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MISA advocacy committee (Masvingo) engages police leadership

MISA Zimbabwe’s Advocacy Committee in Masvingo led by chairperson Passmore Kuzipa on 31 January 2021, held a meeting with Officer Commanding Masvingo Province who pledged to work with the media during and after the COVID-19 lockdown.

Mutare police to prioritise journalists safety during lockdown

MISA Zimbabwe’s Mutare Advocacy Committee represented by chairperson Kenneth Matimaire recently held a meeting with police in the eastern border town of Mutare during which they discussed the safety of journalists during the current COVID-19 national lockdown.

Kwekwe police assure journalists

Police in Zimbabwe’s Midlands town of Kwekwe on assured journalists of their safety and security while conducting their lawful professional duties. This followed a meeting on 8 January 2021 between MISA Zimbabwe Kwekwe Advocacy Committee chairperson and the Officer Commanding Kwekwe District.

Safety and security of journalists during the COVID-19 Lockdown

MISA Zimbabwe has written a letter on 4 January 2021 to the Commissioner-General of Police, Mr Tandabantu Godwin Matanga appealing for the law enforcement services to ensure the safety and security of journalists, who in terms of the regulations are providers of essential services.