American Corner Kisumu Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

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U.S. Embassy Nairobi, through the American Corner (AC) Kisumu, celebrated World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2014.  Over 150 youth from local film and theater companies attended the celebration, along with numerous local media representatives.  Entertaining skits, dancing and lively music were used to emphasize the importance of freedom of speech and of the press.  The activities also included a dialogue between journalists and youth about responsible reporting, public speech and the need to work together for educational and economic development.  Kisumu’s Radio Sahara which reaches Western Kenya and Eastern Uganda interviewed AC Kisumu Coordinator Moses Mwandihi about the numerous youth outreach programs offered by AC Kisumu.