Kenya President's 'Grand Plan' to Silence Free Press
Like his father late president Jomo Kenyatta in the 1970s and former president Daniel arap Moi in the 1980s, President Uhuru Kenyatta is slowly embodying the image of a dictator through a combination of co-opting the country's wealthy economic and political class, and brute force, writes George Ogola for African Arguments.
Journalists teargassed by anti-riot police who did not want to be filmed during a demonstration in Kisumu on October 13, 2017 (file photo).
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