Zodiak risks losing broadcasting licence

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…DPP riding on MACRA to punish local media

Weeks after President Peter Mutharika accused private owned Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) of lying about his health, the radio now faces the possibility of losing its licence after the broadcast media regulator found that the media house breached licence conditions.

The Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has disclosed that Zodiak breached some sections of the Communication Act for broadcasting the controversial issue raised by the outspoken legislator Kamlepo Kalua during a Views Triangle program that also featured the then government spokesperson Patricia Kaliati.

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In the program, Kalua claimed that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) had a hand in the death of Polytechnic Student Robert Chasowa.

Kalua added that the DPP’s political partner United Democratic Front (UDF) also had a hand in the death of local musician Evison Matafale and Chancellor College student  Fanikiso Phiri.

But after calling Zodiak to explain its stand on the issue, MACRA has ruled that the issues raised by Kalua were not supposed to be for public consumption arguing that the expression could have caused prejudice of the public order as per section 2 of the code of conduct.

In a statement, MACRA has also accused Zodiak of broadcasting dishonest expressions by the Rumphi East legislator arguing that Kalua’s remarks have not been proven to be true and were made in bad faith.

The authority has also faulted Zodiak for not giving the DPP a chance to respond to Kalua’s remarks.

“Section 5 of the code of conduct requires broadcasters, when presenting a controversial issue of public importance, to make reasonable efforts to present points of view in the same programme or in a subsequent program within a reasonable period of time and the authority has found that Zodiak Broadcasting Station did not afford the DPP an opportunity to respond to the allegations by Hon Kalua within a reasonable time,” reads part of the statement.

Meanwhile, MACRA is expected to make further decisions on the issue.

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  1. Panya panu iyeyo sanabwele akudwala dzanja atabitsa mnkhwapa? Kodi kudwala kumabitsidwa nchifukwa chani? ndani sadwala pa dziko pano? So how special was this case kuti anthu asadziwe from zbs? Musangosogoza ukali nenani zowona that’s exactly what Zodiac was doing telling us poor malawians kuti tiziwe kuti our leader is not feeling well kuti tizimupemphelera koma iye kuchokera ku UNGA atabwera what has he done kuwophyeza anthu on top of that he’s doing Nothing on admarc omwe Chimanga akweza 110% from k5,500 to k12,500…. what….!!!! Ndiye anthu akamadandaula muziti tikumangani haa? Simuzatipeza amoyo kuti muzatimange timwalira ndi njala. Panya panu Shupitiiiii

  2. MACRA is run by brainless fools coz the so called president admitted that he was down to nyamakazi. So ZODIAK ddnt lie after all. Ayelekeze kulanda licence imeneyo they’ll face ME!

  3. Who does hear’Zikachitika mumvera kwa ife’ meaning they rush spreading false news without proper investigations.They indeed need to be penalised if they crossed borders.You and I better be calm as we don’t ethics of journalism.But I feel they swallow prior to chewing.

  4. Who does hear’Zikachitika mumvera kwa ife’ meaning they rush spreading false news without proper investigations.They indeed need to be penalised if they crossed borders.You and I better be calm as we don’t ethics of journalism.But I feel they swallow prior to chewing.

  5. When Mr president was american citizen z b s was already broadcastng live stories and we malawians we were listlining so if u hate zbs go to hell and fuck satan

  6. Leave ZBS alone,its Him & his DPP gurus who eginited that for failling to tell malawians the trueth, coz if the trueth is hidden, something opposite must enjoy the vaccum kkkkkkk.

  7. ZBS inali kale pano mmmmm ndale basi . Chipani chawo ndi …………………… Angotseka basi zikachika timvela ku TIMES basi.

  8. Therefore let him pay back the money he pocketed during those three weeks. For he admitted that it was his fault by not informing Malawian ,his employers about his where abouts. What are the rules of every organisation towards employees? And if he was not sick why did he appeared with his hand frozen? Where in the world are we advised to greet our fellas with left hand.kkkkkkk Malawi should wake up indeed.sikunache…. I don’t see any thing wrong with zodiak, bravo kazako and the team. If you don’t say the fact by yourself let the media do.simple as ABC. I tips lero zodiak? Who was there in 2014? Giving you energy to say a word of elections. Pambuyo mpatsogolo yang’anani .Inuyo kutani kuti musadzudzulidwe kudali anzanu nzosiyilana izi. Don’t play us for fools we are people guided not by violence but our great God.

  9. Amalawi osalola zopusazi dziko lino asalitenge ngati munda wake.Nyamakazimatenda, mbwelela zanji zamunthu wamkulu. Chamba chokhachokha enafe fodya alimanyumba tisanagulitse bwanji umakambako nzinthu zanzelu.

  10. A Malawi, Pres Peter si Mulungu ai, Peter akhoza kudwala or kufa kumene. Kaya ZBS ananena bodza kaya zoona. A Malawi, tisabwelele ku chipani chimodzi ai, tinasakha matimati.

  11. Please if planning to shut down zodiak then all radios must go off air, why do you hate zodiak . We all know that zodiak came to open eyes of the people sell your expensive car before u go to jail idiot government your so cruel. God is watching u patsogolo ndi ZODIAK ZIKACHITIKA TIMVERA KWAINU

  12. The media breached lisence conditions! Kkkk. Malawi, ufulu wa media ulikuti? Breaching lisence conditions yachitika limodzi ndi nkhani ya ankolo kudzudzula Zodiak pa nkhani yoti Zodiak sidachite. Pa mgwirizano pa nkhani ziwirizi. Ngat Zodiak idanama pa umoyo wa Atsogo, nde pafunika kudzudzulanso ma media enanso, kaamba media iliyonse kupatula MBC idakambapo mphekesera ya kudwala kwa Mtsogo.

  13. Apa xoona zake ndixakt boma limanama kt our be loved president was 100% fine, mmmm noo the issue is amadwala, and so atabwera ku malawi anafotokoza yekha kt ndimadwala so why macra, noooo

  14. zodiark ndio mwayiwona kulakwa kusiana ndi galaxy amacra mulungu akukhululukiren mulandexo ya galaxy pa program ya china slivesta namiwa guys osalora zimenez

  15. Kudana Nd Chilungamo, Akufuna Tzkhala Ngat Til Mboma Lijal Lakale Lija, Olakwa Nd Abomawo Coz Sankafotokoza Bwibwno Za Komwe Al President Komaso Umoyo Wake. So Do Not Blame Zodiak,,,. Zitslu Ndnu A BomA

  16. Hahaha a MBC nawonso awalande licence chifukwa chotinamiza a Malawi. m’mesa ankati a president ali bwino 100% koma zoona zake zinali zoti amadwala moti aliyense anaikira umboni atawaona apresident wa akupeleka moni ndi mkono wa manzere. Nawenso iwe minister of #Information uzitenge bwino wamva? unatinamiza kwambiri

  17. This president is worse since democracy in malawi,what’s wrong now,ur cabinet was not telling people the truth about were u was and what u doing there that’s stupid,

  18. pajatuuuu mwayambapo kulimbana nd anthu achilungamo.kod mufuna amalawife tikakhale kut??? kod kudziwa chisisi cha moyo wa bambo ako nd mulandu? mesa munavomela kut simunali bwino adadi? chimene mwakwya nacho apa mchyn? limbanan nd anthu anaba ma milion athu aja not anthu amene amatidziwisako mmene zinthu zikuyendela.osadana nd chilungamo.let ur citizens now the truth pliz

  19. Kodi inu mbutuma za dpp pamodzi ndi amcra bwanji simumapanga izi pomwe zodiak inali bisy kulengeza zisakho zobera zija. Musamalitenge dzikoli ngati ndi la dpp mwamva. Mbutuma zaanthu.

  20. Ndale za kumalawi zakale zija zomasakana basi until now….abwana akhala kunja zaka zambiri zowona sangatengeleko ndale zakunjako

  21. vuto si zodiak vuto ndinu aboma n prezodenti wanuo.zodia poulusa inatisengula maso.nanga amana?nyamakaziso ndi matenda n ananena yekha za nyamakazizo kuivomeleza zodik.zodiak

  22. I wish Zodiac could rebroadcast the interview between #APM soon after he was in LUMBDZI police cell. INU A ZODIAK NDINU NOKHA MMALAWI MUNO MUMACHITA ZOFUNA ZA ANTHUANTHU.

  23. It will not be Malawian only who’ll rise against u stupid macra&u’r foreign government but the whole world.Mbuzi mano kunsi,agwapeeee!

  24. When you stand on the mountain of truth just know that you are likely to be attacked by money,injustice and evils of every description let ZBS suffer the justice

  25. Bola awa a Zodiak, anangoti wakulu wadwalika koma ena anati wamwalira kumene, ndiye amenewa achita nawo chani? Komaso achipani momowo amafuna kumpana aja kuti wakulu wamwalira awatani? Ngati sapanga kanthu kwa onsewo zodiak asiyikhuze akangoyelekeza Kochita Chinachake ativa kutentha azoonaso asatione kupusa

  26. Mufuna Mutseke Zbs Yet Iwo Amapereka Nsokho, Nokhanokha Mwat Mukufuna Development Ndeno #developmentyo Ichokera Kt?
    A Malawi Tidzatukuka Bwanj? Thnk Twice B4 De Action

  27. Mmmmh zodiak imanena chilungamo bt iziyamba kaye yafufuza bwno nkhan zina b4 publishng and avoid kumanena ma negatve okhaokha

  28. In all the media houses u hav chosen ZBS to take off their LICENSE?Why not MBC?this media(mbc)has made alot of blandars about u president but u didnt do anything bcoz it belongs to the gvt?Ngati mutseke Zodiak its better tikhale opanda ma Media houses mumalawi muno…no Zodiak we cant catch up info coz ma media houses enawa munangochuluka za entertainment…so Mr.President & the MACRA plizz think again wat to do not taking off zbs’licence…Zabodza siziwawa koma chilungamo & tinamvesesa mene munapangisa nsonkhano watola nkhani zoti mulibwino nkhani imaenera kuthera pompaja basi not accusing others!!!!

  29. Za nchombo lende izi zoti ndi dziyakhulitsa pambali ine toto ndi kuwona smoke ku tsogolo kwa DPP ndi wireless yawonso ya MBC
    yomvela azi gogo magulu a Roy mutsamunda uja

  30. Zodiak palibe chomwe ikulakwisa kamba koti ikuwadziwisa chilungamo amalawi, Ndiye ngati iwe wopanda mano mkamwa wabwera ndi kuchuluka nzeru uwona zakuda. Ine ndili pambuyo pa zodiak amene apange zolanga zodiak tiwona amene angazapotokole mapazi ake 2019 kukavotera mbuzi yopanda mano mkamwa

  31. nkhani ndi ya broadcasting licence kapezedwe kake!!! the issue is between macra and ZBS not the president and the party. Mutu wankhàniyi ulutero.

  32. Nde Maradio onse tiphwanya coz kulibenso radio yofanana ndi zodiack,radio 1 ndili ndi zaka ten osaimvera coz imakonda za chipani cholamula or titi bodza.

  33. mvuto inu ndi radio ya mcp ndye mumakonda kunyoza dpp, olo ivin mpira omweu mumakonda kunyza ma team akumwera makamaka bullets ndi noma, musithe kachtidwe kanu

  34. This DPP hate Zodiak because is number one Radio station in Malawi, and it is not bias like Mbc, Galaxy. Keep on doing a good work Zodiak don’t fear anyone they are useless pipo with no ideas to run the government, they must go to hell.

  35. Komanso wat Zodiak should know is, it is gradually losing popularity. People have no interest in tuning to it. Rember our fellow Malawians killed nthawi ya Bingu coz of these stupid broadcasters. They were airing ziwawa as if akunenelera mpira people were free to break ptc and some shops coz they were able to hear kuti dela lakuti ayamba kuphwanya tamva pa Zodiak nde tiyeni ifenso tiyambe. Just becouse of these stupid broadcasters of Zodiak. Y are u always broadcast nkhani zoti tiziyambana? I used to like you but chidwi changa chinachoka.

  36. Palibe nkhan apa yowalandira licence bwa bwanj mumadana ndi chilungamo? Jodi zodiak ataitseka ndi wailes iti yomwe ingamatiuze zenizen?

  37. Indeed This Radio So Called ZODIAK Must Be Closed With Emmidiate Effect, Too Much Lies & False Issues Please MACRA Do Ur Work As Soon As Possible So That Other Radios Should Take Alesson, MIJ Take Care If U Dont The Next To Be Closed Will Be U Tell DAUS SANDRAM To Shut Up His Mouth Cauz This Man Is Destroying Reputation Of MIJ RADIO End Of Comment.

  38. What a derm u stupid creature aka DPP( devils pita’s party) to hell I declare.God will deal with u all,whoever puts hand / insult words or ill treat His people.Innocent Malawians.Kodi ZBS yakulakwira chiyani Pharaoh iwe ndi macra yakoyo.Go deeper go ZBS.Mulungu dalitsani ZBS ndi aMalawi amaganizo a wino onse.

  39. ok, ndiye mwati zodiak yatani? kd inu ndi mbuzi eti? kd amalawi mukumawatenga ngat akapolo anu oti chirichose mwalakhula chizichitika? munalamula kt frozy asapezeke kumalawi kuno ndipo palibe yemwe anakakamila tinasiyadi ndiye mukuonangat ifeyo tiribe ufulu oyakhula kapena okana? koma nkulu iwe nkulu mukutinamiza mukutipusisa ife, ntendere si nsima ayi tizaona pa 19 pano agalu inu

  40. Kodi dzikoli ndi la muthalika petulo ndi amzache? mmesa ndi latonse! ndiye ife tidziyendera zokomela anthu ochepa basi? zodiak ndi yokondeddwa ndi ambiri nde atseke? bwanji petulo utseke mbc! tatopa nawe wamva

  41. Why goverment is always against the truth? Zodiac was telling the truth to the nation ( malawians) that our president was sick in usa. If u say zodiac was lieying can u tell me what kind of meeting hr was doing fot the whole month? To take zodiac liecence is unfair. Why peter never talk to the media when he arrive in malawi?

  42. Its a shame in malawian politics,why did we chose this arrogant, stubbon, ill tempered professor to lead my beloved nyanjaland?mayiko aanzathu president ngati akulakwitsa amatukwanidwa kumene, nothing new,#nigga must resign I’m tired with his stubbonness, ngati musafuna kutunidwa muchoke mmalawi muzipita kumene munachokera, where were u zaka zonsezi?dziko linali labwino ili asanabwere ma nigga amenewa,fuck u mr professor of temper

  43. Malawi gvt, why? instead to fight 4 hanger now u started dealing 4 ZBS while pp if they got stress about hanger there’s only ZBS station can throw their stresses mmmm.

  44. ana anjoka ana azinkhanila yesu anati ngati anthu adzakhala chete iye adzautsa miyala ifulee nanga munayamba kulimbana ndi zodiak muja tatipatseni lelo zimene mwapindulako!!!!! mkwiyo wa mulungu ukukanthani nonse amene mutenge gawo polimbana ndi zodiak samalani mulungu simunthu mu dzina ndi mwazi wa yesu khristu muwona mulungu akuwolotsa zodiak mu nyanja yofila ngati imeneyi mulungu akulankhuleni mwapadeladelap!!!!

  45. Heeeeee nanga zikachitika tizimvera ndani? But ZBS don’t be too Exaggerative and pompous. Be within broadcasting ethics.

  46. Mumachedwa pati a MACRA??? Joy radio was closed and its antenas uprooted at naperi making it unable to start television broadcasting in 2005/6, There is no way u can lie about Head of states Death.. and walk free….. Pliz do it fast its amouth piece of Mcp… full of savages…. amangowatenga mma community radios with no ethics at all…NOSENSE

  47. MBC yakhala ikunyoza atsogoleri through their program called MAKIYOLOBASI Macra inali kuti? Anthu atukwanidwa mokwana anali kuti? Zachisoni kuona amalawi akuika macoment okhalira Macra.

  48. ANDALE AMALAMULA MKUPITA..KOMA Zbs IDZAKHALAPOBE…………..kkkkkkkkk ÐZUKA MALAWI…..LIJA MKALE..TIGWIRE NTCHITO……SITIDYA NDALE IFE……

  49. Pot chilungamo chimawawa ngt tsabola zinali zowoneka ndimaso kt penapake sipalibwino ndiye azodiak musakhomelele ndukhulupirila sdzaleka kunena chilungamo

  50. That is good, how can a radio like zbs aired astory about adealth of president . Burn them tikudziwa atumidwa ndi enawo

  51. Aaaaaah but this is politics you dpp tarecare zodiak its only media that loved by our nation & knows that utsi sufuka popanda moto chowona mukuchidziwa muli ndi mphamvu lero lopondeleza chilichose dziko lino lapasi but kwa Mulungu uli mundende.

  52. I don’t know what Zodiak wanted to know about President.We all knew that after UNGA president had to stay a bit longer for his private businesses. In that private issues would include his healthy status.Private information is not for public consumption. Zodiak asked about private information which was total insult to head of state and government. If you’re warned that no exit, you don’t have to proceed onto that point and force yourself to exit.I hate Zodiak so much.

    • Minister of information and the presidential spokesperson did not say the president was having private engagements rather he was having a one to one meeting with different organisations and investors. As malawians we ought to know what and wher the president is,considering its all tax payers money. Haven’t u seen even obama’s pic when on holiday? If the state had said the president will engage in private meetings after the UNGA ,all this would’ve been avoided..

    • We have to change our mindset.Jealous politics will never take us anywhere. If the head of state had series of meetings with some investors and other Organizations what were wrong with that? We should know that State house has budgetary allocation and presidential trips are being taken care of. Zodiak is fond of spreading bogus information aims at driving people into chaos and encouraging hatred among Malawians. We chose this government in 2014.This leadership is not there by itself.We entrusted it and is working towards goals.If you hate it now you will find yourself in a hell kkkkkk. Let’s support our government and if anything you will vote wisely in 2019. The best side about democracy is that it allows majority to rule. Unlike United States, Malawian politics are funny. The losing side is always frustrating the ruling side.Every day is a campaign period.Majority should rule minority not other way round. It’s indeed true that an empty tin makes a lot of noise.

    • Muntimamo ukamaona wina akuvera zodiak zimakuwawa mwati matendawo amkakakumana ndindani madotolo or ma visitor’s kapena ma nurse iii sorry for hatin truths

  53. MBS(itself) says it is the number one radio station yet ppo proved that ZBS is the finest radio station 4 9 consecutive years, now my question z : where were u all this time? ZBS was,is and shal be my station which updates me and the whole Malaw with information which MBS cannot broadcast 4 fearing of presdnt and GVT officials. hahahaha Zodiak Broadcasting Station: “zikachtka mumvera kwa ife”.

  54. If MACRA & its’ Gvt go ahead in revoking the licence of ZODIAK then the Presidents’ statement that he’z 2blame waz force

  55. If MACRA & its’ Gvt go ahead in revoking the licence of ZODIAK then the Presidents’ statement that he’z 2blame waz force

  56. Let them close the people’s radio station and that will be the end of the DPP government, no one will vote for them in 2019. When Wandale and some villagers were arrested in the land issue, the villagers were listening to the proceedings in court through Zodiak. Zikachitika muvera kwa ife while MBC was sitting phwiiiiiii.

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  58. Peter zomwe ukupangazo ndizachacha uyelekeze dala!!! kuchira kwako ife usatisowetse mtendele mesa zose gwero ndiwe y ukudana ndi ZBS pali mastation ambri omwe ankafalitsa nkhani zimenezi ma social chat ambrimbri ena amachita kutsimikiza wapitadi!! Cardiac arest!! y wapanga target station imodzi yokha??? Kmaxo palibe cholakwika iweyo ndamene ukuyenera kutula pasi udindo umatinamiza!!! Kuvomera unavomera kuja kuti unkadwaladi chosecho mbuzi zako zimatiuza kuti ulibwino,, yet u r the same people & u, u nid 2b punshd!! ZBS ili boh usiiletu ngati ukufuna peace.

  59. i completely suport de decision of abolishng zbs coz it hz bhaved alkwardly 4 awile wdout arule takng actionz on it dere4 ZBS NO MORE LYK FROZY………LOL

  60. What about the president extending his stay 3wks in USA after UNGA,and he admited he was to blame for not informing malawians.That he bleached the contract with the employers who are malawians.and he has no solution to drug shortages.

  61. Ngati atopa nacho chilungamo chimene Zodiak imauza a Malawi,thus clearly shows DPP’s failure to hold Malawian Constitution.They must simply pack up n go!Why always on Zodiak shoulders?I propose a VOTE of NO Confidence in DPP.Our MPs help us to find other means of removing this 10-year bt already old-fashioned govt!

  62. Malo moti muzipeza njira zothetsera kuzimazima kwamagetsi, kusiyasiya kwamadz n njala yomwe iri dzko muno muli buzy kulimbana nd ZBS koma abwampini inu mwandionjeza nde mulanda2 ma licence amaradio station onse kupatula yanu yachipani ija MBC zopusa ino ndi nthawi yanu ya2yo ikadzakwana mudzati ndimadana ndizautsiru #team_Fredokiss

  63. me are facing alot of problems here in malawi instead of dealing wth them they want to deal wth zodiak-? malawians eish

  64. Zbs imathandiza m zambir eg kuphunzisa asikana okhonza MCE ku china. koma inu simuyamika why mmangoona mistek basi who’re u?

  65. The problem with ZODIAK is that it broadcasts before thorough enquiries. There is no logic in saying that somebody is dead and that gvt fails to come open because they want to get rid of something then to see the same person coming. shld we say the man had risen from dead? shame on Zodiak. it is worth for zodiak to be delicenced.

  66. ‘ZODIACK BROADCASTING STATION [ZBS] ZIKACHITIKA MUMVERA KWA IFE’ NONSE AMENE MUKUSAPOTA KUTI ZBS ITSEKEDWE MITUMBO YANU NDA ZIMANU OMWE INU NDIANTHU OPUSA KANI KAPENA NDINU ALOMWE MIKONGO NDIKANGOVASO UKUTI ITSEKEDWE NDIKUNTCHESULILATU. NDINU ANTHU ANJI OPANDA MANYAZI ODANA NDI CHOONADI APM NGATI SAMADWALA NDIYE NTHAWI YONSE IJA AMATANI? KUMANGOSAPOTA NDIZOPUSA ZOMWE MBORO ZANU NONSE OSAPOTA KUTI ZBS ITSEKEDWE KAPENA MULIBE MA RADIO MMAKWANU?

  67. Paliponse chilungamo aboma sachifuna kuulura basi koma kodi zbs panzomwe imaulutsa ndizonama. Ngati kwa ifee aphawi timadalira zodiak kumva zomwe athu akuchira kapena kuti akuchitirana. Mbc ndiyaboma singaulure chisisi cha boma. Amene wankulu wabomayo wapereka nzeru nzopusa zoti arande matchini azodiak.its very stupid and is doing things like he bone in Zimbabwe!

    • It’s very stupid ine Ngati mmalawi ndili ndi UFULU OYAKHURA ZAKUKHOSI KWANGA. KWA INU ATHU AMAGANINZO OPUNSA NGATI AWA MUTAKHARAAWIRI KAPENA ATATU MUKHONZA KUPHA MALAWI WAMBINOYU

  68. ZBS is de only erectro-media that tells us truth in afastest way.2cloz zodiak its same as kutaya nsomba ya fresh ncimbuzi anthu ali nd njala.

  69. aa..nde zopoila2..ife tmavera ULIMI WA LERO & MAGULE AKHWATHU pa zbs..nde muitseke?????i think mitu yanu siikugwira bwinobwino…mukufuna tizimvera za program ya MANIFESTO anu pa mbc????nje mayaz..iwalan

  70. U were supposed 2 b at the forefront explaining the trueth about ur health 2 malawians thru ur spoke’sperson xo thus nosenscal attempt u just want to diverge problems that the country is undergoing to ur useless blame! zopusa pezazina

  71. U were supposed 2 b at the forefront explaining the trueth about ur health 2 malawians thru ur spoke’sperson xo thus nosenscal attempt u just want to diverge problems that the country is undergoing to ur useless blame! zopusa pezazina

  72. people in the country
    have got right to information
    and the media is playing
    its tremendous role in
    giving the required infor-
    mation to the public…

    However ,, being a media
    or a journalist does’nt
    mean that you can say or
    do anything you like .
    in this country ….
    big led media streams like
    BBC , CNN , ALJAZEERA
    FOY, FRANCE 24 and
    many more , are in line
    with the laws of their
    country whether public
    or private .

    the media has got rights
    to get information from
    someone like for example
    the president and the
    president as a human
    being has got rights to
    remain quiet or to give
    you information .

  73. Malawi mbola zomwezi mpaka pa mgon’go pulezident ndi mulungu anthu oyipa koma kuba ndalama zathu mkuma iiiiiii undilankhulitsa pambali

  74. Very unfotunate to mr kazako,,iam veru sory to sound so unmpathetic bt to be honest zbs dseve this,,,zofuna,,if you dint cry with me in private then dont injoy with me in pubrk,,,ZBS was behind Dpp in 2014 Ng’oma yolilitsa simachedwa kuphwasuka~ DPP ndiolotse ndikakutafuna fack zodiak

  75. Zosatheka zimenezo, izo ndi nkhamba kamwa chabe yalakwa chiyani zodiak, Zikachitika Mumvera kwa ife…zinachitika tinamvera kwa iwo and the president admitted that he was indeed sick.. palibe nkhani yapa akagwere uko a Macra

  76. Inu aMacra ndi peter munthalika wanuyo mukanyere ngat mukukanika kuyendetsa dziko,,, chipulezident chopusa chitsilu chamunthu,,,,, paja chokodzera chake ndi pipe ati mpake mutu wake sukugwira,,,,,,, galu ameneyu akungowononga dziko lathuli,,,,,,,, ZBS ilipo ndipo idzakhalapo mpaka kale,,,,,,

  77. Me l cannot vote for dpp until jesus come back and they will loose support everywhere and zbs always tells malawians the truth

  78. Macra has its own rules wich have been empowered for each media to follow if ZBS is above the law by brodicasting about the death of the Lion, the Law must be put in action, this wl help us to trust every little news brodcasted on every media bcz thy wl b afraid of facing the punishment and remember the death of a Lion can not be announced by a goat.

  79. I’m not good in writing Chingelezi but my own view is: a)-Mkulakwa kulanda chitupa chololeza kuulutsila nkhani kubanja la ZBS, kuli kwabwino kupeza mtolankhani yemwe analemba zonamayo mkumuchotsa ntchito. b)- Pakhozanso kukhala bwino ngati Malawi the warm heart as Real Mother Malawi kukhululuka mkungowapatsa chenjezo ndiife anthu timalakwilana ndithu. C)- ZBS ndiinu amodzi amene muli nyumba yaikulu youlutsila mawu kumbuyo kwa MBC, choncho khalani achitsanzo chabwino kwanyumba zampweya. Remember you are A PASWORD TO TRUTH. MACRA khululukilani ana anu awa aZBS azindikila kulakwa kwawo kotero sadzayambilanso kuyela mmadzi anyemba.

  80. Mr Peter who’re lied about your health zbs and ather malawia’s??, iwas rumours and zbs take that to anounce on the radio, nobody comferm that. so don’t blame zbs, if want that you should blame all malawia’s. boma ili ndi la uchikape bwanji??

  81. Mmm timakuziwani kale a zbs kut mmakonda kufalisa maboza and there after you are quick to brodcasts the news b 4 you serch the truth. Ndiye ngat simkusatira malamura a macra osathamangira kut nena za Dpp coz macra ndi bungwe lomwe sila Chipani cha Dpp. Amene amaziwa kafalisidwe ka zinthu mwachangu komanso boza ndinuyo basi . Zikachitika m’mevera kwaife koma simma fufuza kaye wina akuimbira foni basi mwayambapo kufalisa ndiye mziwa bwanji kut ndi zoona kapena ayi ?

  82. yah its beter 2brock this station bcoz we r sick and tired of this station.Imagin 3weeks b4 isaac was died they said isaac is died but he was alive and then they pologised,which means they dont follow the terms and conditions,its better zbs to give back their licence to macra

  83. Zitsilu za anthu inu amene mukudana nd ZBS,,, ndnu a DPP nonsenu koma tili mu democracy zosatheka kulanda,,,, adzafabe ndithu Pitala wanuyo,,,

  84. with or without zodiak kudwalako anadwala zinaonekerathu zokha.chabwino bisani matenda maliro tizauzidwa siwamuyaya.leave zodiak alone.

  85. Uku nde kulota malawi itatenga world cup ndipo sizingatheke zodiak ilipo inalipo idzakhalapo iwowa adpp anachita kuvoteredwa nthawi iliyonse atha kuzisiya zbs zikachitika mumvera kwa iwo slogani imenei palibenso kwina ndi kawawa!!!!!!

  86. Kuseka wayilesi ya zodiac nkulakwa ,kungoti chilungamo chimapweteka atolankhaniwo akatiuza zoona zokhazokha.wayilesiyi imatumikila mmalawi wina aliyense kuchokela Ku nsanje mpaka Ku chitipa.kutelo kuseka wailesi imeneyi , a
    Malawi anzanga so chinthu cha nzelu.

  87. The research say only pple who are aged 80yrs going up are the one who listen to MBC. So they want to close down all other station to force u to DPP adverts on radio 1. Koma mudzatifuna posachedwa apa 2019 u are out.

  88. a zodiak muzidziwa kuti president ali ndi malire, mukamaulutsa khani zokhuza president muziona malire, osamakhalangati mukulengezera mpila

  89. Stupid dpp affliated MACRA. Mbc has been parading people vilifying the opposition,did you ever hear this thing called Macra summon Mbc for a displinary hearing? Let Macra close Zodiak,the courts will open it up.Without zbs a radio is no longer useful in Malawi.

  90. Where z de freedom of expression u ppo who r getting rich after stealing our taxes…. I support Zodiak go go Zodiak they shud not terrify u. This z not dictatorship we r in multiparty. Ana achepa Zodiak ulemu wanu

  91. kod akati alande license apindula chani pakuti tonse tikanyamuka kukalowa kusanjika ngati atapanga zopusa zimenezi. komaso kod Zodiak imanama zoti prezdent akudwala???? Zausilu eti ngati mwasowa chochita pitan kundata muzikalima

  92. zachabma basi tisalitenge dziko la malawi gati munda wathu kuti tizikolola pomwe tafuna kutero ZBS sidalakwitse kutiwuza chilungamo koma paja anthu awa ndimene achitira akamafuna kufa sava zaena awatere uwu ndi ulendo basi

  93. This DPP government is nothing but shit,there are many issues that we can deal with in our country why trying to intimidate ZBS.Jealous will only take us to hell.Kunena zoona zanyanya dpp ikuonjeza kwambiri.Why should we bow to Mutharika and his epileptic party instead of God?

    • Zodiak yatani abale, kodi anthu afuna tizingonamizidwa kuti munthu ali kumsonkhano pomwe ali mu ward, paja MACRA ndi undunaso wa boma eti? tanenaniko za njala ndi magetsi abale osati ZBS

  94. Icant recoment that decision of closing ZBS,why didnt you grab mbc licence during Bingu Wamuthalika regime for insulting notable opposition political leaders through macyolobasi.

  95. Kkkkk amalawi nzeru mulibedi eti? Mukungokomenta zakupansi kwa mbolo bwanji? Apm sanalakwise machende anu ndithu amene mwakomenta zakupansi

  96. Ine poyamba Zodiak Radio ndimayidalira ndiponso kuyikonda koma tsopano ndiribe nayonso chifundo. Wayilesi ya utsiru ngati imeneyi siyinawoneponso ayi. Kukonda kulengeza nkhani zopusa ndi zonama.
    Pa nthawi yomwe Late Bingu anamwalira Radio iyi inkapereka live coverage as if it was a football match. Kulengeza kwakenso kunali kopusa kusonyenza kuti amene ankalengezayo umunthu analibenso. Radio yanji yolengeza zinthu za chisoni ngati zosangalatsa?
    Nthawi inanso analengeza kuti pa chipatala china ku Chiladzuru alangizi a za umoyo ( HSAs) ndiwo akubereketsa zomwe zinali zongopeka chabe. This is foolish.
    Ine si wa DPP ayi koma zina zikumachita atolankhani ndi wailesi zinazi ndi zopusa zedi.

    • osanamapo apa.zinazi tivomereze mkulu ameneuja anafika polikwana dziko that’s why most malawians were happy to hear & follow his death’s news(mhsrip).mind u nayenso{late b} ankasusa ndi kubisa za kudwala kwake.bisan matenda maliro muzatiuza.

    • iweyo#ngwazi kaliza banda ndiwe chitsilu ndipo mutu wako sungwila ntchito bwino kuonjezaso apo ndiwe galu wava!!!!∆∆∆ Ufuna bwanji ulemu kwamwa pomwe iwe sumupatsa ulemu? zomwe ukunena iwe ndizosaveka olo ndipang’ono pomwe vuto pamenepo sizodiack ayi koma boma limakonda kupanga zinthu mobisa ndifukwa chake anthu akazipeza amazimwaza mofulumila zikakhala kuti boma limanena mwachango zikachitika sibwezi zodiyaki ikupeza mpata olengeza ngati mpira ayi kula mmaganizidwe ako wava?

    • Ndalankhula kumbali yanga osati kumbali ya inu ayi. Maganizo anga atha kukhala opusa kwa inu potengera ndi m’mene mumaganizira.
      Si umunthu kumamunamizira kapana kumamunyengezera munthu mzanu kuti wafa chifukwa cha ndale. Uko ndikupusa kwakukulu. Ndi uchitsiru oposa kumanenerera maliro a munthu ngati kuti unali mpira, kumeneko ndiye timati uchidzete.
      Tikamadalira ndale za m’dziko muno, ndithu tidzayiwala nazo Chauta.
      Apa olo munditukwane, ndikulumbira mu dzina la Yesu Kristu, ine sindikubwezerani koma chomwe muyenera kudziwa ndi choti a Malawi tikusokera ndipo ulemu tinali nawo nthawi ya malemu Ngwazi Kamuzu Banda unatichokera.
      I am not a DPP Cadet, Dpp kwa ine ndi nyansi chimodzi modzi chipani china chiri chonse. Koma tiyeni a Malawi tizinena zochitika osati zomwe maganizo athu akufunira zitakhalira.
      Inu amene mumakonda ndi kudalira ndalenu, dikirani 2019 kuti mudzalisinthe dziko lino ngati inuyo muli ndikuthekera kotero.
      Ndabvomera kunyoza ndi kutukwana kwanuko ndipo maganizo anu akhale choncho musasinthe.
      Ufulu usamakhale ofunirana zoyipa wina ndi mzake chifukwa choti mwasiyana tizipani tanu topanda tsogoloti ayi. God should forgive and bless you all who hv called me names

  97. Z.B.S Should Not Blame Any Political Party, Did You Listen To The Story From Chisapo About The 3 Boys, Was There Any Professinalism There? You Want To Be The First To Cover The Story Without Full Details Just To Win The Misa Award. What You Say Can Build Or Destroy This Nation, Mwaona Zomwe Akulemba Athu Ongofuna Kucommenter Mutu Muli Phuma Lokhalokha Apa? Akakuverani Chisoni You Have To Grow. We Respect The Owner Of The Radio, Dont Make Us Loss Trust On Z.B.S

  98. if there is radio station which i hate most, its MBC. The radio station i love most it’s ZODIAC. i don’t no why DPP is hiding behinde the curtain of MACRA. yangovuta ndi sanje. MBC’ broadcasting is so poor and so boring nt even constructive at all. deal with MBC first b4 u attack our ZBS

  99. Kodi Dpp mwadya chani? iwe pitala ukudziwa kuti zodiak anthu amaikonda chifukwa chofalitsa nkhani mosapsatila iwe ukudana ndi chilungamo , mukhaula palibe zopusitsa amalawi .dpp iphwisa ngati kanyimbi mu 2019

  100. ndizachisoni kuti boma rimene tinkati lidzatipatsa chisangalalo koma lero likutikhumudwitsa heve koma boma limeneri kweni kweni ndichani? kapena lapepeturidwa? ban zodiak ban flozy not ban makampani otcheza mowa not ban made in brack out escom not ban water empty not ban ngini za mbora za azibare anu matchaina stupid!!

  101. Development n politics they are two parallel lines will never meet u like or not so plz u mr dpp take out politics by closing mouth of zodiak to people n put development first to change our nation we need change wen the words are both true n kind can change our nation to better living standard : zodiak z on both truth n kind to the citizens

  102. Ndikuziwa Chifukwa Chake Palowa Ndale Pang’ono Pakatipa DPP$ ZBS.A Dpp Adawatengela A Zodiak Pililan Mphili Thats Why Amalimbana Kwambili.Bwanji Amaleka Kuwalanga Pa Ifa Ya Bingu Inja Amachitakunenelela Ngati Mpila Wa Nyasa Bb Vs Manoma.Anvekele Akubwela Wapolice Ndabisala Kaye Paseli Pamtengo.Akutulutsila Kujakumatulu Kila Malilo.

  103. The problem is that timadana ndichilungamo. Does it mean that everything which MBC broadcasts is true? Always kumangolimbana ndi mikangano ya mu MCP. a Malawi anatseguka mmaso. ZBS ndi dhilu!

  104. Ndibwereza mau a Archbishop Zuza . Ngati pali munthu akuzitenga kuti ali ndi nzeru kuposa anthu onse ndi chindele chakufikapo. Zodiaki had to announce false stories against Opposition parties u were happy and now against u become angry galu waluma mwiniwake.kkkkkkkk

  105. Kuyambira mtsogoleri wadziko lino mpaka aMACRA ngati muli ndi nzeru ndi za kusukulu basi, za umunthu mulibe. Ndipo mulibe talent ya utsogoleri simukuyenera dziko kapena bungwe lirirose ndinu mbatama, mbuzi, agalu kapena kutiso mbuli. Mungotura pansi chifukwa mwatopa makamaka mbuzi ikulamulira dzikoi palibe chimene ndikuchiona, bola m’bale wake uja muzaka 5 zoyamba adali bwino kaya iyeyu adali kuti.

  106. Kupusa basi inu muli pa fb kumabwebweta ndi a zodiak anuo ndi macra yanu ndi munthalika Kupusa wasamango gona bwanji

  107. What are you hiding? If you are sick you’re sick, people they must know the truth . If you don’t like ZODIAK then you must keep left ( step down)

  108. It is the duty for radio station to tell people about the state matters whether good or bad, So if you take back zodiak licence which radio station will entertarned the people and where is the right for broadcasting and the right of journalist??? Its better just called the owner and talk where went wrong

  109. l remember the time of 2011 demo i was in Lilongwe near by one of zodiac journalist amachita kuchemerera ngati mpila amvekere kuno anthu ayambapo nanga inu ku Blantyre mukutani anthu ena akutswa mashop kwabvuta zedi nanga inu mukutani kumeneko, to me zinthu ngati izi zimakolezera moto tiyeni tikonde dziko lathu mu umodzi muli mphabvu

    • Ndiye ulendo uno zidutsa pamenepaja iwe iwe ndi ameneso ukakhale patsogolo kugenda coz nthawi imene ija mutu mwakomo mudali mamina okhaokha nchifukwa chake ukuona ngati zidali zolakwika.chilungamo chimapwetekadi.

  110. DPP ayamba zachamba tisanamepo komaxo iwe peter munthu oti ukhuza kumwalira nthawi ina iliyonse ndiye ukufuna useke zodiak ife tizasiwa bwanji

  111. l remember the time of 2010 demo i was in Lilongwe near by one of zodiac journalist amachita kuchemerera ngati mpila amvekere kuno anthu ayambapo nanga inu ku Blantyre mukutani anthu ena akutsa mashop kwabvuta zedi nanga inu mukutani kumeneko, to

  112. Thats macra I know. What about issues aired on MBC concening officials from other parties? why mbc does not seek clarification from the mentioned officials and we have not heard MACRA summoning it for same? Hypocracy at its best. Leave Zbs alone, it is a babay just born yesterday and we are cerebrating with it altogether.

  113. It once happened, ppo deliberately choose Barnabas instead of Jesus. Vuto losankha atsogoleli ovala magalasi, mukudziwa kuti they are short sighted,chowasankhila ndi chani? Nchifukwa chake amafa ngati NKHUMBA ZA CHITOPA. 17 million ppo kudandaula IWE…….ZBS Tiye nazo.

  114. Guys musalowetse ndale pa nkhaniyi lekani malamulo angwire nchito. Coz no matter what president ayenera kupasidwa ulemu . Ndipo inu amene mukumanyonza president inu mungosonyezeratu kuti ngale madela omwe mukuchoka kulibe mafumu kapena ndinu simupeleka ulemu kwa mafumu anu. Guys stop nonsense

  115. A radio station, tv channels, news pages, tingoti chilichonse chomwe chimatengapo mbali pa nkhani youlutsa mau, before kuloledwa kuyamba kuulutsa amapatsidwa ndindomeko ya malamulo oulutsira mau. Ndipo chilolezo chimaperekedwa ngati akupanga business yo agwirizana nazo. Nipo pali zilango ngati atakanika kutsatira malamulowo. Olo atakhala kuti chomwe chikunenedwacho ndichoonadi koma palibe chilolezo kuchokera kwa mwini wake kuti akuyenera kuulutsa, ndi mulandu ndipo MACRA imalowapo. Nde inuyo mukumaphwanya dala malamulo kuti bungwe lanulo, lomwe mumasaimirana malamulolo likakulangani muziyambitsa chisokonezo. Musiyeni Malawi akhalebe wa mtendere please

    • Misala ndiye ndi imeneyo, nanga ngozi ikachitika onse ndikumwalira chilolezo achipeza kuti? Koma umaziwa kuti peter ndi President wadziko osati wa mnyumba mwanu? Ife tikanike kumva za zoona zeni zeni za President wathu kamba ka anthu adyera ngati inu? Peter siwanu koma ndi wina aliyense yemwe amazitxha kuti ndi mmalawi.

  116. Why zodiak? Leave our station plz, it z the only station that keeps pple to up to date, leave our media broacasting plz. Evrybody heard that he (Peter) wasn’t in a good health and evry one has his/her own witness during the returning from America, so why zodiak?

  117. I just hope these media huses have got their own rights that protects them.My plea to the President,Lets try to be democratic.If Zodiak broadcasted something that isn’t true,then lets just correct it properly rather than threatening it.Zodiak plays a big role in informing & updating this country on any topic that attracts the atention of its citizens.So if they’ve made a mistake, just correct them because as they are doing their business,they do not only help in the development of the country but also inform the citizens and educate them on any important topic.Lets work unitedly please.

  118. Shame, ignorance and hate
    Lenders us underdeveloped because we mix politics and pure logic forgetting the real fact about our current situation. Malawi 24 you are nothing but a media channel that perpetuate hate in this country. Your reporters dont even think before writing something on this page. We r all Malawians Zodiak and Peter inclusive, we have the rules and rights and democracy in our hands but we dont understand what it means and how to get the real meaning out of them.

    We can develop this nation together only if we understand each other and work together. Understand that now DPP is in government and you have no choice but give your views that can unite this nation. God bless Malawi, Amen

  119. Zodiak did not lie it’s government which lied to us. To call a spade a spade Mr President was sick and disease should not be underrated. Macra is unfair.

    • Hmmmm.. unfair comment Nancy! Zodiak is radio for villagers! Those people who believe in rumours, prejudice, witchcraft and lies (miseche). Most of the reporters are villagers or locals! Therefore can not in anyway be compared to BBC which has over 100 channels of various programming.

  120. Ndichifukwa Chake mukulephera ukayendesa bona m wati methane ndi zodiac.Muzichita manyazi .N dichifukwa mwaluza chisankho mukhalira zomwezo .tatopa Manu.

  121. I knw u r 4m d sem khola, wht els cn u xae abt zodiak. Let mi warn u, b4 zodiak loses ts licence, dat livin organism responsib 4 feedn us wth al d information abt our gvmnt mataz shld luz hs throne. N yes, b4 u point d person next 4m u, count d fingrs dat points at u frst

  122. Kodi Inu Dpp ngati kulamulila Dziko kukukanikani bwanji Osamafusa Nzelu kwaanzanu Chifukwa Inunose kuphatikiza Mkuluwanuyo mulibe nzelu mwangokula mitu ngati zigayo .

  123. MUKAMAVA KUTI ANTHU AWUKILANA CHIYAMBI CHAKE CHIMAKHALA CHIMENECHI KODI INUYO CHAZELU CHIMENE MWAPANGAKO NDICHIYANI MMALO MOTI MUZIPANGA CHITUKUKO MUKULIMBANA NDI ZBS MOTI NOSENU MWAWONA KUTI ZELU ZIKHALE ZOLMBANA NDI ZBS OLO MWANA WANGA SANGACHITE ZOPUSA NGATI ZIMENEZI ISIYENI ZBS

  124. Hahahahahaahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!! DPP try it! If you want to get exposed to what lies you tod Malawi then send macra to try us. We have done our home work and we are waiting for u! We know which hospital he was and a full medica report so try us. Sys zbs

  125. Hey fucken peter don’take malawians for granted & don’t fuck around if you try to do so ihope and believe that this coming fucken elections 2019 no fucken people will vote you. ZBS is our number 1 radio.

  126. Muuza ,kumene muliko,tatopa ndi zokubisila,amene akuononga malawi ndi anthu less than 20,kuvutisa anthu pafupifupi 17 million,zodiak ikhalapo mufune musafune,stupid takutopelani agalu inu asaa,ndili okonzeka kufela malawi wanga amene tinampeza movutikila from kamuzu,munali phee kunja,kumadya ma pizza,pano muzitivutisa,asaaa, go on zodiak.Olo wina akuyang`ane ndi zimaso za nkhwezule zimene alinazo,u stil live long!!!!!!!!!

  127. Macra make MBC lose it licence first before they get ZBS one. Inu for the lies MBC has spoken about other people outside government why does it not act if all media houses are treated the same. Macra is you are a tool of DPP go on. I love this concept which says if you think all the evil seed you sow won’t grow or all wrong you do you will get away unpunished then you cheat yourself. Macra DPP son watch out.

  128. Hide and seek , he think he owns each and every Malawian. this president he fake his enjury for his prolonged stay in US. where is law society in Malawi? where is public protector to stand on behalf of Malawians. I don’t think in Malawi we’ve law professors,Attorneys nd law experts. we are still living in darkness

  129. Don’t worry ZODIAK God will make a way. It’s not the end of the world. Whether he was in a good condition or not we don’t care cause he is the only one who was feeling pain.

  130. Aliyense amene ali against Zodiak alibe umunthu ndipo akusowa chilungamo…One thing i know is that Dpp imasowa chilungamo…Zodiak kaya yalakwitsa akuyenera kutsata njira yachilungamo osati ma nonsense amene Dpp cadets mukuyankhula…tiziti mavuto ndi mabodza onxewa simukuwaona? Am not into politics koma chilungamo nchofunika!

  131. Zbs never lied about nobody’s health, he lied to Malawians his prolonged stay after unga. Now Malawians with our stupidity have overlooked all that just because he came with his tempers and shouted yet he was supposed to explain to avoid people talking

    • We Can’nt Change The Nation If We Are Fail To Change Ourself. Blame Game Has Left Malawi To Be In Deep Poverty. Enough Is Enough We Know What Stories To Trust

  132. ZBS ilandidwe chipaso ife osagona tulo kudandaula munthu wamoyo chifukwa cha inu sibwino gwirani nthito moyenela apo bii # zikachitika sitizamvera kwa inu zitsulu agalu amichombo kumangoipitsa mbili ya munthu . u fools.

  133. Nkhani Za a president zidafala chifukwa cha ma social networks, makamaka pa facebook. A DPP + MACRA atafufuza nkhani zomwe zimalembedwa pa masamba ena monga #Malawi24.

  134. Mukudziwa kuti zodiak ndi wailesi yokhayo imaulusa chilungamo,,,,,,koma mukufuna kuwaphimba amphawi ndi Radio 1ndi 2 yomwe ikukomera inuyo cholinga choti mukamatengana mazana mazana kumapita kunja tisamadziwe kanthu misonkho yathu mudzingonjoyera,,,,,poti dzikoli lachuluka akhungu 2019 akhala atayiwala akuikaninso pampando

  135. Was he not sick? What a lie are you talking about? No one is forever this thing called macra is being used for a longtime with govmnt, stop abusing media freedom.

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  137. Zikhale choncho ndithu zbs ikumationjeza kunama kaya kuli amisala okha okha akusowa ulemu,anazandionongesa katundu afiti amenewa akunama kuti kuchitika chibvomelezi ,anyani osaphunzirawa akunyanya

  138. MCP 10,874 votes
    DPP 4,867 Votes
    PP 234 Votes
    independent 175
    mchinji by elections results

    inu a DPP Chati deru chaopysa mlenje

  139. Wina akuti zodiak ikatsedwa mass demonstration. Kkkkkkkkkkkk OK for how many days. Alright tiyeni tikapange bola mubweretse zakudya kumeneko. Very Poor Indeed.

  140. Remember few yrs back someone beloved went the long way to fight real hard to rescue the nation from dectatorship to freedom? and now now someone come from the long way from nowhere to grab away the bread from poor pple’s mouth tryng to push the nation bckwards, Ooo damn! wherez ur consiounce Mr Presedent today we facing prblms like road accident, fire, hunger, floods etc jst bcos of ur heartless anyway I don’t blame u Sir bt remember God is nt James

  141. pena aZodiak zikamatele ndimakondwa…paulamulilo wa late mr Bingu analephela kuwapasa ya tv chifukwa ankadedwa….koma pazisankho za 2014 ndiwo anali patsogolo pomalengeza zinthu zosasangalasa moti ndiwo amathamanga zonse pano….zabwelela zomwe ankafuna….koma zoti asawalande poti ndi Zodiak yokha basi yomwe anthu amamva zambiri…vuto lokha sakumbukila kuti ndani anawaphula mumoto paja anawotcheledwa magalimoto asayiwale…achina Malick Nela pa infa ya Bingu kuti anagwilidwa pakhosi ndimusilikali.

  142. Nthawi ija musaiwale imavutika Joy pano zbs,ndizomwe amalawi tinansanga m’malo modzuka tikagona.Kkkkkkkk kkkkkkkk kkkkkk!!!!!!!

  143. DPP ndiyechani zakuba basi mwatha ndalama zaboma ndi munthuwanuyo akubainu Malawi panoilindinjala Inu muli busy ndi ma business amunthu wina panganizanu

  144. What about MBC? is it fair that all the potential #PrivateBroadcastingStations should become convicts so that you should paveway for your hell? boss have you forgotten whow #ZBS assisted you during 2014elections?

    #MACRA! #MACRA! you have lost your credibility. Kutseka zbs nde mukuganiza anthu angayambe kunvera #mbc?

  145. ZBS has no investigative journalist who can come up with real issues instead they just believe in lumours(hear-say) and aired it …. Zbs should know that hear-say evidence is not admissible in court of law

  146. These stupid fellows, who said party politics should play in media accreditation or sponsorship? This if true will have consequences….. Acting silly will yield very undesirable results far from the intentions …. Pple are tempted to dictate there once more.

  147. Komatu ayelekeze kutsekako aquvazo mtundu wa Mw amene anamuyika pampandopo ! Asayiwale chapasi chimakwere ndi chamwamba chimatsika bwana .

  148. Pitala ukutiphela ufulu wathu ife mzika za kumalawi kuno kodi iwe unachokela kuti watikwana ndipo wasala pang’ono ufadi ndithu ukusewela ndi mulungu ukulanga zolengedwa zake osasova mavuto alimdzikowa bwanji? Ukungowaonjezelabe koma iwe????! Iweiweiweiwe! Watikwana

  149. President is very stuppid if people telling u or spreading for nothing that iz ur blessings adziwe kti he healed wth God and its God to increase xx of his life adzitengeranso matembelero ngti moyo wanu uli choncho bora mulungu akadangokutengani basi that iz disputs.

  150. Mukatseka zbs ndiye kuti mwakwanilitsa manifesto wanu wolamulira dziko lathu Malawi ? Kodi president mesa anavomeleza akudwala KWAKE ?macra zitsiru zenizeni

  151. Politics at it’s worst, this is the worst administration Malawi has ever had since colonial rule…do u think u can zip all our mouths by doing that? anything like moderation is gona get malawians nowhere, even if we can demand things in strong or right terms we are to get nothing, the only laguege that this government can understand quickly is the laguague of…….. … anyway let reserve that part

  152. Zautsamunda basi.This is totally stupid under Dpp Government. He was sick then whats wrong ?He was not sick?.This nonsense must end now.Malawi is Democratic country.

  153. Mukazava kuti kupusa ndiye kumeneko,kodi mene umalowa upresident Zodiak unaipeza kapena ai?ngati umanena kuti Zodiak ndiyabonza bwanji unavomeleza wekha kuti ukudwala?Zodiak imatumikira aMalawi ochuluka ndipo ngati masiku ako wokhala ndimoyo akuthera ingolapa machimo akowo omwe ukuwadzuza nawo aMalawi!musayelekeze aboma kupanga zopusazo muona zakuda!!

  154. Hahahaha! Kapena mchokero anakodzera moto wa ana. A president Bhatia zakukanikani Kilauea dziko lamalawili, ingopindani mkeka wanu waku Thyolo basi. Nanga zoti mumadwala kapena mumadwala, ndi bodza? Kulanda licence a Zodiak sindiye

  155. WITHOUT BIAS OR FAVOR_ If ZBS bleached the terms and conditions of the broadcasting licence , then they ought to lose the right to broadcast! I know ZBS always tries to be quick with stories but if they are not following terms and conditions they should be punished. This Applies to all media houses!!

  156. That’s welcomed development Zodiak has lost plot. let the government revoke that licence and remove their transmitters with immediate effect

  157. Afune ansafune koma zodiak ndi zikachitika mumvera kwa ife ndipo ife tili ntchelu kumva zimenezi more fire zbs mumatiimilira inu a ma private radio.

  158. Now I can understand that we don’t have a good leadership,instead of educating the citizens how to thank the USA,NGO for the humanitarian aid but busy with Zodiac,shame.

  159. A Malawi mulindivuto simukondana,komaso simukonda dziko lanu munalephera kuthandizana pankhani zofunika koma mijedo ndizomwe mumakonda ndi azibambo omwe kupandamanyazi

  160. amacr mwayamba xakutumbo tsopano mukufu adziwulutsa mwamatha athu nde kutu chilisose dxiko muno chixingo yimila boma basi ku redio 1,2 munavako akulengexa pana kuyakhula wachipani chotsutsa chamba chimene mwasutacho muku phela ufulu ena

  161. Zautsiru basi, zodiak yalakwa chani? Colonial rule inatha kalekale, asiyeni agwire ntchito zikachita mumvera kwa ife woyeeeeeeeee

  162. I dont understand when you say they lied about prisident,s health because everyone knows that this president of yours was sick so what now for Zodiak? Why you are busy with things that can not help malawian? But one day you pipo in government you will face the music

  163. That’s a joke of the century! MBC shouldn’t have existed up to now if Macra were just,fair and credible institution but haaah tears for private media houses! Unfortunately Malawians know when the sun is setting; MACRA must deal with MBC first!!!!!!

  164. Try it muone mkwiyo wa a malawi omwe akuúsingrao,ma demo adzaenera kuenda if anything lyk that is to happen.Ananena yekha kt amadwara pa press conference,then wat? shame on Uuuuuuu,i can call u ma bustardz!

    • iwe ukuona ngati angatsekedi radio yaikulu kuposa mbc? ngati umamuzonda Teleza nde kwiya usaseke chifukwa adakanjoya pa chi radio cha dziko. i can’t comment coz nzongofuna kupalana mkamwa izi. it’s 101% IMPOSSIBLE closing zbs. same hr court lidzatsegu. musayaluke braz ndi kuchita display udani kwanu ndi nanga. amandimvetsa chisoni kwambiri & zochita manyazi ndi abale any nkupanda nzeru.

  165. Hahahahaha the author should be neutral. Don’t say ‘DPP riding on MACRA’. If the media house (zbs) breached the conditions of the licence then no one is above the law. Sometimes it is imperative to write an article that is neutral so that we as readers should give our views according to our opinions. This DPP issue could have come from us suggesting if DPP or ZBS had hidden agendas on the death rumors. If a media house tells you that there is ‘matenda amphutsi’ in zomba and upon investigations it is proven to be a lie. Tomorrow tells listeners the president is dead and proven to be a lie again. What else should macra do really? Anyway blame should go to the investigating journalists at ZBS. Media is crucial and anything from the media has a substance that may destroy or construct the nation. For example the genocide in Rwanda happened because of a hutu radio presenter! Let’s learn to be ethical not prejudicial.

    • Maluwa, when you have no evidence in journalism you don’t write opinions. If the government wasn’t professional by furnishing the nation with information, then, the media (including zbs) would have been professional by not writing on assumptions. Do you know a mistake of one employee destroys the whole company?

    • YOUR observation is skewed to DPP I guess. Will u be in a position to tell us that MACRA has ever summoned MBC with all propaganda programs targeting chakwera and opposition? I think its high time MBC should be burnt to ashes becoz its full of myopic and cynical people. MBC is a mouth piece of DPP while these other media outlets should present views of those who r not pro dpp

    • Zodiak imaonjeza.si balansa nkhani zao for public consumption. Ana,akulu,osaphunzira ndi osaphunzira akamva nkhani atanthauza bwanji.

    • Mira, the problem is Malawian constitution does not separate government (state) and ruling party. When the president speaks, people forget that he is speaking as head of state. MBC as the name stipulates means is a government mouth piece. When we talk of government, it is composed of rulling party officials hence dominating it as they all (MBC and the officials) are carrying out their official duties. My point is not skewed to DPP am just putting the point straight! The author writes to buy public sympathy for zbs not being professional.

    • Stupid comments from the DPP fun. Just shut up your mouth. MBC is a bias station in as far as broadcasting is concern. You can’t listen to news on MBC without mentioning Peter Munthalika. Opposition also have events which are not aired on National broadcasting station but mudziwe
      kuti they are contributing tax.

      Comment yanuyi ndiyankutu

    • Peter, the president is covered as a head of state on state radio not as a DPP president. DPP, UDF, MCP, etc can pay for them to be covered on state radio like any other radio. Let me ask you. Do zbs cover opposition party’s (Many) activities you have mentioned for it to be balanced house for free? Put facts here not your bitter mind originating from a 2014 polling day.

    • kodi nchifukwa chani nthawi zonse zbs imakhala yoipa mmaulamuliro a dpp?

      kodi nchifukwa chani mbc imakhala ngati ya chipani mnthawi ya dpp?

      kodi nchifukwa chani ubale wathu ndi anzathu a polisi umaoneka ngati umasokonekera mnthawi ya dpp?

    • Leonard, you must know that every institution follows the philosophy (ideas and interests) of the owner. So if the choice of the owner is to be balanced then management follows suit. You may misquote me with this statement. But look here, I should give you an example different from this story. I hope you remember the Bingu and JB tenures. Activists that were vocal and disturbing in Bingu tenure were appointed as government officials and were silent in JB’s tenure. this means the activists had a target and got it! They saw a lot of problems in JBs government but it wasn’t their target. This in turn means what a leadership needs is implemented

    • Prisca, every function attended by head of state is covered by department of information and MBC is a vital tool for the department. I don’t know if mbc cannot cover head of state and being called MBC. they exist to speak for government and the head of state is a pivotal figure for the government. Party things are paid for.

    • am not a jornalist neither do i have knowledge on how they are suposd to write and air stories but i just feel like sometimes zbs air rumors from pple who are against the rulling…i dont thnk radio stations are there to break pples’ minds by joinin hands with intimdators who are power hungry…they must surely check the style of their brodcastin or they wil one day loose value becoz of the lies they r livin on

    • Mic, when a media house that speaks on flaws of a government with evidence is a best media house because it is doing its job of informing. Nevertheless, when there is a rumor the same house should be cautious of perfection to avoid losing trust of the listeners

    • ZBS is aprivate radio station and for them to meet dea day to day operations they need hence you hav to pay for the services, meaning that they can’t offer those services free and MBC is a state radio station which can provide those services for free or beam opposition rallies for free coz we pay tax as citizen and is mainly used by the government as dea mouth piece, the ruling party can use MBC to tarnish other pipo’s image

    • Gift, this mentality of thinking that a public service is free is a cancer to our economy. Even DPP pays for their adverts at MBC do you know? when a president (or minister) is beamed as head of state on MBC don’t mistaken it as DPP.

    • not in real sense coz if u go n check in dea books u won’t find any tangible evidence dat de party pay for de service rendered to dem ,dey use doz services for free

    • If u are getting old the brain get old as well. Why did he overstayed in America? The justice system will never rule against this president. Becoz if they do that, they wil be fired. All this will end come 2019 hope u wil not arrest pple for not voting DPP(DICTACTORSHIP PUBLIC POWER)

    • itsikeni agulu ,abongololo makoswe inu a dpp mmalo mokhoza mavuto umwe alipo muli busy kulimbana ndi zbs mukatseka pano 2019 itsekulidwaso mumafuna anthu azikhala mukhwapa mwano mukalalira dziko? makape 2019 kulibe zowinaso aliyese alitchelo kuwona njira zomwe mumabera mavoti dpp imadana ndi chilungamu bwanji? koma prsdnt wakoyo samadwala komwe anapitako musamalitenge dziko lamawi ngati lanu ayi ndizibwana zimenezo shit

    • kutseka zbs cz of lies its not a solution to eradicate lies but stopping lying on public will end all this otherwise nothing happens accidentry in politics anything had to be planned and this is a plan for dpp political methodology but what i know it affect develooment greatly

    • Bwana Phiri, takudziwani kuti ndinu m’modzi wa iwo amene amadana ndi ZBS koma dziwani kuti inuyo ndi a Mutharika anuwo kuti zodiak ndiyathu ife akumudzi amene sitidya ndale. Zodiak timaikonda ndipo tikati tavera nkhani mpa zbs, ndipo ndiwe amene sufunila dziko lako zabwino munthu oipa iwe.

    • kkkkkkkkkkkkkkk zodiak didnt lie to the nation about the president being unwell for even the president himself acknowledged that “ndinamva nyamakazi pang’ono”Didnt macra hear the speach during press briefing?Zodiak would u rebroadcast his speach that those that missed can get it.The president was very honest about his health eeeeesh politix

    • Even if you label me a “kadet” but this is a naked truth. The problem is that almost every malawian lacks analytical skills on issues affecting them due to the education system we have been exposed to. Our education was deliberately put like that by kamuzu to avoid learners to uprise against him. So it is full of intimidation and no critique! It doesn’t allow debate among learners. Life skills are important but malawians have none of them! life skills develop as a child grows. And malawians think someone with a contrary idea with them is bad but you don’t know through debate success is inevitable. Imagine how John tembo argued with Bingu as compared with chakwera arguing with Peter you will see the John Tembos opposition was of importance to malawians and made the Bingu govt run everyday for development to oppose the forces hence malawi developed at a rate we have never had. Today you just hear we want the president to resign asked why no any substance the ife tizingoti eeeee achoke poti ndine wa MCP? then am insane

    • James, if you say wakumuzi sudya Ndale wawoneseratu kusamvesesa kwa nkhani ilipano. Sindikuti zodiac ayitswke mwina poti komentiyo ili muchizungu. Tikuti olemba nkhaniyi walakwisa kuti wanena kuti DPP ndiyomwe yapangisa MACRA. izi zikusonyezeratu kuti sanalembe mofananiza (balanced). pali malembedwe odziwa ntchito ya utolankhani omwe amatsata. koma ngati olembayu si mtolankhani ndekuti aziwe kuti walakwisa. Aliyese amadya Ndale ufune usafune.

    • ngati pali anthu onama ndiwomwe alikunyumba ya boma kuuza Malawi bodza. let’s learn and change. president akamayenda asayende ndi media team yaboma yokha ayi ma radio ndi newspaper za pvt adzipezeka pompo kupewa mabodzawa kumene atapiteko

    • Mr Gilbert Phiri if u say malawi edu system has a problem with analysis, dont u see that u hv that problem too since u r a malawian? To me the writer of the article is emotive yes but with substantial reasons. Obveserve MBC news and come back to this page to inform us if MACRA happens to close a radio station; which one btn MBC and ZBS is supposed to be closed for day light lies? The president himself to me lied during the presidential debate that no single college or institution of higher learning shall be unprecedentally closed during his reign. Now tell me how colleges or varsities are currently closed? I gues u will mention Poly, Health Sciences & Mzuni. Did u analyse this mr Phiri?

    • Raymond and Andrew, have you seen my replies? I have already answered the issues of MBC. On colleges I think the issue is contrary to what we are discussing. Did I mention that Peter or DPP never lie? Dudes put learn to argue within a substance in question no extrapolation. On analytical skills I hope you agree I used the word ‘almost’ every malawian lacks it and you agree.

    • Mathews, pali zoyikilaso kumbuyo munthu apa? moti sukuwona wekha chilungamo? ngati umadana ndi munthu ungochedwa and ine siwandale. I am a commentator. there are a lot of people who like my facts and I argue for the truth. I haven’t received anything from anyone.

    • Dan, I like your comment. it agrees with my comment on education. you are just a victim of poor malawian education system. Lack of critical thinking. Even if the whole world opposes me but if I know the truth I shall always stand by that. I don’t follow a group just to please or appease them. I even argue with my family if I them going astray.

    • NDIMABWEREZABWEREZA KUTI KU MALAWI SIKUDZATHEKA WINA AKATULUTSA MAGANIZO AKE MUKUTI AKUDYA NAWO NANGA NGATI AKUDYA NAWO PALI CHIFUKWA INUNSO PEZANI PAKUDYAPO KAYA MUNDINYOZA ZANU ZIMENEZO

    • Kodi Peter sananene yekha kuti amava nyamakazi? Kodi nyamakazi ndi ndiwo kapena matenda ? Ngati ali matenda ndiye ndipati pomwe zbs inanama? Ngati zili ndale pangani zandale zanuzo koma zbs ilibe chifukwa xhina chilichonse moti enafe amene tili kunja kwa dziko la Malawi timamvetsedwa kuti president wathu wamwalira koma zoona zeni zeni tinamva kuchokera ku zbs ndipo President mwini anaikiraponso umboni kuti amamva nyamakazi. Pezani zifukwa zina ngati mukufuna kuti kukhale ulamuliro ngati ujawu osayankhula zoona koma kumangoti yes bwana.

    • Bannet, anthu akakamba kwambiri zankhani ina yake imasintha tanthauzo. inu mwapeza tanthauzo loti ine ndikuti atseke zbs. koma nkhani ndikukamba ine ndiyoti olemba nkhaniyi walemba mowonesa mbali. chifukwa chamawu Oti DPP riding on Macra. So inuyo mukayankhula zina osati za comment yangayi.

    • Gilbert ndakutayira ka mtengo.nyamakazi si nthenda yoti munthu anganene kuti akudwala imagwira aliyense munthu akakhale busy kuulutsa ndikulemba kuti president ali mwa kaya kaya chifukwa cha nyamakazi yomwe mamvekedwe ake amafanana ndi dzanzi?

    • Hahahahaha Gift, anthu saziwa kuti kudwala kwa president kuli nditanthauzo mu constitution. Mesa mmene ankanena chonchomo anyambisa mpungwepungwe Oti the president is incapacitated?

    • Nyamakazi ndimatenda amene amasautsa akamugwira munthu. Koma munthu sangafe chifukwa cha matenda a nyamakazi.
      Malipoti amene timamva anali oti president wamwalira. Ngakhale muli inuyo, wina atakulengezani kuti mwafa, pamene muli bwinobwino, ndikukhulupira kuti mungachitepo kanthu.
      Gilbert, ndikuyamikire.

    • Sosten pamenepo ndiye wakamba bwino, anthu amalengeza kuti Peter wamwalira ndipo ngakhale ife amene tili kunja kwa dziko la Malawi tinakhunzidwa nazo cause ndi President wathu, komano chomwe chinatikhazikitsa mitima mmalo ndi uthenga omwe tinamva kuchokera ku radio ya wanthu zbs kuti President akudwala osati zoti wamwalira komanso mukamakamba zinthu muziopa Mulungu, President wathu anapita akuyankhula koma tsiku lomwe amabwera amakanika ndikuyankhula komwe.

    • Bannet, kusayankhula sikunawonese kudwala. A long flight sometimes takes out your voice do you know? So that coupled with “nyamakazi” I feel he couldn’t stand and talk. Additionally, he must have been emotional with the news that people were spreading. However, we are not arguing on the legitimacy of the death rumors but the author of this article is biased in his reporting.

    • lets focus or tackle on our repoters coz ndiomwe amalemba ndikutipatsa nkhan kuntundu wa malawi ngat sali sure kulibwino osalemba kanthu

    • The time DPP was in opposition ZBS was their favourite unlike MbC. How time flies now ZBS has become a nuisance to them. To me we should change the age limit of our presidents let alone politicians . Anyone above 40 should be barred from contesting. These old recyled politicians won’t bring us anything tangible only hatred and jealousy. Leave ZBS alone.

    • You have no respect of yourself and you are only person who has cursed in this whole conversation. in short you are the only illiterate dude out of 48+82 people who have commented here. shame be on you. learn to argue or be silent.

    • Gilbert isn’t talking of whether ZBS had lied or not. He says the one who wrote this post “DPP riding on MACRA…….” is bias. Please lets debate on that not off-topic. Whether ZBS was right or not depends on one’s view when defining “right and wrong” and hope its worth debating. As for me, I agree that there is some sort of inexperience of some sort regarding “REPORTING” in this post.

    • Palibe zoti mpaka kumanyozana apa guys, vuto la andale amafuna ife tizidana koma popanda phindu linalililonse lopeza , ambiri aluza nazo miyoyo yawo zinthu ngati izi ndi kusiya ana/Achibale awo akuvutika. Tiyeni tiwasiyile okha andale azimalize okha izi ife tiIlimbikira kupanga maganyu athu omwe amatibweretsera nsima tsiku ndi tsiku, izi zinayamba kale ndipo sizizatheka anthu osiyana zipani zosatira kukambirana ndi kumvana chimodzi mpaka Yesu azabwera .

  166. There is a word in Chichewa which says”Nkamwini akakhalitsa pamudzi amayamba matama olamulira pa zinthu zimene zakhala zilipo iye asanafike”its just the same as this you can’t insist to close something which you even don’t know its foundation & values, its very embarrassing!

  167. Mukanatiuza kuti Macra payokha yaona kuti ZBS yapanga breach malamulo then apo tikanamva koma zoti DPP yalowelelapo apo ndiye izo mzamkutu ndipo sitingamve ai cz moyo umenewo tinathananawo kale ano simasiku oopsyezana,muwasiye mabungwe aziima pawokha nt aziopa zipani kaya boma pazilizonse,apa ndlibe mbali whether ZBS breached de laws or nt bt I hate de procedure wic Macra use here

  168. But why but why why why why why? This is totally rubbish. How can we accept being bullied like this? Using police to shut pple voice. Now he want to ban Zodiak. Kodi ufulu ndiwapamavoti pokha?

  169. zodiak ndi nyatwa! komabe sometimes chifukwa choyamikilidwa amafuna kuchita zokomela fans even bodza amalolela.asawalande licence ai angowapatsa mwambo ngati adaphwanyadi malamulo owulutsira mau.

  170. Malamulo agwire ntchito of coz ZBS imadalisa ndi maprogram ake abwino,km ngati pali kulakwika chilungamo chioneke basi,thats why amawapatsa ziphatso ma media houses,aMalawi ndife otani kd? mumasangalala ndikunamizidwa? alandidwe basi,ngati apezeke olakwa alandilenso chilango.

  171. Paja chilungamo chimawawa! zodiak palibe chomwe idalakwitsa.
    tsono Mugabe mupanga naye chani popeza nayenso anatumiza uthenga opepetsa?
    nanga nyasatimes ndi Malawi 24 simuwatsa chilango popeza nawonso adalengeza za imfa imeneyi????