Category Archives: Citizen Media

Census 2019: Do you know your rights?

Sigi Mwanzia contributed to this post. This article was originally published at page 20 of the Star Newspaper of December 17, 2018 Kenya plans to roll out a national census at midnight August 24, 2019, at a cost of Sh18.5 billion. The census seeks to collect various data, including marital status, ethnicity, disability, number of […]
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5 ICT Solutions From Miss Geek Rwanda 2014

Written By: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito Countries: Rwanda Topic: Arts & Culture, Youth, Citizen Media, Women & Gender, Digital Activism This post also available in: Español · Cinco soluciones de TIC de Miss Geek Ruanda Deutsch ·  5 IKT-Lösungen von Miss Geek Rwanda 2014 MsGeekRW is a competition for Rwandan women encouraging them to showcase their knowledge and […]
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Lets get real about Kenyan Media Laws

In Law School, we are taught to be objective in our analysis of issues and this is my intention in this article. Despite my major life-changing interactions with the Kenyan Media industry throughout my current period in Law School; I am not going to start by saying that Kenyan Media needs to be “guaranteed more […]
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Internet Governance: Why Africa Should Take the Lead

Recently during an afternoon meeting with a friend of mine, Bob Ochieng, who happens to work for ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) Africa Operations, he lamented that at online Internet Governance discussions fora such as CircleID and 1net.org, there is no serious frequent engagements from African Voices. This got me thinking and […]
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Human rights on the internet: Dot feminist resistance and prevention of Technology-related forms of gender based violence.

We live in a world where we are now almost able to do everything online that we normally do offline. The same rights that apply offline have been argued that they apply online in a similar manner with little to no modifications. On September 2, 2013; I read that “YouTube Removes Feminist ‘Blurred Lines’ Parody […]
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Working for a Truly United East African Community Political Federation

Written By: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito Countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Topics: Youth, Students, East African Community, Debate, Regional Integration, Political Integration Is a truly united East African region possible? The youth believe it is. In August in Arusha, Tanzania, a two-day East African Community University Students Debate sought to examine the role youth […]
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Kenya: Money Can Buy Us Declare ‘Campus Divas for Rich Men’

Written By: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito Countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Topic: Arts & Culture, Youth, Citizen Media, Women & Gender, Digital Activism This post also available in: አማርኛ · ኬንያ፤ ራሳቸውን ገንዘብ-ይገዛናል ብለው ያሉ ቡድኖች ‘የካምፓስ ቀውጢ-ቺኮችን ለሀብታሞች’ አቀረቡ Malagasy · Kenya: Afaka Mividy Antsika Ny Vola Hoy Ny ‘Campus Divas for Rich […]
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Kenya: Will Citizen Media participate to ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13?

Kenya: Will Citizen Media participate to ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13? Written by: Ephraim Kenyanito Country: Kenya Topics: Elections, Peace, Citizen Media Language: English During Kenya’s general elections of 2007, residents of this East African nation went into post-election violence. Ushahidi’s Ory Okolloh, David Kobia, Julia Rotich and Eric Hersman saw these developments […]
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