Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Kenya
Population (2010, proj.): 40,863,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $640
Date of Independence: December 12, 1963 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: December 12, 1963; amended many times
A onetime reputation for aggressive reporting was threatened by the 2007 formation of a statutory media council with still-to-be-defined powers over media outlets. Reporters must register with the council and must ...