Zimbabwean parliamentarians visit USIU 99.9 FM radio station

By Isaiah Cherutich

On Wednesday, November 17, a Zimbabwean parliamentary delegation visited the School of Communication, Cinematic & Creative Arts (SCCCA), specifically USIU’s 99.9 FM radio station on a fact-finding mission. The parliamentarians who are members of Committee on Information, Media and Broadcasting Services were on a bench-marking mission to local community radio stations following consultations with senior officials of the country’s telecommunications regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) on the country’s vibrant broadcast industry.

Led by the Chairperson of Zimbabwe Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Hon. Sipho Ndlovu Mokone, the delegation included Hon. Sithole Josiah, Hon. Denford Masiya, Hon. Albert Nguluule, Hon Dr. Shakespeare Hamuuswa, Ms. Maria Hlasera and Ms. Betty Munanenyu.

They were received by USIU-Africa’s Ag. DVC - Academic & Student Affairs Prof. Munyae Mulinge, Dr. Dorothy Njoroge, Ag, Chair – Communications & Media Department and Mr. Isaiah K. Cherutich – Faculty Member SCCCA and Patron of USIU Radio. The delegation also included their host Mr. Peter Ikimilu, Communication Authority of Kenya’s Ag. Assistant Director, Multimedia Content & Innovation among several other officials from CAK and Kenya Parliamentary Protocol & Liaison Division.

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