BAZ to increase TV, Radio service coverage

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) is working on increasing radio and television service coverage from the current 55 percent to 80 percent countrywide under the premise of the digital migra...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 May 2018


Baz, Potraz top merge

CABINET has approved a proposal to merge the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) and the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) in a development meant to foster t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018


BAZ to review radio licences

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has revealed plans to review coverage of local commercial radio stations from the current 40-kilometre radius in line with their commercial and viability aspects...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 March 2018


BAZ seeks another order to bar Kwese TV

THE Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) this week approached the High Court again seeking to bar Kwese TV from broadcasting.Kwese TV received a major boost last week after Dr Dish's application s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 October 2017


BAZ contests Kwese ruling

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 September 2017


Zimbabwe dismiss Kwese TV licence claims

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) wishes to advise the public that the authority has not issued a licence to Kwese TV to operate in Zimbabwe.This follows media reports suggesting that Kwese...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 August 2017


Zimbabwe banks adopt new code of practice

The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe has adopted a new code of banking practice which all members of the association will be obligated to comply with in a move aimed at fostering customer confidence in...

By herald | Published: 17 February 2015


Zim banks have no capacity to fund mines, says BAZ

THE banking sector has no capacity to meet financial requirements for the mining industry due to the liquidity crunch facing the economy, the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe president, Sam Malaba, sai...

By Oliver Kazunga | Published: 24 July 2014


Malaba takes over BAZ

Agribank chief executive Mr Sam Malaba has taken over the reins as Bankers Association of Zimbabwe president after the expiry of outgoing president and Barclays Bank Zimbabwe managing director Mr Geor...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 May 2014


Sam Malaba takes over at BAZ

Barclays Bank Zimbabwe managing director Mr George Guvamatanga has stepped down as Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) president after the expiry of his two-year tenure with his deputy Mr Sam Malab...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 April 2014


Banks withdrawal limits illegal, says BAZ

Zimbabweans do not understand how banking systems work hence they usually get a raw deal from bankers who take advantage of their ignorance.Addressing parliamentarians recently, Bankers Association of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 March 2014


BAZ to act on non-performing loans

THE Bankers' Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) said there is need to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to address the issue of increased non-performing loans (NPLs).Addressing the Parliamentary Portf...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 March 2014


BAZ says BOStv abused licence

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has said BOStv was operating illegally as a free-to-air TV channel, and must be incorporated into the MYTV bouquet on a subscription basis as authorised by thei...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 February 2014


Bankers clears air on 99-year leases

THE Bankers Association of Zimbabwe says it has only suggested recommendations to enhance the proposed bankable 99-year leases contrary to widespread assertions it made fresh demands on the land use c...

By Business Reporter | Published: 05 December 2013


'Liquidity crisis is a figment of local media imagination'

The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe says reports that a whopping $700 million left the domestic banking sector to perceived safer offshore havens soon after the harmonised elections held on July 31, w...

By Business Reporter | Published: 03 December 2013


BAZ wants Treasury Bills for FCA cash

BANKS have proposed the conversion of outstanding foreign currency accounts balances appropriated by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe during the height of the hyperinflationary period into Treasury paper....

By Business Reporter | Published: 12 November 2013


Credit to private sector rises

Credit to the private sector marginally rose 0,61 percent in August this year from $3,67 million in July to $3,69 million, says the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe.The credit was mostly dominated by l...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 October 2013


BAZ chief bemoans low uptake of mobile cash

The slow pace of adoption of mobile-based payment systems by the banking sector has exacerbated the current challenges being faced by the financial sector in delivering their mandate, Bankers' Associa...

By Business Reporter | Published: 30 September 2013


BAZ castigates Zibawu

The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has taken a swipe at the current collective job action and picketing by the Zimbabwe Banks and Allied Workers Union saying that the trade union is in breach o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2013


Bankers committed to working with new Government

THE Bankers Association of Zimbabwe has pledged its commitment to work with the Zanu-PF led Government after the party’s resounding victory in the harmonised elections.The revolutionary Zanu-PF Part...

By Business reporter | Published: 15 August 2013

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