MEDIA INDEPENDENCE ASSURE
ROBERTSEPTEMBER 18, 202107900
Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that it creates an enabling environment for the media to operate independently.
Northern Province Deputy Permanent secretary Sineva Kambenja says the new government believes in the freedom of expression and dissemination of information.
He indicated that the government is committed to fostering press freedom by creating a conducive environment for the media.
He said this when he officiated at the Radio Mano elective general assembly held at Chengelo Nursing School in Kasama.
And speaking at the same event, Independent Broadcasting Authority Director General Josephine Mapoma commended the media for the positive role played before, during and after elections.
Ms. Mapoma also cautioned the media to adhere to the professional ethics following their new found freedom as some reports have the have ability to cause injury to people.