Kenya Govt Takes Steps to Prevent Hate Speech

The government - in the run-up to the elections - has taken to social media monitoring, a new SMS service and supplying police with recording devices in an effort to prevent the spread of the kind of inflammatory content that resulted in the 2008 election unrest.

Youth carry crude weapons ready to fight during 2008 election violence (file photo).



  • Kenya:   Political Texts to Be Vetted

    The Star, 24 October 2012

    Any text message by a political party will have to be vetted and approved by the NCIC and mobile phone operators before it is disseminated. Read more »


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