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MISA Zimbabwe & POTRAZ open dialogue on net neutrality

Earlier today the Media Insititute of Southern Africa of Zimbabwe (MISA -Zimbabwe) and the local telecoms regulator, POTRAZ, brought together the country’s internet service providers and mobile networks operators for a discussion on net neutrality. The discussion,...

Govt. admits radio licensing boob

MISA-Zimbabwe Communiqué Published: 16 May 2016 Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Christopher Mushohwe on 13 May 2016 admitted that the government issued provincial commercial radio broadcasting licences to individuals and companies that do not...

African Commission chairperson arrives in Harare Monday

MISA-Zimbabwe Communiqué 13 May 2016 The Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) Advocate Pansy Tlakula arrives in Harare on Monday, 16 May 2016 on a four-day working visit to Zimbabwe. Advocate Tlakula who will be in Harare in her...

MISA Zimbabwe World Press Freedom Day 2016 statement

On the occasion of the 2016 World Press Freedom Day and 25th Anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration MISA-Zimbabwe notes with great concern government’s lethargy in implementing media law reforms almost three years after enactment of Zimbabwe’s 2013 Constitution. This...

World press freedom: MISA Zimbabwe’s successes and challenges

This week as we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we will be publishing articles on the media landscape in Zimbabwe and to kick-­start the articles today, we look at Media Institute in Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe’s challenges and successes over the years.

Press gagged in Mugabe ‘bombing’ trial

  The High Court on 12 February 2016 barred the media from covering proceedings in the case of four men including two soldiers charged with plotting to bomb President Robert Mugabe’s dairy farm. The Daily News reported that the director of military intelligence...