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Magamba TV is one of the country’s leading production houses for political satire and comedy shows, which use humour to speak truth to power. Magamba TV has been praised as “Sharp satire for troubled times” by The Economist and labelled as “Bold, daring and very talented” by the BBC. Magamba TV has seen impressive results:
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Magamba TV saw its Gazaland production go viral on the streets of Zimbabwe. The show which criticizes police brutality and the government clampdown on civic activists saw extremely high views on YouTube (totalling 1,346,000 views over the season).This demonstrates the success of using satire to address key political issues. Magamba TV also had three nominations at the 2022 National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) including being nominated for best Online TV Production.