The Spaces of Solidarity platform, thus, calls on the government, through MACRA, to address concerns of high annual fees broadcasters have to pay to the regulator. These subscriptions are pegged in US dollars and the recent devaluation of the Malawi kwacha against the all major convertible currencies has made the licence fees more expensive and unsustainable for broadcasters in the country.
Call for Applications: IJP German-Southern African Bursary 2023
Applications are still possible until February 15, 2023.
AFRICAN MEDIA BAROMETER An analysis of trends in AMBs for 28 countries over 11 years
Since its inception, the AMB has served as a trusted source of information on the state of media environments and key developments in freedom of the press, freedom of expression, and access to information in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
MISA (RGC) Chairpersons`s welcome Remarks during the Spaces of Solidarity (SoS) Conference.
As MISA, we believe we have the minds and willpower capable of ensuring that the processes and engagements of the Space of Solidarity will provide the leadership required to mobilise and galvanise the people of Southern Africa in response to the threats on free expression in line with the strategic objectives of ensuring and protecting their fundamental right to free expression!
Regulatory framework on Artificial Intelligence key to improving access to information
As Africa catches up with the rest of the world, there is a need for a human-rights-based approach to developing AI policies that promote access to information and improved e-Governance.
Cyber Violence against Female Journalists in Southern Africa
The survey forms part of MISA’s evidence-based advocacy to ensure the safety of journalists. It builds on international and regional efforts to ensure online safety for female journalists.
Concern over the revocation of broadcasting licences in Malawi
This is a letter to His Excellency the President of the Republic of Malawi Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on the Concern over the revocation of broadcasting licences in Malawi.
Access to internet remains prohibitively expensive in Southern Africa
This is a statement from MISA on the cost of accessing the internet in Southern Africa.
Walking in the footprints of a giant – tribute to former RGC member Fernando Gonçalves on leadership transition
Statement by Regional Governing Council Chairperson, Golden Maunganidze
The 2021 MISA Regional Annual Report is now Available!
The 2021 MISA Regional Annual Report features country reports snapshots from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.