Article: Time to take media freedom to the next level

Open Governance, Politics

Time to take media freedom to the next level

The Media Council Kenya (MCK) is honored to anchor the celebrations in Nairobi at a time when the world media family is steeped against myriad challenges that must be overcome if the goals for media independence are to be achieved.

It is worthy of note that the celebrations are being done alongside the international major event in Windhoek, Namibia, that will be culmination of WPFD global activities. Africa remains in focus as one of the regions where media freedom and independence is still a lagging work in progress. Indeed, in our own East African region, Kenya remains the leading light in showing the way to freedom of the press while several neighbors face varied challenges.

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