Kenya’s satire is under threat
Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara is a Kenyan journalist, cartoonist and writer. His blog ( covers Kenyan and international affairs and has been nominated for the Best Political Blog section of the Bloggers Association of Kenya Awards. He is also a regularly published commentator on regional and international affairs.

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