CASE NO: 15/2013 – NGEMA VS IGAGASI 99.5 FM – COMMENT

A complaint was received in regard to a broadcast in which, the Complainant argued, an incorrect statement attributed to her in a newspaper was repeated on air by the Respondent broadcaster. The statement concerned the parole of a person who had, inter alia, by way of negligent driving caused bodily injuries to the Complainant.  Judging [...]

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CASE NUMBER: 21/2006 – PHIRI VS IGAGASI 99.5 FM – PRIVACY

The Registrar received a complaint from a Mrs Phiri who complained that her privacy had been invaded upon by a prank call from the respondent broadcaster, which falls under the jurisdiction of the BCCSA. The prank call in the present matter amounted to an extremely serious invasion of the privacy of the complainant. It unjustifiably [...]

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CASE NUMBER: 49/2006 – KHAN AND KHAN VS IGAGASI 99.5 FM – BLASPHEMY

Complaints were lodged that words uttered by presenters of programme called “G-String” were offensive to Christians and amounted to blasphemy.  The programme was described as “cheeky, opinionated, ironic, witty and sometimes satirical.  It aims to be tongue in the cheek”.  The right to freedom of expression is one of the cornerstones of democracy.  The right [...]

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