Citizen TV taking over WBS TV

Citizen TV taking over WBS TV


After taking a several beating following high profile departures, Naguru based WBS TV is due a new lease of life.

Straka Mwezi, one of WBS TV's most popular presenters.
Straka Mwezi, one of WBS TV’s most popular presenters.

Word doing rounds in corridors is that Kenyan based Citizen TV is in negotiations over a major shareholding takeover so as to increase on its foothold in the region.

The latest move comes after Kenya Television Network (KTN), owned by Standard Group, sealed a partnership with Nile Broadcasting Services (NBS) TV turning around its fortunes and profile.

Our mole in Naguru intimates that owner Prof.  Gordon Wavamunno and some of his trusted team members have been engaged in talks over the past few weeks.

The station has suffered numerous exits to rival stations with the latest being the Sport On trio of Joseph Kabuleta, mark Ssali and Allan Ssekamatte who defected to NBS TV.