MISA writes 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 region.
Media freedom and development
MISA Zambia has called for policy that not only protects but also promotes and guarantees media and journalists’ protection before, during and after the elections.
MISA Zambia is proud to announce the launch of its State of the Media report Q4 2020.
MISA Zambia has described the move by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to introduce a minimum wage for journalists as a step in the right direction. The poor conditions of service for most journalists in the country have been a matter that has required urgent attention.
The media development policy is anchored on four main pillars namely: media freedom, media pluralism, media independence and safety of journalists, Zambia’s Minster of Information and Broadcasting Services Dora Siliya says.
MISA has launched the first-ever Trust in the Media baseline report for Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
The Media Liaison Committee in Zambia notes with regret the appointment of non-media persons to preside over matters of media professionalism and ethical conduct of the media sector in the country.
MISA Zambia shares its Way Forward recommendations for defending media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information to mark World Press Freedom Day 2020.