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Symposium on Reflections on the 2017 Kenyan Elections- A Panel Discussion

Venue:  Main Auditorium, St. Paul’s University

Date: 2nd March 2017, 9 am to 12.30 pm

The panel discussion will focus on historical junctures and evolving contemporary events that may have an impact on the outcomes of the 2017 elections. The panel will discuss Kenya’s tumultuous political history and the place of the 2017 elections within it, the interactions between ethnicity and elections in Kenya and the impact of elections on socio-political and economic developments in Kenya and the wider region. The panellists will also guide us in reflecting how faith communities in Kenya may play a positive role towards a free, fair and peaceful election.

Speakers:

Prof. Esther Mombo- Director of International Affairs and Alumni, Faculty of Theology, St Paul’s University

Dr John Ndavula- Faculty of Communication, St Paul’s University

Prof. Macharia Munene- Department of International Relations and Political science, United States International University

Mrs Maureen Ongombe, Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations in Eastleigh, St Paul’s University.

Mr Stephen Amusala, Regional Coordinator, Western Region, National Council of Churches of Kenya.

Mr Moses Chelanga, Advocate and Editor –Platform Magazine

Repertoires

Dr Julius Kithinji, Lecturer, Faculty of Theology

Loise Macharia, Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Communication

Moderator: Dr Joseph Wandera (Faculty of Theology)

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