Mrs Virginia Mabiza Secretary of the Commission of Inquiry on Post-Election Violence Harare 17 October 2018 Dear Madam, Media participation in the Commission of Inquiry’s public hearings MISA Zimbabwe writes to express concern over the...
Police in Masvingo on 17 October 2018 threatened Godfrey Mutimba a journalist who writes for The Worker, a print publication run by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions
Private media journalists were today, 16 October barred from entering the Commission of Inquiry into the post-elections violence that took place on August 1, 2018 in Harare, which is scheduled to conduct public hearings at the Cresta Hotel, Msasa, Harare.
A Harare magistrate recently convicted a man of criminal insult. The charge of criminal insult against Shadaya arose after he retweeted a Tweet sent from an account purportedly belonging to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairperson Priscilla Chigumba.
Vendors selling the NewsDay and Zimbabwe Independent published by Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) were on 11 October 2018 attacked by some youths who went on to burn the newspapers in Harare’s central business district.
An official at the Qatar Embassy in Mbabane temporarily detained two senior Swazi Times journalists on Friday 4 October 2018 in what can only be described as a blatant violation of media freedom rights.
Electronic communications and transactions have been a convenient source of revenue for African governments looking to expand their tax base.
Protesting teachers on Friday 28 September assaulted journalist Mduduzi Mngomezulu as he covered protests in Mbabane, eSwatini.
On 28 September, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) launched its annual Transparency Assessment in seven southern African countries including Zimbabwe.
This year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information marked annually on 28 September comes at a time when Zimbabwe’s public institutions are still far from fulfilling their roles as holders of information that should be released upon request and in the public interest.