KCA CALLS FOR STRUCTURED DIALOGUE ON MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY

Kenya Correspondents Association has called for structured, inclusive and sustained dialogue within the media industry to overcome Covid 19 related challenges and move the media towards a sustainable path. Speaking at a virtual media conference convened on August 26, 2020, KCA Chairman William Oloo Janak said there had been lack of a more honest and […]

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ICPC Accuses the Police for Defying the Constitution, Brutalizing Kenyans

The International Center for Policy and Conflict (ICPC) says the National Police Service has consistently defied the Constitution promulgated in 2010 by continuing to be an instrument of brutality against Kenyans. The ICPCI Executive director, Ndung’u Wainaina, said in a statement marking 10 years since the Constitution was promulgated that the National Police Service had […]

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Women fight Shrinking Civic Space in Media, Human Rights

Over 50 participants came together on a webinar to discuss “The place of Women in protecting Civic and Media Spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic period”. The forum was convened by Article 19 in collaboration with the Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) and the girls’ rights initiative, Akili Dada. It was moderated by Citizen […]

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Covid-19: Impact and Challenges on Journalists and Media

Hosted by Nigeria Union of Journalists:  29-30 July 2020 Impacts on the Economics and Sustainability of the Media: Cases of Job Losses Speaker: William Oloo, Chairman Kenya Correspondents Association. Introduction: The Corona virus pandemic has been publicly around for the last five months, especially since mid-March 2020. It immediately caused panic in all sectors of […]

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CAJ Calls on African Governments to End Attacks on Journalists in the Covid-19 Pandemic Period

05 AUGUST 2020 PRESS RELEASE The Congress of African Journalists (CAJ) held a maiden conference on “Covid-19 Impacts on Journalists and the Media: Building up To Face Challenges of Covid-19 and Aftermath” on 29 and 30 July 2020. The congress called on African Governments to end all attacks and violations against journalists covering the covid-19. […]

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Kenya’s Civil Society Condemn Intolerance to calls for Accountability by Four County Governments

PRESS STATEMENT DATED AND ISSUED ON THIS 3RD DAY OF AUGUST 2020 IN KISUMU CITY CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS DECRY SHRINKING CITIZENS’ SPACE IN SIAYA, KISUMU, HOMA BAY AND MIGORI COUNTIES. THE FOUR COUNTY GOVERNMENTS HAVE RESORTED TO UNDERHAND TACTICS INCOMPATIBLE WITH ACCOUNTABLE EXERCISE OF POWER AS PROTECTED IN CONSTITUTION   The Civil Society Reference Group, Community […]

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