Access to Information

Kenya: Win for Whistleblowers, Media as MPs approve Access to Information Bill

By Alphonce Shiundu |

The National Assembly Thursday approved the Access to Information Bill which allows the public to seek for any information from government, and obligates public servants to make sure they provide that information, or risk hefty fines or jail terms.

If the government refuses to grant the information, or hides some of the information through redaction or if the…