Sep 25, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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NMG will cover the elections professionally, says Wilfred Kiboro

The Nation Media Group (NMG) has reiterated its commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and journalistic ethos to promote peace as the country heads towards the August 9 general election.

The Group’s CEO, Dr. Wilfred Kiboro, said the media house will use fact-checking techniques to counteract misinformation that distorts political processes and hinders voters’ ability to make informed decisions.

In his speech on Saturday at the Nyanza Gulf Club in Kisumu, he said: he underscored the importance of the media in maintaining order in the murky field of politics, marked by personal attacks and uncomfortable exchanges. The lakefront course hosted the first leg of the 2022 Nation Classic Golf Series, which will be followed by the Nakuru leg for the Central Rift region on June 18 before action moves to the Nyali Golf and Country Club in July 9 Mombasa will be relocated >

“As a media house, we promise to play our part by providing responsive reporting to ensure the cohesion of our country,” said Dr. Kiboro. He added that the various broadcast and print outlets within the NMG stable will provide a platform for organizations and individuals who have messages of peace. However, he urged Kenyans to ensure they elect right-wing leaders without regard to personality or ethnicity.

While reaffirming the company’s commitment to play its role in the upcoming elections, he encouraged Stephen Gitagama, CEO of NMG, said consumers would continue to provide feedback for the media house to strengthen and improve its content.

Kisumu Deputy Governor Mathews Owili underscored the media’s role in highlighting of truth and ensuring Kenyans are well informed.

NMG unveiled plans to launch the Classic Golf Series in Kisii as part of the company’s support for the development of the sport in the country.

< p>Dr. Kiboro noted that the tournament’s resumption is due after a three-year hiatus as the Covid-19 pandemic has given them an impetus to promote golf as a business networking sport.

Mr. Gitagama noted that the Nation Classic Golf Series is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility and also gives the company an opportunity to interact and appreciate their customers and business partners for their continued support.

He urged customers and other users to embrace the digital transformations from NMG such as Nation.Africa to use it sensibly and to give feedback. Other speakers at the annual event series, which celebrated its 36th anniversary this year, included NMG’s Head of External Affairs and Marketing, Clifford Machoka, and Regional Editor, Justus Wanga.