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MISA- Zambia calls for establishment of a new ZNBC Board

General News MISA- Zambia calls for establishment of a new ZNBC Board

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)- Zambia has advised Information and Broadcasting Services minister Ronnie Shikapwasha to facilitate the appointment of a new ZNBC Board of Directors to replace the current one.

MISA-Zambia chairperson Henry Kabwe says his institute is saddened over the Ministry’s failure to appoint a new board of Directors for ZNBC saying the current one has overstayed.

Mr Kabwe said it is for this reason the current board needs to be urgently replaced with a new one which will be appointed under the new Act.

He said the Information ministry has allowed ZNBC to operate with an illegal board he termed as a “care taker” board for seven years which .

Mr. Kabwe said the appointment of a new board will bring in new ideas which can assist the organization become more viable.

He further said it is contrary to section 4 of the ZNBC Act, the current board has been in existence before the enactment of the ZNBC amendment Act of 2002.

He stressed that according section 4 of the ZNBC Act the board of members must be appointed following a competitive public process in which any Zambian who qualifies can apply to an appointment’s committee.

Mr. Kabwe said this in a press statement which was released to ZANIS in Lusaka today.



  1. That’s a good call but in my opinion i think ZNBC can perform well if let to operate independently coz as long as its under GRZ the same sh!t will be going on and on!!!!!!!!

  2. Only men of good morals can appoint men of morals. garbage in, garbage out. the ZNBC board stinks – just like the rest of them all. we need a new guy at plot one – that’s where things should be happening, people…

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