A look at the ‘digital generation in Africa’, with reference to its changing media. For example, when publishers of the Kenyan Daily Nation, Nation Media Group, started using YouTube ‘within less than three months they had overtaken the BBC World Service in terms of views’.
Kenya’s Daily Nation welcomes President Kibaki’s intervention in the new media laws. The ‘media fraternity welcomes President Kibaki’s intervention in the ongoing dispute over the Kenya Communication (Amendment) Act 2008,’ the newspaper comments.
“The President initially ignored entreaties by the industry not to assent to legislation that would curtail media freedom. But it appears wiser counsel has prevailed.”