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Media and democratic governance in Kenya

Media and democratic governance in Kenya

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Published by Institute for Education in Democracy, Kenya Parliamentary Journalists Association in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Koki Muli and Peter Aling"o.
ContributionsMuli, Koki., Aling"o, Peter., Institute for Education in Democracy (Kenya), Kenya Parliamentary Journalists Association.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16731175M
LC Control Number2008349100

  In a nutshell therefore, good governance is the system that ensures the institutionalization of popular participation, strengthens women’s political representation, ensures free media and makes public media accessible to all thus resulting to the creation of a governance system that is responsive to the needs of the population.


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awad ei mor 47 democracy and the individual willFile Size: KB. A second book launched before the elections, ‘Kidneys for the King’ castigated Kenyan politicians in general but was supportive of Uhuru Kenyatta. What the books really exposed was the extent to which Raila Odinga was a novice in this hothouse of primitive accumulation that was called the business community of Kenya.

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Lessons Learnt for Devolution iii TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Abbreviations iv Executive Summary vi 1. Introduction 1 Socio-Economic Context 1 Background to Reform 3 2 Public Sector Reform in Kenya 4 Synopsis of reforms 4 Phases of reforms in Kenya 5 Phase 1: – Decolonisation and Expansion of the Service 5.

Center for Democracy and Governance, USAID. media sector. Chief components of any strategy are shaping the legal enabling environment, strengthening constituencies for reform, removing barriers to access, training, and supporting capitalization of media.

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