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Journalist hailed as Elders condemn the killings of other scribes.

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Araka Matara Of KBC addressing Kisii County based Journalist at during World press freedom day at Ufanisi resort. [Photo Brighton Makori ]

By Brighton Makori .

Kisii Kenya 04 May 2021……..Gusii council of elders general secretary has hailed the good work done by Journalist across the country in disseminating and informing the public.

Speaking to our Reporter a day after the Journalists celebrated world Press Freedom Day, Bosire Angwenyi wondered that some Journalists were killed on the line of duty as they are remembered for their contributions towards freedom of expression , democracy and peace.

According to Bosire, Journalists should be respected in the society and should be given protection by the Government.

This comes after the journalists said that they are still facing challenges including harassment, intimidation and even assault as they go about seeking and reporting the truth.

At the same time he urged media owners to ensure their reporters have pay that will commensurate with their work if they want them to uphold integrity.

About Covid 19, which has Killed some of the Journalist ,The elder’s secretary called upon the Journalists to continue observing health protocols always .