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How Kenyan Media Houses Will Vote In 2022 Election

Kenyan media houses are once again spotlighting the political campaigns ahead of the 9th August general elections, with every day bringing its own news and drama. In their coverage, you can easily tell which political persuasion each media house is favouring.

Working Without Pay, Newspaper Correspondents Turn To Handouts

Radio Africa Group (RAG), which owns a number of radio stations and publishes The Star newspaper, has come under scrutiny after holding correspondents’ pay...

Standard Group Stuck In Red Mud Despite Revenue Growth

With a smaller loss of Ksh73 million realized in a difficult year like 2021 where Covid-19 pandemic hit most business, the business is riding an optimistic wave that 2022 will  be a better year, lifted for the most part by increased advertising related to the 9th August general elections.

Former Citizen TV Editor Finds New Home At KTN

Standard Group Editor-in-Chief Ochieng Rapuro, in an internal memo to staff on 20th May 2022, says as the newsroom prepares to cover the General Election, slated for 9th August this year, it had become necessary to address the various staffing gaps in the converged newsroom.

ALTERED: Standard Front Page With ‘Ruto Eats Sadaka’ Headline Is Fake

On 16th August 2021, social media influencer and controversial blogger Ronoh Cornelius shared a Standard newspaper cover with the photo of Deputy President William...

Standard Newspaper Top Editor Quits

Dennis Galava, who has been in charge of the daily editions (Monday to Friday), is understood to have resigned three months.

FAKE: Lawyer Paul Gicheru Has Not Said He Knows the People Who Killed Mutula Kilonzo

Lawyer Paul Gicheru surrendered to the ICC on November 2, 2020, following a warrant of arrest issued against him on March 10, 2016.

No, Thanks! Tycoon Suing Standard Rejects ‘Squeezed’ Apology

A month ago Mohamed Jaffer’s lawyers wrote to Standard Group demanding an apology over an article it published on 11th August.

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