Is the Kenyan Government Recruiting Bloggers to Spy on Other Bloggers

I was alerted to this advert by a friend of mine. He even asked me to apply and said that I fit the bill. I have never been a snitch but it is good to try new opportunities. But the position is very interesting.



Job Title      :  Blogger

Terms         : Casual/Part Time Temporary Job

Duration      : 3 Months

The applicant must be competent to do the following:

(i)  Monitor  Social Media and,

(ii) Release daily Reports to the Media Monitoring Unit of the Department of Public communications

NB:   Demonstrated experience is a requirement.

Interested candidates to send applications by 24th September, 2012 to :  The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication,  P O Box 30025 – 00100 NAIROBI , or through  email

Should I apply? Are you interested? Please leave your comments below.


Written by Robert

Respected Kenyan blogger, tech evangelist, and social justice activist. Robert is known for his hard-hitting articles and opinions disseminated through his Twitter handle @RobertAlai or Facebook page (


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