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MISA Mozambique’s position on the 30th anniversary of the Press Law

A new law replacing the Press Law may represent dangers to the enjoyment of basic rights already established and urges society to maintain its interest on this matter so that any new law continues to offer strong guarantees regarding the contribution of freedom of expression.

Develop policy that guarantees media safety

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.

Journalist Moyo denied bail

Journalist Jeffery Moyo and ZMC employee Thabang Manhika denied bail on charges of contravening Immigration Act.

30th Anniversary of World Press Freedom Day

As the world media celebrates 30 years’ anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration which in 1991 adopted the landmark policy of development of a ‘free, independent and pluralistic media’ in all nations, Zambia which boasts of various media forms, has come a long way in achieving this truly free, independent and pluralistic media.

Southern Africa Press Freedom report now available!

MISA has launched a regional report on the state of press freedom in Southern Africa, which looks at media violations, the state of gender media and digital rights in the region among other topics.

Tanzania to re-open shuttered media houses

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan has ordered the re-opening of media houses that were shut during the term of her predecessor, the late John Magufuli.