Ever wondered who owns your favorite media house? Well it is not a secret that some stations are owned by some of our favorite politicians.
Here is a list of politicians who own various TV stations and radios stations as well
1. Jakoyo Midiwo – Lake Victoria FM
Radio Lake Victoria FM is a broadcast radio station in Kisumu, Kenya, providing Community Information and Entertainment to the Lake Victoria Basin
2. Charity Ngilu – Syokimau FM and Mbaitu FM
The only female Kitui governor owns two radio stations. According to them, they are the only FM radio station that mirrors the Kamba community’s hopes and aspirations
3. Odinga family – Radio Nam Lolwe FM
Radio Nam Lolwe FM (RNL) is a Vernacular radio station based in Kisumu city broadcasting in Luo language 24 hours with very competitive
4. Purity Ngirici – Mt. Kenya TV and Iganjo FM.
She is a Kenyan politician. She is the Kirinyaga Woman Representative elected on a jubilee party ticket
5. Zablon Mathenge- Mwariama TV, Mwariama FM and Furaha FM
Zablon Mathenge was a Senate seat aspirant in Meru county in 2017 elections.
He is Meru sene
6. Chirau Ali Mwakwere owns Kaya Fm
The radio station broadcasts from the coastal region. It is one of the leading regional radio stations that has been on air since 2007
7. Kitui Senator David Musila – County Fm
This radio station is popular in Kitui and Makueni counties.The 90.3 County FM station broadcasts cultural and talk programmes and various African music in Kamba
8. Kalonzo Musyoka – Athiani FM
Athiani FM is owned by former Vice President and Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka who graced the re-launching of the radio in Kilimani few years ago
The radio station targets both informed and uninformed audience in the 18-50 age group.
9. Kiprono Kittony – Stake in Radio Africa group
He is a son of Zipporah Kittony, who is a relative of former President Daniel Moi, has an ownership stake in Radio Africa Group. The group owns 6 radio stations which include Kiss 100 and Classic 105
10. Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji – Frontier Radio and Radio Salaam
Mohamed Yusuf Haji is a Kenyan politician. He was the Minister of Defence of Kenya from 2008 to 2013, and briefly served as its acting Minister of Internal Security and Provincial Affairs in 2012.