News and press statements
MISA writes to the Chairperson of the Southern Africa Development Community, President Filipe J. Nyusi of the Republic of Mozambique regarding the safety and security of journalists and the implementation of contentious cybersecurity laws in the SADC region.
The motion on, Information as a public good, moved on 15 June 2021, was supported by other legislators, among them, Honourable Webster Shamu, who urged the government to observe the provisions of the Windhoek Declaration which calls for media freedom.
MISA Lesotho rejects Communications (Subscriber Identity Module & Mobile Device Registration) Regulations 2021
MISA Lesotho calls on the government of Lesotho to rescind the promulgation of the Communication (Subscriber Identity Module & Mobile Device Registration) Regulations of 2021 as it is a violation of citizens’ privacy.
Jeffrey Moyo was granted bail on 15 June 2021 after spending 20 days behind bars on charges of contravening the Immigration Act.
The Government of Lesotho recently gazetted the Communications (Subscriber Identity Module and Mobile Device Registration) Regulations of 2021, which, are a violation of the right to privacy.
MISA Zambia has called for policy that not only protects but also promotes and guarantees media and journalists’ protection before, during and after the elections.
On 9 June, MISA wrote a letter to King Mswati III regarding the deteriorating state of media freedom in the country.
The MISA Zimbabwe Annual report 2020 is now available!
MISA mourns the passing of MISA Zambia National Governing Council (NGC) Chairperson Father Benedict Mwelwa Ng’andwe.