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Friday, 02 November 2007 12:55

PRESS RELEASE

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WHAT:  Third Biennial meeting of the African Editors’ Forum

 

WHEN:  Monday 5th November – Tuesday 6th November, 2007

 

TIME:    8.30 am – 5.00 PM

 

WHERE: Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi

 

Thursday, 01 November 2007 16:41

3rd Bi-annual African Editors Forum

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3RD BIENNUAL EDITORS FORUM The 3rd Bi-annual African Editors Forum is scheduled to take place in Nairobi from November 5th to November 7, 2007. 

The event will attract 120 editors from North,  East, Central, West and Southern Africa to deliberate on the theme Media Leadership, Elections and Democracy in Africa.

The meeting, which will be co-hosted by the Kenya Editors' Guild and the Eastern Africa Editors' Forum, seeks to defend and promote media freedom and independence. It aspires to provide sustainable, credible, professional and inspirational support for African editors. 

Find out more from www.theafricaneditorsforum.org  

Tuesday, 25 September 2007 13:34

Media Diversity Centre: Cyber Dialogue

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At a recent meeting of the Kenya Correspondents Association,held in Nanyuki,Joe Kadhi raised the issue that the Kenyan media is biased in election coverage.

Join Kenyan correspondents and journalists in the discussion on whether the Kenyan media is really biased in election coverage on Wednesday 3rd October 2007 at 4.00pm

Join the discussion at http://www.awcfs.org/MDC_Chat/

Ms Catherine Nkhabi Omanyo 29, a parliamentary aspirant for Nambale constituency was attacked on 15th Sept 2007 and injured by supporters of her opponents. The aspirant who was told to quit politics hails from Busia District in Western part of Kenya. 

Ms Catherine Nkhabi Omanyo 29, a parliamentary aspirant for Nambale constituency was attacked on 15th Sept 2007 and injured by supporters of her opponents. The aspirant who was told to quit politics hails from Busia District in Western part of Kenya. 

The National Conference on Equity and Growth Website was launched on the 26th of April 2006 at the Norfolk Hotel. The website (www.inequalitykenya.org) is part of the activities within the Rich and Poor Project (RAPP). The first phase of the project was initiated in May 2004 as a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Planning and National Development (MPND), Society for International Development (SID) and the African Woman and Child Feature Service (AWC) with the support of Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The project was aimed and publishing and widely sharing and dissemination on poverty and inequality in Key that is key in the design and implementation of pro-poor policy strategies and interventions.
As a precursor to the upcoming National Conference on Equity and Growth, a special briefing for trustees on the Conference is now scheduled for May 10, 2006. The trustees or the national leadership group is composed of key personalities and national leaders drawn from various sectors that spun from civil societies, business communities, religious leaders, Non-governmental organizations, members of parliament and government. The special briefing organized by the Conference Organizing Committee (COC) is aimed at among other things discussing conference issues, promoting discussions on inequality at the national level and finding ways of facilitating a national discourse and policy action. The briefing will take place at the New Stanley Hotel.

Visit the conference website at http://www.inequalitykenya.org

Also read the Website launch report

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