Eight prominent columnists working for Kenya’s biggest media group quit over increased government meddling
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On Kenyan social media, voters saw plenty of attack ads against opposition candidate Raila Odinga
Kenyan lawyers are donning yellow ribbons on their arms to protest what they say are violations of the rule of law
The screws are being tightened on Kenyan media, but the fourth estate also has credibility issues
A Kenyan government critic appeared in court Tuesday to face charges related to the mock the president
There has been continued suspension of three independent television stations in Kenya, despite a court ruling
Rights groups on Wednesday criticised the Kenya government’s move to block live coverage of a mock inauguration
Opposition leaders are standing firm in their refusal to recognize the Kenyatta administration
Hundreds of women marched through Nairobi on Monday to protest the president’s failure to name women to
Democratic rights are increasingly not respected in Kenya, states a new report on the global status of freedom.