Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe 

Journalist barred from covering ruling party internal elections

What happened Journalist Desmond Chingarande of NewsDay was on 9 October 2022 reportedly barred from entering the venue of the ruling ZANU PF’s Central Committee...
Zimbabwe 

Journalists charged with publishing false data messages

What happened Alpha Media Holdings editor-in-chief Wisdom Mdzungairi and senior reporter Desmond Chingarande were on the 3 August 2022 arrested and charged over a story...
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MISA’s Annual Report Highlights Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights Issues in Southern Africa

The year 2021 was one of consolidation and the repositioning of our organisation in the aftermath of the several headwinds that we faced. When we...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe: MISA Develops A Guide to the Cyber and Data Protection Act

The Media Institute for Southern Africa-Zimbabwe Guide has developed a guide to assist ordinary citizens, data protection advocates, human rights advocates, media organisations and...
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Zimbabwe: State of the Media 2021 report

MISA Zimbabwe has released its 2021 state of the media report which takes a look at the media landscape and operating environment with regards to...
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Statement on the recently reported internet throttling in Zimbabwe

Internet access should be guaranteed at all times and most importantly during election periods such as the by-elections slated for 26 March 2022 in...
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Press Freedom Situation in Africa- April- June 2021

Journalists killed, respectively in DRC, Somalia and Nigeria, Burkina Faso, including a social media activist in Ghana during the period of April-June 2021. This...
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MISA Regional Secretariat moves to Zimbabwe

On 4 June 2021, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Regional Governing Council elected its new leadership. The RGC held its meeting at the...
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AFEX Calls for Release of Detained Journalist

The Africa Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply worried about the prolonged detention of the journalist Jeffrey Moyo and is calling on the...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe Falls on World Media Freedom Index

Zimbabwe has been ranked at 130 out of 180 countries in 2021 compared to its ranking at 126 in 2020, new rankings by the...
Zimbabwe 

MISA-Zimbabwe Calls for Inclusion of Journalists in COVID-19 Priority Vaccination Rollout

MISA Zimbabwe calls upon the government to prioritise and also include journalists among the first priority groups listed for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout programme. Our...
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Zimbabwe’s Looming Patriot Bill Cause for Great Concern

Legislation is an old age tool that governments continue to rely on to influence civic space both negatively and positively. In Zimbabwe, this space, which...