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Dec 13, 2018 4 tweets 17 min read
@Mukoma59 asks how immune to capture and propaganda would community radio stations be?

@donald_mukota @capitalkfm @euinzim @MAZ_Zim @pzirima @kudathove @TabaniMoyo @rashweatm @aventures @forfreemedia @fojo_int @kubatana @ZimMediaReview @jsnetzim @Mukoma59 @donald_mukota @capitalkfm @euinzim @MAZ_Zim @pzirima @kudathove @TabaniMoyo @rashweatm @aventures @forfreemedia @fojo_int @kubatana @ZimMediaReview @jsnetzim A caller wonders how we have missed it as Zimbabwe, says that countries such as South Africa have community radio stations at University level.

Discussion currently happening on @capitalkfm on community radio stations

@euinzim @MAZ_Zim
Dec 13, 2018 16 tweets 55 min read
Happening Now: What is a community radio station?

Join the conversation with @donald_mukota and @ZacrasOnline- @johnchirinda and Pelargia Kapuya tonight on the #DeepDive on @capitalkfm

#mediareformsnow #AIPPAandBSAMustFall @donald_mukota @ZacrasOnline @JohnChirinda @capitalkfm Chirinda says the community radio initiatives are not breaking the law, they are however initiatives in a state of preparedness to be licensed to become radio stations. These initiatives are alternative methods to share information with communities.

@PatsakaCRI @ZacrasOnline
Oct 19, 2018 26 tweets 66 min read
Justification for granting broadcasting license unclear at law


#broadcasting #medialaws #Zimbabwe

@NLinZimbabwe @forfreemedia @OSISA @VoteWatch263 @ZimMediaReview ⁦ ⁦@InfoMinZW⁩ ⁦⁦@OSISA⁩ ⁦@263Chat⁩ ⁦⁦@UKinZimbabwe⁩ ⁦⁦@euinzim⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦ @NLinZimbabwe @forfreemedia @OSISA @VoteWatch263 @ZimMediaReview @InfoMinZW @263Chat @UKinZimbabwe @euinzim National daily newspaper, The Herald, recently published an article in which the immediate former perm sec of Information George Charamba explained circumstances under which broadcasting licences were issued in the absence of a Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) Board.
Oct 19, 2018 16 tweets 44 min read
Another reporter assaulted for filming police operations


#accesstoinformation #MediaFreedom

@InfoMinZW⁩ ⁦@nickmangwana⁩ ⁦@OSISA⁩ ⁦@263Chat⁩ ⁦⁦@UKinZimbabwe⁩ ⁦@usembassyharare⁩ ⁦@euinzim⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦⁦@mailandguardian⁩ ⁦@CPJAfrica @InfoMinZW @nickmangwana @OSISA @263Chat @UKinZimbabwe @usembassyharare @euinzim @mailandguardian @CPJAfrica A plainclothes police officer assaulted Panashe Makufa a local journalist with online publication Mail & Telegraph on 18 October 2018 in Harare after asking why he was filming a police blitz against illegal foreign currency dealers.


Oct 12, 2018 10 tweets 17 min read
Police arrest suspects for torching AMH newspapers


#mediafreedom #freedomofexpression Vendors selling the NewsDay and Zimbabwe Independent published by Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) were on 11 October 2018 attacked by some youths who went on to burn the newspapers in Harare’s central business district.


#mediafreedom #freedomofexpression
Oct 12, 2018 9 tweets 9 min read
Recommendation 15: ZBC needs to be reformed into a truly independent public service
broadcaster and state-owned media must abide by their legal obligation to be impartial and
provide equitable treatment to all political parties and candidates.- @eueomzimbabwe

#media #Zimbabwe @eueomzimbabwe In accordance with the Electoral Act, from 4 July the state broadcaster ZBC afforded free access to political contestants through various programming aired on TV and radio stations. - @eueomzimbabwe report

#media #Zimbabwe
Oct 12, 2018 13 tweets 44 min read
Regional Solidarity Statement: Embassy official detains journalists in eSwatini


#freedomofexpression #mediafreedom

@fojo_int @forfreemedia @IFEX @OSISA @NLinZimbabwe @euinzim @MISARegional @TabaniMoyo @MISA_Swaziland @misazambia @NamMediaTrust @fojo_int @forfreemedia @IFEX @OSISA @NLinZimbabwe @euinzim @MISARegional @TabaniMoyo @MISA_Swaziland @misazambia @NamMediaTrust An official at the Qatar Embassy in Mbabane temporarily detained two senior Swazi Times journalists on Friday 4 October 2018 in what can only be described as a blatant violation of media freedom rights.


#mediafreedom #eSwatini

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