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Ezra Chiloba Shuts Down Gituamba FM For Operating Illegally.


The communication Authority of Kenya (CA) under the leadership of director general Ezra Chiloba has shut down Gituamba FM for operating illegally. In a statement, the authority said that radio station has been operating from a residential building at Puma court, Tena estate in Nairobi. Gituamba FM was broadcasting with a license from the authority, contrary to the Kenya information and communication Act, 1998 (KICA). During the operation, the station's owner one Mr Nelson Githinji Ndegwa was arrested. He will be charged for the establishment of a radio station without a license, contrary to sections 35 (2), 46c and 46Q of the KICA. The suspect is currently in custody at the Buruburu police station, Nairobi awaiting presentation in court.

This come days after CA also suspended pastor Ng'ang'a owned station Sasa Tv for a period of 6 Months for airing inappropriate content. "Investigations established that the Tv station violated provisions of the Kenya information and communication act, 1998, Broadcasting regulation, 2009, the programming code and broadcasting license conditions" Ezra Chiloba. While the station remains suspended, chiloba directed it to ensure that it maintains adequate and qualified personnel who have been trained by the media council of Kenya (MCK) to monitor its content.

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