World Press Freedom Day 2022

World Press Freedom Day 2022 theme Journalism under Surveillance Celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of...

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World Radio Day 2022

The eleventh edition of World Radio Day will be held on 13 February under the theme: “Radio and Trust”.  13 February every year is a date proclaimed by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural  Organization (UNESCO) to celebrate radio broadcast, improve international cooperation...

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Practicing Good Governance and Amplifying Listener Voices.

Lydia Wang’oma’s first love was television. But after working with the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation as a television producer and presenter for 22 years, Mrs. Wang’oma joined RANET Bulala FM, a community radio station in Abanyala, a village in Busia county, Western Kenya. RANET Bulala FM is one...

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FACTS ABOUT COVID-19

FACTS ABOUT COVID-19 What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus. ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as ‘2019 novel coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV.’ The COVID-19 virus is a new virus linked to the same...

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Covid 19 fact checking and awareness raising desk

The Kenya Community Media Network (KCOMNET) with the support of the Civil Peace Service of GIZ  has set up a fact-checking and awareness-raising desk during this time of coronavirus pandemic. The sole purpose of this desk is to combat incidences of misinformation and fake news circulating on...

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Covid 19 fact checking and awareness raising desk

The Kenya Community Media Network (KCOMNET) with the support of the Civil Peace Service of GIZ  has set up a fact-checking and awareness-raising desk during this time of coronavirus pandemic. The sole purpose of this desk is to combat incidences of misinformation and fake news circulating on...

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Redress call for Ranet Community Radio stations.

Kenya Community media Network wishes to take an affirmative position towards towards quest for better working conditions for Ranet Community Radio stations established under the Ministry of environment and forestry through Kenya Meteorological Department. Ranet radio stations play a big role in...

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Bringing fact-checking to Kenyan radio with Fred Fact

Radio is one of the most highly used and highly trusted sources of information in Kenya, with 178 FM radio stations all over the country. Of these, 109 broadcast in either English or Swahili, and the rest broadcast in a variety of local languages. Radio is one of the most interactive means of mass...

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World Radio Day Celebrations 2018

World Radio Day 2018 was commemorated in style by KCOMNET, community radios, UNESCO and other partners at Kivuli Centre in Riruta Satellite. Kivuli Centre is the location of Mtaani Community Radio. The theme was “Radio and Sports for Peace and Uniting Communities”. The main objective for these...

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