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Ezekiel Mutua Backs Government Plans for Porn Ban

During the airing of the CIO Awards 2018 that were staged in Naivasha, the Ministry of ICT through its head, Mr Joe Mucheru, mentioned...
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KFCB Changes Stance On Online Video Licensing After Public Uproar

After we (Yes, I am not going to exclude myself from this) went all up in arms to condemn the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB)...
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Court Among Options Content Creators Consider Following Online Video Licensing Rule

Today, the Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) issued a controversial statement on Twitter, which gave requirements on what you need to pay for...
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Kenyans Infuriated by New Film Licensing Regulations That Could Quash Content Creation

Last week, the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) issued a public notice that as from 28 May 2018, anyone filming videos for public viewing...
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Kenya’s ICT Cabinet Secretary says Sanity to Prevail over Controversial Films, Stage Plays and Publications Act

A few weeks back, the internet was abuzz over a proposed law called the films, stage plays and publications act. The bill fronted by...
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Why the Controversial Films, Stage Plays and Publications Act Cannot Just Pass

The proposed bill gives the films board a wider mandate that can be misused to stifle the creative sector.

Google complies with KFCB Request by Flagging Gay Music Video

Earlier this year, Kenya Film Classification Board asked Google Kenya to take down a YouTube video. The video is a remix of Macklemore & Ryan...
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Kenyan Twitter gets all Sarcastic over Ezekiel Mutua’s comments

The Kenya Film Classification Board has stirred a lot of talk around social media on various things it wants to regulate. They burst into...

KFCB wants to regulate social media and people are not too happy about it

The Kenya Film Classification Board has been using social media of late to express the regulator's opinions on certain issues that are apparently within...

We cant take down Video, Google Kenya to Kenya Film Classification Board

A few weeks ago the Kenya Film Classification Board asked Google Kenya to take down a YouTube video. The video is a remix of Macklemore...

Kenya Film Classification Board asks YouTube to take down Same Love Video

The Kenya Film and Classification Board seems to court controversy in its standings and decisions. In 2014, the board was thrown into the limelight...

Media Houses to Submit content to Kenya Film Classification for Verification by March 1

In January, the Kenya Film and Classification Board announced it planned to regulate video streaming service Netflix. The announcement followed the launch of Netflix...

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