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.


The CRIs which fall under the Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS), exist as registered trusts with the Deeds Office and not as radio stations while awaiting the long overdue ...


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 case in point arose from a story published by NewsDay titled: CIO “secretly” get bonuses. On 6 January 2016, NewsDay reported that the government had last year ‘quietly’ paid CIO ...


Addressing BAZ senior management during a tour of the regulatory authority on 12 January 2016, Mushowe said Zimbabwe’s airwaves should not be invaded by foreign based stations when the country ...


George Charamba, spokesperson to President Robert Mugabe, threatens private media after a reporter asked him to comment on the contract status of Zimbabwean Defence Forces commander, General ...


The case in point arose from a story published by NewsDay titled: CIO “secretly” get bonuses. On 6 January 2016, NewsDay reported that the government had last year ‘quietly’ paid CIO ...


Detectives visited Newsday offices in search of its deputy editor Nqaba Matshazi on January 6th 2016.


The ZMC accreditation card is issued to facilitate the entry and coverage by journalists of public institutions and events including the Parliament of Zimbabwe. By subjecting journalists duly ...


Anti-riot police assault journalist Lovemore Meya during a hunt for rowdy residents who were allegedly fuelling violence.


This was after Chipatiso had asked the magistrate if taking notes during a court session was allowed. The magistrate told her that journalists were allowed to take notes during court ...