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MISA Zimbabwe World Radio Day statement

MISA Zimbabwe World Radio Day statement

MISA Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Radio Day, celebrated annually on 13 February.   This year’s celebrations run under the theme: Youth and innovation in radio, in line with the International Telecommunications Unions’ 50thanniversary celebrations.   Critical to Zimbabwe is the fact that the day comes at a time when the country is still to implement the three-tier broadcasting system...

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MISA Celebrates World Radio Day 2015

MISA Celebrates World Radio Day 2015

13 FEBRUARY 2015, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA– Today, 13 February 2015, the Media Institute of Southern African (MISA) joins the rest of the world in marking the fourth annual World Radio Day. This year’s theme is ‘Youth and Radio’ and how young people can be better represented through the most powerful medium. The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said...

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Youth & Radio in Namibia: Part 1

Youth & Radio in Namibia: Part 1

On the eve of World Radio Day, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) hosted a roundtable discussion with five students in their final year of Radio Production at the College of the Arts in Katutura, Namibia. These students were Franklin Muningirua, 24, Ronell Sechogele, 21, Celma Ndhikwa, 22, Marcello Lucian Franz, 20, and Janet Kaiuina, 21. The theme of this year’s World Radio Day...

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Youth and Radio in Namibia: Part 1

On the eve of World Radio Day, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) hosted a roundtable discussion with five students in their final year of Radio Production at the College of the Arts in Katutura, Namibia. These students were Franklin Muningirua, 24, Ronell Sechogele, 21, Celma Ndhikwa, 22, Marcello Lucian Franz, 20, and Janet Kaiuina, 21. The theme of this year’s World Radio Day...

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MISA Regional celebrates #WorldRadioDay

On the eve of World Radio Day, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) hosted a roundtable discussion with five students in their final year of Radio Production at the College of the Arts in Katutura, Windhoek, Namibia. These students were Franklin Muningirua, 24, Ronell Sechogele, 21, Celma Ndhikwa, 22, Marcello Lucian Franz, 20, and Janet Kaiuina, 21.


MISA Malawi Statement: Re-deployment of MBC Director General

The Media Institute of Southern Africa – Malawi Chapter (MISA Malawi) has learned with disappointment of the re-deployment of Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Director General, Dr. Benson Tembo, to the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) where he has been earmarked for a subordinate position of Technical Advisor. Firstly, MISA Malawi is surprised that such a decision concerning an employee of MBC has been made by...

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Zambia: MISA condemns Youth Minister’s threat to fire UNZA Radio staff

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia condemns in the strongest terms the harassment of UNZA student journalists by Youth and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili. MISA Zambia is calling on HON Kambwili to tame his undemocratic outbursts and conduct because it is a threat to democracy. We are concerned that he stormed UNZA Radio and threatened student journalists at the institution. This behavior is...

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MISA Zimbabwe: The closure of SW Radio Africa

MISA-Zimbabwe bemoans the closure of the pioneer shortwave radio station, SW Radio Africa, after 13 years of affording Zimbabweans, particularly those residing in marginalised rural communities, access to diverse views and opinions. The station, which broadcast from London in the United Kingdom on the free –to –air channel, Channel Zim, ceased its broadcasts on 10 August 2014. The history and evolution of the Zimbabwean media...

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MISA Zambia: ZNBC says Chibamba Kanyama not under probe for stealing

The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has dismissed media reports suggesting its Chief Executive Officer, Chibamba Kayama, is under probe for having misappropriated money solicited from various companies to conduct a ZNBC end-of-year party. In a statement released to the media, ZNBC said there is absolutely no grain of truth in the story, as ZNBC has not held an end-of-year party since time immemorial. They...

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