A majority of the mainstream media that Kenyans follow is either owned by or has owners closely affiliated to politicians.
The radio sector is thriving with over100 radio stations, many broadcasting in a variety of local languages. In 2015, the switchover to digital terrestrial transmission has also considerably increased the number of stations in the country
Here is a list of radio stations linked to politicians in Ukambani:
1. 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
County FM is owned by former Kitui senator David Musila
2. Athiani FM
Athiani FM was launched in late 2012. It serves the three Ukambani counties among other regions.
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
3. Mbaitu FM
It is rival FM radio station to Athiani FM serving the three Ukambani counties among other regions.
It is associated with Charity Ngilu
4. Syokimau FM
The radio station serves Kitui, Makueni and some parts of Machakos counties.
It is owned By Governor Charity Ngilu.