Fam­ily smiles at dig­i­tal­i­sa­tion

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funded by the Broad­cast­ing Author­ity of Zim­babwe (BAZ).

Speak­ing dur­ing a visit to the new trans­mis­sion site and the new homestead, Per­ma­nent Sec­re­tary in the Min­istry of In­for­ma­tion, Me­dia and Broad­cast­ing Ser­vices Mr Ge­orge Charamba said the fam­ily had to be moved af­ter it was dis­cov­ered that the site was dan­ger­ously close to the homestead.

“When we were do­ing our site iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, some­how tech­nol­ogy failed us. We didn’t see that there was a homestead, next to where we had sited our tower.

“We re­alised when we moved to the site that there was a homestead, which was dan­ger­ously close to the tower. What was orig­i­nally meant to be mi­gra­tion from ana­logue to dig­i­tal then had this di­rect con­se­quence of mi­grat­ing hu­man be­ings from the site,” said Mr Charamba.

He com­mended BAZ for fund­ing the con­struc­tion of the homestead, say­ing it went a long way in im­prov­ing the life­style of the Moyo fam­ily.

“What made the story a happy one is that when we re­alised that there was that neg­a­tive im­pact on a fam­ily, we im­me­di­ately mo­bilised re­sources through BAZ and re­lo­cated the fam­ily to yield this beau­ti­ful homestead.

“When I look at the homestead, I don’t see money that was sunk in, but I see our lit­tle con­tri­bu­tion to im­prov­ing the life­style of a fam­ily in Nkayi. If you re­mem­ber from the doc­u­men­ta­tion that we have

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