Tag: Media Industry


NMG Profit Warning: Going Gets Tougher For Kenya’s Biggest Newspaper Company

Issuing the NMG Profit warning on 26th October 2023, the board listed a number of reasons for the expected drop in earnings by at least 25%, including higher taxes and the free fall in the value of the Kenya shilling.

Bullish Outlook For Kenyan Media As Advertising Heads To Sh900 Billion

In 2020, Kenya experienced a 28% dip in advertising revenues as outdoor advertising fell sharply after companies cut spending during the Covid-19 pandemic. “This year, not surprisingly, the twin forces induced by COVID-19 — economic disruption and powerful shifts in consumer behaviour — challenge our underlying assumptions and frame our insights," the report says.

Slay it Like Victoria Rubadiri: TV Anchor Offers Tricks to a Fulfilling Life

Citizen TV news anchor Victoria Rubadiri cuts the image of the calm, humble and collected lady. Unlike other publicity-hungry media personalities, she prefers to...

Fighting Sh375 Million Loss Stigma, NMG Banks on New Digital Brand

NMG says it has been a difficult period for advertisers across the regions where it has a presence, complicated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Long Night for President Uhuru’s Media Firm Staff Sacked on SMS

Most of the employees fired include those who signed the petition to oppose the pay cut announced on 18th April.

Leading TV Stations Could Merge in a Media Industry First

The arrangement is part of Mediamax Network’s latest restructuring as revenues shrink due to Covid-19 effects.

Maina and King’ang’i Salaries Slashed as Radio Africa Tightens its Belt

Radio Africa Group says while it paid March salaries, it is seeing a major loss in advertising revenue from April that will impact revenues.

Digital Media House Closes Down, Leaving Hundreds Jobless

Those working at the head office were given a one-month notice on 24th January and are expected to leave the company on 23rd February.

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With the establishment of individual Central Banks for the three East African countries, Kenya began printing and minting its own shilling currency notes under the mandate given to the Central Bank of Kenya in 19676.