MISA Zimbabwe calls for the review of listener’s fees for radio and television following the increase of listeners' licence fees for both radio and television by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.
The letter was submitted to the President through the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC), Capital Hill, Lilongwe on Monday, March 16, 2020.
MISA Zimbabwe and Media Alliance of Zimbabwe recommend that independence of the Zimbabwe Media Commission be guarded by ensuring that the minister’s powers to interfere with its operations are removed.
Police officers must stop treating journalists as criminals.
Simbarashe Sithole a news reporter with NewsDay Zimbabwe was reportedly arraigned before Zanu PF politicians by the party’s provincial chairperson at a meeting in Mvurwi to explain a story about an alleged rift between MPs and war veterans in the province.
The 2020 awards will include four new categories.
MISA Zimbabwe maintains that the process used to identify the 10 areas earmarked for the community radio stations was not transparent and had disadvantages to other prospective players.
The AGM will take place at Mtolankhani House whilst the awards gala dinner will be held at Sunbird Capital Hotel.
MISA Malawi finds it unfortunate that some MPs are in the forefront of victimising journalists.
MISA Malawi calls on radio stations and broadcasters in Malawi to actively promote social accountability and provide a platform to the voiceless.
MISA Zambia has received with sadness reports of harassment of Prime TV journalist Jubilee Malambo by allegedly PF cadres who threatened to break his camera if he captured the victims of the houses which collapsed after a heavy downpour in Samfya district.
The Zimbabwean government through the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has called for applications for broadcasting services licences for three main categories namely: free to air national commercial television broadcasting service, free to air community radio broadcasting service and campus radio stations.
Minister says radio workers should not confuse pluralism and diversity with reporting unfounded allegations.
MCR staff joyful after receiving training from MISA Lesotho, supported by Lesotho National Commission for UNESCO
Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) cameraperson Providence Maranelli was on 10 February 2020 assaulted by an MDC-Alliance security detail in Gwanda, Matabeleland South Province, moments after party leader Nelson Chamisa had addressed a meeting.
MISA Zimbabwe's state of the media report examining media freedom, freedom of expression, digital rights and access to information for 2019.
Children Speak Out is a special newspaper edition written by Basotho children and tailored for their consumption.
It is with great sorrow that the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) learned of the passing on of Raymond Louw on June 5, 2019.
MISA Malawi's recommendations for improving media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information to mark World Press Freedom Day 2019.
Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa go to the polls in 2019.