This document is based on country reports for Angola, Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Statement on the pledge made by journalists in Lesotho to uphold ethical principles of journalism during the elections that are due to be held later this year.
A glimpse on trends in Southern Africa from the Freedom in the World 2022 Report
Update on the Broadcasting Services Amendment Bill and the Zimbabwe Media Practitioners Bill
MISA meets government officials in Botswana over the Criminal Evidence Procedure (Controlled Investigations) Bill
MISA Regional Governing Council convened solidarity meetings in Botswana during which the country’s highly contentious Criminal Evidence Procedure (Controlled Investigations) Bill was high on the agenda.
Statement on the recently reported internet throttling in Zimbabwe.
The government of Tanzania recently lifted a ban that had been in place against four newspapers in the country.
Letter to the President of Botswana regarding the Criminal Procedure and Evidence (Controlled Investigation) Bill.
Statement on Zimbabwe’s recently gazetted Private Voluntary Organisations (PVO) Amendment Bill.
Communique on the election of Tabani Moyo to the position of Vice Chairperson in the Governing Council of the Africa Freedom of Information Centre Board.