• Gala dinner themed: 'Promoting access to information as a diver for sustainable development'
Article 19, Eastern Africa, an NGO that defends freedom of expression and information, on Thursday night threw a gala dinner at Nairobi’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The dinner, themed “Promoting access to information as a driver for sustainable development”, took place ahead of the International Right to Know Day on Saturday.
The keynote address was delivered by the Access To Information Commissioner at CAJ Lucy Ndungu, who was accompanied by the commission’s vice chairman Washington Opiyo. The MC was Article 19 senior programme officer for access to information Sandra Musoga.
Present were CAJ’s Micah Nguli, Irene Karbolo and Viola Ochola besides Mzalendo NGO's Jessica Musila, and Churchill Ongere and Sigi Mwanzia, both of Article 19.