MISA Statement on oral evidence given by Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation representatives when they appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Media and Broadcasting on 23 May 2019.
Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)
Recent remarks by the Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Christopher Mushowe, about the impartiality of the state-controlled ZBC are deceptive.
We the undersigned, are concerned citizens who are urging our leaders and the relevant authorities to act now to transform the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) into a truly independent and representative public service broadcaster as prescribed by the African Charter on Broadcasting.
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