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Industry Support  |  South Africa: Association Of Broadcasters Pledges To Help Community Radio Stations Rebuild

In the wake of recent looting and riots in portions of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has offered to help community radio stations. The group issued a statement expressing its sadness at reports of violence and ...
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#CommunityBroadcastingAfrica  |  Video: "Reasons Behind Our Stringent Regulatory Framework For Community Radio Broadcasting " - Leah Maina of ICASA

During the recently held industry forum on 'Strengthening Community Broadcasting in Africa', organised by Broadcast Media Africa (BMA) in collaboration with 2Gwana Media, BMA asked the Independent Regulatory Authority of South Africa (ICASA) why its regulatory framework for community radio ...
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Forum: Impact Of Regulation On Funding Capacity for Community Radio Broadcasters In Africa

At a glance, it seems that public or charitable funding is the only viable sources to fund community radio services in Africa. However, a more detailed evaluation will reveal that owners and operators of community radio organisations seek to examine ...

South Africa: ICASA To Reopen Licence Applications For Community Radio And Sound Broadcasting

Multiple industry media sources report that the South African regulator ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) is set to reopen licence application for Community South Broadcasting Services and related Radio Frequency Spectrum Licences later on this year. This follows ...

Industry Forum: Focus On Understanding Regulatory Frameworks for Community Radio Broadcasting In Africa

There are a significant number of community radio broadcasters in need of institutional support across Africa. These broadcasters and their institutions ask critical questions ranging from how do we address the plethora of regulatory obligations to licencing conditions and the ...

Key Questions At Forum On Strengthing Regulatory Framework For Africa’s Community Radio Services

Broadcast Media Africa (BMA) is pleased to announce that the Industry Programme on Community Radio Broadcasting in Africa is gathering pace with the upcoming convening of industry professionals and stakeholders to a one-day virtual forum on Effective Regulatory Framework for ...

Industry Forum: Effective Regulatory Support For Community Radio Broadcasting In Africa

As part of our ongoing Industry Programme, in the pursuit to support the voices of the creative and draw on the passion for Community Radio Broadcasting, Broadcast Media Africa (BMA), in collaboration with 2Gwana Media, will be hosting a virtual ...

BMA And 2Gwana Media Collaborate On Community Radio Broadcasting Programme

Radio remains a powerful broadcast medium. As broadcasting platforms become digital, Radio broadcasting, and especially Community Radio Broadcasting, will be expected to realise its potential as the primary medium for social information, entertainment and education. In light of this, Broadcast ...

South Africa: Community Radio Stations Call For Covid-19 Relief

Community radio stations in South Africa are severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. And s such, the South African Community Radio Foundation (SACRF) is crying out for emergency financial relief from the SA government.   SACRF's Director, Mr Phanka Sakoane, ...

Window Closing For New Community Broadcasting Licences In South Africa - ICASA

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has warned that all licence applications for Community Sound Broadcasting and related Radio Frequency Spectrum will close by the end of the month.   The initial deadline for these licenses was the ...

Nigeria: Another Varsity - Bayero University , Kano - To Launch Radio Station

The quest for hands-on training in broadcasting for students in Nigerian Universities has led to the establishments of some radio campus radio stations in Universities and some cases polytechnics. So far, there are about 20 campus radio stations in Nigeria. ...