Media violations and victories

Media freedom monitoring is one of the core activities of MISA Zimbabwe since its establishment in 1995.

This assists the organisation to compile accurate and detailed information and records on abuses or progress being made towards a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media as envisaged by the Windhoek Declaration.


He made these remarks while expressing his displeasure at the media's coverage and interpretation of indications of a planned launch of a new political party by former Vice President Joice ...



Privately owned Daily News journalists prohibited by authorities to cover a function at First Lady Grace Mugabe's Mazowe orphanage.


In this matter, MISA-Zimbabwe is the first applicant while journalists Nqaba Matshazi, Sydney Saize and Godwin Mangudya, are the second, third and fourth respective applicants in the matter. The ...


Chitongo was convicted of contravening Section 72 (1) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA), which states: No person shall carry on or operate a mass media service ...



Chitongo was jointly charged with Tafadzwa Mhlanga, Givemore Kadzwida, and Courage Bandera. The four stood accused of collaborating to publish a newspaper that was not registered with the Zimbabwe ...


The visit by the police follows the questioning of Maposa on 15 June 2015 over suspicion that the initiative owned broadcasting equipment and had started broadcasting. Subsequent to the ...


The visit by the police station follows the questioning of the initiatives’ producer Wilson Maposa on 15 June 2015 over suspicion that the initiative owned broadcasting equipment and had started ...


Baba Jukwa is a self-given nickname for a Zimbabwean political online blogger. Most of his writings are brought out via his Facebook page, which boasts over 400,000 followers. According to ...