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MISA Zimbabwe position on 2021 registration, accreditation fees

Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC), with the approval of the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services recently gazetted the registration and accreditation fees for media companies and journalists in terms of Statutory Instrument (SI) 22 of 2021.

Suspension of social media accounts: Potential threat to digital rights

The permanent suspension of US President Donald Trump’s account has raised the concerns of ordinary internet users, particularly the demonstrated authority of social media platforms to permanently prohibit a user from exercising their freedom of expression on their platforms.

Safety and security of journalists during the COVID-19 Lockdown

MISA Zimbabwe has written a letter on 4 January 2021 to the Commissioner-General of Police, Mr Tandabantu Godwin Matanga appealing for the law enforcement services to ensure the safety and security of journalists, who in terms of the regulations are providers of essential services.