpaid Salaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards players have threatened to boycott their respective Kenyan Premier League fixtures against Ushuru and Ulinzi Stars set for Wednesday owing to unpaid salary arrears. The two league giants owe their playing units hefty... Read more
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African Press Review 11 August 2015The Daily Nation reports that three senior Kenyan police officers Francis Omond
African Press Review 11 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Daily Nation reports that three senior Kenyan police officers Francis Omondi Okonya, Stephen Kiptanui Arap Soi and Jason Wilfred Mbithi were shown the door by the National Police Service Commission. The report states that the three were among 10... Read more
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African Press Review 10 August 2015The Standard in Kenya has a report on recommendation of the police to charge Pa
African Press Review 10 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The Standard in Kenya has a report on recommendation of the police to charge Pastor James Ng'ang'a with reckless driving related to an accident in which a woman was killed and at least two others injured on July 26. The daily quotes a report from... Read more
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African Press Review 8 August 2015The Daily Nation reports on a 70-year-old woman and her daughter-in-law who wer
African Press Review 8 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
The Daily Nation reports on a 70-year-old woman and her daughter-in-law who were charged yesterday of robbery ithat involved the theft of goods worth 70 million shillings. The report states that Ms Wanjiru Ndutire and Ms Wangare Njoroge were accused... Read more
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Benson Gicharu Cries Foul Over APB DecisionKenya's bantam-weight boxer Benson Gicharu has said AIBA Pro-Boxing's (APB) dec
Benson Gicharu Cries Foul Over APB Decision
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Kenya's bantam-weight boxer Benson Gicharu has said AIBA Pro-Boxing's (APB) decision to reverse his 2:1 points technical decision (TD) victory over Jiawei Zhang of China has taken him by surprise. The soft-spoken but hard-punching boxer told Daily... Read more
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African Press Review 7 August 2015The Standard leads with the criticism levelled by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyat
African Press Review 7 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The Standard leads with the criticism levelled by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta against the opposition leaders. The report states that Kenyatta accused opposition leaders of putting their interests before that of the country by speaking ill of... Read more
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Shock As Students Smoke Bhang, Drink Booze On BusIt was the ultimate, wild pool party on wheels -- and the nightmare of every pa
Shock As Students Smoke Bhang, Drink Booze On Bus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
It was the ultimate, wild pool party on wheels -- and the nightmare of every parent with teens in the house. There was anger and shock across the country Thursday after 45 high school students were on Wednesday arrested for smoking bhang, drinking... Read more
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MISA Wants Defamation of President Law AbolishedThe Media Institute of Southern AFRICA (MISA) Zambia has demanded that the defa
MISA Wants Defamation of President Law Abolished
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Media Institute of Southern AFRICA (MISA) Zambia has demanded that the defamation of the President Law should be abolished because it is archaic and discriminatory. MISA has instead recommended that the Zambia Law Development Commission should... Read more
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Self-Censorship - the Silent Curse in the Newsroom That Threatens Media FreedomSelf-censorship is a silent killer of the freedom of the press. However, it is
Self-Censorship - the Silent Curse in the Newsroom That Threatens Media Freedom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Self-censorship is a silent killer of the freedom of the press. However, it is rarely discussed as people tend to talk more about censorship by those in power. The State is not the only threat to freedom of the press, writes William Oketch. "It... Read more
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South Sudanese Authorities Silence Three Media OutletsNairobi — Authorities in South Sudan have shut down three independent media out
South Sudanese Authorities Silence Three Media Outlets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Nairobi — Authorities in South Sudan have shut down three independent media outlets in the past five days, according to news reports and the outlets' editors. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the closures, which come as international... Read more
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Olunga focused on K'Ogalo Gor Mahia striker Michel Olunga intends to remain focused on the job at hand
Olunga focused on K'Ogalo
football411 / Posted 26 days ago
Gor Mahia striker Michel Olunga intends to remain focused on the job at hand amid growing interest from suitors after his signature.The 21-year-old joined K'Ogalo on a one-year loan deal from Liberty Sports Academy and... Read more
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Kenya Airways Records Record LossKenya Airways, the East African country's national carrier, ran into severe hea
Kenya Airways Records Record Loss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Kenya Airways, the East African country's national carrier, ran into severe head winds last week reporting a record loss. The finance minister now says the airline may need a half a billion dollar bailout. Kenya Airways said its pre-tax loss had... Read more
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