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Media law reform and legislation

MISA Zimbabwe updates SADC on state of media reforms

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.

Scrapping of BSA and AIPPA laws long overdue

MISA Zimbabwe welcomes remarks by the Acting Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services that his ministry is working to amend laws that restrict freedom of expression and access to information.

President Mnangagwa should crack media reforms whip

MISA Zimbabwe urges President Emmerson Mnangagwa to crack the whip for speedy implementation of media reforms that have been outstanding since the coming into being of Zimbabwe’s 2013 Constitution.

Commentary series: Cybersecurity and Cybercrimes Bill

The Centre for Law and Technology Development and MISA Zimbabwe bring to you a commentary series on the third draft of the proposed Cybersecurity and Cybercrimes Bill (2017).  This analysis comes on the backdrop of fast-paced technological developments in the country...

MISA confronts parly on delay in media reforms

The Speaker of Speaker of the National Assembly Honorable Advocate Jacob Mudenda Parliament of Zimbabwe Nelson Mandela Avenue Harare, Dear Sir, RE:CONCERN OVER DELAYS IN MEDIA REFORMS IN LINE WITH THE CONSTITUTION The Media Institute of Southern Africa Zimbabwe...

Kwese TV issue symptom of faulty licensing regime

The on-going licensing developments of Econet Media’s satellite network, Kwese TV highlights yet again that reforms of the country’s current broadcasting framework are long overdue.

Media reforms overdue

As Zimbabwe gets into the 2018 elections campaign mode, the government should speedily implement long overdue media reforms to entrench constitutional democracy.