On a global level, the EBU collaborates with sister unions on other continents, including the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), the North American Broadcasters' Association (NABA), the Union of National Radio & Television Organizations of Africa (URTNA
), the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and the Organizacion de la Television Iberoamericana (OTI).
The head of the African National Congress's Department of Arts and Culture, Wally Serote, observed at the Union of National Radio and Television Organizations of Africa's (Urtna
) 30th anniversary celebrations held in Nairobi in June (1993) that the use by African media organizations of English or French means that we have played a role in the marginalization of our people'. the subsequent discussion, former President Kaunda of Zambia said that, in his country, English is preferred as the broadcasting medium because of its ability to unite the nation.
It was a great honour for Kamau to share the glory with dancing and singing star Kanda, whose performances on the Urtna
exchange programme Kenyans loved.