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Recent articles in Kenya

Journalist Betty Barasa, Visuasa News/Facebook

AFEX condemns killing of Kenyan journalist and demands investigation

Evidence points to the fact that the killing of editor and producer, Betty Muthekele Barasa, by assailants who invaded her home, could be linked to her work.

A newscaster speaks during a news program at Citizen TV in Nairobi, Kenya, 6 February 2018, YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

Kenyan police director harasses staff at Royal Media Services

Instead of investigating the corrupt practices involving firearms, the director of the Kenyan National Police Service’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations targets the media outlet that carried the exposé.

Sports enthusiasts follow various games on screens at a sports betting shop, Nairobi, Kenya, 15 July 2019, SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images

Ghanian online news site temporarily blocked over Kenyan gambling report

Ghanaian news site taken offline temporarily, over a piece on Kenya’s gambling industry, points to a surreptitious form of censorship based on a U.S. copyright law.