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.
MISA Zimbabwe National Director Tabani Moyo was elected into the IFEX Governing Council at its elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Berlin, Germany, on 10 April 2019.
MISA Zimbabwe calls upon the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Union (AU) to address these cases pertaining to the upsurge of media censorship in southern Africa.
This article is the third and last in a three-part series focusing on digital rights, access to the Internet, and Internet affordability in Malawi. This part specifically looks at the high price of Malawi's Internet.
In light of the events of the past few weeks, it is important to take a step back and define what digital rights are and how Zimbabweans can demand that these be honoured.
Digital rights are not the reserve of a specific class of citizens but they extend to every human being who makes use of ICTs to communicate and access information.
Zimbabwe has flirted with the idea of adopting a data protection law, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa hinting that such a regulation could be on the horizon.
In commemoration of the International Day of Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on 28 September, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) launches its annual Transparency Assessment in seven southern African countries. This year marks the 10th publication of the annual report on the most open and most secretive public institutions in southern Africa. Seven national MISA Chapters, together with local researchers, sought to determine...