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Kenyan TV apologizes for ‘Charles automatically becomes Queen’ caption

A leading TV channel in Kenya, NTV, has issued an apology for a caption error in relation to the news around the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The NTV Night news programme had its caption reading “THE QUEEN IS DEAD” followed by QUEEN’S ELDEST SON, CHARLES AUTOMATICALLY BECOMES QUEEN.’

A screenshot of the gaffe has since gone viral across Africa with people making mockery of it. The apology was posted across their official social media handles on September 9.

The text read: “RE: King Charles III

“On Thursday night while covering the breaking news of the passing away of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we inadvertently wrote ‘Queen’ instead of ‘King’ in reference to the Prince of Wales, now King Charles III. We apologise for this error.”

Queen Elizabeth II’s death announced:

The world’s longest-serving leader, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, was pronounced dead on Thursday, September 8, 2022, via a statement from the royal family.

Born on April 21, 1926, the Queen, christened Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, immediately acceded the British throne on February 6, 1952, when her father, King George VI died.

She became queen at the age of 25 and remained on the throne for seven decades before her death.

Elizabeth II was Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of State for 14 other jurisdictions.

Queen Elizabeth’s eldest son Charles, 73, has been named successor and by that become the king of the United Kingdom and the head of state of 14 other realms including Australia, Canada and New Zealand. His wife Camilla becomes Queen Consort.

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