The 2007 General Election in Kenya and Its Aftermath

Ismail, J. A., & Deane, J. (2008). The 2007 General Election in Kenya and Its Aftermath. The 2007 General Election in Kenya and Its Aftermath: The Role of Local Language Media , 13 (3), 319-327.

The ethnic violence in Kenya started after the election of Mwai Kibaki in December 2007. Local language radio stations were blamed for inciting this ethnic violence. De objective of this research is to analyse the role of these local language media in the lead up and during the crisis. Twenty interviews with senior media figures were held to discover the role of the media. This article can help analysing the conduct of these media during the crisis.