This is an article by the MISA Regional Secretariat Director on MISA’s footprints during the World Press Freedom Day commemorations
This document is based on country reports for Angola, Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The 2021 state of the media report looks at the media landscape and operating environment with regards to freedom of expression, access to information, digital rights, media sustainability and media freedom in Zimbabwe.
Rwandan journalist Ntamuhanga Cassien has reportedly gone missing in Mozambique.
Update on the Hopwell Chin’ono case before the courts on the incitement to commit public violence charge.
Update in the matter regarding journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s trial.
Hopewell Chin’ono trial kicks off at Magistrate’s Court on 17 May 2021.
Zim Morning Post journalists charged with criminal insult.
Prosecutor-General Kumbirai Hodzi has reportedly filed an application for rescission of the acquittal of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono by the High Court on charges of publishing falsehoods.
Mutare-based journalist Sydney Saize is objecting to confirmation of the admission of guilt fine he paid following his arrest in the eastern border town on 1 May 2021 for criminal nuisance. Saize, who is duly accredited with the Zimbabwe Media Commission as a...