On Tuesday, March 23rd The Communications Authority of Kenya launched the 2021 Kuza Awards. The award is aimed at recognizing and fete broadcasters who demonstrate excellence in their broadcasts in line with the ICT law provisions.
The Authority has also partnered with Kenya Film Commission to support local content in the broadcast media industry which was adversely affected by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is in line with the Authority’s mandated to facilitate a 40% local content coverage by all broadcasters.
The Communications Authority however raised concerns as a number of TV and Radio stations are slowly converting themselves into betting houses and said that betting and activities related can only be conducted in Kenya with authorisation and licenses given by the Betting Control and Licensing Board.