Wait, wait! Why did PLO Lumumba call that press conference last Monday? Why? The little politician inside him must have urged him on: keep the media excited. For no matter what else PLO says in his ‘big’ English, the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission boss made it clear to the public that there is no fight in… Continue reading PLO’s last conference?
A critical look at East Africa’s media giant as it marks 50 years Nation Media Group, the largest independent multi-media house in East and Central Africa, is celebrating 50 years. Founded by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1959, NMG commands a powerful presence in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and nurses ambitions of conquering the… Continue reading Nation Group Turns 50
Kingdom rejects government conditions for reopening radio saying President Museveni should instead apologize for closing down the station. By Apollo N. Makubuya, Attorney General of Buganda Kingdom General David Tinyefunza’s missive to General Salim Saleh of January 12 and General Y. K Museveni’s demands for the owners of CBS to apologize for the September 2009… Continue reading CBS FM Defies Museveni Conditions to Re-Open Radio
ET reveals abuse of office at Kenya government’s new weekly The newspaper project that was mooted to support the government’s rural development efforts is riddled with intrigue, nepotism and crafty schemes that have left Roy Gachuhi, a noted journalist and media trainer, with a bitter taste in the mouth. Gachuhi, whose gripping investigative series about… Continue reading ET Reveals Abuse of Office at Kenya Government’s New Weekly
President enjoys publicity in media owned either by ruling party or struggling businessmen Ahead of the August 2010 presidential elections, the visibility of various candidates and their agendas will of course depend to a large extent on accessibility to the media. President Paul Kagame seems ready to take up another seven-year term and all indications… Continue reading President Paul Kagame Tops Media