Miriam Mangwaya, a reporter with The Mirror weekly newspaper was on 26 June 2018 threatened and harassed by a Zanu PF youth while travelling from the burial of Chief Hama in Zimbabwe’s Chirumanzi district.
Media, elections and governance
Three journalists from the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Cooperation (ZBC) were injured after an explosion today at the Bulawayo White City stadium. The injured are cameraman Coster Thole, technician Chipo Five, and producer Forget Tsododo.
MISA Zimbabwe writes this letter to express its concerns about the Media Monitoring Committee because neither BAZ nor the ZMC have any Boards comprising sitting board members or commissioners, respectively.
MISA Zimbabwe writes this letter to highlight the unequal coverage of local political parties by national television and radio stations operated and controlled by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC).
Tawanda Mudimu a photographer with The Herald was on 14 May 2018 reportedly manhandled by supporters of the MDC-T while covering demonstrations at the party’s headquarters in Harare.
A summary of parliament’s discussions about journalists’ safety and Khulumani FM.
MISA Zimbabwe’s letter to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena, updating the regional body and the African Union on Zimbabwe media reforms as set out in the 2013 AU elections observer mission recommendations.
There are dislocations between the progressive Constitution of Zimbabwe (2013) and the laws that were crafted under the Lancaster House Constitution, which the government of Zimbabwe is reluctant to repeal and replace with democratic legislation. This has perpetuated...