About KBC

Legal Mandate
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a state corporation established by an Act of parliament CAP 221 of the laws of Kenya to  provide independent and impartial broadcasting services of information, education and entertainment and in English and Kiswahili and in such other languages that the corporation may decide.

Kenya’s most reliable and trusted broadcaster

To transmit objective, informative, educative and entertaining content to the public through high quality broadcast

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Honesty
  • Fairness and Impartiality
  • Respect for national, cultural, religious, economic  and family values
  • Innovativeness, creativity and diversity
  • Upholding responsible corporate citizenship

Specific Aims

  • Increased understanding among the people on the government development policies and strategies.
  • Impart knowledge on the process of effective communication with key publics.
  • Promote an effective approach to the use of radio and television as tools for National Development.

KBC offers the following services:
Public Service Radios
KBC Radio Taifa Nairobi region 92.9 FM, Namanga 89.9 FM, Nakuru 104.1 FM, Kapenguria 93.3 FM,  Rift Valley 88.6 FM, Kisii 93.9 FM, Lodwar 88.6 FM & Central region 87.6 FM.
KBC English Service in Nairobi region 95.6 FM, Nakuru 96.5 FM, Kapenguria 97.8 FM, Nyeri 100.7 FM and Rift Valley, Western & Nyanza on 91.5 FM.
Eastern Service: Somali, Borana, Rendile, Burji and Turkana.
Central Service: Embu Sub-Service.
Western Service: Kuria, Teso, Suba and Pokot.

Commercial Radios
Venus FM transmitting to major urban areas of Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru 94.5 FM, Nyeri 97.5 FM, Eldoret and Kisumu 87.7 FM.
Coro FM on  Nairobi 99.5 FM and Mount Kenya region 102.3 FM.
Pwani FM on 103.1 FM in coast region.
Nosim FM on 90.5 FM in Narok and Kajiado.
Minto FM on 101.7 FM in Kisii region.
Kitwek FM on 92.9 FM in Eldoret and on 98.9 FM to other parts of Rift Valley.
Mayienga FM on 93.7 FM in Kisumu and environs.
Mwatu FM on 93.1 FM in Makueni.
Mwago FM on 103 FM in Meru.
Ingo FM on 100.5 FM in Western region.

Television Channels
KBC Channel 1
Heritage TV on digital platform