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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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MISA Botswana elects new NGC

MISA Botswana elects new NGC

The Botswana Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA Botswana) on 21 January 2023 elected a new National Governing Council (NGC) that will be led by Thomas Nkhoma as chairperson. The new NGC replaces the one that was led by Mboki Chilisa, who will...

Zimbabwe should #KeepItOn#

Zimbabwe should #KeepItOn#

By Nompilo Simanje Internet shutdowns have become a common trend in Africa, especially during elections, protests or other conflicts. In Southern Africa, many countries have a history of internet shutdowns including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Democratic...

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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