Jamia Mosque launches Kenya's first Islamic TV channel
24 August 2017
The Jamia Mosque in Nairobi has launched Kenya's first full-spectrum Islamic television channel. Horizon TV, which will broadcast on digital platforms, was officially unveiled at a colourful ceremony at the Jamia Mosque on Friday by Jamia Mosque Committee chairman Sheikh Osman Warfa.
Warfa said the channel's content "aims to correct misconceptions about Islam and Muslims and nurture constructive dialogue, tolerance and cooperation among all Kenyans".
Horizon TV becomes the third religious television channel in Kenya after Family TV and GBS, both of which espouse the Christian faith. The channel, whose motto is 'Beacon for the Nation', will have both religious and general content. It will air on Bamba TV, among other stations.