Articles tagged 'broadcasting authority of zimbabwe'

ZBC Gweru licensing condemned 24 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Association of Communication Radio Stations (Zacras) has condemned the recent awarding of the broadcasting licence to the ZBC to operate in Gweru saying it was an affront to the fight against opening community airwave spaces. Zacras acting national coordinator Kudzie Kwangwar...
Zim regulator bans prophets' adverts 8 April 2018 HARARE - The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) has banned all the country's radio and State television stations from carrying programmes that advertise propets and traditional healings. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Govt blasted over community radios 12 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (Zacras) says its members will commemorate World Radio Day tomorrow disillusioned by government's continued refusal to licence “genuine community radio stations.” Zacras general council chairperson Perlagia Kapuya told the Daily News th...
License genuine community radios 6 January 2018 HARARE - The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) should sail along with the new government by awarding community radios licences to deserving operators. For democracy to flourish and to augment calls by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to democratise the nation, we need to give the ordinary p...
Community radios resolve to defy govt 5 December 2017 HARARE – Local community radio stations are headed for a collision course with the newly-appointed government in the wake of their resolution to start broadcasting without the requisite licences from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz). Members of the Zimbabwe Association of Community...
Parliament shortlists candidates for Baz board 4 December 2017 HARARE – The Parliament of Zimbabwe has shortlisted 12 candidates from which six will be considered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa for appointment on the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe Board (Baz). The shortlisted candidates include former National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) assistan...
'New Baz board will not bring change' 2 October 2017 HARARE - A new Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) board is unlikely to bring democratic reforms to Zimbabwe's broadcasting landscape still yearning for an independent board which awards broadcasting licences without partiality, Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (Maz) has said. This comes after ...
French firm wins digitisation tender 24 November 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe has signed a three-year contract with French-based satellite provider Eutelsat Communications to build the country's digital terrestrial television (DTT) capacity, it has emerged. In a statement released yesterday, the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) chief executive ...
Give radio licences to new players 6 March 2015 EDITOR — The awarding of broadcast licences has come up again with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) issuing eight players out of the 21 applicants. But what is surprising is that some companies received more licences when they already have licences to broadcast in this country. ...
NetOne applies for datacasting licence 16 September 2014 HARARE - Mobile  telecommunications firm NetOne Cellular Limited (NetOne) has applied for a datacasting licence. This comes as the State-owned mobile telecommunications service provider recently secured a $290 million loan from China to be invested in expanding the mobile company’s network cov...
AB Communications bids for Faya FM licence 22 August 2014 GWERU - AB Communications CEO Susan Makore yesterday was taken to task by residents here over its plan to set up a commercial radio station in the city at a public hearing for Faya FM. The public hearings are being conducted by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ). AB Communications...
BOStv abused licence — Baz 21 February 2014 HARARE - The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) has said BOStv was operating illegally as a free-to-air TV channel, and must be incorporated into the MYTV bouquet on a subscription basis as authorised by their licence. BOStv was recently yanked off air by Baz. Obert Muganyura, Baz chi...
License community radio stations — Zacras 16 January 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (Zacras) has said it welcomes efforts by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) to license new commercial radio stations but said community radio licensing must also be a key priority. While applauding the move called for applicat...
Opening up airwaves necessary: Moyo 28 September 2013 HARARE - Digitalisation of broadcasting services will open up the airwaves to address public concerns about lack of media plurality in Zimbabwe which has become a bone of contention among media stakeholders, Media, Information and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo has said. Moyo tol...