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Sheila Kwamboka: From Big Brother Africa to Radio Queen

Her personality and charm endeared her to listeners - especially young people, during her early stint on Homeboyz Radio. When Standard Group announced the launch of Vybez, an all-Reggae and Dancehall station in Kenya in 2019, she was unveiled as host of the morning show.

He’s Back: How Mark Masai Got Kenyans Talking

Having  been one of the faces of NTV for over a decade, the abrupt sacking of Masai as part of a wider restructuring at NMG  dominated headlines. It's therefore no surprise that Kenyans were keen to find out his next move.

14 TV Series to Enjoy this December

Here are shows you can enjoy this festive season.

Elani’s Maureen Makes Acting Debut in Showmax Christmas Movie

"I have always felt that our content sometimes doesn’t take significant calendar events like Christmas into account. A Familiar Christmas captures the mood of the season from our perspective; it’s a step to bring our content and culture home.”

Waihiga Mwaura: ‘Uncompromisable’ Citizen TV Presenter on Faith & Money

The presenter is a staunch Christian, and constantly cites his faith as a key cornerstone of his life and career. It therefore doesn't entirely come as a surprise that he rejected the graft offer.

5 Top Kenyan Actresses and Where to Find Them

Most people will agree that Serah Ndanu has always been in a league of her own, from her Kalasha-winning role in Rugged Priest to her femme fatale role in Dorothy Ghettuba’s Swahili soap opera Sumu la Penzi. But perhaps her range on screen is most evident in her distinct portrayal of warring twin sisters Linda and Nicole in the Kenyan Showmax Original thriller series Igiza.

Big Boys Face Off for 2022 Ad Billions

A key battlefront is competition for the best talent in broadcast, print and digital as each firm looks to provide the best coverage of politics' silly season.

Nigerian Idol Season 7 Premieres On DStv And GOtv

MultiChoice Nigeria has announced that the seventh season of Nigerian Idol premieres this Sunday, February 6 at 20:00 CAT. The reality TV show will...

Top 10 TV Stations Dominating Ad Billions in 2021 Revealed

Overall advertising expenditure in H1 2021 is up 15% compared to the same period last year.  However, the figure also represents a 4.4% decline from the second half of 2020 (H2 2020)

Media Freedom in Kenya is a Fallacy – Let’s Talk About...

Often, Kenya's oft-talked-about media freedom has been seen through the lens of stringent regulations effectively gagging media in neighbouring East African countries as well as other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. Unfortunately, on a continent where media markets are vastly under-developed with governments keen to control the flow of information, the bar for what is considered free media remains low.