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Latest on suspected illegal television station
September 27, 2012
who is allegedly linked to an illegal television broadcasting station
operating in Harare on 27 September 2012 denied the allegations
saying they were in fact operating a news agency duly registered
in terms of the law.
the news agency in question as African Open Media Initiative (Private)
Limited which collected news from Zimbabwe and sold it internationally.
Police in Harare
on 26 September 2012 raided DDB Hash 3, an alleged television station
before arresting the employees and seizing broadcasting equipment.
TV station whose company premises are situated in Belgravia in Harare,
stands accused of allegedly gathering news and exporting it to ATV,
a United Kingdom television station based in Manchester that would
then broadcast the material.
indications appear to point to the fact that the company faces charges
of contravening the Broadcasting Services Act, which criminalises
broadcasting without a licence.
will continue to update you as developments unfold.
the MISA-Zimbabwe fact
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