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Prominent artiste appointed into VMCZ board as ethics committee chair named
Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe
October 31, 2011

Veteran playwright and seasoned artiste, Davies Guzha, has been appointed into the VMCZ Board. Guzha a producer at Rooftop Promotions will be one of the seven Public Representatives in the new board. He is also a Regional Coordinator with Artists Trusts of Southern Africa

Meanwhile seasoned journalist and broadcaster, Tapfuma Machakaire, has been appointed to chair the newly created Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) ethics committee.

Machaire is also a member of the VMCZ Board.

Machakaire will be deputised by Precious Chakasikwa from Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR). The other member of the committee is experienced journalist and former Standard editor, Bornwell Chakaodza.

The ethics committee will be responsible for encouraging adherence to media ethics. The committee will also be tasked with dealing with issues of gender in the media.

Machakaire sits in various media committees and currently chairs the National Journalist and Media Awards (NJAMA) committee.

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