Agnes Lucy Lando

Agnes Lucy Lando
Daystar University · Department of Communication

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This chapter researched on the digital communication’s use by Kenyans, and how these impact their ways of life. The study also explored the current decolonial paradigms being advocated for by different authors. Qualitative data from three Focus Group Discussions and 20 in-depth interviews reveal that Africans (in Kenya) are at crossroads in their u...
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Due to varied reasons, all nations host people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Kenya, a nation of 40 million people with over 40 tribes, is not exempt. Further, Kenya, like any other nation, suffers ethnic conflicts. The most pronounced ethnic conflicts have been the 2007-2008 Post Election Violence and the 1990s land clashes. These clashes were v...
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Due to varied reasons, all nations host people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Kenya, a nation of 40 million people with over 40 tribes, is not exempt. Further, Kenya, like any other nation, suffers ethnic conflicts. The most pronounced ethnic conflicts have been the 2007-2008 Post Election Violence and the 1990s land clashes. These clashes were v...
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“Once again the creative communication scholar, Kehbuma Langmia, has brought us a volume that expands the boundaries of the field of communication. This is sure to be a major force in the field." --Molefi Kete Asante, Professor and Chair, Department of Africology, Temple University "Africa has always been marginalized in history and other social sc...
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Methodological issues abound when conducting cross-cultural research. In this manuscript we discuss three methodological issues present in many cross-cultural communication studies: lack of geographic diversity, reliability, and validity. To explore these issues the Personal Report of Communication Apprehension (PRCA-24) is assessed. The PRCA-24 se...
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Children in developing countries often lack sufficient support for early learning skills prior to beginning school. This research evaluates an educational media intervention using an animated cartoon program, Akili and Me. The program was originally created in Tanzania to teach early learning skills. This program was adapted in content and language...
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The self-perceived communication competence (SPCC) measure has been used in over 50 published studies since 2000. McCroskey and McCroskey (1988. Self-report as an approach to measuring communication competence. Communication Research Reports, 5, 108–113. doi: 10.1080/08824098809359810) developed the measure to be used within the US college/universi...
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John S. Mbiti, a renowned African theologian, once described Africans as notoriously religious (Mbiti, African Religions & Philosophy. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, 1969/2011). The modern expression of their religiosity is found in the two main Christian denominations; the Roman Catholic and the various Protestant denominations as w...
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Job hopping is not a new phenomenon. World over, people have, and continue to move from one employer to another, or from one job to another, based on a myriad reasons. The media industry, therefore, is not an exception. However, it seems that with technological advancement, and with a much more variety of media to work for, Media Practitioners' (MP...
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Several authors have researched on diverse challenges affecting media practice in different parts of the world: the growing influence of bribery (Dirbaba, 2010), one-sided and distorted reporting (Mfumbusa, 2008), pornographic and oversexed content, an inclination to acceptance of the brown envelope (Kasoma, 2010; Skjerdal, 2010; White, 2011; Nwabu...
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Several authors have researched on diverse challenges affecting media practice in different parts of the world: the growing influence of bribery (Dirbaba, 2010), one-sided and distorted reporting (Mfumbusa, 2008), pornographic and oversexed content, an inclination to acceptance of the brown envelope (Kasoma, 2010; Skjerdal, 2010; White, 2011; Nwabu...
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Cattle rustling among Kenyan and non-Kenyan pastoralists remains the oldest, persistent, and most complex conflict. It is a violent, intermittent and often unpredictable warfare where communities raid each other for livestock. These raids cause human and material loss, displacement of families, fleeing teachers, school closures and student dropouts...
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Workplaces present divergent cultural conventions for engaging in work- and nonwork-related activities. However, when cultures in workplaces are mentioned, most people tend to think of cultures in the narrow sense of behavioral interaction, yet culture also includes variables of faith or religions. Therefore, just as people of different cultures ma...
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Many corporations have a Crisis Management Plan (CMP), which is designed to handle crises. These plans may include crisis response drills, evacuation plans, and standby machines/generators. However, when it comes to communication during a crisis, many organizations are ill-prepared because they lack a Crisis Communication Plan (CCP). Following the...
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On January 29th 2004 the Kenya Government issued a 30 day notice to all living below power lines and close to the railway line to move voluntarily or otherwise face forceful eviction. The Ministry of Public Works, Roads, and Housing declared that it would demolish all structures illegally built on road reserves. A number of schools, homes, churches...
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Documentary on Help Orphan Project, a community based project that helps AIDS orphans who are left under the care of their grandparents in Kosondo Village of Rongo Division, Kenya. Ukweli Video Production presents ; directors, Martin Kivuva, Richard Quinn ; producer-script, Agnes Lucy Lando ; sponsors, Hellen Oyoo, JMF Fund, Ukweli Video Production...

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