Our team

Our team

Trust Board

Chris Chinaka: Senior Journalist

Faith Zaba: Deputy Editor of The Zimbabwe Independent

David Maruziva: Senior Journalist

Kelvin Jakachira: Senior Journalist


National Governing Council

Chairperson: Golden Maunganidze

Journalist and director of TellZim, a Masvingo provincial newspaper, He also lectures applied journalism at the Department of Media and Cultural Studies at Great Zimbabwe University.

Vice Chairperson: Rutendo Mawere
Harare-based freelance journalist.

Treasurer: Martha Mashonganyika
Accounting consultant with more than 20 years of experience working in the NGO and Media sector.

Committee member: Pamenus Tuso
Bulawayo-based freelance journalist.

Committee member: Ruth Butaumocho
Gender editor and senior journalist at the national daily, The Herald


Secretariat

National Director: Tabani Moyo
Responsible for overseeing administration and programme implementation in line with MISA Zimbabwe’s strategic plan. Other key duties include staff supervision and fundraising as well as establishing and maintaining relationships with various organisations, including government, to strategically enhance MISA Zimbabwe’s mission. The national director is also the organisation’s primary spokesperson (in addition to other duties as assigned by the board). Currently sits on the IFEX (a global network promoting and defending freedom of expression) governing council on behalf of the MISA regional network.

Finance and Administration Manager: Ophias Kimbini
Develops and implements accounting and management systems for MISA Zimbabwe for the effective management of the organisation’s financial and human resources and efficient delivery of support to programme implementation.

Programmes Co-ordinator: Nyasha Nyakunu
Coordinates the planning and implementation of approved programmes and budgets in line with the vision of MISA Zimbabwe. Supervises the implementation of activities by all programme officers.

Administration Officer: Annie Musodza
Attends to MISA Zimbabwe administrative issues in consultation with the finance and administration manager. The position also provides administrative support to MISA Zimbabwe programme officers to ensure effective execution of their work.

Programmes Officer, Legal, ICT Policy: Kuda Hove
The position also develops and delivers strategic legal interventions under the Media Defence Fund in the promotion and protection of freedom of expression and the right to information in Zimbabwe. Is also tasked with information and communications technologies sectors engagement to foster the exercise and enjoyment of freedom of expression, digital rights and the right to information.