Lawyers representing journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on 7 August 2020 said they will be making a fresh application for bail following denial of his appeal for bail by High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi.
High Court judge on 6 August 2020 dismissed journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s appeal for bail saying the appellant had failed to prove any misdirection of fact, law or both by the magistrate that denied him bail.
Tawanda Muchehiwa nephew to ZimLive editor Mduduzi Mathuthu appeared before the magistrate's court in Bulawayo in compliance with the directive by a High Court judge.
The Tanzanian government has banned organising or supporting any form of demonstrations online and ordered citizens not to share information about the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic in the country.
Sexual harassment is a vice that should be rooted out of our society.
MISA Zimbabwe's Mid-term State of the Media report for the first half of 2020, takes a look at the media landscape and operating environment with regards to freedom of expression, access to information, digital rights and media freedom.
It is important for the media to adapt and ensure that both reporters and sources are protected.
The bail hearing for journalist Hopewell Chin’ono continued in Harare on 23 July 2020 with the State calling its second witness who is one of the arresting police officers before adjourning to tomorrow.
Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on 22 July 2020 appeared before Harare Magistrate Ngoni Nduna who remanded him in custody to tomorrow for the continuation of his bail hearing.
Police in Harare on 21 July 2020 searched the home of arrested journalist Hopewell Chin’ono for documents and other articles he used in allegedly committing the offence of inciting public violence for which he is being charged with.
MISA Mozambique welcomes the decision of the Council of Ministers to repeal decree no. 40/2018, dated 23 July, which sets fees and fines due for licensing services, renewal, registration, advertising inserts by the print, radio and television media, including digital platforms, as well as accreditation and accreditation of journalists in Mozambique.
Covid-19 pandemic has led to economic and emotional stress to rights holders and overburdening the Zambian government.
May has been celebrated as a day when governments must take accountability and recognise the importance of a free media in a democracy.
MISA Lesotho shares its Way Forward recommendations for defending media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information to mark World Press Freedom Day 2020.
A team from the organisation went to Palma town to look into the disappearance of Ibraimo Abu Mbaruco, a journalist and announcer for Palma Community Radio, and to ascertain his possible location.
MISA Mozambique expresses its concern with information reporting the disappearance of the journalist and announcer of Rádio Comunitária de Palma, in Cabo Delgado, Ibraimo Abu Mbaruco.
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