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BAZ says Kwese TV has no licence to broadcast in Zimbabwe

Thursday 24 August 2017 | 09:13 CET | News
The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has announced that it has not issued a licence to Kwese TV to operate in Zimbabwe. This follows media reports claiming that Kwese was now officially in Zimbabwe and did not need a licence after all. BAZ CEO Obert Muganyura said that under the Broadcasting Services Act, no person may provide a broadcasting service in Zimbabwe other than in accordance with a licence issued by BAZ. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Econet / Kwese TV
Countries: Zimbabwe
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