Head (ZBC) Radio Services Chris Chivinge Is Suspended

Head  (ZBC) Radio Services Chris Chivinge  Is Suspended

THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has suspended acting head of radio services Chris Chivinge on a raft of allegations, including insubordination among others and he is expected to appear before a disciplinary hearing this week to answer to the charges. Although NewsDay could not reach Chivinge on his mobile phone, sources at the State broadcaster said management was trying to nail him over the recent arrest of acting chief executive Patrick Mavhura and acting head…

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‘The Discerning Eye Questions, Oliver Mtukudzi’s Toxic Asociation With Mugabe Family And Zanu PF’

‘The Discerning Eye Questions, Oliver Mtukudzi’s Toxic Asociation With Mugabe Family And Zanu PF’

The MDC T National Spokesperson, Obert Gutu, has condemned Oliver Mtukudzi’s performance at Mugabe’s Zanu PF One Million Man March on 25 May 2016 in Harare. Past disheartening and most controversial reports across the media, stated that, journalist and former publicist to legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi , also a former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) editor-in-chief ‘ Shepherd Mutamba’ claimed in his book about Mtukudzi that Zimbabwe’s despot President Robert Mugabe had bought Oliver Mtukuzi’s allegiance…

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‘Straight From South Africa, Vas Coda Mugabe Has Jetted Off to Singapore On A Private Visit’-Suspect!

‘Straight From South Africa, Vas Coda Mugabe Has Jetted  Off to Singapore On A Private Visit’-Suspect!

President Robert Mugabe left the country this morning to Singapore. State run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) said Mugabe (92) is on a private visit. “President Robert Mugabe left for Singapore this Saturday morning on a private visit” it said. He left  hours after returning from South Africa Friday evening. by Thobekile Zhou. Source: Byo24News

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Zimbabwe Needs Freedom Of Expression & Freedom Of Media

Freedom of expression and freedom of the media are part and parcel of fundamental human rights and freedoms that are protected under Section 61 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Indeed, every person has the right to freedom of expression, which includes : –    freedom to seek, receive and communicate ideas and other information; –    freedom of artistic expression and scientific research and creativity and –    academic freedom The MDC welcomes the announcement by the Broadcasting…

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Zimbabwe’s Opposition , Victory Chances In 2018 Ballot, Versus Zanu PF Mujuru – Analyst

Zimbabwe’s  Opposition , Victory Chances In 2018 Ballot, Versus Zanu PF Mujuru – Analyst

A Zimbabwean, political analyst Rejoice Ngwenya claims that  genuine political figures who can feature in the final 2018 presidential list, are  the largest opposition  Movement For Democratic Change (MDC-T ) Leader Richard Morgan Tsvangirai, the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) leader Welshman Ncube, Zimbabwe African People’s Union (Zapu) leader Dumiso Dabengwa, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti and Mavambo/Kusile/ Dawn leader Simba Makoni, while discarding Zimbabwe’s dismissed,  former Vice President Joice Mujuru as a staunch  Zanu PF figure only…

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Tsvangirai Launches Nationwide, Meet The People Campaign To Remind Zimbabweans ‘The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn’

Tsvangirai Launches Nationwide, Meet The People Campaign To Remind Zimbabweans ‘The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn’

MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is launching a nationwide meet-the-people campaign which the party will be aimed at reminding Zimbabweans that “the darkest hour is just before dawn” and mobilising support for electoral reforms. Party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, said the rallies would start Thursday in Mashonaland West, the home province of President Robert Mugabe. “The MDC realises that the Zanu PF regime has totally failed to resuscitate the comatose economy and as the government-in-waiting, we have found it necessary…

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‘ZBC , Fires Almost Entire Mgnt Team, News Raders, Journalists & All Internal Security .’

‘ZBC , Fires Almost Entire Mgnt Team, News Raders, Journalists & All Internal Security .’

STATE broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday reportedly fired almost the entire management team, news readers, journalists and all internal security personnel. The engineering department was also reported to have been cleaned up in the job carnage. Other reports however said only between 50 and 100 workers had been fired and that letters of dismissal were still being dished out late last night. Some of the fired employees who requested anonymity told The Standard…

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24 Hrs After Dismissing 282 Employees, More Heads Roll At Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)

24 Hrs After Dismissing 282 Employees, More Heads Roll At Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)

More heads reportedly rolled at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) yesterday with news bulletins manager John Gambanga and Jacob Phiri being shown the exit door 24 hours after the State broadcaster terminated contracts for 282 employees citing viability problems. Sources at ZBC said the pair was fired as part of the broadcaster’s streamlining exercise which has seen Tazzen Mandizvidza being appointed general manager, while Chris Chivinge was appointed editor-in-chief. ZBC spokesperson Gladman Bandama could neither…

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Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Fires More Than 200 Employees-‘Supreme Court Ruling’

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Fires More Than 200 Employees-‘Supreme Court Ruling’

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has reportedly fired more than 200 workers, journalists included in line with the Supreme Court ruling which has seen more than 20 000 workers being fired by employers in a space of one month. The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists has announced that there national broadcaster has since joined the band wagon of firing workers willy nilly. “Unconfirmed reports indicate that more than 200 colleagues at ZBC have received three month…

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Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Fires Top Four

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Fires Top Four

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has fired former chief executive officer Happison Muchechetere and former General Manager (Finance) Elliot Kasu. The corporation has also dismissed on three months’ notice former General Manager (Radio Services) Allan Chiweshe and Head (Finance) Ralph Nyambudzi. The four were found guilty of various charges that were committed during their tenure spanning from 2009 to 2013. In a statement, ZBC board chairperson, Father Gibson Munyoro said the actions and behaviour of…

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