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Update on Zimbabwe’s digitisation raises doubts about its “progress”- project 25% complete, down from 34% last year

Zimbabwe is making strides with the national digitisation programme which is firmly on track and the project is 25% complete. That’s the latest on the analogue to digital migration exercise which Zimbabwe is working on as part of a global adoption of modern broadcast technology. According to the Herald, the update was shared by the […]


Zimbabwean government issues more warnings against social media abuse, singles out “diaspora cyber terrorists”

The statements from the Minister follow a string of other warnings against social media abuse issued by the government over the past month and a half. Zimbabwe has experienced an upsurge in online civic engagement and political activism popularised by campaigns like #ThisFlag and #Tajamuka.


Only 1 of Zimbabwe’s new commercial radio stations is profitable as economy & competition take toll

Zimbabwean commercial radio stations are experiencing operational challenges and only one of the newly licensed stations is actually making a profit.


6 Zimbabwean commercial radio stations at risk of losing licences after failing to meet regulatory conditions

6 local commercial radio stations in Zimbabwe are at risk of getting their licences suspended or cancelled after failing to go on air for close to 18 months. This was shared by the Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Chris Mushowe while giving the parliamentary committee an update on radio licensing. In March 2015, the Broadcasting […]