Namibian Broadcasting Act, 1991

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation
Key objectives of the measure:

 The  objectives of the measure shall be to provide for the establishment of the Nambian Broadcasting Corporation to carry on a broadcasting service in order to:  ­

  1. inform  and  entertain the  public  of  Namibia;
  2. contribute to the education and unity of the nation, and to peace in Namibia;
  3. provide and disseminate information relevant to the socio-economic development of Namibia; and
  4. promote the use and understanding of the English language.
Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
legislative, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

To provide for the establishment of a Broadcasting Corporation for Namibia; its objectives, powers, duties and functions; and  to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Provision of widespread broadcasting service to the Namibian people that informs, educates and entertains them, as well as contributing to nation building, peace and promotion of the formal language, English.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The Namiban Broadcasting Corporation recieves an annual subsidy to cover its operations. However, it has the jurisdication to source funds through other means. 

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts