• ZTN gets TV licence

    By Spatisiwe Mpofu
  • Mukudzei ChingwereDiversified media group Zimbabwe Newspapers 1980 Ltd’s online streaming service, Zimpapers Television Network (ZTN), has been awarded a free-to-air television licence by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ). Fourteen companies had applied for the television licences, including ZTN, but six were awarded after meeting the requirements, ending decades of monopoly by the public broadcaster, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). The move is in fulfilment of the 2013 Constitution and also to gives credence to the country’s push of implementing media

Business ReporterDiversified media group, Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited, has announced an interim dividend of 2 cents per share, reflecting a positive dividend-price ratio of 3 percent, despite the Covid-19 impacted operating environment. After a prolonged wait, the continued dividend payment, after last year’s first dividend, points to the group’s improved financial performance in recent years. What also makes the latest dividend pay-out exceptional is that it has been paid before year-end, a sign of confidence that the company is seeing