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Zimbabwe still needs diverse radio

MISA Zimbabwe joins the world in commemorating World Radio Day with a reminder to the government of Zimbabwe on the need for genuine transformation of the entire broadcasting sector to allow for diversity in radio broadcasting in the country.

Government should investigate crimes against journalists

As the world commemorates International Day to end Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, MISA Zimbabwe urges the Zimbabwean government to investigate cases involving the assault of journalists conducting their lawful professional duties. The investigations will...

Kwese TV pursues right to operate

Dr Dish, which is partnered with Econet Media, has filed an urgent chamber application seeking permission to broadcast its Kwese TV.

Dr Dish licence saga continues

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has appealed the court ruling that it acted outside the scope of its powers by cancelling Dr Dish’s licence.

Minister’s height of dishonesty

Recent remarks by the Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Christopher Mushowe, about the impartiality of the state-controlled ZBC are deceptive.

World Press Freedom Day 2017: Digital rights remain on the agenda

MISA Zimbabwe commemorated the 2017 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) on 2 May 2017 at the Holiday Inn, in Harare. The breakfast meeting, which was attended by 80 stakeholders, reinforced the need to ensure that digital rights are promoted and sufficiently protected in line with the constitution.