The Election Observation Group (ELOG) Statement on Elections

1. On the Calls for a Referendum/BBI Processes ELOG is aware that the promoters of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 submitted 4.4 million signatures to the Commission supporting their initiative for constitutional changes. The IEBC has since received funds to start off the verification exercise and called for applicants for the position of verification clerks. […]

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Church Pursues Tech on Covid-19 Lockdown

Kenyans either had their eyes glued on TV or mobile phone screens or ears listening attentively to the radio broadcast regarding COVID-19. Our fears had come true – ban on all religious gatherings. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced in a press conference on a Sunday, March 22, 2020 the suspension of all religious and […]

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Kenya’s KCA works with UNESCO to boost Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists

Nairobi: November 11, 2020: Kenya Correspondents Association (KCA) with support from from UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) is launching a project on Enhancing Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists through Devolution in Kenya. The project which will be implemented over the next 12 months, will benefit 200 journalists working in […]

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BURUNDI : One Year on, 4 Iwacu Media Group Journalists Remain in Jail

On September 22, it was exactly 11 months since four journalists from the Iwacu Press Group were jailed at the Bubanza prison in the Western part of Burundi. Pleas by the family and journalists advocacy groups and human rights organizations have remained unheeded by the authorities.  Agnès Ndirubusa from the political service, Christine Kamikazi from […]

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BURUNDI: Lack of Information, Abuse of Other Rights Continue Unabated

For Burundians,  the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) marked on September 28,2020 meant very little given the continuing climate of human rights violations. Residents of the city of Bujumbura, the country’s economic capital, deplore lack of access to information. They say that efforts by journalists to educate the public are hampered by […]

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CAJ Denounces Police Violence Against a Camerawoman in Senegal

The Congress of African Journalists (CAJ) today denounced police violence against online media camerawoman Adja Ndiaye of Dakaractu, who was brutally beaten up by the police on Monday, September 28 in Dakar. According to media reports, the savage assault suffered by Adja Ndiaye, camerawoman of Dakaractu, took place on Monday, September 28, 2020 at the […]

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Statement by Migori Network on 10th Anniversary of Constitution

On the occasion of this auspicious day when Kenyans gave themselves a new and one of the most progressive Constitutions in the world, we, the non-state actors wish to rally Migori County residents in joining other Kenyans to mark the day and take stalk of the gains and gaps. We congratulate Migori County residents and […]

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CSRG calls on County Governments to stop harassing Media for Reporting Corruption

The Civil Society Reference Group (CSRG) calls on the Council of Governors to desist from any acts of blackmail targeting Media Houses that report on corruption in the devolved units. In a statement, the CSRG presiding convener, Mr. Suba Churchill, says the group is “particularly concerned that corruption is increasingly becoming a major cause of […]

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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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