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Government promises to stop propaganda

by Mandla Ndlovu
11 Feb 2019 at 12:55hrs | Views
The Ministry of Information has announced that it is framing new strategies of disseminating information and dumping the usual method of churning out propaganda.

This was announced by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Nick Mangwana on Monday at Strategic Planning for the Ministry which is running until the 14th.

"We will come out with strategies on how we are going to disseminate information, set & drive the agenda of government in a credible and believable way." Mangwana said. "Not mere propaganda. Not the spreading of misinformation and disinformation, not hateful smear which divides our people."

Mangwana further said the Ministry is committed to churning oput information that promotes President Emmerson Mnangagwa's vision of transformation.

"Let us come up with strategies of sharing information in a way that helps promote President Mnangagwa'S Reform Agenda and mobilise the critical mass into playing it's riles towards Vision 2030 ."

The workshop is aimed at coming up with the Ministry's Strategic Plan, the Ministry's Integrated Performance Agreement and the Permanent Secretary's Performance Contract.

Minister Monica Mutsvangwa revealed that Chinese Embassy has donated 10 computers and  3 laptops to the Ministry.

Presenting the donation, Acting Chinese Ambassador, Zhao Baogang said that the media needs to report on positive developments in Zimbabwe.

Meanwhile Mutsvangwa is expected to present cabinet principles that will guide the enactment of the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill in Parliament to the workshop on Tuesday.



Source - Byo24News

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