In 2013, Africa Uncensored’s cameraman Elijah Kanyi vied for the parliamentary seat in Mathare Constituency, Nairobi but lost. His decision was informed by the desire to transform the place he was born and raised. In his #MyVoterStory, he explains why he is not seeking any elective post this time round but will still cast the ballot nonetheless on 8th August 2017.
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By Africa Uncensored — 2 years ago
The hearing community in Kenya has long been deaf to the needs of deaf people. Among the most neglected is the need to give the deaf priority to vote during elections. Caroline Aoko has experienced this first hand. As Kenyans go the polls on 8th August 2017, she plans to use her vote to amplify the voice of the deaf and create more awareness about their plight.Post Views: 716
By Africa Uncensored — 8 months ago
With over 30,000 Kenyans succumbing to cancer every year, 10 times the number of deaths caused by road accidents, the dreaded ailment has proven to be a thorn in the flesh of many a Kenyan family. Many deplete all their resources while seeking treatment, which doesn’t come cheap thanks to the facilities required which are hard to come by in public health institutions. Read MorePost Views: 147
By Africa Uncensored — 3 years ago
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been conducting what it calls a mass voter registration exercise from the 19th of January and will run until Tuesday the 14th of February 2017. Millions of Kenyans are expected to register as new voters while others are likely to transfer their vote to other polling stations. Does peer pressure affect the voting pattern and do your friends have a say in who you vote for? Here’s the story of Steve Biko, a video editor at Africa Uncensored:Post Views: 586