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Why the Kenya government cannot legally regulate social media

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The proposal by Dennis Itumbi, the State House Director for Digital and Diaspora Media that government is considering regulating social media cannot be realized without negating core constitutional provisions. While speaking at Kiangima Girls Secondary School during a prize-giving day, he said the government is preparing a Bill seeking to regulate the use of the social media in Kenya. Itumbi added ...

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Should Kenya legalise corruption as it morphs into a monster?

President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta (R) greets his supporters with his running mate, William Ruto after attending a news conference in Nairobi on March 9, 2013. The two have been indicted by Kenyans for not doing enough to fight corruption. [Photo: REUTERS/Siegfried Modola]

For the past several months, runaway corruption and the lethargy expressed by the highest office in the country to fight have been the talk for many Kenyans. Billions have been lost in shady projects whose expenditure cannot be explicitly proved or explained. The country continues on more borrowing sprees, further burdening the taxpayer who continues paying for either no service ...

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Kenya accuses Norway of “supporting” terror

In a startling development, a highly placed spokesperson for the Kenyan government has accused Norway of “supporting” terrorist activities in Kenya. Dennis Itumbi, the Director of Digital Communication in the Office of the President, on Monday morning tweeted that Norway’s decision to continue funding Haki Africa, a Mombasa-based NGO, amounts to being on the opposite side of Kenya’s fight against ...

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Free Wifi in Nakuru County partly working

  By Kioko Kivandi Going digital, a key plank of the Jubilee administration with its flagship area being Nakuru County is experiencing a mixed bag in its launch of free WiFi. It is available in certain ‘strategic’ areas only for now with the hope of expanding in future. Identifying these areas seems the way forward in using the internet for ...

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