Botswana govt aggressive, intolerant towards media - rights group

2017-10-09 14:21

A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off.

At least 21 journos arrested, assaulted during anti-Mugabe protests – watchdog

2016-10-27 19:03

At least 21 journalists have been assaulted, arrested or detained while covering anti-government protests in Zimbabwe in the last six months, a media watchdog says.

Zimbabwe: Opening of airwaves a 'charade'

2015-03-05 08:37

The licensing of state-aligned companies to run eight new commercial radio stations shows that the freeing-up of the country’s airwaves is a “a charade” a media watchdog in Zimbabwe says.

Mozambique info bill welcomed

2014-12-01 22:02

The Mozambican Parliament's adoption of an access to information bill has been welcomed by the Media Institute of Southern Africa.

Mugabe living in fear, says ex-ally

2013-06-26 09:35

Zimbabwe's ex-finance minister who defected from President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party says the veteran leader is now living in fear as his supports are tired of his rule, a report says.

Misa encourages knowledge of PFC report

2012-05-02 13:28

The Media Institute of SA encourages careful consideration of the Press Freedom Commission's proposals on co-regulation of the print media.


#YouthDay: SA's high unemployment rate 'concerning' - MISA

2017-06-16 08:59

The Motor Industry Staff Association has called on employers in the retail motor industry to work together to find opportunities to employ and develop young workers in this economic sector.

Zimbabwe journalist jailed for publishing newspaper

2015-06-26 20:53

A Zimbabwean journalist has been sentenced to a year in jail for publishing a newspaper without government registration.

Misa condemns attacks on journalists

2014-12-11 06:05

The Media Institute of Southern Africa has condemned human rights violations against journalists in Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Angola editor held for investigating screams

2014-02-06 21:06

The editor of a radio station in Angola faces defamation charges, after he tried to investigate screams coming from a police station.

Group: Zim radio receiver ban illegal

2013-02-22 13:18

Media freedom campaigners say police in Zimbabwe are breaking the law by seizing and banning small radio receivers that can tune in to stations not linked to the state broadcasting monopoly.

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