The government of Zimbabwe on 9 August 2019 gazetted the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill [H.B. 8 of 2019].
MISA Zimbabwe, with the support of undersigned freedom of expression organisations from around the globe, in the spirit of constructive engagement and consultations pertaining to the law reform process, respectfully submits concerns with the gazetted Freedom of Information Bill
Zimbabwe has taken too long to arrive at the point of reviewing undemocratic laws for the people to settle for less.
MISA Zimbabwe organised a meeting for editors and senior journalists based in Zimbabwe’s second city of Bulawayo to sensitise them on the proposed new media laws.
The Centre for Applied Legal Research (CARL) in partnership with MISA Zimbabwe and the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) recently conducted a series of training workshops on reporting on constitutional issues for journalists.
A preliminary summary comparison of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) and the recently gazetted Freedom of Information Bill (FOI Bill).
Nunurai Jena a correspondent with the Voice of America’s Studio 7, was on the morning of 7 June 2019 arrested and detained without charges for three hours by police in Kadoma in Zimbabwe’s Mashonaland West Province.
Minister of Information, Publicity, and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information, Media, and Broadcasting Services to give oral evidence on the country’s media sector.
This is a statement on MISA Zimbabwe’s position on the government of Zimbabwe’s media law reforms progress update on 20 May 2019.
MISA Zimbabwe has launched two reports that focus on digital rights and digital migration.