Kenyan Politicians Warned Over Social Media
The government has issued a stern warning to politicians using social media to propagate hate campaigns.
The Star, 20 December 2012
NCIC vice chair Milly Lwanga says that politicians using coded language and stereotypes amounting to hate speech will face prosecution. read more »
Capital FM, 19 December 2012
Deputy Police Spokesman Charles Owino on Wednesday told journalists that more intelligence officers had been deployed to the grassroots to monitor politicians who mask tribal ... read more »
The social media can spread hate speech.
The Star, 14 December 2012
Migori county commissioner Anne Ngetich has cautioned politicians engaging in hate speech ahead of the general election. read more »
The Star, 8 December 2012
Some politicians are using youth to spread hate speech messages through social media. Director of public communications Mary Ombara says they are trying to regulate the use of ... read more »
The Star, 5 December 2012
Mobile operators have been ordered to allocate unique numbers, internet protocol (IP) addresses, to all phones using their network to curb spread of abusive, inciting and ... read more »
The government has suspended a minister currently facing hate speech charges, in keeping with a strict no-tolerance policy on incitement. Read more »