Kenya Suspends CNN Deal

Kenya has suspended a multimillion shilling marketing communication deal with Cable News Network (CNN) over a recent terrorism slur.

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said the move was necessary to avoid backlash from Kenyans angered by the "misrepresentation on the country's security status".

"Some narrative adverts were already running on CNN as we planned launch of above-the-line TV campaigns with them but we suspended all of that," said CEO Muriithi Ndegwa.