All posts tagged: ZBC


ZBC apologises after guest claims albinism caused by witchcraft

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has apologised after a guest ‘insulted’ people living with albinism during a television programme aired on Monday. The apology comes followed an outcry from viewers and human rights activists, most accusing the national broadcaster of promoting hate against people living with albinism. Director of productions and television

Shock as ConCourt grants ZBC sole right to broadcast poll hearing

By Staff Reporter STATE broadcaster, ZBC has been granted what appeared Saturday to be the sole right to broadcast the high-profile Constitutional Court poll challenge by presidential election losing candidate Nelson Chamisa of MDC Alliance on Wednesday. In a response to an application filed together with many more in the private broadcasting space to air

George Charamba

Chamisa blasts Charamba, State media over Zanu PF propaganda

By Staff Reporter MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has slammed Information, Media and Broadcasting Services permanent secretary George Charamba for allegedly converting public media into a Zanu PF propaganda machinery as the country gears for the crunch July 30 general elections. Addressing a capacity crowd at Mkoba Stadium in Gweru Sunday, Chamisa also took

Media and Broadcasting Services secretary George Charamba

ZBC opens new radio as govt maintains freeze out on private players

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation has launched yet another radio station with signs the Zanu PF led government was not keen on opening up the country’s closely guarded broadcasting space to private players. The Gweru based commercial station, Central FM hit the airwaves Friday afternoon. Few knew of the radio station whose licencing