Act No: No. 46 of 2013
Act Title: MEDIA COUNCIL
SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION
MEDIA COUNCIL (SUBSCRIPTION AND ACCREDITATION FEES IN RESPECT OF MEDIA ENTERPRISES AND JOURNALISTS OPERATING IN KENYA), 2017
[L.N. 89/2017.]

SUBSCRIPTION AND ACCREDITATION FEES IN RESPECT OF MEDIA ENTERPRISES AND JOURNALISTS OPERATING KENYA

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by sections 46 (1) and 50 (3) of the Media Council Act, 2013, the Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communications and Technology gives notice of fees payable by all media enterprises and Journalists operating in Kenya as in Table I and II respectively, with effect from 31st March, 2017.

Table I: Media Enterprises

Category

Explanation

Amount per Month in KSh.

Large media house

Five or more media outlets with regional reach and or high power frequency with regional (within East Africa) reach

150,000

Large media house

Five or more media outlets with regional reach and or high power frequency with national reach

100,000

Medium media houses

Two to four media outlets or medium power frequency

75,000

Micro media houses

Two media outlets or low power frequency

50,000

Small media houses

One media outlet

10,000

Small media houses (Community media)

One media outlet and frequency radius of 40 km

10,000

Magazine publishers

10,000

Foreign media houses

Annual subscription

600,000

Digital/Online Media Houses

Annual subscription

30,000

Table II: Journalists

Category

Amount in KSh.

Local Journalists and Correspondents

2,000

Foreign Journalists operating in Kenya long term assignment (more than three months)

10,000

Foreign Journalists on short term assignments (less than three months)

5,000

Students

300