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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.

MDC-T commits to journalists safety

Opposition MDC –T president Nelson Chamisa on 8 March 2018 said his party is committed to ensuring the safety and security of journalists at all times.

Omnibus cyber bill muddies fundamental rights

The proposed merging of the three cyber bills into one bill as recently announced by the responsible minister could result in the muddying and undermining of other fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution.

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.

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.