Articles tagged 'broadcasting'

Govt under fire over community radio licensing 17 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (Zacras) — a non-profit organisation — operating a national campaign to get more non-commercial radio stations approved, is seeing its dream getting dashed. The non-profit organisation and other press freedom groups seeking to diversify...
Free the airwaves 2 August 2016 HARARE - It is saddening indeed that in this day and age authorities in Zimbabwe are reluctant to accept diversity and offer more radio and television licences. It is rather nauseating that modicum media reforms that the government of Zimbabwe agreed to implement have thus far been implemented...
Extend licences to community radios 20 January 2014 HARARE - Over the past few days, we have heard various reports on what government is planning on doing with its frequency spectrum, including reports of licensing new commercial radio stations. Rumours have suggested that government had invited applications for the available airwaves, with aut...
Scepticism over plans to license 25 radio stations 20 January 2014 HARARE - Government's plans to license 25 new radio stations within the next two months has been received with scepticism. George Charamba, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services permanent secretary told a parliamentary portfolio committee on Media, Information and Broadcasting Services ...
Community radios not a priority: Moyo 14 November 2013 HARARE - Jonathan Moyo, minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, yesterday said community radio stations were not a priority for government as there were other pressing media issues to deal with. His statement comes at a time when Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Statio...