This report focused on the Southern African region and more specifically countries like Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana, Lesotho and Tanzania.
MISA’s response to the recent announcement by the government of Zimbabwe of its setting up of a team to monitor social media.
Virtual presentation by Tabani Moyo, MISA Regional Director, during the Africa ICT Ministers Forum held on 04 November 2021, Windhoek, Namibia
Statement on International Day to Ending Crimes of Impunity against Journalists.
“Self-regulation of the media was at the “core” of securing a conducive operating environment and improving professionalism in the media sector”.
MISA writes to the African Union and United Nations on the continued internet shutdowns in Eswatini.
Comments on the recent increases in mobile data tariffs that are increasingly putting internet access out of reach for the ordinary citizen.
MISA Zimbabwe welcomes the enactment of the Regulations which provide clarity on the duties of entities and their information officers for purposes of efficiently providing information access.
This report focuses on enacted and proposed cybersecurity and cybercrime laws in the SADC region and how they have impacted the exercise of rights, more specifically, the right to privacy, freedom of expression and media freedom.
Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram services have been down since approximately 5.30pm on Monday 4 October 2021.