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Broadcasting Organisations  |  Namibia: Public Broadcasters' Workers Strike Affecting Communities

Recently, BMA reported that Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU), on behalf of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) workers announced their decision to strike against the corporation.  As a result of the strike, it has been reported that the adverse effects ...
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Broadcast Regulation  |  Update: Nigeria's Broadcasting Regulator Clarifies Debacle With Channels TV

The Director of Public Affairs of Nigeria's National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mrs Franca Aiyetan, said that Channels TV has apologised for infringing on the broadcasting code. Aiyetan further elaborated on the intention of the letter from the commission. According to ...
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Nigeria: Govt. Suspends Channels TV For "Breach Of Broadcast Code"!

Channels TV, the news and current affairs TV station vastly popular in Nigeria, has been suspended by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) - the country's broadcast regulator! In a letter from the Acting Director-General of the NBC, Professor Armstrong Idichaba, ...

Kenya: Exciting Adjustments To TV Landscape As KBC Relaunches

According to BMA sources, Kenyan’s renowned TV anchor Catherine Kasavuli will be among the prominent media personalities set to return to the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) once the station has relaunched. Kasavuli previously worked at Citizen TV, KBC, and KTN ...

Ghana: Authorities Close Shop For 49 Unlicenced TV Stations - Reports

In Ghana, a monitoring exercise focusing on satellite Free-To-Air television platforms has revealed 49 television stations operating without licences. Leading the exercise was the National Communications Authority (NCA) of Ghana. The authority's whose primary mandate is to license media houses ...

South Africa: Public Broadcaster Drives Non-Core Assets Disposals Despite Community Backlash

In South Africa, the public service broadcaster - SABC has announced it is going ahead with its planned disposal of non-core assets, including real estate properties in the country's North West's capital, Mahikeng. This is according to news reporting seen ...

"Amended National Broadcasting Code Is Yielding Positive Results" - Nigerian Minister

As previously reported by BMA, the Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the industry regulators would enforce a fine of N100 000 (US$245) for local brand adverts that run on international broadcasting outfits, including any advertising ...

Nigeria: Group Lobbying For Removal Of Multichoice's Stranglehold On Industry

A pressure group, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), is continuing its campaign against Multichoice Nigeria, stating that the pay-tv operator is still ignoring the content diversity aimed at national growth and development in the country's northern parts. CNG has ...