Hands holding a megaphone, a laptop and a mobile phone

The Zimbabwe chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa   defends and promotes media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information in Zimbabwe.

News

Unpacking the Freedom of Information Regulations

Unpacking the Freedom of Information Regulations

The Freedom of Information Act was gazetted in July 2020 to repeal the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) and to also give effect to the right to access to information as provided for by the Constitution. In terms of Section 40 of the Act, the...

Report on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime in SADC now available!

Report on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime in SADC now available!

We are happy to release a report on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Laws in the SADC Region: Implications on Human Rights. Below is an excerpt from the Executive Summary; This report focuses on enacted and proposed cybersecurity and cybercrime laws in the SADC region and...

MISA acting regional director Moyo elected into GFMD board

MISA acting regional director Moyo elected into GFMD board

MISA Regional Secretariat acting director Tabani Moyo was elected into the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) Steering Committee (the board) at its elective Annual General Meeting held in Tirana, Albania, on 30 September 2021. Moyo, who is also the national...

Access to information key in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic

Access to information key in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic

This year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) comes at a time when Zimbabwe, and the world at large, is battling to combat the deadly COVID-19 pandemic which has killed thousands and wrecked the socio-economic wellbeing of nations and their...

Dossier

In 1991, African journalists issued a historic call for press freedom.

30 years later, media professionals and others weigh in on the state of Africa’s press. Read their thoughts and join the conversation at #WHK30

The SOS hotline provides rapid legal help for media professionals and other content creators in distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

+263 784 437 338