Article 19 East Africa


ARTICLE 19 East Africa is an organisation that works to ensure plurality and diversity in the media. Their goal is to defend freedom of expression and information. They campaign to place information at the centre of development policies and practices.


ARTICLE 19 was founded in 1987 to fulfil a dream by an American businessman and philanthropist J. Roderick MacArthur. He envisaged the founding of an organisation which would defend the right to freedom of expression.


How can Article 19 help with reporting on Good Governance?

Freedom of information and media law reform are key to development and realisation of economic, social and cultural rights. ARTICLE 19’s governance structure thereby aims to ensure that they effectively work towards achieving this vision, using resources to maximum effect and uphold core ethos and values.


How will article 19 help a journalist?

Receive information through the press releases that will keep you up to date with all that’s happening in and around the upcoming general elections.

You may get involved in raising awareness of what is happening in good governance in Kenya.

As part of their holistic protection strategy, Article 19’s office in Kenya will provide counselling for journalists who cover violent and traumatic happenings.



ARTICLE 19 East and Horn of Africa
P.O. Box 2653 – 0100
Tel: +254 (0) 727 862 230


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