By August 2020 6 independent TV channels will have been licensed by the government, The Herald reports. The matter came to light as the Information, Publicity and Broadcating Services Monica Mutsvangwa was commissioning ZBC‘s HD Studio in Harare. Mutsvangwa said:
There is competition coming. Zimbabwe is going to see the emergence of at least six independent television channels within the next few months.
This licensing should be completed before, or even well before August 2020, I mean this year. As a Government, we have shown our sincerity towards media landscape reform.
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We are putting in place secondary enabling legislation to support the emergence of other players in the sector
Zimbabwe has 1 TV station which falls under the publications controlled by the state.
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