Stella Chege

This year as we celebrate the “Right to know” week from 22nd to 28th September, and the “International Right to Know” day on Sunday September 28th, this special edition of Pambazuka News seeks to examine how the right to enhances democracy and how African countries are faring in the pursuit of the “right to know”.

One often finds that while the advocates of freedom of information under article 19 of the universal declaration of human rights, have a clear understanding of what the more