The Kenya Film Classification Board is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts mandated by Films and Stage Plays Act Cap 222 of Laws of Kenya to regulate the creation, broadcasting, possession, distribution and exhibition of films in the country with a view to promote national values and morality.
The Kenya Information and Communications Act (KICA) further empowers the Board to; impose age restrictions to ensure that content which depicts or contains scenes that are rated as adult or are of the language intended for adult audiences are not aired during the watershed period (between 5am –10 pm) and to enforce the programming Code for the free-to-air radio and TV services by ensuring that all programme and non-programme matter, namely commercials, infomercials, documentaries, programme promotions, programme listings, community service announcements and station identifications are classified before they air
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    KFCB, Film and Publication Board of South Africa (FPB) Exchange Program

    The Kenya Film Classification Board  Chairman Bishop Jackson Koskei and  CEO Mr.Ezekiel Mutua and Board member Jarso Mokku being received at the Film and Publications Board of South Africa (FPB) offices in Pretoria by FPB CEO Mr. Themba Wakashe.

    The team is in south Africa for a week long exchange programme on film  and broadcast content regulation. Also in attendance are KFCB Directors Mr.Ernest Kerich,Mr Katua Nzile,Mr. Chris Solomon  Nambaga, Ms. Chritina Saiti, Mr. Abraham Koech, and Ms. Khadija Omar

     

     

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    KFCB-FPB Exchange Programme

    KFCB CEO Mr. Ezekiel Mutua and Directors Mr. Jarso Mokku and Ms. Christina Saiti arrive in South Africa for the KFCB-FPB exchange programme

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    SOUTH AFRICA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM

    KFCB CEO Mr. Ezekiel Mutua and his Film and Publication Board counterpart Mr.Themba Wakashe meet South Africa Communications Forum Ms Braithwaite-Kabosha

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    Presentations by the Film Appeals Tribunal, Child Welfare Association and Media Monitoring Africa

    Presentations by the Film Appeals Tribunal, Child Welfare Association and Media Monitoring Africa. The presentation covered;
    . Digital content regulation
    . Child Online Safety
    . Film regulation Appeals mechanism

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    DAY 3 OF KFCB-FPB EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

    The third day of  the KFCB-FPB  directors’ exchange  program  in SA courtesy of the Film and Publications Board of South Africa begins. It is a great  opportunity to build regional, continental and global networks geared towards achieving our vision of becoming a world class film and broadcast content regulator

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    KFCB SHARES PERSPECTIVES ON CONTENT REGULATION

    SA Communications Forum team led by the CEO Loren Braithwaite-Kabosha and officials of the Film and Publications Board of South Africa receive the KFCB delegation in South Africa . At the meeting the KFCB team had a great opportunity of getting the views of  civil society actors in the ICT sectors  besides sharing perspectives on online content distribution and regulation.

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    Presentation on Content Regulation in South Africa

    A presentation to KFCB delegation on Content Regulation in South Africa on:
    . Historical perspectives
    . Legal framework
    . Constitutional imperatives
    . Public interest in content classification
    . Age restrictions
    . Bill of rights
    . Norms and values
    . How content classification affects human rights
    . Reasonable Balance – freedom of expression and protection of children from harmful content
    . Limiting of rights in classification
    . Age restriction
    . Classification Reports as judicial documents

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    KFCB EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

    The  KFCB delegation in south Africa has held discussions with the Film and Publications Board of South Africa on issues of content examination and classification.   The exchange programme follows the signing of an MOU between KFCB and the Film and Publications Board of South Africa early this year.

     

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    KFCB meets S A Ministry of Communications Officials in Pretoria

    KFCB delegation in South Africa meets with Officials of  the Ministry of Communications  in Pretoria. The meeting discussed the following:
    . Government Communication Strategy
    . Role of Communication in development
    . Crisis Communication
    . Cross Jurisdictional responsibilities among Government agencies in media regulation
    . Cultural and Moral considerations in content regulation
    . Local content
    . Digital switch over dilemmas

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