MBC says on closure verge due to poor funding from budget

Officials from state controlled Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) says it is on the verge of closing down due to inadequate funding from the government.

MBC director general Aubrey Sumbuleta

The officials, who appeared before the Budget and Finance parliamentary cluster committee on Friday asked members of parliament to lobby for more funding for the state controlled broadcaster.

MBC is in huge debts due to failure by some government ministries and departments to pay for advertising services as well as shunning of advertising services by some organisations due to the broadcaster’s relentless propaganda for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

More than half of the journalists working for MBC are DPP loyalists.

Chairman of the cluster committee Sosten Gwengwe asked parastatals to embark on income generating activities to sustain their operations in view of poor funding from the government.

 

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Baba Maduapera
Baba Maduapera
2 years ago

MBC,the asshole. To hell with it!!!

Danzo
Danzo
2 years ago

MBC ndiyathu tonse a Malawi, koma inu a opposition musataye mtima kutsogolo mukazawina mudzayifuna MBC mukuyinenayi. Musatukwane komanso singatsekedwe tisayiwale kuti mu First term ya a Bingu MBC imapasidwa just k1.00 mu budget chifukwa cha a Tembo ndi anzawo koma sinatsekedwe.

ananveruwa
ananveruwa
2 years ago

ITSEKE RADIO 0 NDI TV 0 YAKOYO NDIYE UKUMUUZAPO NDANI UMANYADA LERO NDIYE WATULUSAMO DISOLO TONG’OOOOO NGATI KALILOMBE UTENGE NDALAMA ZA KUNYUMBA KWAKO UPEREKEKO ALAAAAAA STUPID UMUUZE WALTER NYAMILANZI MANDA ALIPIRE MA BILU MAESA POPEREKE MA NOMINATION PAPER A DPP AJA IYEYO ANAPANGA FUND KUMAONEKA PA TV APANGESOTU APA

Bob
Bob
2 years ago

We don’t need your fucking MBC

Nambuma Girl
Nambuma Girl
2 years ago

Kkkkkkkkkkk ndaseka. Who in this World, especially Malawi, watches MBC TV? We have even forgotten that there is Radio 1 and 2. I once visited a certain family, their daughter ACCIDENTALLY switched on MBC Radio Station, you could see how her parents should at her saying, “tachotsa iwe za umve zakozo, ife tinasiya kalekale kuvera zimenezo, tachita tune in ku radio zenizeni, not DPP Station”. I nearly fainted with a big laugh.

mada k
2 years ago

tsekani relo pliz!!! useless broadcaster

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
2 years ago

Close this useless thing NOW.

katayeni chitutu
katayeni chitutu
2 years ago

mutumize ma invoice ku BEAM TRUST akulipireni malonda mukuwasasira aja

KYM
KYM
2 years ago

You can close your nonsense TV we cant worry dont expect your nyusesi MBC must fall

Vinjenje
Vinjenje
2 years ago
Reply to  KYM

What are we going to lose ?

vavlov
vavlov
2 years ago
Reply to  KYM

Close the junk Mlakho TV station.

shyman
shyman
2 years ago

U Better close today your nyunsensi TV.

DYSON PHIRI
DYSON PHIRI
2 years ago
Reply to  shyman

People are talking about your problems but you cannot change your attitude. You will close for good one day and you will be jobless. If we were asked our views still you are entitled K1.00 . Remain poor MBC.

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