Articles tagged 'television'

The birth of television 21 November 2018 HARARE - In less than a century, television has become one of the greatest gifts from technology to the world, and has grown into the single most important tool for informing, educating and entertaining. Although the birth of TV broadcasting is widely known — 1936 in Europe, 1939 in North Amer...
Kwese satellite TV shuts down 3 November 2018 HARARE - Kwese's satellite television is shutting down after 18 months in operation. In a statement yesterday, Kwese's parent company — Econet Media — said the development had been necessitated by a review of its business strategy and service offerings. It added that the company was also al...
Down memory lane with Mai Rwizi 7 October 2018 HARARE - When legends are being talked about in Zimbabwe, the name Susan Chenjerai is mentioned as part of them. Chenjerai, better known as “Mai Rwizi”, entertained people through music and acting in the drama series Mhuri yaMukadota. The production — though done in the 70s — is still enter...
EU envoy slams partisan ZBC coverage 3 February 2018 HARARE - A top European Union (EU) envoy in Harare has decried the partisan coverage of political events by State broadcaster ZBC saying it is still closed to opposition political players and does not reflect the new democratic trajectory espoused by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. This comes am...
Econet ventures into television 7 December 2015 HARARE - Econet founder and one of Zimbabwe's wealthiest men, Strive Masiyiwa, says the diversified telecommunications company will soon launch a Pay TV service known as Kwesé TV which will offer exclusive sports and entertainment programming to African markets. The usually media-shy business ...