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The Star, Pg:4 - Lawyer Paid Sh6.5m For Nyayo Torture
The State has paid a city lawyer Sh6.5 million he was awarded five years ago. Gitau Mwara was awarded for unlawful detention at the Nyayo House torture chambers. He was pushing to have Deputy Solicitor-General Muthoni Kimani jailed for frustrating the payments.
Kimani was found guilty of disobeying orders directing her to release the money to Mwara. He went to court accusing Kimani of disobeying an order requiring her to release the money.
The Star, Pg:33-Africa Film Festival Calls For Submissions
The Africa International Film Festival is rallying all filmmakers
across Africa and the Diaspora to send in their movie entries for
this year’s edition. Only films produced after January 1, 2014 and
are yet to be officially screened to an African or global audience
will be eligible. They will compete in the five categories in this upcoming
fifth edition to be held in Nigeria from 8th – 15th 2015.
Daily Nation Pg: 32 -Single Agency Set To Handle State Adverts
The Government has moved to the final stage of creating a
centralised advertising agency to handle all its media dealings.
Effective 1st July, 2015 all ministries, state corporations and
universities will do media booking through the Ministry of Information,
Communication and Technology, Government Advertising Agency under the
Department of Public Communications.
The Star, Pg: 28 - Full Frontal Exhibition Explores Stereotypes Of Female Gender
The female form has been the subject of different stereotypes most of them harmful
than helpful. In a culture where the female body has been used as a means of expression
of diverse aspects the question of the kind of messages passed across by such portrayals
comes to mind. It is with this background that Jesica Atieno decided to use the same subject –
the female body - to explore this paradox by interrogating the stereotypes about feminism and
the female gender roles. Her main aim was to bring to the fore the issue of feminism which according
to her as been contrived as a negative thing.
The Star, Pg: 33 - 4 Films To Premiere at Inaugural Kenyan Movie Night
Four Kenyan movies have been lined up for screening during the inaugural
Kenyan Movie Night. The films – “Strata”, “Boda Boda”, “My Faith” and
“Before and After” – will headline the official launch on May 28 at the
Planet Media Cinemas in Nairobi.