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.


His arrest comes barely a day after he was arrested by the police in Harare on 26 June 2016 together with freelance journalists Garikai Chaunza, Christopher Mahowe, Khumbulani Zamuchiya and Edward ...


The youths also attacked Zengeza West MP Simon Chidhakwa and several other residents including Masaka, who were on their way to attend a police sanctioned constituency meeting. Officer commanding ...


Mukanhaire who was initially charged with contravention of section 83 (1) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) which criminalised practicing journalism without ...


Mudzvova had planned to stage a one-man play titled: Bring Back the $15 billion. His play follows President Robert Mugabe’s statement that $15 billion in diamonds revenue had gone missing from ...


His play follows President Robert Mugabe’s statement that $15 billion in diamonds revenue had gone missing from mining activities in the Marange district of Manicaland Province.


According to The Sunday Mail edition of 10 April 2016, the measures are meant to protect citizens’ rights following a surge in social media abuse through propagating falsehoods, defamation, ...


Meanwhile, police are also reportedly keen to question Malvern Mkudu, the Media Centre’s research and editorial consultant. The questionings are in connection with a story titled: Pressure on ...


A Newsday reporter was threatened with death by a College Principal  after questioning him regarding allegations of a leaked ZIMSEC Geography paper amongst students, prior to writing the exam. ...


According to media reports, Silva manhandled camerperson Bangamu and sprained her wrist demanding she deletes footage she had captured in her camera. Silva later phoned the ZBC crew apologizing ...


Zimbabwe People’s Front political party president Owen Kuchata (34), Borman Ngwenya (30), Solomon Makumbe (29) and Silas Pfupa (37), are facing treason charges. The group of four allegedly ...