LATEST: ZBC fires top managers

Herald Reporter

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Cooperation (ZBC) has dismissed with immediate effect Chief Executive Officer Mr Happison Muchechetere; General Manager – Finance, Mr Elliot Kasu; acting radio head Mr Allan Chiweshe and finance head Mr Ralph Nyambudzi.

ZBC board chairperson Father Gibson Munyoro said Muchechetere and Kasu were sacked for prejudicing the corporation through their unethical and destructive behaviour while Chiweshe and Nyambudzi’s were given three-month termination of contract notices.

“Hearings involving the accused were concluded and on the basis of the findings, ZBC has decided to fire the CEO, Muchechetere and the General Manager, Kasu on the basis of their unethical and destructive conduct while at ZBC in the past few years,” said Father Munyoro

He said the other two managers, Chiweshe and Nyambudzi had their contracts terminated on three-month notices.

Father Munyoro said the cleansing exercise will get rid of all corrupt elements at the national broadcaster.

“Their actions, decisions and behaviour contributed immensely to the destruction of the national broadcaster to a desperate financial depression it is currently suffering.

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