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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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SADC ignores media in Vision 2050

SADC ignores media in Vision 2050

On 18 June 2021, MISA wrote to the Chairperson of the Southern Africa Development Community, President Filipe J. Nyusi of the Republic of Mozambique regarding the safety and security of journalists and the implementation of contentious cybersecurity laws in the SADC...

Journalist Moyo granted bail

Journalist Moyo granted bail

Journalist Jeffrey Moyo was on 15 June 2021 granted bail on appeal by High Court judge Justice Takuva in Zimbabwe’s second city of Bulawayo. This followed the denial of bail on 31 May 2021 by Magistrate Rachel Mukanga.  Read: Journalist Moyo denied bail Moyo was...

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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