Zimbabwe media capture

30 July, 2017 / By Faith Ndlovu, Bulawayo Two weeks ago, the Zimbabwean media industry celebrated as two of the country’s biggest media players, Zimpapers and AB Communications, launched new media products amidst a harsh economic environment, posing a serious viability challenge to the sector. Zimpapers unveiled a new publication, the Business Weekly, while AB Communications…

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Mugabe’s willingness to open up Zimbabwe’s airwaves doubtful

January 18, 2017/ By ZimNews Addressing the media practitioners during a reception held by his ministry for the industry, Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Dr Christopher Mushowe said the government was committed to ensure media pluralism. He said the government was concerned to offering its citizen diverse choices in terms of broadcasting services.…

MISA Zimbabwe takes media research findings to rural communities

November 21, 2016/ By Bulawayo MISA – Zimbabwe on November 18, 2016, simultaneously launched its African Media Barometer (Zimbabwe 2015) and 2016 Transparency Assessment research reports at Dema shopping centre in Seke during a ceremony attended by 82 people. Seke is a parliamentary constituency within the Seke District of the Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe.…

Govt media crackdown unacceptable, says Chamisa

12 November 2015 / By New Zimbabwe OPPOSITION MDC-T legislator, Nelson Chamisa, has described as “deplorable and unpleasant” the press crackdown by government which has seen the arrest of journalists from both the private and public media. In a statement this week, Chamisa, also an advocate in Harare, said the State was “effectively criminalising journalism…