His passion for the media sector and MISA Malawi work will always be in our hearts.
Harare magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa on 27 November 2020 dismissed journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s application for temporal variation of his bail conditions.
Freelance journalist Dumisani Zvandasara was on 26 November 2020 arrested in Kwekwe for using a 2019 Zimbabwe Media Commission-issued press card.
Freelance journalist Panashe Makufa was on 26 November 2020 arrested in Harare’s central business district while taking pictures of commuter transport problems.
Two journalists were on 24 November 2020 detained by soldiers from the Airforce of Zimbabwe in Gweru for about four hours.
The Africa Media Barometer (AMB) Zimbabwe 2020 was launched today, 20 November 2020 in Harare. The findings covered the period between November 2015 – January 2020.
The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has awarded six television licences following public interviews held in October 2020. This is the first time that the country has licensed commercial television stations.
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Commissioner Jamesina King has written to President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding the arrest and detention of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.
Ruling in the appeal for bail by detained journalist Hopewell Chin’ono will be ready on 20 November after High Court judge Justice Chitapi reserved ruling today upon hearing arguments by both the state and defence.
Detained journalist Hopewell Chin’ono appeared before High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi today following his appeal for bail on charges of defeating or obstructing the course of justice.
Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was on 20 November 2020 granted bail by High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi following his appeal for bail on charges of defeating or obstructing the course of justice.
A total number of 17 awards were given to deserving Zambian journalists and media houses at the 2020 media awards held at the Golden Peacock Hotel on September 25.
This piece of legislation is not just for the media, but is a Bill for all Zambians, and empowers them to hold government to account while encouraging transparency
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) has raised alarm at the deteriorating human rights situation in Zimbabwe, particularly the arbitrary arrests and detention of journalists and women human rights defenders.
The Masvingo Mirror in Zimbabwe’s southern town of Masvingo says it is “gravely concerned” with threats that its Chipinge Times editor Ellen Mlambo has been receiving over “land grab” stories she is covering.
This year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information Day (IDUAI) is being commemorated when the world is undergoing global health problems caused by COVID-19.
Lesotho Transparency Report
Several journalists who attended a press conference by Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) President Takudzwa Ngadziore today, Friday the 18th of September 2020 were assaulted by unidentified men who violently disrupted the presser.
NewsDay journalist Rex Mphisa and Zimpapers sales representative Charles Marerwa were on 27 August 2020 acquitted by Magistrate Ania Chimweta on charges of violating the COVID-19 regulations.
MISA Mozambique strongly condemns the barbaric and cowardly attack on the facilities of the newspaper Canal de Moçambique on last Sunday night, August 23, 2020.