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AU hails scrapping of criminal defamation in Zimbabwe

The Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Advocate Pansy Tlakula has commended the Zimbabwean government for scrapping criminal defamation from its statutes following a successful constitutional court application by MISA Zimbabwe.

MISA launches inaugural rural information kiosk

Villagers in Habane under Zimbabwe’s Umzingwane constituency in Matabelelend South Province will now have the opportunity to receive and share information after MISA Zimbabwe launched an information kiosk in the area on July 28, 2015. More than 100 people among them...

UPDATE: MISA criminal defamation case postponed

Hearing in the constitutional application by MISA-Zimbabwe and four others seeking for an order declaring criminal defamation unconstitutional in terms of the new constitution, was on 22 July 2015 postponed to an unspecified date. This followed preliminary points that...

All eyes on digital migration process

MISA Zimbabwe this week launched the first of its monthly digital migration monitoring reports, aptly entitled Digital Migration Footprints. The Digital Migration Footprints series is an analysis of major highlights of a process set to change television broadcasting...