Bonface Mwangi And Okiya Omtatah’s Type Of Activism Is Antiquated, Celebrated NTV Anchor Posits

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Lately, activism activities have intensified in the country following what many perceive as mistreatment and blatant breakage of the laws as enshrined in the constitution of the land.
Bonface Mwangi And Okiya Omtatah’s Type Of Activism
The latest activism activities witnessed in the country and particularly in Nairobi were on last Monday where under the slogan #OccupyLang’ata, activists joined Lang’ata Primary School children to flush out grabbers who had put up a perimeter wall on the land.

What followed was tear-gassing of school children by police officers, something that caused massive public outrage, prompting key government officials to intervene and return the land to the school.

However, despite the fact that Bonface Mwangi and his colleagues’ activities bore fruit, NTV’s Larry Madowo has dismissed their type of activism by calling it archaic and antediluvian.

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Larry strongly believes that online activism is slowly taking over as everyone can engage in activism to call for an action.

Larry gives an example of the most recent incident where blogger Abraham Mutai was released in half a day after being arrested for being critical of the government.

Kenyans went online to demand for the immediate release of Mutai, something that happened with hours after his arrest.

Activism is not all about taking to the streets or spraying blood with pigs in Parliament. Online activism, according to Madowo, is the best form of activism that all of us should embrac

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