MISA Zimbabwe calls for the review of listener’s fees for radio and television following the increase of listeners’ licence fees for both radio and television by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings.
MISA Zimbabwe maintains that the process used to identify the 10 areas earmarked for the community radio stations was not transparent and had disadvantages to other prospective players.
On 28 September, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) launched its annual Transparency Assessment in seven southern African countries including Zimbabwe.
This year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information marked annually on 28 September comes at a time when Zimbabwe’s public institutions are still far from fulfilling their roles as holders of information that should be released upon request and in the public interest.
MISA’s analysis of the state of media freedom and free expression in southern Africa during 2017 is presented in our annual publication So This Is Democracy?
The National Assembly met on 21 March, and Members of Parliament had the opportunity to direct thematic questions to the Cabinet Ministers who were in attendance. A number of questions were directed to the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Ambassador S.K. Moyo (hereinafter “the Minister”). These deliberations are naturally of interest to the […]
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