MISA Zimbabwe writes to you to express its concern over the rise in the local use of surveillance technology and equipment in the absence of adequate and clear data privacy legislation.
The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe has been appointed to the Multi- stakeholder Coordinating Team of the Southern African Development Community Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF).
Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s live television broadcast went offline on two separate occasions while MDC Alliance leaders gave their respective testimonies to the Commission of Inquiry into the 1 August 2018 killings.
MISA Zimbabwe joins the international community in condemning the overnight detention of Angela Quintal, Africa programme coordinator with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and its sub- Saharan Africa representative, Muthoki Mumo.
As the world commemorates the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists on 2 November, MISA Zimbabwe is greatly concerned with the upsurge in the number of cases involving media freedom violations in Zimbabwe.
The government says it will prioritise the alignment of all media laws with the constitution during the coming year, Nick Mangwana, the secretary for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting has said.
National daily newspaper, The Herald, recently published an article in which the immediate former permanent secretary of Information George Charamba explained circumstances under which broadcasting licences were issued in the absence of a Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) Board.
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...
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.
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.