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.
Zimbabwe has been ranked at 130 out of 180 countries in 2021 compared to its ranking at 126 in 2020, new rankings by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) show.
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...
MISA Zimbabwe 2021 World Press Freedom Day Statement: Windhoek Declaration MISA’s guiding star 30 years on
MISA has launched a regional report on the state of press freedom in Southern Africa, which looks at media violations, the state of gender media and digital rights in the region among other topics.
Samuel Takawira of 263Chat was assaulted by anti-riot police at the Magistrates Court in Harare on 6 April 2021 as they dispersed people from the court premises.
Zambian civil society organisations have approached the High Court in Lusaka accusing the government of violating the Constitution through the enactment of the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act.
A senior Zambian government official marched to the police headquarters in Lusaka demanding that law enforcement agents do more to protect journalists who are facing increased attacks and harassment.
Tensions between South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and media house, eNCA, escalated at the weekend, with the leader of the opposition party, Julius Malema, saying they would no longer be granting interviews to the broadcaster.
Chairperson Golden Maunganidze has written to the Parliament expressing concern over the acquisition, deployment and use of surveillance tools in the country, in the absence of adequate and clear data privacy legislation and mechanisms.