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Malawi moves to repeal laws on sedition

Malawi moves to repeal laws on sedition

MISA Malawi applauds the move by the Government of Malawi to repeal some sections of the Penal Code and the Protected Flag, Emblems and Names Act in order to stop criminal offences on sedition. Notices from the Attorney General (AG) Thabo Chakaka-Nyirenda to the...

The 2021 MISA Regional Annual Report is now Available!

The 2021 MISA Regional Annual Report is now Available!

This is an snippet from the Chairperson’s Report 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 started this journey – midway through 2021 – we dared to dream and our...

MACRA should reverse revocation of Rainbow Television licence

MACRA should reverse revocation of Rainbow Television licence

MISA Malawi has noted with concern the revocation of Rainbow Television’s licence by Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA). On Friday, June 10, 2022, MACRA Director General Daud Suleiman announced in a statement the revocation of the station's licence...

Letter to His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete

Letter to His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete

6 June 2022 His Excellency Jakaya M Kikwete Chairperson SADC Panel of Elders Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Ujamaa House, 23 Baines Harare Zimbabwe RE: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION & CONFLICT RESOLUTION The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), by virtue...

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In 1991, African journalists issued a historic call for press freedom.

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