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How Kenyatta's Control of Nation Media Was Thwarted

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta speaking with His Highness The Aga Khan. The latter was put between a rock and a hard place when Kenyatta sug
Source: 
www.kenyans.co.ke

Kenya’s first president, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, once tried to get one of his relatives to control the Nation Media Group.

In a 2010 book titled The Birth of a Nation: The Story of a Newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran, a former senior editor at the Daily Nation, narrates what transpired after Kenyatta made a proposition for one of his kinsmen to lead the firm.

After the Aga Khan opened Serena Hotel in a ceremony attended by Kenya’s founding father on February 16, 1976, Mzee introduced the businessman to his chosen candidate.

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa programme begins

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa Programme BEGINS
Source: 
akumedia.aku.edu

The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) and The John F. Kennedy School of
Government at Harvard University (HKS) launched the Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa Programme on September 15, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi. This marks the second consecutive year GSMC and HKS have collaborated to deliver the leadership programme, which helps executives from Africa, exercise leadership amid uncertainty with skill and effectiveness, while communicating for impact.

Kenya: The Aga Khan Deserves a Medal - and the Gratitude of All Kenyans 2015-08-31

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Source: 
allAfrica.com

There is something about Kenya that many of our people don't seem to fully appreciate.

This is that we are a vibrant democracy surrounded by authoritarian states. Indeed I would say that some of the nations in our neighbourhood are "militaristic authoritarian states". Think about it for a minute.

In Tanzania, it's only now for the first time that there is a genuine chance of the opposition parties wresting power from the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), which has ruled since independence.

For all intents and purposes, Tanzania has been a single party state for the last 50 years.

Opening of the Nation Newspaper Building 1997-03-11

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