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Zambia rolling out dual casting; final switchover to digital in six months

Zambia rolling out dual casting; final switchover to digital in six months

05 Apr 2016

According to Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services in Zambia, Chishimba Kambwili, the country successfully switched to digital television broadcasting on June 17, 2015, which was the global digital migration deadline. Minister Kambwili has announced that the installation and testing phase of the digital migration process, referred to as Phase One, is completed and will be officially launched on June 22, 2015. Kambwili confirmed that...

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All eyes on digital migration process

All eyes on digital migration process

12 Jun 2015

MISA Zimbabwe this week launched the first of its monthly digital migration monitoring reports, aptly entitled Digital Migration Footprints. The Digital Migration Footprints series is an analysis of major highlights of a process set to change television broadcasting in the country in the public interest. Digitisation will make broadcasting more equitable, just and people centered while connecting formerly marginalised communities, MISA Zimbabwe has noted. Zimbabwe,...

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MISA women to watch in 2015

MISA women to watch in 2015

08 Mar 2015

On International Women’s Day (8 March), MISA announces their annual list of MISA’s Women to Watch.   Each year, we highlight the work and careers of dynamic­­ and inspirational southern African women who we believe embody the official United Nations theme for International Women’s Day 2014 and the theme designated by non-governmental organisations around the world. We chose women who we see as rising stars in...

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Southern Africa’s most open and most secretive government and public institutions in 2014

Southern Africa’s most open and most secretive government and public institutions in 2014

03 Oct 2014

From Sunday 28 September, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Chapter offices have been marking International Right to Information Day across the region by announcing the recipients of this year’s Golden Key and Golden Padlock Awards. This is the sixth year MISA has coordinated researchers from all over southern Africa to evaluate the openness and transparency of government and public institutions throughout the region. The...

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