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Kenya Union of Journalists, NCCK condemn ‘anti-media law’ threatening to sue

President Uhuru Kenyatta signs the 2014 Value Added Tax (VAT) and Pubilc Finance Management ammendment Acts into law at State House, Nairobi. Looking on from left is   Solicitor General Njee Muturi, Clerk of the National Assembly Justin Bundi, Cabinet Secretary National Treasury Henry Rotich, Majority Leader Aden Duale and Speaker of National Assembly Justin Muturi.

The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) and the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) have condemned Parliament’s passing of the Powers and Privileges of Parliament Bill 2014. In a statement on Thursday, NCCK General Secretary Rev. Canon Peter Karanja said that by passing the Bill, parliamentarians had clearly stated their position on where they stand on matters of accountability. ...

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Security key to press freedom, journalists tell government

  Safety and security of journalists is key to attaining freedom of the Press in Kenya. This is the key message that journalists passed to the government on Monday during celebrations to mark World Press Freedom Day. Led by the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) and the Editors Guild the members of the Press in the country asked the government ...

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Kenya’s finest journalists to be feted today

Kenya’s finest journalists will be unveiled and feted today, Monday May 4 in an event to be held at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC). This will be a culmination of this year’s World Press Freedom Day celebration aimed at highlighting the successes and challenges of the Media industry in the country and the world at large. This is the ...

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