Internet-based communications have made it easier and more affordable to communicate. Unfortunately, this ease of sharing communication has also made it easier to disseminate misinformation. At times, inaccurate information is shared deliberately as part of...
Police on 21 September 2018 briefly detained reporter Pauline Chateuka who works for Community Radio Harare (CORAH) for filming police officers as they arrested vendors around the Copacabana bus terminus in Harare.
MISA Zimbabwe cautiously welcomes President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s mention of the Broadcasting Services Act (BSA) as among other laws that will be amended during the session of the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe.
Police in Bulawayo called journalist and documentary producer Zenzele Ndebele in for questioning over his upcoming documentary entitled “Gukurahundi Genocide: 36 years later.”
Freelance journalist Columbus Mavhunga was detained for close to three hours during a police crackdown on vendors in Harare on Sunday 16 September. Mavhunga was detained after he refused to delete footage he had recorded...
Recent media reports indicate that the Zimbabwean government is stepping up efforts to utilise surveillance technology in the country.
Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede in his opposing papers in the case involving local journalist Violet Gonda denies refusing her a Zimbabwean passport.
MISA Zimbabwe condemns the arrest of Salim Dawood a Zambian photojournalist and local photo correspondent with international news agency AFP as unlawful and unwarranted.
This short brief highlights media related flashpoints that occurred during the 2018 electoral period. It provides a summary of events that directly and indirectly violated media freedoms in the country.
Journalists, media practitioners and representatives of media organisations have implored President Emmerson Mnangagwa to prioritise implementation of the long overdue media reforms following his inauguration as the new Zimbabwean leader.