Ufahamu Africa

Ep. 148: A conversation with fellow Wanjiku Ngugi and Catherine Muya on new media and democracy

July 16, 2022 Catherine Muya Season 6 Episode 148
Ufahamu Africa
Ep. 148: A conversation with fellow Wanjiku Ngugi and Catherine Muya on new media and democracy
Show Notes

In this episode, we explore the concept of digitization, new media, and its impact on democratization in Africa. Our guest is Catherine Muya, a lawyer currently leading the digital rights department at ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa. In her current role she leads the implementation of various projects aimed at promoting online free expression and an open internet.

Muya speaks with our non-resident fellow Wanjiku Ngugi and helps us interrogate the place of women in politics in the digital age and various aspects of digital political communication in Kenya, and Africa by extension, today.

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