Gregory Gondwe
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Multichoice Malawi faults two radio stations on AFCON

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi has taken to task two radio stations in Malawi that were relaying proceedings at the Africa Cup of Nations currently underway in Angola by conducting commentary of games the radio personnel were watching on television.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
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Malawians debate over a pirate radio operator

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The arrest and sentencing of 21-year-old Gabriel Kondesi, who had been operating an illegal radio station made from locally sourced old radio parts for the last three years, opened up debate on whether the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) was justified.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
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MACRA to pay Joy Radio for closure

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Supreme Court in Blantyre has upheld the decision by the High court that Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) pays Joy Radio half of K23m, the total money it lost when the regulation body unlawfully revoked the station's broadcasting licence.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
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Joy Radio wins case against state

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Courts have cleared Malawi's privately-owned Joy Radio which was shut down by government during the 19 May 2009 elections for allegedly airing campaign material during polling day contrary to the law.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
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Court orders police to vacate Joy Radio premises

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Magistrate Court in Blantyre yesterday, 9 June 2009, ordered the Malawi Police Service to vacate Joy FM Radio premises it has been ‘guarding' since last month.

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Zodiak Radio appointed Malawi's elections broadcaster

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Electoral Commission (EC) of Malawi has appointed Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) as the country's official independent broadcaster for the 19 May, 2009 elections.

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MACRA to issue cellular mobile radio telecommunications licence

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) is in the process of issuing an individual licence to provide public cellular mobile radio telecommunications services in Malawi.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
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MACRA shuts down Joy Radio

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has shut down Joy Radio Station with immediate effect after revoking its license for "breaching its license conditions."

Posted 9 years ago | Like
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Malawi: Radio station rekindles annual awards

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The state controlled radio station, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has started preparations to rekindle the annual awards bestowed on the country's best entertainers, which slumped into hibernation after the company tasked to run it failed to conduct the event for three years.

Posted 9 years ago | Like