The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services (MIBS) is responsible for formulation and administration of the guidelines, regulations and laws relating to broadcasting and television services, cinematography policy, information services, media and theatre policies.
“A Smart and Value-Centred Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services”.
“To promote the dissemination of quality information to all”.
The goal of MIBS is “to achieve country wide media coverage for a well informed public”
The specific objectives are:
a). Download a standard application form which attracts a fee of K15,000 upon submission.
b). Submit the following documents for perusal by the Licensing Committee;
• A project proposal.
• A certificate of registration or incorporation if applicable.
• A map of coverage area
• A list of fixed and movable assets and their cost.
• A memorandum of Understanding if applicable.
• A letter confirming whether you will be using your own buildings or renting buildings for your radio or television studios.
• A certificate from Civil Aviation allowing you to put up a mast.
• A bank statement proving you have not less than K60 million in your account.
• Advertise in two most widely read newspapers that you are applying to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services to establish a radio or television broadcasting station and name the town where the station will be located. Afterwards attach two cuttings of your adverts to the application form.
Information and Media Minister Chushi Kasanda says the new dawn Government as a proponent of media freedom and professionalism premised on self regulation is keen