This year’s Broadcast Film & Music Africa Conference which is set for the 10th to 11th of July 2012 will include the first African Media Business Exchange to provide a platform for African media start-ups to pitch their business ideas and opportunities to Venture Capitalists (VCs) and other potential investors.
The Tuvuke Peace Tour stuck to the coastal region after a massively successful showing at Shimo la Tewa last week. 2012 Groove Award Male Artiste of the Year Eko Dydda continued to thrill the audience at the Mombasa Polytechnic, as the Clean the Airwaves (CTA) team took to mobilizing them to shun tribalism and push for a peaceful Kenya.
The Tuvuke- Initiative for Peaceful and Fair Electoral process in Kenya is a systematic effort aimed at developing collaborative pre-emptive actions and activities to forestall any pre-planned or spontaneous violence before, during and after the elections and to equip Kenyans with knowledge and skills so that individually and collectively they can enhance peace and justice.
Here are a couple of pictures from the peace tour edition at the Mombasa Polytechnic:
Contrary to popular belief, hatespeech on radio is not just something that affects Kenya but is a global vice spread across an extensive array of demographics and geography. The element that seems to power up the hatespeech on radio even more is targeted rhetorts and responses especially on vernacular stations spread throughout the country.