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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 concerned with suspension of Raia Mwema newspaper

MISA concerned with suspension of Raia Mwema newspaper

PRESS RELEASE: MISA Tanzania Chapter Media Institute of Southern Africa – Tanzania Chapter (MISA TAN) received with concern the decision of the government to suspend publication and distribution of Raia Mwema newspaper for 30 days from 6th September 2021. The decision...

Community radios key to access to information in marginalised areas

Community radios key to access to information in marginalised areas

MISA Zimbabwe welcomes the licensing of eight more community radio stations as this will enhance access to information and exchange of ideas on issues that affect marginalised communities for the government’s attention. The national geographic spread of the licensed...

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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