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The Media Institute of Southern Africa is an umbrella organisation representing MISA national chapters in the SADC region. MISA defends and promotes media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information.

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Worrying decline in media freedom in Southern Africa

Worrying decline in media freedom in Southern Africa

Reporters Without Boundaries has released the 2022 World Press Freedom Index, which points to worrying signs for freedom of expression in Southern Africa, with a number of countries recording sharp declines. Botswana, long regarded as a bastion of democracy, saw a...

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In 1991, African journalists issued a historic call for press freedom.

30 years later, media professionals and others weigh in on the state of Africa’s press. Read their thoughts and join the conversation at #WHK30