IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Local sourcing

Effective from 1 July 2016, all radio and television stations operating in Kenyan jurisdiction will be obliged to ensure that 40% of their broadcasted programming is of local origin.

Furthermore, the broadcasted local content needs to consecutively increase to 60% within the following three years.  

The local content programming referred to in this measure, is not applicable to news, advertising and teleshopping.

Furthermore, any radio or TV station that does not comply with the denoted local content requirements will be obliged to pay an amount of money that will be prescribed by the Communications Authority.

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