Promoting Inclusive Community Dialogue in Kibera

Politics play a key role in the lives of citizens in safeguarding social, economic and environmental rights. The marginalized are the most affected due to poor and divisive politics that neither recognizes nor prioritizes their issues. Also, the reality that most people in leadership are out of touch with the hardships faced by residents in […]

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Super STD: Kenyans online become ‘Doctors’

After the Star newspaper’s striking headline recently, featuring Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) findings, “A Super Gonorrhea Strikes Nairobians”, there has been mixed reactions. Kenyans on twitter embarked on a campaign under the hashtag “soko ni chafu”, a Swahili word implying the market is filthy, to warn Nairobi residents of the deadly strain. This strand […]

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Disinformation: A Barrier to Women Representation

Female representation in parliament in Kenya has been on a gradual increase over the past ten years. The recent polls saw 29 women elected to the National Assembly compared to 23 in the previous election bringing the number of women representatives in the National assembly to 82, inclusive of the 47 special women seats, and […]

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NECSA-K has Questions for Candidates

Nairobi, 18th July, 2022 The National Environment Civil Society Alliance of Kenya (NECSA-K) has drafted questions for the candidates to respond to during the coming Presidential Debate. The questions, which cover five areas on good governance, management and sustainability of natural resources, were sent to the Media Council of Kenya. The questions are on agriculture, […]

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New Police Counter Terrorism Facility Opened

Mombasa, Kenya 20th July, 2022 A facility expected to enhance the capacity of the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) in investigating and combating terrorism is now operational at the Kenya’s coast region. The modern building, which was put up with the support of the British High Commission and the United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime […]

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UChaguzi Platform Demand Clarity on Poll Preparedness

Nairobi, Sunday July 17th, 2022 CSO organizations, under the banner Uchaguzi Platform, have issued a joint statement on the state of election preparedness in Kenya. They called on the electoral management body, the IEBC, to make public the reports on the audit on the use of technology to transmit results give assurances that technology will […]

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Civic and Democratic Space in Kenya is Obstructed- CSOs

NAIROBI, 14 JULY, 2022 The civil society organizations (CSOs), operating under the Civic Freedoms Forum, have expressed concern at the sad state of the civic and democratic space in Kenya. More than 10 civil society members say the civic and democratic space in Kenya is obstructed. In a statement issued at the close of the […]

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KCA Calls for a Safer, Facilitative Election Environment

Nairobi: Kenya: May 3, 2022: Kenya Correspondents Association (KCA) today joined the local media fraternity and the global community in marking the World Press Freedom Day through various county-based activities in 20 locations. The World Press Freedom Day is marked every year on 3rd May. The theme of the event is Journalism Under Digital Siege. […]

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Media-CSO Meet to Discuss Poll Preparations

More than 40 delegates drawn from the media and Civil Society groups have raised concern over outstanding issues in election preparedness.  The conference noted that as the country moves towards the 2022 General Elections, delay in effecting critical electoral reforms and pending administration processes adversely impact on the entire process, Specifically, the participants cited the […]

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Media and CSOs Collaborate on 2022 Poll

More than 40 delegates drawn from the media and Civil Society groups attending a two-day conference in Nairobi on October 21-22, 2021 convened under the coordination of the Kenya Correspondents Association (KCA) deliberated extensively on emerging issues in the run up to the 2022 General Elections. The participants underscored the important role played jointly by […]

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