Journalism is not a crime.
Justice Daviso Foroma reserved ruling in the bail appeal by detained journalist Hopewell Chin’ono who appeared before the High Court of Zimbabwe earlier today. The judge gave no return date on when he is likely to give the judgement.
MISA Zimbabwe welcomes the bold step taken by the legislature to put the 2013 constitutional provisions into effect by facilitating the establishment of the commission that will handle public complaints involving security forces.
Semphere and Wako died Thursday morning, January 21, 2021 in Lilongwe and Blantyre respectively.
Journalists should possess and always carry with them valid Identity Cards.
MISA Zimbabwe condemns the shutdown of the internet in Uganda a day before the elections to date, given that elections are at the core of the exercise of democracy and respect of citizens’ rights.
The permanent suspension of US President Donald Trump's account has raised the concerns of ordinary internet users, particularly the demonstrated authority of social media platforms to permanently prohibit a user from exercising their freedom of expression on their platforms.
Detained journalist Hopewell Chi’nono was on 14 January 2021 denied bail by Harare magistrate Lazini Ncube.
Harare magistrate Lazini Ncube on 13 January 2021 reserved ruling on bail to tomorrow after hearing bail submissions by both the defence and the prosecution in the matter of detained journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.
Harare magistrate Lazini Ncube on 13 January 2021 dismissed journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s challenge to his placement on remand on charges of publishing or communicating falsehoods prejudicial to the State.
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
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.