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Broadcasting Services  |  Namibia: Broadcaster Disciplines Anchors For "Acts Of Indiscipline" On-Air

After a harrowing on-air dispute, during a live broadcast that got seen by millions coining the term "Jessica we are live" on social media platforms. Namibia's NBC News has removed both NBC News anchor Elmarie Kapunda and sports presenter Jessica ...
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Broadcasting Management  |  Namibia: Striking Public Broadcaster Employees Go Back To Work

After weeks of negotiations and demands, the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) striking employees have reached an agreement to return to work. To recall earlier this week, BMA had reported that several NBC employees had resolved to abandon the strike action ...
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Namibia: Public Broadcaster's Final Offer Divides Striking Employees

According to BMA's media sources, the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Board of Directors has made a resolution that has left the striking workers divided. According to the NBC Board of Directors, several NBC employees have resolved to abandon the strike ...

Namibia: Presidency Rejects Calls To Intervene In Public Broadcaster's Situation

To recall, last week, the Namibia Media Professionals Union (NAMPU), together with the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) workers, marched to the Parliament building to get the attention of the Speaker of the House Professor Peter Katjivi, whom they hoped would ...

Namibia: Employee Union Takes National Broadcaster To Court - Reports

BMA sources have revealed that the Namibian Public Workers Union (NAPWU) has, on behalf of the employees of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has filed a lawsuit against the country's national broadcaster. NAPWU has accused the broadcaster of placing its ...

Namibia: NBC Striking Employees To Take Grievances To Parliament

The Namibian Public Workers Union (NAPWU) has announced plans to, with the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) workers, march to the Parliament building in retaliation to the NBC board’s decision to hire freelance workers. The strike is set to hit stage ...

Namibia: Rifts Shows At Public Broadcaster Over Acquisitions Of TV Content Rights

According to BMA sources, top managers at the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) managers have shared their unhappiness and revealed their discontent with the top management approach to acquiring television rights. According to our sources, the issues are emanating from the ...

Namibia: Public Broadcaster Considers Retrenchment As Probable Solution To Funding Challenge

At a press conference where he addressed NBC workers regarding the current industrial action, the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Board Chairperson, Lazarus Jacobs, said that the entity might be compelled to release some of its workforces to the current financial ...

Namibia: Govt. Allocates US$8.7 Million To Public Broadcaster As Part Of Budget

Namibia's Minister of Information, Peya Mushelenga, has revealed to the country's National Assembly that the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) will receive N$130 million (US$8 730 438,60). From the allocated figure, N$58 million (US$3 895 118,76) will be disbursed to the ...

Namibia: NBC Board Perplexed By Workers Decision To Proceed With Strike

Recent media reports have revealed that the Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU), on behalf of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) workers announced its decision to strike against the corporation. Responding to the decision is NBC Board Chairperson Lazarus Jacobs, who ...

Namibia: Similo's Leadership At Namibia Broadcasting Corporation Renewed For Five More Years

The Board of the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation has renewed, for another five -year tenure, the services of its incumbent Director-General, Mr Stanley Benjamin Similo.   A statement signed by the Chairman of the board, Mr Lazarus Jacob, said: "The Namibian ...

NBC Foresees COVID-19 Presenting Opportunities And Challenges For Namibian Media - Reports

Stanley Similo, the Director-General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) said that the broadcaster reaches over 1,6 million people daily via its various platforms and it is fully prepared to keep Namibians informed about COVID-19. He noted that there had ...