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.


Manyere becomes the eighth journalist to be arrested within a period of less than a month. This follows the arrest of three journalists Sydney Saize, Bernard Chiketo and Kenneth Nyangani on 23 ...


In its edition of 1 November 2015, the weekly reported that the alleged syndicate comprised police officers, Parks and Wildlife Management Authority rangers and Asians.


This comes a day after the arrests of the editor of; the The Sunday Mail Mabasa Sasa, investigations editor Brian Chitemba and reporter Tinashe Farawo, following publication of a story on November ...


Poachers have used cyanide to kill 60 elephants in the Hwange national park in the west and the northern part of the country. Elephant conservation groups said in 2013 that as many as 300 elephants ...


The private media recently have been publishing articles discrediting the First family. An article in the Daily News yesterday included a story with a headline reading, “Resign now, Mugabe ...


first Lady Grace Mugabe attacks private media with accusations of provoking conflict within Zanu PF based upon drivel reporting.


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 questioning , ...


Photojournalist Crispen Ndlovu was assaulted by police after taking pictures of a cellphone thief being apprehended under citizens arrest by a mob of people who had chased him into an alley. Ndlovu ...


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 ...


Journalist Patrick Chitongo was arrested and charged with the publication of an unregistered newspaper titled The Southern Mirror.