[BREAKING NEWS] “Kwese” wins court case!

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Information that Techzim has received is that Dr Dish, the licence holders of the broadcasting licence for the Strive Masiyiwa owned initiative Kwese TV, have won their urgent court application against the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe.

This effectively means that Kwese Tv will be going back live on air any time now, as the cancellation has been revoked.

Techzim has independently confirmed that the court case was won and will share the ruling in due course.

Kwese TV has been wanting to get into the Zimbabwean airway for some time now and has faced a couple of hiccups, first with ZBC and then most recently the Dr. Dish saga.


Interestingly, though the name ‘Kwese’ has a Zimbabwean feel to it, ‘kwese’ means everywhere in Zimbabwe’s native language Shona, it has taken only to launch locally, while other countries have had the privilege of enjoying the service.

Below is a Facebook post, the lawyer in the matter, Tawanda Nyambirai, posted soon after receiving the ruling.

Kwese to resume service Tomorrow! Read Here

How to get a Kwese decoder. Read Here

Kwese TVBroadcasting Authority of ZimbabweStrive Masiyiwa

Kwese TV is a Zimbabwean satellite and broadcasting network owned by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, under Econet Media. On 23 August 2017, Econet Media announced that Kwese TV was now available in Zimbabwe and that decoders were available at Econet Shops. However, that very same day... Read More About Kwese TV

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) is the regulatory authority for broadcasting in Zimbabwe. BAZ was established through an Act of Parliament in 2001 providing for the functions, powers and duties of the authority. BAZ falls under the Minister of Media, Information and Publicity. BAZ... Read More About Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe

Strive Masiyiwa (born 1961) is a Zimbabwean born entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of Econet Wireless International a global telecommunications group. In 2002, Masiyiwa made it to the Time Magazine List of Most Influential People, and in March 2014, he was... Read More About Strive Masiyiwa


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Here is the ruling for Kwese TV


  1. Sagitarr says:

    Congratulations KWESE!! This is a huge win for Zimbabweans.

  2. Ahmed Faouzi says:

    Congrats, Ahoy Kwese, bring the competition and the subscribers will be spoilt for choice

  3. Masharty bhokochema says:

    Congrat !!! Kwese tv representives during this hiccup or blockade tym which has bn faced through out , I say with loud applause u hv made us proud with this grear achievement “Kwese Tv for us Zimbabweans “

  4. Vincent says:

    Great news!!!!!!

  5. kwese Fan says:

    in their face !!!!!!

  6. MacdChip says:

    This demostrates one big issue which in Zim, people cannot differentiate themselves from gvt anymore. They think gvt is them, when they speak, gvt speak.

    It will take a lot to separate this mentality from people who works for gvt

  7. Abel Stein says:

    Watch our idiotic government through their equally idiotic BAZ challenge the ruling. Vamwe vanhu vakavata nezamu mukanwa chokwadi! Their imbecility is incredibly impressive. Pasi neDSTV monopoly!

  8. Anonymous says:

    congrts kwese

  9. Shumba says:

    Thank u god for taking us to cloud nines

  10. Chokwadi says:

    Ebenezer! Vadzvanyiriri Manyara!

  11. Candy T says:

    This Zanu PF rule is nonsense, they try to politicise every issue. This is anti progressive!

  12. Rodie says:

    Congratulations kwese

  13. Hwende says:

    So, from your experience, which direction is the Dish facing, just want to know.

  14. Noah Ruph says:

    Congrats hey kwese

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