Sports CS Amina Mohammed goes after Standard Media for ‘Defamatory publication’

The Cabinet Secretary in charge of Sports Culture and the Arts, Ambassador Amina Mohammed has demanded an apology from Standard media, for allegedly pubvlishing a story that ‘intended to cause defamation’.

According to documents posted on social media by one Donald Kipkorir, Amina Mohammed through her lawyers sued the publication for a story that highlighted the plight of the Kenyan Netball team who have been reported stranded in South Africa.

In response to the accusations the Cabinet Secretary based the accusations as malicious and untrue, and issued a demand letter to the media house, to issue an apology.

“Kenyans took to social media to express their deep disappointment with the Ministry of Sports following revelations that the team was bailed out by a Cameroonian well-wisher who bought them milk and bread, and offered alternative accommodation,” The Standard reported.