Zimbabwe govt approves bill to merge broadcast, telecom regulators

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The Zimbabwean Cabinet has approved the Broadcasting Services Amendment Bill, which is set to free public media from any interference by the state, reports New Zimbabwe. The proposed amendments seek to establish the Broadcasting and Communication Authority by merging the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and Postal Telecommunication Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ). Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the law seeks to harmonise the Broadcasting Services Act with the constitution.

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Companies: POTRAZ
Countries: Zimbabwe
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