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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.

5 Kenyan TV Stars Who Built Their Own Empires

Lulu Hassan & Rashid Abdallah The on-air couple first became known to many as Swahili news anchors - Hassan at Royal Media Services (RMS)-owned Citizen...

How Shaffie Weru’s Ksh680K Salary Compares to Kenya’s Highest Paid Presenters

High ratings translate to increased, more lucrative advertising deals, which are the bread and butter for many media houses. Advertising is what keeps the lights on. A figure like Shaffie is able to command a huge listenership - raising his value to the company.

Auctioneers’ Desperate Search for Buyers in Newspapers Reveals Kenyans’ Struggles

A keen look at the auction notices tells a deeper story. Auctioneers are struggling to find buyers leaving them stuck with re-possessed properties, with harsh economic times meaning that fewer Kenyans are willing or able to acquire the repossessed vehicles, land, buildings and office equipment

New Journalism Awards Celebrate Digital Shift Threatening Big Boys’ Revenues

During the pandemic, Nation Media Group saw a reduced number of newspaper circulations. Shortly after, the news conglomerate imparted changes to its brand and interface. The rebrand to Nation Africa applied to mainstream and digital media, however, the latter has been taken to account more.

Homeboyz Issues Profit Warning 3 Months After NSE Listing

The firm which has interests in events, audio-visual production, sports and youth marketing saw its event division, in particular, take a hit during the pandemic as the entertainment and events sector was affected by restrictions on gatherings and the curfew.