Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) has with immediate effect reviewed the cover prices of its three leading newspapers as it seeks to weather the current economic storm and continue providing premium news content to the public.
To that effect, the country’s top selling daily, NewsDay, will now cost $2, while the two weeklies, The Standard and Zimbabwe Independent, will now sell for $2 and $4, respectively.
AMH are the publishers of NewsDay, The Standard and Zimbabwe Independent under its publishing house, Zimind Publishers.
“Basically, we want to stay in business and at the current pricing, we were not going to be able to print the quality news that we are known for because it is a cost in terms of gathering the news. This includes getting newsprint and printing the paper to put on the street to sell of which all these costs have gone up which are in United States dollars, which we do not earn,” AMH finance director Brian Maphosa said yesterday.
“Therefore, we found it necessary that we increase the cover price so that our readers can help us to stay in business. It is our intention for this price increase to be as temporary as possible, just to make sure we can continue to provide the service in terms of quality news. So, it is something that we are going to be monitoring on a daily basis.”
He said as conditions in the country improve, the media company would revert to the old prices.
“We will make sure that we revert to the old prices as quickly as possible and that is the mid-to-long-term position,” Maphosa said.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
11 SLAYING PICTURES OF MADAM BOSS SHOWING OFF HER SE_XY, CURVY BODY THAT HAVE SET SOCIAL MEDIA ON FIRE
Tyra Chikocho is a Zimbabwean gospel musician and comedian who is popularly known as Madam Boss. As a gospel musician she has staged shows alongside Shingisai Suluma, Kudzi Nyakudya and many others.
Chikocho was born on April 10, 1985, at Harare Hospital. She is a beauty therapist by profession. She was married to….more here
If you suspect you have COVID-19 infection or wish to obtain more information on this disease, please call the Ministry of Health and Child Care on toll-free hotline number 2019 for assistance +263714734593 or +263774112531