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Operate freely, Mweetwa tells IBA

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government has implored the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) board to freely issue out radio broadcasting licences to applicants that meet the licensing criteria, without consideration of political or other affiliation.Information and Media Minister Cornelius Mweetwa said this was in line with the Government’s expansion of the country’s democratic space where […]

Authorities Shut Down Private TV Station

[Zambia Reports] The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has with immediate effect suspended the broadcasting licence for privately owned Prime Television for 30 days for "exhibiting unprofessional elements in its broadcasting".

IBA Lifts Itezhi Tezhi Licence Ban

[Zambia Reports] Itezhi Tezhi Radio has had its operational licence restored by the Independent Broadcasting Authority on the day off air Muvi Television and Komboni Radio lawyers will be pleading their case in court.

Radio Licences Revoked for Alleged Misconduct

[Zambia Reports] The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has reportedly suspended broadcasting licences for Muvi TV, Komboni Radio and Itezhi Tezhi Radio respectively for it terms as "unprofessional conduct posing a risk to national peace and stab...

IBA Launches Radio, TV Guidelines

[Times of Zambia] THE Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has launched the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to guide radio and television stations.

Cover Political Parties Fairly – IBA

[Times of Zambia] The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has called on the electronic media to provide fair coverage of political parties during next year's general elections.

IBA Board Unveiled

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has unveiled names of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) Board, which include a retired veteran broadcaster Alphonsio Kashulwe.

Deputy Speaker Seeks Answers On Mwamba’s Post

[Times of Zambia]DEPUTY Speaker of the National Assembly Mkondo Lungu yesterday ordered Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Mwansa Kapeya to issue a ministerial statement on why his Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba has appointed himself a...

Catholic TV Gets Nationwide Permit

[Times of Zambia]THE Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has awarded Catholic Television a permit for nationwide television construction.

Church Hails Radio Licences Ban

[Times of Zambia]THE International Fellowship of Christian Churches (IFCC) has commended Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) chairperson Emmanuel Mwamba for suspending issuance of radio licences to entities seeking to start broadcasting Islamic pr...

IBA Wrong in Allowing Cross Ownership – Mwamba

[Times of Zambia]THE Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) abrogated procedure by issuing broadcast licences which allow for cross-ownership, IBA board chairperson Emmanuel Mwamba has said.

Mapoma Is IBA Boss

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has appointed former Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Permanent Secretary, Josephine Mapoma as director-general for the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA).

Access to Information Law to Enhance Accountability

[Times of Zambia]WE welcome assurances given in Parliament yesterday by Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Kennedy Sakeni on Government's commitment to table the long-awaited Access to Information (ATI) Bill for enactment, as well as implem...