The government will ensure that players in the radio broadcasting sector accommodate all the languages that are in the new constitution in their programming.
This was said by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba during a mobilisation meeting for content creators held in Plumtree yesterday.
Cde Charamba further encouraged the people of Plumtree to apply for a radio broadcasting license as the government will soon invite applications from those interested in opening new radio stations.
Mangwe legislator who is also the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Cde Obedingwa Mguni noted that sidelining other languages and cultures by radio stations is tantamount to tribalism.
In her address Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Cde Thokozile Mathuthu urged the people of Plumtree not be left out from the digital revolution that affords them the opportunity to share their local stories.
Content creators who attended the meeting were appraised about the digitalisation programme and the important role they have to play in ensuring that it becomes a success.
The on-going digitalisation programme is expected to create 4 million jobs and earn billions of dollars for the content creation industry.