About Us

About Us

The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services formulates and implements dynamic media and Information policies that promote rights, the country’s development and national sovereignty.

This will be achieved though;

  • Administer information –related Acts for fulfilment and compliance
  • Disseminate information services to the citizenry on Government policies, programmes and other public issues;
  • Articulate Zimbabwe’s position and views on national issues;
  • Articulate Zimbabwe’s position and views internationally;
  • Support Government Ministries and departments in the development of information-related structures ; in the development and expression of national culture , as well as foreign national unity, identity, cohesion and consensus;
  • Promote excellent image for Government and country;
  • Provide rural information services to bridge the information divide;
  • Facilitate Fairs, shows and exhibitions;
  • Train information and media skills;




Honourable Dr Jenfan Muswere


Permanent Secretary

Mr Ndabaningi Nick Mangwana is the Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services. He has qualifications in Law, Health studies, Accounting, Corporate Governance and Media Studies. He is a registered Public Accountant, a Chartered Secretary and a member of the European Institute of Corporate Governance.

Senior Management

Mr Jonathan Gandari

Chief Director

Mrs Khathazile Makhetho

Director Finance Administration and Human Resources

Mr. George Chisoko

Director Media Services

Mr Herbet Marufu

Deputy Director Content and Research

Rufaro Mupandasekwa

Director Legal Services

Berlinda Chitote

Deputy Director Legal Services

Mrs T.T. Themba

Deputy Director Administration

Rtd Major. Tagwirei

Deputy Director Rural Communications

Mr Chitauro

Director Rural Communications

Mr Elliot Makavatsune

Deputy Director Human Resources

Mr Bwiriri

Deputy Director Procument Management Unit

Our Mission

Moulding lasting national consciousness that defends, upholds and promotes Zimbabwe’s founding values, identity, and its interests worldwide through a modern, diverse, and participatory information and communication industry accessible to citizens and the world, using the best business practices and technological means.

Acts And Regulations Administered By The Ministry

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

(Chapter 10:27)

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (Commercialisation)

( Act no. 26 of 2001)

Broadcasting Services Act

(Chapter 10:01)

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (Act assumption)

(Act No.11 of 2004)