10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW A BOUT THE MEDIA BILLIONAIRE S.K MACHARIA

8. His organization Royal Media Services has had merciless run-ins with the administration previously

Imperial Media Services had frequencies of his radio stations and TV station pulled back in Nanyuki, Rongai, Nairobi and Mombasa by the Communication Commission of Kenya. In 2000, CCK ended the frequencies of Royal Media broadcasting in a few districts including Central, Nyanza and Rift Valley while in the meantime closing its transmitters in Nyeri and Nyambene areas. Macharia sued to get the frequencies up once more. In 2013, in what Cord pioneers named exploitation in light of the fact that S.K Macharia was a piece of the Opposition, CCK shut down 6 RMS transmitters under the steady gaze of the High Court interceded to stop additionally activity by CCK.

9. Companionship with the Odinga family

There is a background marked by companionship amongst Macharia and the Odinga family, with Macharia himself saying that he runs path back with the Odingas, as back far as the father, Jaramogi. Politically, Macharia was an open supporter of Raila Odinga in the last decisions.

10. He is one of the wealthiest Kenyans

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