In defining Kenya’s legacy and heritage the power, responsive and seamless Radio Taifa is the reference point. The station cuts across all genders, ages, class stratification and borders. We are the only radio station with a national reach available on four platforms i.e medium wave, FM, the internet and satellite.
Brand Radio Taifa launched its transmissions in 1953 having been hived off English service which hitherto was part of the colonial efforts to inform the national publics on the post war situation in Kenya. The station was then known as Kenya Broadcasting service Kiswahili. This station has evolved through the times and lived to its billing as both the national station transmitting its signal beyond the borders. Throughout its lifetime, Radio Taifa has transformed itself to meet ever changing audience demands. Through the times we have transmitted on various frequencies initially short wave, then combined short wave and medium wave before installing the crystal clear FM. We however still maintain the Medium Wave frequency transmission in selected parts of the country whose terrain and topography can only handle signals on a Medium wave platform. We are geared towards transmitting on the completely digital platform by 2015. Previous brand names for the station were Sauti ya Kenya, Idhaa ya Taifa and now Radio Taifa.
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Host Radio Taifa breakfast show and also KBC Channel one’s Kiswahili news anchor.
His radio show is known as Zinga la asubuhi where he has built enormous fan base.
His fans have nick named him as Bonnie Bonnie, Kijana Mtall and Le Giante De La Press Africain French translation for ‘The giant of African Press’)
He also hosts BBC SEMA KENYA show which airs on BBC Radio and KBC Channel one.
Musambi,33, is also a gospel artiste who has produced several tracks among them Subiri, Samaki, Neti and Krisimasi.
He began his journalism career in 2007 at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation as a sports journalist.
He loves football, music and traveling.
Bonnie Bonnie is married to Betty Musambi with whom they have a daughter called Lovelyne Mutanu Mutisya.
Top-Mashariki Show which starts at 10Am-2Pm from Mon-Fri.It is a youth show and we play music from East Afrika Mashariki-Kenya,Uganda,Tanzania,Rwanda,Burundi na Sudan.I love travelling,making friends,dancinga and having fun.
started his carrier at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation in 2007as a Radio producer.In 2008,he became a radio announcer for a youth show called KETAU EXPRESS.Before then he was in creative unit which dealt with making of commercials, concept development, editing, research and handling of clients Currently Kazungu is hosting a top show in Kenya and across East Africa called TOP MASHARIKI on Radio taifa from Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm.The show is also on KBC channel 1 every Friday from 10pm.
Kwatemba hosts the Gospel shows Friday from 8:00pm till midningt and sunday 5:00am to 10:00am,he is conversant with most shows which he hosts whenever required.He is an all round presenter. He is also a Gospel artiste and managed to win two awards in 2014 namely Western Song of the Year-Groove Awards and Western Artiste of the year Mwafaka Awards.
Before joining KBC,Kwatemba worked for different media house namely Mulembe FM of Royal Media Services,Sayare FM,Biblia Husema Broadcasting and Sema FM in Kericho.
He is a holder of Bachelor of Arts in communication and Media from Kisii University and Diploma in Journalism and mass communication (I.C.M) from Vision Institute of Commercial Management,Certificate in Human resouce management,diploma in Pharmacy.
Hobbies are travelling,listening to music and singing.
George Washington Waka
Waka attended Kenya Institute of Media and Technology
He grew up in Kakamega County and went to Kakamega Township primary school before joining Makhokho high school where he discovered his talent and passion in media industry.After secondary education he came Nairobi where he worked in several industries before joining Radio jambo as a sports and football commentator.Now working with KBC Radio Taifa , he looks foward to make it one of the best and top stations in Kenya.
My hobbies include making friends,watching sports,travelling,playing football
Mathias N. Momanyi
Am a trained Journalist,I hold a Bachelor of Science in Communication Journalism from Moi Universityans and a diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from Mount Kenya University. Besides my career am an author of Twelve major books namely;
- Kurunzi ya Marejeleo ya Kiswahili 4-7 – Spotlight LTD
- Hazina na Abdi – East African Educational Publishers.
- Taabu za Tabu – East Africa Educational Publishers.
- Shujaa Mateso – East African Educational Publishers.
- Kilele cha Insha – Phoenix Publishers among many…
The books are published and have been approved by The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development ( K.I.C.D) Am as well a Trained Teacher, previously taught at Makini Group of Schools and Consolata Schools, Nairobi for ten years.
I previously worked at the Royal Media Services as an educational features Consultant – Radio Citizen – Chemchemi ya Ukweli.
Ccurrently I producetwo shows;
1. RAMANI YA KISWAHILI – Saturday Morning Show which starts at exactly 5am – 10am.
2. PAMBO LA REDIO TAIFA – A ‘relationship Oriented’ Show that runs from 8pm – 12 midnight. Join me join us…