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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 […]

BAZ opens airwaves to more competition, licences 8 new radio stations

image credit – Last night the ZBC reported that the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) announced the eight successful applications for radio broadcasting licences. This follows the acceptance of 21 applications last year as part of a move to open the airwaves in smaller towns to private operators through the issuing of local commercial […]