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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and goods in or...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Embassy Row
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Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

IFJ/FAJ Back Journalists Protest over Oppressive Media Bill in Kenya
2013-12-04
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) are giving their full backing to journalists in Kenya in their battle against a contentious Media Bill...
IFJ/FAJ Stand by Journalists against a Draconian Media Bill in Kenya
2013-11-06
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) today have brought their support to the journalists' fraternity in Kenya against a draconian media bil...
Kenya: Faiths Join Protests Against Curbs on Media Freedom
2008-12-17
Catholic Information Service for Africa
Violent scenes reminiscent of the dark days of President Daniel Moiâ##s dictatorship have returned to the Kenyan capital after parliament passed a bill which tightens the stateâ##s grip on the broadca...
Kenya: President deals major blow to press freedom
2009-01-04
Kenyan President deals major blow to press freedom. Also known as the â#oICT Billâ##, the new legislation provides for heavy fines and prison sentences for press offences. It also gives the government...

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IFJ/FAJ Back Journalists Protest over Oppressive Media Bill in Kenya
Sources News Release
Article
2013
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) are giving their full backing to journalists in Kenya in their battle against a contentious Media Bill...
IFJ/FAJ Stand by Journalists against a Draconian Media Bill in Kenya
Sources News Release
Article
2013
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) today have brought their support to the journalists' fraternity in Kenya against a draconian media bil...
Kenya: Faiths Join Protests Against Curbs on Media Freedom
Sources News Release
Article
2008
Catholic Information Service for Africa
Violent scenes reminiscent of the dark days of President Daniel Moiâ##s dictatorship have returned to the Kenyan capital after parliament passed a bill which tightens the stateâ##s grip on the broadca...
Kenya: President deals major blow to press freedom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Kenyan President deals major blow to press freedom. Also known as the â#oICT Billâ##, the new legislation provides for heavy fines and prison sentences for press offences. It also gives the government...
Kenyan Blogger Bogonko Bosire is Still Missing, Nearly Two Years After His Disappearance
Macha, Ndesanjo
Article
2015
Global Voices
Two years ago, a Kenyan blogger went missing. As a critic accusing government officials and celebrities of corruption, foul play is very much suspected. Kenyans have turned to social media to revive t...
Kenyan grafitti artists target vulture politicians
Chonghaile, Clar Ni
Article
2012
The Guardian
A crew of Kenyan grafitti artists are making murals that urge citizens not to re-elect corrupt politicians who have a legacy of exploiting tribal differences to gain power.
Lead poisoning - fighting industrial pollution in Kenya is a dangerous business
Morlin-Yron, Sophie
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Lead poisoning from industrial pollution has imposed a terrible toll on Kenyans, and single mother Phyllis Omido is no exception -- lead from a nearby metal refinery badly damaged her own son's health...
Mau Mau Uprising
Connexipedia Article
Article
An insurgency by Kenyan peasants against the British colonialist rule.
Slumming in Kenya's back streets
A young TV crew is chronicling a life of dirt, violence and hope
McCrummen, Stephanie
Article
2008
Guardian Weekly
Slum TV is a group of young people from Mathare, one of the slums of Kenya, who chronicle life in their community during times of peace and unrest.
Twiga Farm: The story of a Kenyan land grab
Rinsum van, Leila
Article
2014
Pambazuka News
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, the residents of Twiga Farm marched through the streets of Nairobi to hand in a petition to the National Assembly. Their demand was an investigation in the unlawful evi...

Sources Bookshelf

The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
How Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheikhs, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.
Weep Not Child
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Book
1964
The great Kenyan writer's powerful first novel, about the effects of the Mau Mau uprising on the lives of ordinary men and women, and on one family in particular.
Weep Not Child
Thiong'o, Ngugi Wa
Book
2012
The book follows the story of Njoroge, a young boy who seeks an education during the 1952-1960 Emergency in Kenya. This tumultuous time period saw the emergence of Kenyan revolutionary groups against ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian International Development Agency
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