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Local Media Change Attitude.

Local media- By Shisia wa Mwachi. Sometime i ask myself so many questions which i don't get the answers. Can you please help me. Between the year early 1990's and the late 2000 the Kenya political reformist mr m son of oyondi and accompanied by other politicians were escorted by USA Envoy accompanied by other internantional envoy tried to force and assist influence change for democractic political reform to stop political abuses. under which the long serving the Kanu government. was pressurized to allow change the environment but it wasn't easy to go through these process. Under the assistance of US envoy and /Germany England among other iternational stake holders. Some local media stations managed to be registered under some tight conditions but only after running for less than ten years some local media statios have raised funds for over 40 years.


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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Stage Mandazi, Kakamega, Kenya
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