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Mt Kenya Television is the latest victim of heavy sanctions that have been placed on it by the Communications Authority of Kenya. The television station got into the crosshairs of the programme regulatory authority after broadcasting content that was deemed inappropriate according to broadcast standards.
In response, the Communications Authority of Kenya has slapped them with a Ksh 500,00 fine and ordered them to shut down for a month. Additionally, the staff has been compelled to undergo mandatory training on the programme code within seven days.
According to the Communications Authority of Kenya, the TV station had violated the Kenya information and communications regulations of . some of these violations include presenting sexual matters in an explicit way and airing content that may disturb or is harmful to children during the watershed period.
This comes weeks after three other radio presenters were dismissed for shaming a gender-based violence victim.
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